For the 17th year, Eat to the Beat held their annual women-helping-women culinary fundraiser, where guests get to indulge in a vast variety of delectable Ontario culinary delights from 60 female chefs.

The event is a great cause where the Willow Breast Cancer Support, a national non-profit organization that not only supports women in surviving breast cancer but also to thrive.

The evening features sweet and savoury food and drinks, live music, a silent auction, raffle draw for great prizes. It’s a delicious event not to miss.

A tower of white macarons

We indulged in some Devils on Horseback – roasted, port stewed prunes wrapped in bacon by Alexandra Feswick, Samuel J. Moore. We loved how the prunes sweetness counterbalanced the bacon.

Devils on Horseback – Roasted, Port Stewed Prunes wrapped in Bacon by Alexandra Feswick, Samuel J. Moore

Scarlet Gaffney, Westin Harbour Castle menu included caramelized pear and woolwich goat cheese crostini, pecan onion butter, which was a tasty blend of goat cheese and pear that looks and tastes elegant.

Scarlet Gaffney, Westin Harbour Castle – Caramelized pear and woolwich goat cheese crostini, pecan onion butter

Tobey Nemeth from Edulis restaurant provided a colorful selection of morsels of: Fresh Sheep’s Milk Cheese with Piquillo Pappers and White Anchovies, Smoked Silver Bass with Herbed and Pickled Red Onion.

Toby Nemeth, Edulis Restaurant: Fresh Sheep’s Milk Cheese with Piquillo Pappers and White Anchovies, Smoked Silver Bass with Herbed and Pickled Red Onion.

We also loved the Pulled BBQ veal slider – mushroom confit, tomato herb aioli by Joan Monfaredi, Park Hyatt Hotel, where the pulled BBQ veal was soft and juicy.

Joan Monfaredi, Park Hyatt Hotel: Pulled BBQ veal slider, mushroom confit, tomato herb aioli

Along with wines, spirits, and premium beer, we found Tipicular Fixin’s Sno Ball refreshing and hits the spot!

Tipicular Fixin’s Sno Ball, despite it’s light pink colouring, was deceptively strong. Loved it!

Nuit Regular of Khao San Road with Mar Hor – Savoury pork and peanut on a sweet slice of fresh pineapple, garnished with spicy thai chili and cilantro

Trista Sheen of Crush Wine Bar – Jerk chicken wings with jalapeno corn cream

Chef Joanne Lusted, Clean Eating Magazine, making homemade ricotta rapini pesto with fall vegetable chips

Dulce de Leche Brownie Lollipops

You can stay in the loop about Eat to the Beat in 2013 by subscribing to updates at eattothebeat.ca. You can help ensure that no one has to face breast cancer alone!

ABOUT WILLOW BREAST CANCER SUPPORT CANADA

Willow Breast Cancer Support Canada is a national not-for-profit organization that provides free support and information today for those who cannot wait for tomorrow’s cure.

For more information visit www.willow.org

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