• The art of enjoying Italian seasonal fall flavours


    How do you shop in the fall and winter? I came home from the supermarket yesterday with bananas and mangos. Maybe I was wishing for some sort of Caribbean vacation while I was shopping but today, I find there’s something strange about cutting into a mango as you watch the first winter flurries pass by […]

  • Pasta Tips for #WorldPastaDay on October 25th

    aurora importing pasta

    Celebration plans are underway for World Pasta Day on October 25th. In my house, we might try out a new pasta recipe (Pirro Filei Calaberse Piccante maybe?) or a new sauce (I’ve had my eye on Agromonte Cherry Tomato Sauce). Part of the joy of pasta is that cooking happens fast: boil for 10-12 minutes, […]

    Posted under How To | October 20, 2014
  • Come visit the new Aurora Cash & Carry Store

    crombie, mccallion, aurora

    If you were close to Mississauga last week, you might have heard the cheers coming from our headquarters as we swung open the doors to a renovated and revamped Cash & Carry store, a small secret that we have kept for more than 10 years! Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion and Ward 5 Councillor Bonnie Crombie […]

  • Fire up the grill with Aurora’s gourmet BBQ box for Dad


    You have to admit— nothing says summer like a barbecue in the backyard on a warm night. Imagine the smell of burgers on the grill, the sound of kids playing in the yard, and the clink of ice cubes in a glass— yes, it’s finally that time of year again. For the dad who loves […]

  • Introducing the Aurora Online Store

    Aurora Online Store

    We are very excited to announce that we have launched the official Aurora Online Store! The Aurora Online Store has been created to help Italian food lovers across Canada and the United States find the best quality products. Getting your favourite Italian goodies delivered home is now easier than ever, and you can use your […]

  • GMO, What To Know

    In today’s modern world, it has become necessary to question the quality of our food supply to the extent that it has become quite confusing. The need to classify foods into the categories of “organic” and “conventionally grown” is a sign of the times, and a source of contention for many. While buying organic carries an […]

  • Warm up on Twitter with Allessia Zuppa

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    This winter seems to be especially cold, and we still have a few more weeks to go before we can enjoy the first rays of spring. So it looks like we couldn’t have chosen a better year to launch the new line of Allessia zuppas, risottos and polenta, right? These boxes contain not only the […]