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Street food vendors up in arms over possible EU kebab ban

BERLIN — The doner kebab, that grilled fast-food sandwich which is the gastronomic equivalent of an American hamburger in many European cities, is under fire. The European Union’s legislature...

How one Toronto tech startup is cutting food waste — and your dinner tab

Josh and Ben Walters are proving that a restaurant’s trash can be delectable treasure. The Toronto cousins have devised a high-tech solution to Canada’s $31-billion food waste problem....

Budget, not a lack of knowledge, fuels bad eating habits: Study

It’s a hard question to answer. It’s a hard question to even ask. Why do people who have less money and lower education tend to choose foods that are bad for them? According to new Canadian...

The hack that will help you peel potatoes in no time

The Problem: Root veggies such as potatoes and sweet potatoes are a staple of fall cooking, but peeling them is tedious and time consuming. The Hack: There are so many ways to cook with different...

How do you sell beer to wine drinkers? Make it sour

Most of Luke Pestl’s customers at Bellwoods Brewery, a trendy West Toronto brewpub, are beer lovers. But not all. “We have a lot of people coming through because we’re a cool spot to hang out....

Urban farming containers to play a role in hyper-local food sourcing

Inside an inconspicuous white container tucked in the corner of parking lot behind a Toronto east-end catering company, infrared lights and a vertical hydroponics system will soon produce up to 150...

Removing health claim from soy milk a ‘bad move’: Canadian expert

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration thinks the evidence linking the consumption of soy to heart health is … not so good. However, Canadian experts still have a place in their hearts for soy’s...

Use applesauce as a healthy substitute for butter in baking: Reisman

The Problem: You love to bake, but using excess butter may not be good for your waistline or heart. The Hack: Nothing beats a rich, homemade baked dessert made from creamy butter. If you’re an...

Clarification: Food-Deadline-Linguine with Lemon and Feta

In a story Sept. 26, The Associated Press omitted the information for sugar in the nutritional information per serving. There are 4 g sugar per serving in the recipe for Linguine with Lemon, Feta and...

Overindulging on agave nectar can increase risk of obesity, diabetes: Reisman

The Myth: Agave is a healthy substitute for sugar, so sweeten away. Busted: So many of us have a sweet tooth, and we’re always on the lookout for more natural sugar substitutes such as agave...