PAST EVENTS

Mad for Marmalade, Crazy for Citrus! (fourth annual)
19 February 2011

Kitchen Tool Magic
13 November 2010

Summer Picnic in Prince Edward County (third annual)
July 24 2010

Talking Food: The Importance of Symposia for Food Culture
7 June 2010

Apron-Mania!
8 May 2010

Mad for Marmalade, Crazy for Citrus! (third annual)
27 February 2010

Sweet Revolutions: the economic and social importance of sugar as food
14 & 17 November 2009

Taste of History!
3 October 2009

Summer Picnic in Prince Edward County
25 July 2009

Play Date for Culinary Historians and Friends
16 June 2009

Tandoori, Shashlyk, and Grouse, Oh My! The Exotic (Food) World of Expo ’67
26 May 2009

Culinary Landmarks: A Conference to Celebrate Elizabeth Driver's Culinary Landmarks: A Bibliography of Canadian Cookbooks, 1825-1949
1-3 May 2009

175 Years of Cakes
6 March, 2009

Marmalade: Contentment in a Jar
21 February 2009

Reading Cookbooks as Sources for the Study of Social History
5 November 2007

Frolics with Food
27 September 2007

Exotic Foods From Home and Afar
10 September 2007

Waterloo County Cookfest
5 May 2007

In Celebration of Edna Staebler
22 February 2007

“Come Again Tomorrow, Whim Wham, and much more for 7s 6d”: A Georgian Gentlewoman’s Culinary Journey from Charlottetown to Dundee
25 January 2007

Christmas Food in Historic Riverdale
28 November 2006

Recipes from Below Stairs at Dundurn Castle, a Historic Cooking Workshop
21 October 2006

Picnic on the Grand: Exploring Food History at Ruthven Park
19 August 2006

Foods of a French Village
25 May 2006

A Victorian Banquet to Spring
25 April 2006

Community Responses to Changing Foods in Panniqtuuq, Nunavut
13 February 2006

Tavern in the Town: A Look Back at Drinking in Toronto
10 November 2005

Celebrating the Culinary Heritage of Peterborough
and Area

24 September 2005

Biting Satire: Food and Drink in Caricature
2 March 2005

AGM 2004 and 10th Anniversary Bash
11 September 2004

Orange Juice
2 June 2004

Beyond Gingerbread
24 April 2004

The Archaeology of Culinary History Symposium
21 February 2004

Other events

  • "From Rations to Riesling," symposium at Doon Heritage Crossroads museum, Kitchener, Ontario
  • Factory-floor tour of the Redpath Sugar Refinery, Toronto
  • "Butchering Workshop" in partnership with Joseph Schneider Haus, Waterloo, Ontario
  • "Puddings Boiled, Steamed and Baked," symposium in partnership with Gibson House museum, Toronto
  • "Exploration of Canadian Cookery Books with Elizabeth Driver," a potluck event for CHC members, in partnership with Gibson House museum, Toronto
  • Guided tour of the Cambridge Farmers' Market with market board member and cookbook author Rose Murray
  • Lectures by Linda M. Ambrose, "Ladies, Please Provide," about the surprising meanings of foods prepared for Women's Institute meetings; Dana McCauley and Rick Archbold, "Last Dinner on the Titanic: If You Have to Go You Might as Well Have an 11-Course Meal First"; Patricia Ferguson, "Your Presence is Requested: The Art of Dining in 18th-Century Europe"; Margaret Fraser, "A Century of Canadian Home Cooking"; Nathalie Cooke, "How to Tickle the Palate with a Pen"; Mary F. Williamson, "Of Course There's More to Cooking Canadian Than Butter Tarts" and "Come Again Tomorrow, Whim Wham, and Much More for 7s 6d: A Georgian Gentlewoman's Culinary Journey from Charlottetown to Dundee"; Tina Bates and Phil Dunning, "Beyond Gingerbread and Hot Cider: Food and Drink Interpretation at Montgomery’s Inn"; Pierre Laszlo, "Orange Juice: Invention, Production, Imitation" and "Foods of a French Village; Kathy Lochnan, "Biting Satire: Food and Drink in Caricature"; Craig Heron, "Tavern in the Town: A Look Back at Drinking in Toronto"; Lynette Hunter, "Community Responses to Changing Foods in Panniqtuuq, Nunavut"; Elizabeth Driver, "Christmas Food in Historic Riverdale" Mary F. Williamson, "Come Again Tomorrow, Whim Wham, and much more for 7s 6d: A Georgian Gentlewoman's Culinary Journey from Charlottetown to Dundee," a lecture about Catherine Dalgairns and her Practice of Cookery; Carrie Herzog, "In Celebration of Edna Staebler"; Dorothy Duncan, "Canadian Food from an Advocate's Perspective"; Dr Massimo Marconi, lecture about the rare Kopi Luwak coffee from Indonesia; Fiona Lucas and Mary F. Williamson, "Frolics with Food: The Frugal Housewife's Manual by A.B., of Grimsby"; Nathalie Cooke, “Contraband and Controversy: The Fight for Spread for Our Bread,” about the margarine wars in Canada
  • Panel discussions at Northern Bounty V, the Cuisine Canada conference in Guelph, Ontario, on "How Have Immigrants Influenced Canadian Cooking?" and "When Does an Imported Ingredient Become a Canadian Ingredient?"
  • Behind-the-scenes visit to the University of Guelph Culinary Collections
  • Advance tour of the 1832 Gooderham and Worts whiskey distillery site in Toronto, before it reopened as a premiere cultural centre
  • Christmas Cookie Exchanges, featuring presentations about cookie histories

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