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Suresh Doss x B.B. Cafe: A Taste of Persia // Curious Minds

Curious Minds // Heirloom: The Food Traditions of Toronto’s Cultural Mosaic

We begin our survey of the city's best family cooks and family-run restaurants with the mother-daughter team behind BB Cafe & Pastry Boutique in North York, renowned across the GTA for its elegant and mouthwatering Persian pastries. Saffron ice cream and rose-water scented desserts? Yes, please!

Single class: $21 (Members: $17, $14, Free)

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Promotional Partner: Foodism Toronto

A food writer based out of Toronto, Suresh Doss is the Print Editor for Foodism Toronto, Food Guide for CBC's Metro Morning and a regular contributor to The Globe and Mail, Toronto Life and Post City Magazines.

As we migrate from place to place and generation to generation, food becomes an heirloom. So what happens when our gatekeepers, our grandmothers and grandfathers, begin to leave us? Led by Suresh Doss, the intrepid food correspondent for CBC’s Metro Morning, Heirloom is a series about home cooking and the rich international food cultures that flourish here in Toronto.

Drawing on his encyclopedic knowledge of the city’s food scene, Suresh will take us inside the kitchens of the best family restaurants and home cooks across the GTA. As he sits down with the master cooks of an older generation, and the younger family members who must preserve their legacy, they’ll discuss a mouthwatering dish that has journeyed with them from a far away place. As we explore the rich history represented by these edible heirlooms, we’ll celebrate the distinct food traditions within our cultural mosaic and the universal importance of preserving one’s culture through cooking.


Suresh Doss x B.B. Cafe: A Taste of Persia // Curious Minds

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