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Spreading Out


Garlic. It’s a fundamental vegetable used for centuries as a condiment, flavouring or for traditional medicine purposes. One Islander using garlic for years is Ryan Abdallah, the owner of Cedar’s Eatery in Charlottetown. And it’s become his passion to spread his love of garlic across Canada. “It just kinda became this obsession, more than a project, you know, same as…

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Julain Molnar poses with an assortment of her fauxmage samples at the Charlottetown Farmers Market

A Fresh Start


New artisanal vegan cheese business proving popular with Islanders For actress and singer Julain Molnar diving into the world of artisanal food production offered the opportunity for a fresh start. While such a sentiment may sound a bit cheese-y, it’s technically fauxmage-y. As the energetic, one-woman show behind Fresh Start Fauxmage, Molnar is making her mark on Canada’s Food Island…

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Kimchi, the Island’s New Seoul Food


Charlottetown restaurant enters retail market with staple of Korean cuisine When someone mentions homemade Island food products, images of sweetly bottled preserves, fresh potato bread or lobster pate probably spring to mind. Kimchi, on the other hand, seems an unlikely image to pair with the Island’s traditional cuisine. And yet, this staple of the Korean diet is the one of…

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The Art & Science of Curing


Everything you wanted to know about charcuterie but were afraid to ask The BioFoodTech in Charlottetown is offering an introductory workshop on charcuterie (cured meats) in late November, led by Ontario’s premier artisanal butcher and meat curer, Mike McKenzie.The two-day program is geared at smaller scale existing and new artisan entrepreneurs. Chefs and anyone else curious about curing and interested…

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