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August 28, 2014

All About Kitchen Knives

By Daniella Ruggerio Ask any chef what their most important tool is in the kitchen, and you’ll get the same answer: a knife. It’s nearly impossible to cook without a good knife, but these basic and often overlooked tools can be far more complicated than they seem. If you’re a budding student chef, this is [ Read More ]

August 25, 2014

Waste Not Wanted Leftovers: Eco-Trays

September is arriving fast, which means one thing: students are about to be very busy. Between classes, work, activities, family and friends, and getting caught up on all the good September T.V. premiers, there’s a lot to do. Since so much time is spent in transit from one commitments to another, many students don’t have [ Read More ]

August 22, 2014

Innis Cafe Update

Innis renovations have brought along new sensations of a lounge-style rooftop patio! Bring your friends and your books to come take a look at the new terrace upstairs. On a side note, Innis College also has been under construction for a new auditorium. Therefore, getting into Innis Café is no longer a straight shoot, direct [ Read More ]

July 14, 2014

Your Kitchen Herb Garden

Anyone cooking in a student kitchen understands the challenge: using minimal ingredients to make a nutritious, flavourful meal. One of the easiest ways to make your meals more interesting is adding herbs. A pinch of herbs can add a new dimension of flavour to your recipes. Herbs can be expensive to buy in a store, [ Read More ]

July 07, 2014

What’s Your Kale?

It looks like Mom was right yet again; it’s better to eat your veggies, especially kale. This time though, it’s not just well-meaning parents who are getting into vitamin-rich veggies. Everyone is into the current kale craze! To find out about how people are incorporating kale into their daily diets, I went around the UeaT [ Read More ]

June 30, 2014

Colour and Your Appetite

By Nic Farber Restaurants have many ways of snagging your appetite by the hook. Find out how the psychology of colour can impact your food choices.

June 16, 2014

Sustainability: a Consumer’s Dilemma

by Maria Bhersafi. Let’s imagine that you’re a University of Toronto student taking a seat on a bench outside Sidney Smith on a hot summer’s day. You’ve been running around between classes, work and catching up with friends, and amidst the chaos of your day, you’ve forgotten to take a break and re-energize.  Sitting on [ Read More ]

June 09, 2014

A Timeline of Local Food at U of T

By Lauren Sutherland The food services industry has had its fair share of fads and food crazes (quinoa anyone?), in part because we are always looking for better ways to eat. Occasionally there comes a genuine food revolution that not only changes the way we eat, but the way we understand our food systems. One [ Read More ]

June 02, 2014

A Tour of Toronto’s Markets

By Andreea Musulan If you are a new student at U of T or are looking to explore the city during the summer, start with Toronto’s staple markets! The Kensington and St. Lawrence markets have developed over generations, providing unique communities within Toronto. From activists to artists to entrepreneurs, the markets bring diverse groups of [ Read More ]

May 26, 2014

How To Know When An Egg Goes Bad

by Nic Farber. Have you ever gotten your skillet ready for a morning omelet, only to notice the expiration date on the carton has passed? Or have you been suspicious of eggs that sat at the back of the fridge for several weeks, not knowing whether to eat them or not? We’ve all been there, so [ Read More ]

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