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Tag: Food

College in the Community: Ralph Saint-Dic of Creative Culinary Delights

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COLLEGE IN THE COMMUNITY Creative Culinary Delights An artist comes in various forms. Some artists can impress with colourful visual depictions, while some find their forte in turning an empty dinner table into a work of art with skillfully crafted delicacies. Ralph G. Saint-Dic, a chef in the Bay of Quinte known for his culinary expertise, creates art on every plate. Chef Ralph’s Creative Culinary Delights provides catering and event planning services across the Quinte region. It is his ...

5 Stay-At-Home Date-Night Ideas in Bay of Quinte

Here are five ways to have fun (and support local!) on your next date night at home.

BITES, BEER, BLOOMS + BOARD GAMES Yes, we called them date-night ideas, but let’s be honest: you don’t need a date to treat yourself to any of these activities. We know that many of you continue to daydream about going out to a movie or for dinner and drinks; in the mean time, here are five ways to enjoy some fun BoQ experiences safely from home. (Since hours and availability are subject to change, we suggest calling businesses directly ...

6 Spring Date Ideas

A green rectangle with a beige border. White text: 6 SPRING DATE SPOTS. love (and pollen are in the air). Illustrated images through the centre: wine, fruit baskets, cyclist, camera, flower.

It’s that time of year again…the birds are chirping, it’s light past 8 pm, and the temperatures are getting warmer! Grab your significant other (or even just yourself) and check out these six spring date ideas in BoQ! Take a trip (sorry, taste buds only for now)!  Even though you won’t be able to pack up and visit someplace warm(er) this spring, that doesn’t mean you can’t indulge your taste buds with a trip. Travel to the Caribbean with ...

Young Entrepreneurs: Kayla Seyler and Mike Hook

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An interview with Kayla Seyler and Mike Hook of Arcadia Farm. Instagram: @arcadia.farm Describe your business. We’re a startup permaculture farm. Permaculture means “permanent agriculture”—it’s a set of design principles based on creating a self-reinforcing ecosystem which provides food, fuel, medicine and shelter. It’s a closed-loop system, meaning that the “waste” from one system is the input for another—like animal manure fertilizing plants, which in turn feed the animals; or trees protecting tender fruit from harsh weather, and the ...

Footsteps in the Snow: From Pune, India to Belleville, Ontario

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Tanusri Pardeshi, originally from Pune, India, shares why she’s chosen to call Belleville home.

On a warm evening in late August of 2018, I had my first tryst with the Quinte region of southern Ontario. After having settled into my residence building on the Loyalist College campus in Belleville, I treated myself to a picturesque view of the sunset over my customary evening cup of tea. I had never seen maple trees before. The pale sunshine flooded through the abundant greenery, and I stood in awe of the natural beauty that welcomed me. ...

Makin’ It Work: Pasta Tavola

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Paula and Victoria Watts have seen an increased appetite from the community for their handmade pasta, sauces and oven-ready meals.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Paula & Victoria Watts – Pasta Tavola Describe your business. We manufacture a line of frozen ravioli and sauces using quality, real-food ingredients for wholesale across Ontario. We also offer a variety of fresh pasta, sauces and oven-ready meals out of our retail outlet located at 109 N. Front Street. What does working ...

Makin’ It Work: Tomasso’s + Jim’s Pizzeria

The Kotsovos family is returning to its business roots, delivering top-notch pizzas and delicious Mediterranean food in Quinte West.

Pictured: Michael (L) and Andrew (R) Kotsovos.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Andrew Kotsovos – Tomasso’s Italian Grille + Jim’s Pizzeria Describe your business. Tomasso’s Italian Grille is an upscale-casual restaurant located on the banks of the famous Trent River in the heart of downtown Trenton. Built across three properties for multi level seating with soaring ceilings, touches of wood and steel and a waterfront patio ...

Makin’ It Work: Trenton Delicatessen

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Erin and Adam Keats are working on new ways to bring you your favourite imported treats and delicious selection of deli meats and cheeses.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Erin + Adam Keats – Trenton Delicatessen Describe your business. We are a European deli, specializing in imports from Holland, Germany and the UK. We also have a top-of-the-line deli selection, with imported cheese and specialty meats.  What does working from home/your workplace look like for you right now? Right now we have ...

Makin’ It Work: Dough Mama

Corrie Wessels stands in her Dough Mama kitchen.

Corrie Wessels’ handmade pizza doughs are bringing families together in the kitchen during isolation.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Corrie Wessels – Dough Mama Describe your business. Dough Mama pizza dough dry mixes are the perfect solution for delicious and easy pizza you can enjoy at home. With three different kinds to choose from, you can create anything from a classic cheese and pepperoni or a gluten-friendly veggie lovers pizza to deliciously ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.