Welcome to Culinary Historians of Canada! We’re open to everyone who wants to know more about the history of cooks and cooking, foods and foodways in Canada.
Corn Roast and Heritage Fair
Thursday, September 6, 5 to 8 p.m.
Montgomery’s Inn (4709 Dundas St W at Islington Ave, Etobicoke)
CHC will be on hand in the historic tavern and kitchen, selling cookbooks and serving up tasty treats at this annual event, which this year sees the official unveiling of the newly restored inn, as well as oven-roasted corn, hot dogs and watermelon, family activities and live music by Gin Lane. (Don’t forget to bring your picnic blankets and lawn chairs!) Admission: Free.
Opa! Greek Mezedes Workshop & Demonstration
Saturday, September 22, 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Ralph Thornton Centre (765 Queen St. E., Toronto)
Noted Greek cook Magdaline Dontsos will lead a workshop in which we learn how to make some surprisingly easy Greek mezedes (“little plates,” or “snacks”). Admission: $40-$45. Tickets are available on Eventbrite.
See our Upcoming Events page for more details.
Be sure to read the August issue of our free monthly e-newsletter, Digestible Bits & Bites! Don’t forget to join our discussions on our Facebook page and read these pages, where CHC members:
- share back copies of their newsletter and details of upcoming meetings and events
- publish historic recipes
- direct you to working historic kitchens in Canadian museums
- provide a wealth of other information for food-history buffs, including a bibliography of Canadian culinary history sources and links to key international food-history web sites.