Sunday, November 2, 2014

Flavourful Saskatoon, November 3, 2014

New at the Farmers’ Market 
Kaleidoscope Vegetable Gardens is selling chickpea microgreens. They are so cute – little feathery leaves – and full of flavour and texture. A great salad addition.

 I’m looking forward to trying the Lemon and Hemp Hearts chocolate – this month’s special from Those Girls at the Market.

New Products at Dad’s 
 I spotted a couple of new products at Dad’s Organic Market this week. There was a raw, vegan, organic CheeSauce from Rawfoodz as well as naturally fermented kraut and ginger carrots from Firefly Kitchens.

Earth Bound Bakery 
How could anyone resist the croissants at Earth Bound Bakery! The options change frequently, but this week I enjoyed a savoury croissant with squash, sage and cheese and a mango-raspberry-blueberry cheesecake croissant. Delicious.

Riversdale Deli Tastings 
I watched Chef Darby make wild mushroom risotto at Riversdale Deli this past Saturday. It was very tasty! He plans to hold regular tastings to introduce products and producers so I suggest you keep an eye on the Deli’s Facebook page.

My Saskatoon 
I met with Lauren Sekulich of My Saskatoon last week. My Saskatoon’s goal is to promote and share information about local businesses. You can find profiles of some local food establishments on their website.

Interesting Articles 
Egg-based products are a multi-billion dollar business – and that means there are an awful lot of penned-up chickens. Josh Tetrick decided to tackle the problem by creating a plant-based egg substitute. His mayonnaise is now on sale in places like Walmart and Safeway.

Year-end must be approaching. Here are predictions for the top 5 food crazes for 2015 – from ancient grains to cauliflower steaks.

Toshiba turned their semi-conductor factory into a salad farm. The packaging is pretty cool too.

Flavourful Saskatoon is a weekly Monday feature. I also post regular profiles of culinary entrepreneurs, new restaurants and new food products. 

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Lauren Sekulich said...

Thanks for sharing about us! :) It was so great to meet you!

Penny McKinlay said...

Thanks, Lauren. Stay in touch!