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Thursday, July 6, 2017

A fusion of flavours from the backyard BBQ, marinated pork, herbs, balsamic make this a moist and tender taste bud tantaliser, sure to be a hit at your next party.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Happy Birthday Canada! Here's a special brunch full of Canadian favourites, a full meal of red & white-themed goodness - maple bacon, strawberries, raspberry & feta salad, Alberta potato & eggs. You can sing the anthem if you like.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Easy to prep this smoked fish, wild rice bowl is versatile, packed full of your favourite veggies and exceptionally nutritious. Great when it's too hot to cook.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Everything you need to know about Balsamic. How it's made, how to recognise the real thing and what food to use it with.

Rani sacrificed a university education to come to Canada from India. Today she & her husband grow fruits & peppers for the Italian Centre Shop in their market garden in B.C

He escaped a war and found peace in fulfilling a childhood dream. To become a master cheesemaker. Edmonton's champion of fresh curds tells his story.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Happy Birthday King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands. Willem became King on April 30th April 2013, the first male monarch of the Netherlands since the death of his great-great-grandfather King William III in 1890.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Fourth in our Chef's Inspiration Series Dinners, Sabor's Chef LIno Oliviera rocks it on Global TV with his Portuguese Treasures.

Monday, April 3, 2017

All you need to know to build your own antipasto platter. The perfect start to any Italian meal. Now trendy also as a full blown social event. Meat, cheese & all the accompaniments.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Italy on Edmonton’s doorstep. Spud.ca now delivering Italian Centre Shop groceries. Busy moms and foodies celebrate!

Sunday, March 19, 2017

A welcome favourite alternative to lasagne for Easter Sunday lunch. Gnocchi made from Semolina. Did you know Italy didn't have potatoes until the 15th Century?

Saturday, March 18, 2017

An Italian favourite for Easter Monday picnics, this crumbly pastry, egg salad tart & seasonal asparagus is great for sharing outdoors.

Jan Schalkwijk's comes from a lineage of Dutch cheesemakers. When it was tough to make a go of it back home, moving to Alberta brought great rewards as well as awards for Gouda made the old way.

Kid's Easter Colouring Contest. Download, colour in & you could win a giant chocolate egg.

Behind some of the Italian Centre Shop's favourite ingredients are three family-owned Italian-Canadian businesses. Each has its own personality, its own specialties and its own beloved brands.

The Chaves family came to Canada because of Mom's medical job at the University of Alberta. Now they're making empanadas and alfajores, the old Argentine way.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

The second in our Chef's Inspiration Series Dinners, Chef Sonny Sung on Global TV showcases Amarone Poached Pear, the dessert course of his dinner (Sold Out) on March 7th at Spinelli Bar Italia, Southside

Monday, January 23, 2017

Kicking off our Chef's Inspiration Series, Chef Sean showcases his Chocolate Pot de Creme and two other recipes for his February 7th Dinner at Spinelli Bar Italia.

The little store that built a big strong community. Here s a history of the Italian Centre Shop by Teresa Spinelli, written for Transformations, an archive of Italo-Canadian History.

A three-part TV series covering antipasto, Christmas Eve Feast of the Seven Fishes and Italian Desserts from panettone to persimmons.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

New Deli Paper. Keeps meat & cheese fresher longer.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Store manger Gino Marghella and Joe Del Farro of Switzerland Cheese Marketing join Global Calgary to talk about festive specialty foods and tips on how to entertain during the holiday season.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Here s an informative article on our family butcher, Messinger Meats, which provides all our grass-fed beef, anti-biotic and hormone free pork, elk, bison, lamb and milk-fed veal.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

ORDER NOW. There are few delicacies more sublime than fresh truffles. The new harvest is just in - what an amazing gift to give for Christmas!

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