Monday, September 12, 2011

Flavourful Saskatoon, September 13, 2011

Foodie news and events in and around Saskatoon – japadogs, brewery tour, community bakery, wine, recipes 

Paddock Wood Brewing Tour, September 13 
Like Paddock Wood’s Facebook page to indicate that you will be participating in a tour of the brewery at 11 am on Tuesday, September 13. Enjoy!

Sushiro Japadog Charity Night, September 14 
Megan and Todd, the owners of Sushiro restaurant on 10th Street just off Broadway, are hosting a charity party on Wednesday, September 14 to support Oxfam and its work with the East African food crisis. Contribute by purchasing a Japadog and a Moosehead brew. 100% of your money will be donated to Oxfam.

In Vino Veritas, Boffins, September 21 
Discover six wine and food pairings at Boffins Club on Wednesday, September 21. The cost is $30/person and should be reserved in advance (249-5344, as space is limited.

Sundays at the Saskatoon Farmers’ Market until October 9 
Have you visited the Sunday market at the Saskatoon Farmers’ Market yet? You’ve still got time as it is on until October 9. There is lots of variety with a mix of old and new vendors, various nationalities and all sorts of different products. It’s less crowded than the Saturday market so you can talk to the vendors and enjoy the samples.

Nestor’s Bakery/Three Sisters 
Nestor’s Bakery and the Three Sisters, a community bakery that trains young people involved in the criminal justice system, and provides baking to the community, opens its doors on September 15. Carmen and Keith Dyck of Fruition Orchards and Family Farm operate the baking training program, which will sell a healthy line of artisan baking called the Three Sisters, including breads, pies, cookies, muffins and squares.

Schools and groups can arrange access to the bakery equipment, and they will be arranging fundraising “pop up” bake sales for schools and non-profits. Follow their activities and news on Facebook .

Premier – South Australia Wines Seminar, September 30 
Premier, Saskatoon’s Fine Wines, Spirits and Specialty Foods Festival, will be held at TCU Place from September 29 to October 1.

Doug Reichel, Fine Wines Sask, is hosting a tasting to introduce sustainable, biodynamic wines from Southern Reef, Cape Jaffa and La Lune – a great opportunity to taste nine wines from South Australia. Tickets are available from TCU Place.

Saskatchewan Pulse Growers 
The Saskatchewan Pulse Growers Association represents over 18,000 pulse crop producers in Saskatchewan. Their website and Facebook page have lots of lentil, chickpea, pea and bean recipes.

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

See also: Flavourful Saskatoon September 5, 2011

Photos: Cypress Mountain, Vancouver

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