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Quebec’s salad sisters on mixing it up: a new Mandy’s cookbook, more Toronto outposts

Quebec’s salad sisters on mixing it up: a new Mandy’s cookbook, more Toronto outposts

TORONTO — The sisters behind Montreal’s popular eatery Mandy’s Gourmet Salads have their eye on much more than just spinning out new combinations of fancy greens and eclectic toppings.
The Montreal sisters behind Mandy's Gourmet Salads put a fall spin on soup and salad

The Montreal sisters behind Mandy's Gourmet Salads put a fall spin on soup and salad

The duo behind Mandy’s Gourmet Salads have just released their second cookbook – this time spotlighting fall-friendly root vegetables, winter-themed soups and more to suit the season.
Ube lattes, almond croissants are bestsellers at this new local café

Ube lattes, almond croissants are bestsellers at this new local café

Plough through your work emails while sipping a hot cuppa joe at Caffè Mira — the newest coffee spot in New West.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency raises alarm as spotted lanternfly pest nears border

Canadian Food Inspection Agency raises alarm as spotted lanternfly pest nears border

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is asking Canadians to keep an eye out for an invasive bug that could spell disaster for the country's wineries and fruit growers.
GOP attacks Minnesota governor in $250M food fraud case

GOP attacks Minnesota governor in $250M food fraud case

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republicans attacked Democratic Gov.
3 knives every cook needs. And some they might just want.

3 knives every cook needs. And some they might just want.

There is likely no kitchen tool purchase as important as your cooking knives. And it's easy to feel overwhelmed by the variety of styles, prices, sizes and materials.
For chewy Japanese noodles, borrow an Italian technique

For chewy Japanese noodles, borrow an Italian technique

Japanese udon noodles are all about the chew, but it’s hard to replicate the texture with what’s available in American markets. Fresh udon is hard to come by.
Where to buy the popular Indian street food samosa in New West?

Where to buy the popular Indian street food samosa in New West?

Evenings getting a little nippy? Embrace the change in weather with a cup of strong chai, and a plate of hot crispy samosas from any of these five New West businesses.
Minnesota governor pushes back against food fraud criticism

Minnesota governor pushes back against food fraud criticism

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tim Walz pushed back Thursday against critics who say his administration should have done more to thwart what federal prosecutors have called a scheme to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to defraud the U.
Pair wine with doughnuts at this New West winery

Pair wine with doughnuts at this New West winery

For those who dream of spending the weekend biting into soft doughnuts, and sipping glasses of wine — New Westminster’s Pacific Breeze Winery might just have the ideal event for you this Saturday.