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The Souvenir: Pot of Gold

These jams make St. Lawrence Market a sweet spot.

A Bisket - A BasketPhoto: André Doyon; Prop stylist: Emmanuelle Néron

Homemade sweet and savoury preserves line the walls of A Bisket - A Basket at Toronto's indoor St. Lawrence Market, where the city's best cooks have been buying ingredients since 1803. Owner Urs Aeby sits at the red-and-green stall on the market's lower level, a ritual Saturday stop for devotees of his all-natural jams, marmalades and chutneys. Try the bestselling blood orange and cranberry marmalade or the white nectarine with tamarind jam. The holiest of all is the herbaceous red lavender jam: made from strawberries, lavender and merlot, it's so divine it was requested by the late Pope John Paul II on a visit to the city.

Each 250-ml pot: $8
93 Front St. E., 416-594-0111,
abisketabasket.ca

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ENROUTE EDITION     MONTREAL     THE SOUVENIR     TORONTO    

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