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 […]

New Campbell’s Verve Carrot Parsnip Bisque with Ginger: Big flavour, simple ingredients

Press release Campbell’s Verve® soups bring together rich stock, real cream and wonderfully, delicious ingredients, making it easy to serve your customers amazing flavour in every bowl. Our Verve® Carrot Parsnip Bisque with Ginger combines carrots and parsnips simmered with onions, cream and butter, finished with a hint of ginger. A delicious combination inspired to […]

Crickets, anyone? Up-and-coming alternative proteins to add to your menu

A look at the new alternative proteins you can expect to see more often on restaurant menus By Kavita Sabharwal What protein means to consumers has changed dramatically over the past few decades. Restaurants have gone from offering only the basics (chicken, steak or pork chops) and maybe if they were lucky, one or two seafood […]

IFT 2017 Report: Ingredients for cutting edge menus

Top trends straight from the world’s largest food science expo By Rob Bianchin From innovative fermented foods to algae and ancient grains, this year’s Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Food Expo showcased the latest and greatest from around the globe. Here are the top emerging trends for the foodservice and restaurant industry: Algae as a […]

Unique flavours abound with inventive new craft and artisanal sodas

From herbs to exotic fruits, small-batch craft sodas are putting a new twist on Canada’s soft drink industry. Long the domain of large soft drink companies, the soda (or, more colloquially, pop) market in Canada has seen an influx of new craft and artisanal soda makers starting to create a buzz among non-alcoholic beverage fans. […]

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 […]