Upcoming CHC Events
Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
November 1 to 10 (Exhibition Place, Toronto).
The CHC sponsors the Heritage Jam and Pickle categories in the annual preserving competition; winners will be on display.
Baking for the Victorian Christmas Table
Saturday, November 16, 1 to 4 p.m. (Montgomery’s Inn, Etobicoke, Ontario)
CHC board member and historic cook Sherry Murphy will lead the fourth annual hands-on exploration of seasonal recipes dating from the Victorian period. Tickets are available on Eventbrite.
Lost Feast: Culinary Extinction and the Future of Food
Wednesday, December 4, 6 to 9 p.m.
Culinaria Research Centre, U of T Scarborough (1265 Military Trail, Science Wing (SW) Building, Room SW313, Toronto)
Lenore Newman will talk about her new book, Lost Feast: Culinary Extinction and the Future of Food, about the foods tha thumans have literally loved to death. She will also discuss the “extinction dinners” she designed to recreate meals of the past or project how we might eat in the future. Lenore Newman is the Canada Research Chair in Food Security and Environment at the University of the Fraser Valley and author of Speaking in Cod Tongues: A Canadian Culinary Journey. Her talk is co-sponsored by Culinary Historians of Canada and Culinaria Research Centre at UofT Scarborough. Books will be available to purchase at the event (cash only).
Admission: Free (preregistration is required.) Tickets are available on Eventbrite.