Monday, February 28, 2011

Flavourful Saskatoon, February 28, 2011

Foodie news and events in and around Saskatoon –
Farmers’ Market, Nutrition Month, online recipe searches

Saskatoon Farmers’ Market
Guiseppi’s Restaurant will be holding a Pasta Night every Saturday evening starting March 5 from 6-9 pm. There will be a choice of 3 types of pasta and 5 sauces.

Riverbend Plantation and The Garlic Guru offer a weekly Friday Lunch Buffet from 11:30-1:30. The menu changes weekly. RSVP is recommended – 370-0033 or 975-2010.

Garlic Guru offers a wide selection of vegan dishes, many of which are gluten-free. Riverbend Plantation has chutney and antipasto in addition to pies and jam.

Nutrition Month
The Food Mentor and Dieticians of Canada will be at the Saskatoon Farmers’ Market on Saturday, March 5 and 19 from 9:30 until noon. Drop by and speak with a nutritionist or take a short tour of the market with a registered dietician.

An Eating for Health Panel with Paulette Millis, Cheryl Thompson, Kent Bailey and Leslie Basky will be held at McNally Robinson on Thursday, March 10 at 7:30 pm. The panel will discuss how eating differently can change not only your health but your entire life. (via Savour Life)

Online Recipe Searches
Finding a recipe on the web just got easier. (via O’Reilly Radar)

Foodily aggregates recipes from around the web and integrates the information with your friends' comments, recommendations, tips and recipes from Facebook.
You can search for a recipe or an ingredient with Google’s Recipe View.

The Spicy Mayo blog has started a weekly series about cocktails. The first article discusses vodka, bourbon and rye – and provides the recipe for a Delilah.

Headhunters, the Saskatoon Home Brew Club, will be meeting at Paddock Wood Brewery on Tuesday, March 9 at 7:30 pm. They’ll be discussing wet hops and hopping traditions.

Beer Commercial
Finally, an amazingly detailed video showing you the different steps involved in making Sapporo beer. Advertising at its creative best (watch full screen).

Flavourful Saskatoon is a weekly Monday feature. Email me if you have products, events or places that you would like me to include.

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