There is something deeply satisfying about these cakes. Not overly sweet and filling, they’re a perfect midday snack.
Rosehips or rosehaws are the fruit from wild rose bushes. They appear in the late summer, early fall and are a great source of Vitamin C. They are also wonderful dried and used in making wines, tisanes and herbal teas. This is truly an old school recipe, a wonderful example of the ingenuity and simplicity… Read More»
This soup is like a warm hug. The recipe for this comes from a booklet published by Les Dames Patronesses, a ladies auxiliary based in Clare, an Acadian community in southwestern Nova Scotia. The original recipe directions contained very few directions and next to no list of ingredients, save for those that were listed.
This sweet and tart condiment can be found in many Atlantic Canadian pantries. This recipe can easily be halved for smaller portions, but it’s worth the extra effort to make this much, as it keeps well when canned. It also makes a great hostess gift at picnics and low-key dinner parties.
Traditional East Coast recipes are making a comeback. We cook up some of your favourites and bring back memories, too.
This simple dessert is best made during the height of blueberry season as an easy and tasty way to use up the glut of berries. This dish has as many variations as it does names (blueberry bang belly, blueberries and dumplings), but any way you make it, it’s delicious.
Cider is making a comeback, but it may not be the beverage you remember
Jost’s Maple Eau de Vie is made in a wood-fired copper pot and sure to warm your belly. This elegant brandy is versatile and can be enjoyed in many places, but our favourite is next to the fire! www.jostwine.com
A look at a row house that underwent extensive renovations. I love historic homes, so when the opportunity came to check out a historic home in Halifax that had been completed renovated, I jumped on the chance to check it out. The house located in the Schmidtville area of Halifax, near Spring Garden Road. The… Read More»
This chic magazine stand from Offi, designed by Eric Pfeiffer, is pictured here in walnut.