Take in the Tastes of Spring with Sensational Salads!

Salad has been on my mind a lot lately. Partly because it’s spring and the produce section at Longo’s begins to fill up with all my favourite local goodies. But also, because I keep seeing the same internet memes popping up—you know, the one devoted to stock photo trends that portray eating salad alone to

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Let mushrooms make a difference in your meals

For thousands of years, the low-laying mushroom has been revered and celebrated. And why shouldn’t it be? Mushrooms are super delicious, healthy and incredibly versatile. I love mushrooms and try and pack them into any dish I can think of. And cooking with them makes me feel a bit like a pioneer. Something about their earthy smell from

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Brewing a Brewski

The days when the sound of a steam whistle blowing meant your work day was over is the inspiration behind the iconic name of one of Toronto’s most well-known craft beers. Steam Whistle Brewery is just five minutes away from our Maple Leaf Square location. So, with National Beer Day being last week, I thought I

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Tips for Healthy Cooks in Healthy Kitchens

Yesterday, April 7th, was World Health Day—celebrated by the World Health Organization. In honour of their #safefood campaign, I met with Longo’s Dietitian, Sandra Saville, and we chatted about a couple of the more common questions that she receives at Longo’s Health Fairs with regard to keeping your home meals and leftovers safe. There are

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