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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.

Coming Up:

Hungry for Comfort: Surviving a Canadian Winter

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Fort York National Historic Site, Toronto
Join fellow food enthusiasts to explore how different peoples survived and thrived in  Canada’s bitter winter. This year, the spotlight is on the culinary stories of the First Nations, Metis, French and English, with speakers, demonstrations, workshops and tastings. See the full schedule. On the day’s line-up is the annual baking competition. This year it’s all about Apple Pie. The preserving competition again features marmalade in two categories: classic Seville, and other citrus fruit. New this year is the Apple Chutney category.
Admission: $75 + HST. Early bird: $65 + HST (until February 9), including refreshments and lunch. Pre-registration is required. Tickets are available online.


See our Upcoming Events page for more details.

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Be sure to read the February 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.

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