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These stories about local food, restaurants and people behind the culinary scene in our area are made possible through the continued support of JL's Home Hardware as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Fleetstreets: A taste of England comes to Cork Street

Fleetstreets: A taste of England comes to Cork Street

Authentic British pastries, sausage rolls and meat pies can be found at Fleetstreets
<b>Off the Eaten Path:</b> 'King of all cannoli' hails from Sicily

Off the Eaten Path: 'King of all cannoli' hails from Sicily

These beautiful pastries, brought to Sicily by the Arabs in the 10th and 11th centuries, have been enjoyed here for over 1,000 years.
<b>Off the Eaten Path:</b> Warmer months call for cold coffee

Off the Eaten Path: Warmer months call for cold coffee

Iced coffee started making an appearance in the late 19th century but it was not until the 1920s that it became mainstream
Owners of YIAYIA put a modern twist on traditional Greek food

Owners of YIAYIA put a modern twist on traditional Greek food

'Our namesake is YIAYIA, because we wanted to honour the traditional way of doing it, the way the grandmas would be doing it'
U of G creates some crazy ice cream flavours for a good cause

U of G creates some crazy ice cream flavours for a good cause

Called 'LOTTO MAX Dream Bars,' the four flavours are rare oil painting, private island, designer handbag and grail sneaker
Best before dates won't eliminate food waste, says U of G prof

Best before dates won't eliminate food waste, says U of G prof

Using the scratch and sniff test to determine if food has gone bad past the best before date
Next-level milkshakes come to south Guelph

Next-level milkshakes come to south Guelph

'Nowadays people want something different, something else,' said Mitin Kapadia, co-franchise owner of Holy Shakes and Kathi Roll Eatery
Bitterballen, the 'ultimate Dutch mouthful,' available in Guelph

Bitterballen, the 'ultimate Dutch mouthful,' available in Guelph

'It’s a thickened stew that ends up getting rolled into a ball, breaded and then deep fried'
<b>Off the Eaten Path:</b> Focaccia is no standard flat bread

Off the Eaten Path: Focaccia is no standard flat bread

Although the Liguria region of Italy in the north west is where the recipe is said to have originated, each region of Italy has adapted it as their own depending on what ingredients are most available.
U of G celebrates local food at Food Day Canada launch event

U of G celebrates local food at Food Day Canada launch event

'Guelph stands for food and great food and all that food does'