Mario Batali Sauces Available Here at Lorenz Food

Mario Batali pasta sauce Mario Batali or Mario Balotelli?… Will the real pasta sauce maker please stand up! One is famous for wowing fans by scoring goals with his feet and the other is famous for scoring with his hands; that is by creating authentic tantalizing homemade pasta sauce! If you guessed Mario Batali you are correct. And his sauces are now available here at Lorenz Food!

Mario Batali sauces are made with fresh herbs and spices, freshly chopped onions and fresh garlic. There is no paste or puree added! There are definitely no preservatives, added sugars and absolutely no high fructose corn syrup.

San Marzano tomatoesOnly San Marzano tomatoes are selected which provide the natural sweet flavour that elevate this sauce to the top of its class. The San Marzano tomato is preferred by gourmet chefs and cooks all over the globe. It’s no wonder foodies and connoisseurs are crazy about certified San Marzanos. Weekend gardeners love them for the homemade sauce they produce for their families and pizza parlours alike covet them for their notorious pizza Napolitana.

This tomato has its origin in the Sarnese-Nocerino area of Italy. These tomatoes are grown in the rich volcanic soil at the base of Mount Viscuvious. The sweet flavour and low acidity is a unique combination for this tomato. The San Marzano have a firm pulp, deep red colour and carry only 2 locules thus containing a low seed count. The regular average tomato will have four or five locules making the seed count considerably numerous in comparison.

The harvest of the San Marzano usually begins in August and continues until the end of September. This tomato is open-pollinated which breeds true from generation to generation making seed saving practical for the home gardener and farmer.

The popularity of the San Marzano has grown immensely in the last few decades. Therefore supply and demand have caused this tomato to be grown under strict and specific rules. San Marzano have an official DOP that is (Denomination of Protected Origin). This identification can be seen clearly on the can or jar for these tomatoes.

As the San Marzano tomatoes are sold at a premium, many versions of this same seed tomato have attempted to invade the market at more competitive prices but unless the
DOP is on the can or jar, it’s not the real deal!

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Mario Batali sauces are now available at Lorenz Food in a variety of Flavours (as pictured above):

  • Marinara
  • Alla Vodka
  • Arrabbiata
  • Tomato Basil

Give them a try today! These sauces are our feature of the month. You can find out more information by clicking here.

As always we welcome your feedback. You can connect with us via email or telephone, or leave a comment right here on the site.

Until next time,

The Team at Lorenz Food

Beach Road Kielbasa – Available Here at Lorenz Food

Beach Road KielbasaYes, it’s available here at Lorenz Food – the world famous Beach Road kielbasa! Even Pope John Paul II praised it!! It’s a perfect solution for a tasty snack in your children’s lunch or as a midday snack at work. Slice it, fry it, barbeque it on the grill, eat it with a cracker or bun, combine with veggies and condiments – savour the smoky rich taste and share it with friends and family.

It all started in Hamilton in the late 1950s when Thadius (Ted) Kwiatkowski emigrated from Poland, got married and started a family while working part time at the Beach Road Market. It wasn’t long before he purchased the shop in 1967. The business thrived in Hamilton’s industrial community where it was supported by many of the local families. Some of the locals even remember Ted serving Pope John II the delicious kielbasa back in 1985. Beach Road kielbasa has since become “World Famous”! Continue reading

All Natural, Gluten Free Sauces Available at Lorenz Food

all natural gluten free sauces OntarioWelcome 2015! New Year’s Resolutions are in full effect! On the top of the list has to be that oath to superior health. This usually inspires the mad rush to buy gym memberships, gym equipment, fitness clothing and yes anything and everything which can turn our flab into slabs! The best transition starts with a healthy diet and the makers of One Source Foods have created their Award Winning, all natural, gluten free Villa’s Sauces – available here at Lorenz Food.

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3 New Cheeses from Pine River Available at Lorenz Food

Pine River CheeseCheesemongers beware! There are three new cheddars in town and their names are Carmelized Onion, Thai Curry, and Ranch Cheddar! Pine River cheesemakers have built a reputation for their unique brand of high quality aged cheddar originating back to 1885 and we are pleased to carry this brand here at Lorenz Food!

Located near the shores of Lake Huron, on the banks of the Pine River, this manufacturer has invested years of creating the finest cheeses like Mozzarella, Monterrey jack, Havarti, and Colby, not to mention their signature three, five, seven, eight and 9 year old cheddar that can only be found in specialty cheese shops across Ontario. Maybe you are one of those shops! Continue reading

Grey Cup & Holiday Foods – All Natural Salsa

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Fall is here and that means Grey Cup parties are just around the corner. Are you looking for delicious, all natural products to add to your shelves?  We’re sure your customers will love adding this salsa to their party tables and entertaining their guests with these healthy choices. This salsa is also an excellent appetizer or starter especially during the holiday season. But salsa is more than just a snack – it has significant positive health effects too!

Did you know a tomato a day can help keep the doctor away? And why wouldn’t it – considering tomatoes are rich in vitamins C, A and folic acid? They provide 40 percent of the recommended daily allowance of vitamin C, 20 percent of vitamin A, 2 percent of iron and 1 percent of calcium. The more tomatoes you eat, helps lower your risk of certain cancers such as lung, stomach and prostate. Continue reading

Prosciutto – a Necessary Staple for Every Deli

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Prosciutto is an exceptional and truly necessary staple in every Deli.  Prosciutto is a natural and succulent ham with a silky and sweet, lush flavour.

Prosciutto is more delicate than other hams or items in your deli because it contains no preservatives and no colouring, therefore, it has to be handled with greater care.  Please take a few minutes to view this video. For those of you receiving this blog post via email, please click here. This video provides the history, processing methods, and most importantly, keys tips for your deli, such as: Continue reading

Welcome to Lorenz Food – Specializing in Your Deli & Grocery Needs

The Team at Lorenz Food

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The Team at Lorenz Food is excited and would like to welcome everyone to our new website! We continue to specialize in Deli, however over the last few years we have expanded our grocery offerings to truly become your ONE STOP SHOP!

We encourage you to read about us and visit our product pages by clicking on the links below:

You will see we now cover all four corners of a grocery store!

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