Bobbi Turpin never expected to become a full-time pasta maker.
“It’s a happy surprise,” the professional accountant and bookkeeper said with a laugh. “It started off as a hobby.”
I reached Turpin recently to learn how she turned her passion for pasta into a business called The Pure Blend.
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Up North5:53Northern Nosh: The Pure Blend
Shortly after our conversation, Turpin told me that she’ll be moving production of her growing enterprise out of her home and into a commercial kitchen in April.
To learn more about The Pure Blend, head to their website. Thanks to listener John Russell for the tip.
“Northern Nosh” is a new weekly feature on Up North, CBC Radio One’s regional afternoon show for northern Ontario. If you know of a restaurant, bakery or farm you think would make a great story, get in touch!