St. Lawrence Market

Is the meat in Chinatown safe to eat?

Is the meat in Chinatown safe to eat?

Chinatown is one of the cheapest places to buy groceries in Toronto so I often shop there for produce, frozen dumplings and Asian ingredients that are less common at supermarkets. But I never buy meat because the stores are generally less clean. One day, I had some friends over for dinner and they were talking(…)

Is it broccoli or is it cauliflower? Neither – it’s Romanesco

Is it broccoli or is it cauliflower? Neither – it’s Romanesco

The first time I saw Romanesco was at the Jean Talon market in Montreal last fall. I wasn’t sure what it was at first but I was intrigued by its pyramid like shape and geometry. It kind of looks like a science fiction version of broccoli that’s ligher in colour and angular in shape versus(…)