Maple-Bacon BeaverTail Donuts

Oh, Canada. A diverse land full of history, culture, tradition and some of the best sweet treats. We’ll never forget making snow-cooled taffy at maple sugar shacks in Quebec or the taste of fried dough shaped as a beaver’s tail covered in cinnamon and sugar at the Canadian National Exhibition. We’re so proud to be […]

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Peach & Apricot Galette

The beautiful sign of summer – farmer’s markets loaded with fresh fruits of the season. Strawberries, peaches, raspberries, blueberries…there’s really nothing better. We absolutely love berries; count us in for strawberry tarts, blueberry scones, raspberry ice cream, but if there’s a family of fruits we’ve often overlook it’s stone fruits like peaches and apricots. It’s […]

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The Ultimate Mother’s Day Brunch

We’ve been looking for more ways to collaborate with other creative food bloggers, musicians, food photographers, and the like here at The Vinyl Dish. When we came across Tammy Pappas, we just knew that she would be a great fit as our first guest blogger. Since Mother’s Day is one week away, we figured, what […]

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Album Review | Primal Heart – Kimbra

It’s been roughly four years since the release of Kimbra’s second album, The Golden Echo, and now the Kiwi queen is back with a project truly depicting her self-discovery and artistic revival. Primal Heart is an adventurous album with tracks ranging from deep drum beats and electronic vibes to ethereal violins and vocals, all while […]

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Cilantro Pesto Pasta with Shrimp & Bacon

Cilantro. You either hate or love it. In our house, we love it! We use cilantro to top every dish, we basically can’t live without it. So, if you’re a cilantro fan, this pasta recipe is just what you need in your life. Of course, we can’t just put cilantro all over our pasta and […]

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Cinnamon Coffee Scones

There’s something about baking on a weekend morning. Waking up before the rest of your family to bake up a fresh batch of cinnamon buns, pancakes, waffles, scones, muffins or whatever it may be. Truly taking things slow and enjoying every moment as you sip on a coffee and get your hands covered in flour […]

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Feasting Filipino-Style at LASA by Lamesa

It’s been a long, harsh and dull winter and we’ve been desperate for something to remind us of tropical vibes and that warm summer feeling and it looks like we’ve found it. Located just a short walk away from St. Clair West station in Toronto is a Filipino restaurant that is sure to feel like […]

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