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Hosting, plating, and recipe tips we love that will elevate your dining experience.

Set the Scene: A Picture-Perfect Brunch Table Set the Scene: A Picture-Perfect Brunch Table
Hosting

Set the Scene: A Picture-Perfect Brunch Table

You know what they say—brunch is the most important meal of the day. That’s what we say, anyway. Second only to perfecting that frittata or eggs benedict recipe, presentation is key. Make the moment shine with this how-to on setting the perfect table for brunch.

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Community

Four Female Chefs That Ignite Inspiration

International Women’s Day is all about honoring achievements, raising awareness against bias, and taking action for equality. We’re celebrating this year by speaking to four Canadian chefs about equality, creativity, and their culinary craft. Click here to learn about Claire Livia Lassam in Vancouver, Maria-José de Frias in Montreal, Kiko Nakata in Vancouver, and Tania Ganassini in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

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Community

Culinary Roots

This February, Fable is honoring Black History Month by highlighting the stories of four food-focused small businesses across Canada: a café-restaurant hybrid in Toronto, Ont.; an Afrocentric plant-based food producer in Vancouver, B.C.; a hot sauce entrepreneur from Halifax, N.S.; and a stylish restaurant from Victoria, B.C. Read on to learn more.

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Community

Convenience is local. And it’s smaller than ever.

Fable is celebrating Small Business Week by highlighting four of our favourite small, local, and sustainable companies in Canada! Read on to learn more.

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Food

Fable’s mission is simple: Bring joy to every table

Become a food hero to Canadian youths in need, simply by bringing joy to your own table

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Community

Let’s Get Back to (Small) Business

Fable is celebrating Small Business Saturday by highlighting three of our favorite small, local, and sustainable companies in the United States! Read on to learn more.

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Hosting

Thanksgiving hosting tips & tricks

Thanksgiving is truly the ultimate hosting test. From cleaning your house to cooking a ten-pound turkey, it's no small feat.

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Food

Egg white pancakes as easy as a Sunday morning

Press play on the latest Spotify Weekend Chill playlist and let's cook the pancakes of your dreams.

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Hosting

Changing seasons, changing table

Becky Brauer, co-founder at Fresh Prep tells us why fall is her favorite, and how she uses the changing seasons inside and outside of her kitchen.

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Food

Our go to fired Sambuca prawns

Sambuca flamed prawns have all the makings of a go-to dish. It’s shareable, dippable, and you light it on fire. What else can you ask for?

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Plating

Charcuterie boards made brie-zy

With #foodgoals trending, we’re here to help you make the most delicious and Instagram-able charcuterie board possible. 

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Plating 

Different Types of Plate Garnishes

Step up your dinner game with these different types of plate garnishes that Fable recommends—from berries to herbs to vegetables, and more.

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Plating 

Serving Platter for One (How to Use a Serving Platter for Just You)

There are many ways to use serving platters besides traditional uses—even when dining solo. Here are tips and tricks for how one person can use a serving platter.

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Plating 

Portuguese Dinnerware vs. Bone China: Dinnerware Buying Guide

There are various types of dinnerware on the market. Discover all of the differences between Portuguese dinnerware and bone china. The answer may surprise you.

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Plating 

Affordable Dinnerware & the True Cost of Setting the Table

Everyone needs dinnerware, but not everyone knows how much they should be paying for it. Find out what you need and how much it actually costs to set the table.

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Plating 

Plate Garnishing Tips for Special Occasions

Garnishing a dish may seem unnecessary if you’re not a chef, but they can enhance any dish. Find out how to elevate your meals on special occasions.

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Plating 

Plating Tips for Breakfast in Bed

A relaxing breakfast in bed can be a really special treat for a loved one. Find out the best way to prepare and plate the perfect breakfast for any occasion.

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Hosting  Plating 

What Makes Our Dinnerware Premium?

Fable makes premium dinnerware to suit every table. Find out how our pieces are made, what makes our dinnerware special, and how we dine and gather in style.

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Plating 

The Best Bowls for Mise en Place

At Fable, we’re big fans of mise en place. In this piece, we explore the best bowls to help make recipe prep and cooking beautiful dishes a breeze.

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Plating 

French Design and Mise en Place

Take a vacation to France, from the comfort of your own home. Here at Fable, we’re sharing everything you need to know about French design and mise en place.

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Food

Sweet & Savory Comfort Food Recipes

To honor Mother’s Day this year, our team members share some favourite family recipes from special women in our lives. Click through to read all about making from-scratch perogies, fresh cherry cheesecake, and more.

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Plating 

How to Choose the Right Tableware

When choosing tableware, there are so many things to consider—the choices and possibilities are endless and can feel overwhelming. Here, find out what you should really be thinking about when setting your table.

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Plating 

Stoneware vs. Ceramic Dinnerware: Everything You Should Know

There are many different types of ceramic dinnerware on the market, and each is beautiful and unique in its own right. Learn about stoneware and what sets it apart from other ceramics.

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Plating 

Stoneware vs. Porcelain: Which is Better?

There are many different types of dinnerware, but out of stoneware and porcelain, which is better? They both serve a unique purpose. Read on to learn more, and to find out which we offer at Fable.

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