Food News & Trends

Gifts of Gourmet Taste

December 13, 2019

’Tis the season to eat, drink and be merry, but first there’s shopping to be done! The Food District is filled everything from seasonal treats to holiday hostess gifts. Plus, you’ll find plenty of festive fare to impress even the most discerning of foodies.

Kingston Olive Oil Co.

Delight an epicurean with the gorgeous Olive My Love gift set. Offering a smart introduction to new flavours – with an easy-to-follow tasting guide – 24 miniature bottles of gourmet oils and balsamics are set inside individual pullout drawers. Get one to gift and one to keep!

Arvinda’s Spices and Chai

Whether you’ve come in after shoveling snow or walking the dog, treat yourself to a warm and spicy tea made with Festive Chai Masala, a fragrant blend of cinnamon, cloves and orange. Also available at the Chai Bar – so you can sip while you shop!

Fruit of the Land

With the unofficial colours of the season being green and red, keep a supply of Green Olive Tapenade and Sundried Tomato Spread on hand. A simple and delicious solution for serving with baguette to unexpected guests.

The Pie Commission

The ultimate Canadian comfort food for a cold winter’s night – a Tourtière Pie. This traditional Quebecois pie is made with ground pork, ground veal and potato, seasoned with a blend of cinnamon and ground cloves.

Dal Moro’s Fresh Pasta

Just in time for the holidays, Del Moro’s fresh pasta is now available to go. Take home authentic artisan pasta, including Fusillon and Rigatoni to stock your pantry and create gift baskets filled with gourmet Italian fare.

Bake Three Fifty

What to with the kids out of school? Make a date to build-your-own cupcakes, ice cream sandwiches and milkshakes ­– topping things off with everything from yummy gummy bears to very merry sprinkles.