Taste tomorrow’s favourite flavours: McCormick releases 2018 Flavour Forecast

West Indies Hot Pot. Japanese Onigiri. Tanzanian Mishkaki. Discover these flavours and more in 2018 Press release McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in flavour, has released the official McCormick Flavour Forecast 2018. This annual report is a comprehensive look at the latest ingredients, cooking techniques and culinary ideas driving what’s next in flavour at […]

Bold flavours and healthy ingredients add a creative touch to sauces and bases

From adding their own unique ingredients to jazz up a standard sauce base to answering the call for healthy, ethnically influenced recipes, Canadian chefs have a growing number of options for topping their creations with delicious sauces. Canadian Restaurant & Foodservice News spoke to chefs and industry suppliers to get their take on the latest […]

September’s top restaurant menu trends to watch

By Aaron Jourden What are Canadians interested in eating this month? Here’s a hint: Mexican flavours are flourishing on menus, while vegetarian food has wide appeal and seafood is being presented in new and unique ways. Here’s a look at some of the leading menu trends to watch on Canadian menus this month. Mexico’s flavours […]

Menu trends to watch: New versions of poke and creative grains

By Aaron Jourden Below we will highlight some of the leading menu trends to watch on Canadian menus in May. Poke adaptations About the trend: Poke has recently been trending up in traditional variations at independents and upstart chains, and now larger operators are helping take the dish into the mainstream with their own takes […]

What’s cooking with new barbecue, smoking and rotisserie equipment

From succulent rotisserie chicken to saucy ribs and brisket, Canadians are chowing down more than ever on delicious barbecued and smoked meats prepared with some southern flair. North American manufacturers of barbecue, smoking and rotisserie equipment are always eager to stay on top of this consumer trend for smoky barbecue flavours. Canadian Restaurant & Foodservice […]

Great reasons to add more soup to your menu

By Sean Moon In my experience, it’s hard to find someone who doesn’t like soup. For many of us, it brings back comforting memories of sitting at our kitchen table as a kid with a steaming bowl of homemade chicken noodle on a cold winter day. For others, it represents our family tradition or cultural […]