Yury’s Zero Waste Recipe

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Our Chef Yury Krasilovsky’s recipe for “Zero Waste Broccoli Chowder with Ditalini” shows an easy way to “upcycle” vegetable scraps into an elevated but simple menu item or staff meal. A medley of vegetable trimmings makes for an earthy, satisfying broth, made rich and creamy with a touch of roux... more

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Pasta Encyclopedia: Ditalini

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 24, 2018 | Category: Pasta Encyclopedia

Ditalini translates to “little thimbles,” a reference to the diminutive tube shape Ditalini pasta is most typically used in Southern Italian cooking, and in particular the Campania region of Italy, where it graces Pasta e Fagioli, minestrone and other classic soups – or even a simple bowl of plain broth.... more

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Trending Now: Tackling Food Waste in Canada

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 20, 2018 | Category: Canada, Trending Now

Chefs and restaurants have long been attuned to the issues of hunger and food insecurity. It’s only recently that the parallel issue of food waste has come into focus. The Wasted! documentary, and the work of a number of NGOs from ReFED to Natural Resources Defense Council have raised awareness... more

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Pasta Encyclopedia: Cut Macaroni

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 20, 2018 | Category: Canada, Pasta Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Pasta Encyclopedia! In each issue, we will dive into everything you need to know about a select Barilla pasta cut. This issue, we’re talking about Cut Macaroni. Cut Macaroni, is named for its tubular shape that can vary in size and be either smooth or ridged. These... more

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Steal This Idea: Student Tasting Panel

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 19, 2018 | Category: Steal This Idea

The ideas, photos and recipes coming to us from our partnership with School Meals That Rock are an amazing source of inspiration. One of our recent favorites was from Carina Myatt from Midland ISD in Texas: Carina posted a picture of a student tasting panel of first graders tasting a... more

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Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 19, 2018 | Category: Pasta Cooking School, Uncategorized

Welcome to the Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School! In this space we share tips and strategies for cooking whole grain pasta in a school foodservice environment. Today’s lesson is: Shake it Off! No, we’re not talking about Taylor Swift’s hit single (though it’s probably now stuck in your head…you’re welcome!).... more

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