Christmas cookies make fun party snacks and charming gifts, but not everyone’s cut out to be a baker. With Toronto’s pool of professional talent, it’s easy to throw together a slaved-all-day style cookie spread without breaking out the mixer. Here, eight holiday treats that are scrumptious and readymade—not that anyone has to know.
Elyse Wahle of Sullivan and Bleeker Baking Co. shares her foolproof recipe for the classic baked good, plus an assortment of quirky cookie creations Photography by Reena Newman | Food Styling by Sasha Seymour
In a line that snaked around the Evergreen Brick Works, well over 3,000 street food enthusiasts waited patiently for the first ever mash-up of Food Truck Eats and the Toronto Underground Market: the Street Food Block Party. The keeners at the front of the line counted down, and at five on the nose they raced into the venue trying to hit crowd favourites such as La Carnita, which has been known to draw lines with hour-long waits.