Posts Tagged ‘Canadian Cuisine’

The Most Canadian of Soups

 

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We are heading into prime comfort food season, and also find ourselves not wanting to cook anything from scratch right now. After all the basting of turkey, mashing of potatoes and baking of shortbread, it is time for a break. And we would like to  recommend a truly Canadian pantry staple, the most beloved soup this country has ever known… Continue »



Canada 150: Butter Tarts

 

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Okay the Birthday Bash is over, but let’s not forget that Canada is still whooping it up this summer, and we are celebrating all things Canadian all this year. And what better way to celebrate than by indulging in perhaps that most iconic of Canadian pastries, the Butter Tart. Continue »



Canadian Favourites: Dare Maple Leaf Cookies

 

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The Toronto Maple Leafs may have fallen, but all over our city, maple trees are just opening up. The maple leaf is a big deal in this country, figuring prominently on sports jerseys, waving on our national flag and hiding out in the cookie jars of our dreams. Continue »



Canadian Favourites: Red River Cereal

 

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We are fond of the four seasons in Canada, it gives us a chance to change our wardrobe, our outdoor fitness activities and it gives us a chance to indulge in seasonal cuisine. Now that it actually feels like winter it’s a good time to indulge in a wintry morning standards like oatmeal or that classic Canadian breakfast favourite, Red River Cereal. On a hot summer day, maybe not so much, but Canadian winters and Red River Cereal have been going hand in hand and mitten in mitten since the early nineteen twenties.

Read all about the amazing woman who invented the cereal here! Continue »



The Most Canadian Supper: Split Pea soup and Molasses Bread

 

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When planning ahead for a holiday feast you would do well to also plan for the leftovers. If you’ve had turkey as your centrepiece recently, turkey soup, pot pies and sandwiches are usually the go-to ways to enjoy the feast to the last morsel. This year we had a large family dinner so decided to serve a ham as well. And whenever we have a ham, we follow it up with split pea soup. Continue »