The Secret History of the McIntosh Apple – Lecture by Marion Kane

Event Start Date:
September 21, 2017
Event End Date:
September 21, 2017
Event Venue:
Campbell House Museum

Event Date: September 21, 2017
Event Time: 7:00pm
Tickets at Eventbrite or at the door:
General public: $15
CHC members $12

Photo credit: Edible Ottawa

The Culinary Historians of Canada present esteemed food writer Marion Kane. She will talk about the surprising Canadian roots of the McIntosh apple, which appeared as a chance sport on a farm near Dundela, Ontario, and has become one of North America’s most beloved – and ubiquitous – fruits. Marion will also share the recipe she calls the “Only Correct Way to Make Applesauce,” her favorite recipe for apple crumble and tips on making other luscious apple desserts. Samples will be provided! Co-sponsored by Campbell House.

Marion Kane has been a leader in the world of food journalism for several decades. She is an intrepid populist whose work combines social commentary with a consuming passion for things culinary. For 18 years, she was food editor/columnist for Canada’s largest newspaper, the Toronto Star. She lives in Toronto’s Kensington Market and is currently a freelance food sleuth®, podcaster, writer and cook.

Door prizes will be given! The International Festival of Authors (IOFA) has donated 4 tickets each to two of their upcoming events!

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