Seed to Harvest

Ed Lee’s Edamame Hummus

New York born Chef Edward Lee, who runs 601 Magnolia in Louisville Kentucky, was featured on Season 3 of Mind of a Chef, and made a great Edamame Hummus. We thought we would share this with you all, as it is a much simpler and different version than the edamame hummus we usually make in the Pristine Gourmet Kitchen. We are using canola in this recipe, for its strong floral flavours, that pair really nicely with the vegetal nature of our GMO free edamame. We are sending Chef Lee some of our oils, so he can see how good they are for himself. Ingredients 2 tablespoons Pristine Gourmet Pure...

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Feast ON Preferred Purveyor

Feast ON Preferred Purveyor

              For locals and travelers alike, Feast ON is a criteria-based designation that recognizes businesses committed to showcasing Ontario’s unique tastes of place through their procurement, partnership, and participation activities.  From food trucks to fine dining establishments, Feast ON helps customers to learn about, find, and experience restaurants of all shapes and sizes that have become “Certified Tastes of Ontario”  Are you a champion of Ontario food and drink?  Learn more and APPLY...

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Jason on Rogers Daytime with Chef Alex from Farmhouse Tavern

Jason on Rogers Daytime with Chef Alex from Farmhouse Tavern

Watch Jason on Rogers Daytime with Chef Alex from Farmhouse Tavern, cooking up a storm:  

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A Gourmet Farmer on CHCH Morning Live

Watch Jason on CHCH Morning Live cooking up our edamame with Farmers Feed Cities:

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Good Food Starts Here 2013

Examining seed that is to be pressed Our press gently extracting oil from seed Our Pristine Angel Joshna, and Jason’s wife Linda Cory from VG Meats grilling up some tritip The wonderful people that are Sosnicki Organics Talking beer with John from Ramblin’ Road Jason, always putting something tasty in his mouth Some wines from Burning Kiln Edamame hush puppies with aioli and bacon and corn...

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City Boy Gone Country

By Joel Solish, Marketing & Communications Born and bred in Toronto I did not have much (or any, really) exposure to farms for most of my life. Changes happen, and they are good. Nothing makes me happier than being alone in a field where good food is being grown, and thankfully this gets to happen quite often, these days. Being trusted with the marketing responsibilities at Pristine Gourmet, thanks to the wonderful Jason Persall, has allowed me more access to time spent on a farm, and promoting the good things they do. Knowing how my food comes to my table is one of the most important...

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