I met Mary Luz Mejia last year when she and I were asked to judge some dishes in a Latino culinary competition. Mary Luz is a Colombian-Canadian food journalist and Gemini-nominated TV writer, producer and director. One of her impressive credits is At the Table With ….. Each episode is a biography of a well-known […]
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Posted in Food on August 8th, 2014 Comments Off on 2nd Annual Pan-American Food Festival!
The press party took place at Valdez Resto on July 21 with PAFF’s director Daniel Garcia-Herreros and the Culinary Director Mary Luz Mejia introducing the program for this year’s festival, celebrating the food, and featuring International chefs, vendors market, cooking- demos, art, films and local Latino chefs. With my good friend and PAFF’s culinary director […]
Posted in Food on September 26th, 2013 Comments Off on Toronto’s first Pan American Food Festival.
Back in early May I was invited to be part of the Pan American Food Festival by the festival culinary curator Mary Luz Mejia and immediately said yes “Si”, how many times would I get the chance to see and share the stage with some of my culinary heroes? not often. With my good friend […]
Posted in Food on June 1st, 2012 Comments Off on Local Latino Cooking Class.
Join me on celebrating Latin American cuisine and culture. Come by and learn my version of hors d’evours Latino style. Tuesday, June 26th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at SummerHill LCBO LCBO Summerhill | 10 Scrivener Square 416 922-0403 Sold out! Cuban Mojitos! Local Latino On the menu Mogitos Cevichito de camarones [Peru] Mini shrimp […]
By Sheryl Kirby of Taste T.O. Chef Carlos Fuenmayor is the owner and chef of Sabrosito, a private catering company where he specializes in in-home parties, as well as larger events, often with a teaching and Latino focus. He also offers cooking classes, both privately and through organizations such as the LCBO. He is Cordon […]
Cava’s Chris McDonald has invited me to join him to cook a special Latino dinner for Slow Food Toronto’s culinary series, and I’m excited. This will be the first time working with Chris, his Cava partner Doug Penfold and Carlos Rodriguez from Hart House. It will be the second time working with Marina Quierolo, owner […]
After a much needed holiday, I’m back in business. Last week I started the 2010 Pan-Latino cooking series at IQliving and at the LCBO. Happy to report the two first classes were sold out. It’s great to see how much interest has grown in Latin cuisine, not just in Toronto, but all over Canada as […]