Category: Canadian

French Canadian Pea Soup

French Canadian Pea Soup

What has been handed down from the first settlers of a land called New France, traditional soupe aux pois and the commercially popular Habitant Pea Soup, is today considered comfort food in most of...

crepes with apple and pear

Sweet & Savory Crêpes

One of the things I remember most about by first visit to Quebec City was ordering crêpes from a street vendor. Once you chose your fillings and placed your order you watched and waited...

squash soup

Squash Soup

This recipe was inspired by Canada’s First Nations people. The traditional diet of our local Haudenosaunee or Iroquois is comprised of three staples that they call the three sisters: squash, beans and corn. The...

Copper Street in Greenwood, British Columbia

Slow Roast Baby Back Ribs

With about 800 residents, Greenwood, BC’s is Canada’s smallest city. With its streetscapes reminiscent of the old west just add some cowboy music and the scene is set for a good old ribfest. With...

pankcakes

Pancakes from Scratch

Okay, I admit it.  For me, pancakes are really just an excuse to get my fill of a local specialty, maple syrup. Most years, by late March, the typical spring thaw in Eastern Ontario...

Sweet Potato Salad

This is a pleasant twist on traditional potato salad.  The complexity in flavour of this dish is achieved with just a few simple ingredients and a relatively small amount of prep time.  This dish...

Samll Cucumbers

Dill & Garlic Pickles

When the dill weed flowers in our garden in mid-summer, I head to the farmers market in search of the right sized baby cucumbers to make our family dill pickle recipe. This family recipe...