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.
Adelaide Hoodless and Friends
Saturday, July 28, 2018, 9 a.m.to 6 p.m.
A day trip from Toronto via motor coach to explore the Canadian roots of the Women’s Institutes and the E.D. Smith jam company in the Stoney Creek area (near Hamilton, Ontario), with visits to the Erland Lee Museum (birthplace of the Women’s Institutes) and Battlefield House Museum and Park (site of the Georgian-era home of the Gage family). Admission: $85 before June 1; $95 afterwards, including tours, lunch, historic food tastings and a chance to tour and shop at the Ridge Road Estate Winery. Tickets are available on Eventbrite. Please note: Trip details are subject to alteration.
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 July 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.