Catering Mashgichim Keep Us on the Kosher Path
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Catering Mashgichim Keep Us on the Kosher Path

If our Executive Chef is the heart of our kosher catering business, the mashgichim who work with us are certainly the soul. A mashgiach is a person trained and certified by a kashruth (kosher law) agency to supervise a kosher establishment like Mitzuyan Kosher Catering. While mashgichim are often rabbis, this is not a requirement….

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Where to Sell Your Chametz in Toronto

Passover is just a week away! This is probably the weekend you’ll be cleaning out your cupboards to remove chametz, which is any food or food product that contains leavened products. Clear out the beer, pizza, cookies, bread, and pasta. But why waste all of it? Sell or Donate Your Chametz As a kosher caterer,…

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Walk Past These Passover Foods

I know you’re being really careful about what foods to remove from your home as you prepare for Passover. However, there are a lot of Passover foods approved for the holiday but you may want to consider because their ingredients have more salt, sugar, and oils that can be detrimental to your health. <Ducking to…

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Oh, No—That Wasn’t Kosher!

We all know, nobody’s perfect. Everyone makes mistakes, often because they made a guess. But there are times when a guess should not even be entertained. Guessing on what’s kosher is one of them. Trying to determine if a food or meal is kosher can be tricky so the rule of thumb is: if in…

What is ‘Kosher for Passover’?
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What is ‘Kosher for Passover’?

We’ve all seen the labels: this matzo, wine, gefilte fish, cake mix, and so on, is kosher for Passover. But what exactly does this mean? Kosher laws do become a bit more of a challenge during Passover, as Tori Avey, known as The Shiksa in the Kitchen, notes in her blog on this topic. In…

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Keeping Kids Kosher Away From Home

Keeping kosher at home is pretty easy for most families. The kids grow up used to eating in a certain way: no mixing dairy with meats and fish, using separate dishes and flatware for dairy and meat meals, and knowing how to check labels at the grocery store. For many parents, though, the big challenges…

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A Kosher GMO?

Since you’re reading a food blog, you probably are aware of the debate around genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food. For those who aren’t invested in the food wars, GMOs are foods that have been altered to take away undesirable traits, like spoiling too soon or not being colorful enough. It’s also being done to…