Summer time has come quickly and with that comes summer fun. Having family and friends drop in for a summer swim and creating amazing memories no doubt requires food and appetizers with a great bottle of wine, spritzer or cold beer. Instead of the usual BBQ dishes, why not try something unique? One dish that will have your guests coming back for more is the authentic rice ball also known as arancini! Continue reading
We did find a way to power through January and February, with the healthy eating, the New Year’s resolutions and of course the credit card bills. Congratulations to all and let’s breathe in the fresh air of March. With Easter approaching, many people will have family dinners to plan and attend. Why not treat your hosts or guests to a delicious Italian delicacy, Zeppole!
WHAT ARE ZEPPOLE?
A zeppole is an Italian pastry consisting of a deep fried dough ball typically 4” in diameter. Usually topped with powdered sugar, and may be filled with custard cream or whipped cream. With some imagination and creativity adding fruit like strawberries, blueberries or bananas can add more colour, flavour and vitamins. Continue reading
Now that the New Year is in full swing, are you wondering how to keep your meals healthy and delicious? I can share with you the latest buzz on tortillas, which are a very versatile addition to any meal! Tortilla, the name given by the Spaniards to the unleavened flat bread that they found in Mexico among the Aztec in the sixteenth century, comes from the Spanish word “torta” which means round cake. Continue reading
Slow roasted tomatoes from Turkey…..yes you read it right, Turkey! Did you know Turkish cuisine is regarded as one of the most prominent in the world? A big emphasis is on refining Central Asian, Caucasian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean and Balkan cuisines. Right away you may think of freshness, herbs, spices, night life and social get-togethers with family and friends. Continue reading
Cheesemongers 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