Fluffy buttermilk biscuits

As we transition into fall, the cravings for comfort food begin. If you are looking for something savoury to complement your favourite hearty soup or gravy, then you are in for a treat! This recipe is courtesy of our culinary arts training program, Cooking for Life, which prepares homeless youth for a career in hospitality.   [...]

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Blackened Corn Salsa

Make your next barbecue a true fiesta with this zesty and colourful side. This memorable homemade mélange of spicy and sweet flavours is a perfect offering for guests. Just don’t be surprised if you hear an “Olé!” This recipe is courtesy of our culinary arts training program, Cooking for Life, which prepares homeless youth for [...]

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Linguine con le Vongole

Transport yourself to the Mediterranean with this memorable Italian seafood dish. This recipe is regularly taught to our culinary arts students in Cooking for Life, which prepares homeless youth for a career in hospitality.

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Jamaican-style Brown Stew Chicken

Bring a little sunshine to your chilly winter with this flavourful Jamaican family favourite. Throughout February at Covenant House, we have many activities and events planned to commemorate Black History Month. To recognize Toronto’s diversity and to celebrate the varied cultures of our youth and staff, our students at our culinary arts training program, Cooking [...]

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Cardamom crème brûlée

Treat your holiday guests to this aromatic upgrade of an elegant classic. This fragrant and delicate seasonal indulgence is simple to make and guaranteed to impress. Students in our culinary arts program,  Cooking for Life, will be learning it this month.

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