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.

Fort York historic recipe biscuits

Updates:

  • FEATURED EVENT: Tuesday, August 9: Lost Breweries of Toronto, 7 to 9 pm.: Jordan St.John, the leading expert on the history of brewing in Ontario and author of the books Ontario Beer and Lost Breweries of Toronto, will present a talk about Toronto’s brewing history in the auditorium at the Ralph Thornton Centre in Toronto. Buy tickets here.

ALSO

  • Sunday, July 24: CHC will visit Leslieville Farmers’ Market (Toronto) with historical cooking implements and cookbooks for sale.
  • Saturday, August 13: CHC will visit Stratford Farmers’ Market (Stratford, Ontario) with food samples, recipes and cookbooks for sale.
  • Saturday, August 20: CHC will visit The Stop Farmers’ Market at Wychwood Barns (Toronto) with food samples, recipes and cookbooks for sale.
  • Saturday, August 27: CHC will visit The Stop Farmers’ Market at Wychwood Barns (Toronto) with food samples, recipes and cookbooks for sale.
  • Saturday, September 17: CHC will visit the Thornhill Village Festival (Thornhill, Ontario) with food samples, recipes and cookbooks for sale.
  • Saturday, October 15: Annual General Meeting!

See our Upcoming Events page for more details.

Fort York bake kettle

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.

Diane Vachon's Marmalade Cheesecake

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