Do you love sampling different foods? Are you looking for new food caterers for your upcoming event? Then you’ll definitely want to check out the Local Artisans’ Market at Williams-Sonoma on Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. where you’ll be able to try free samples of food from various Toronto artisan vendors. If there’s something you absolutely love, you can purchase more of it to take home.
The Canadian Pie Company
The Canadian Pie Company has been pleasing the Leslieville crowd with its homemade meat and chicken pies, quiche and fruit and cream pies that come in one-person and large sizes. The home-baked pies are noteworthy for their extra thick yet light crusts. Read our review of The Canadian Pie Company.
My Little Dumplings
Are you crazy about dumplings? Then definitely drop by My Little Dumplings run by Chef Bashir Munye. Munye prepares all types of gourmet dumplings with local and organic ingredients including Moroccan Chickpeas and Barbadian Chicken Dumplings, Sushi Dumplings and Apple Pie Dumplings. You’ll find My Little Dumplings at the Sorauren Farmers Market, Dufferin Grove Farmers Market and the Brickworks Farmers Market.
Sloane Fine Tea Merchants
Fine tea drinkers will definitely want to sample some of the individually-sourced blended and scented teas from Sloane Tea Company. Using centuries-old processing techniques, Sloane Fine Tea Merchants offer citrus, sweet, fresh, spicy, creamy and floral teas. Sloane Teas are available at Pusateri’s, Bobbette & Belle, Dufflets, Labour of Love, Teatro Verde and Cards & Presents among others.
Evelyn’s Crackers believes in supporting local, organic farmers and buys heritage grain varieties including red fife wheat, durum wheat, rye spelt and whole grain spelt for their artisan crackers. You’ll find Evelyn’s Crackers at Trinity Bellwoods Farmers Market, The Brickworks Farmers Market, The Junction Farmers Market and Wychwood Barns Farmers Market.
Leonard Pig Candy
If you love chocolate and you love bacon, definitely drop by Leonard Pig Candy at the Artisan Market. Leonard Pig Candy combines these sweet and salty ingredients to come up with Bacon Jam, Thick-Cut, Double-Smoked Bacon in Belgian Chocolate and Bacon Bark, a Belgian chocolate bark with crumbled bacon.
Two Cookie Girls
This mother-daughter team bakes up some delicious gourmet cookies without additives or preservatives. Popular choices include Chocolate Espresso, Maple Orange Pecan, Dulce De Leche, Oatmeal Chocolate Chip, Lemon Coconut and Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip.
The Flaky Tart
You can never sample too much dessert. Drop by The Flaky Tart, to test their old-school pastry recipes including fruit pies, scones, cookies, specialty cakes and wedding cakes. Chef Madelaine Sperry uses only the freshest ingredients for her culinary creations. You’ll find The Flaky Tart at 711 Mount Pleasant Road.
Williams-Sonoma, 100 Bloor Street West