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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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!
You’ve probably seen Renato (and heard his lovely Italian accent when asking if you want espresso) in Spinelli Bar Italia Calgary, while Nick can always be found in the aisles, celebrating all things pasta.
Massimo’s, the Italian Centre Shop’s own brand of fresco-to-go meals, just made your life a whole lot easier. Meals made fresh daily, just like Nonna’s, that you pop in the oven. Top quality, great value, ready in minutes.
Love food? Then Vue Weekly’s coveted Golden Fork Awards issue is a must-read.
These two beauties are special in their own right. Halloumi is PERFECT for BBQ’ing and Cantenaar has 40% less fat than other Gouda’s, but all of the taste.
Berton’s carry over 150 varieties of garden vegetable, herb and flower seeds, 95% of which still originate from Italy.
Imported from Italy, the best fresh pasta brands in six types. Made from durum wheat semolina, fresh natural ingredients, no preservatives. Chitarra, Pappardelle, Tagliatelle, Tonnarrlli, Agnolotti, Tortellini with ham and Lasagne sheets.
Come into the deli where staff will be happy to give you a sample.
Love is in the air, sweetness abounds at this time of year. Celebrate your Valentine with a European treat.
Here’s the story of some of the best chocolate makers in the world. Brands we bought in for Christmas and Valentines. At the moment, these products are stocked at the Southside store only. Treat yourself and loved ones to incredible.
FREE FAMILY FUN & FOOD TO CELEBRATE OUR GRAND OPENING, SEPT. 12TH
Here’s eight more heavenly cheeses for you to come in and sample. We were late posting these but if you’d like to try one after reading all about them, our deli-staff would be delighted to give you a taste of something new.
Every month the Deli in each store feature new cheeses for you to come and try. THIS WEEK IT’S TALEGGIO AND JARLSBERG. Here are the cheeses for August.