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Modern schoolhouse

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Local tradition meets modern design in this unique schoolhouse on Nova Scotia’s South Shore restored by celebrated architect Brian MacKay-Lyons.

In depth: School of thought

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Extended footage of architect Brian MacKay-Lyons’ schoolhouse restoration in Upper Kingsburg, Nova Scotia. Video: Jive Photographic

School of thought

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A behind-the-scenes look at a historic schoolhouse restored by acclaimed Nova Scotia architect Brian MacKay-Lyons. Video: Jive Photographic

Foraging for wild mushrooms

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More chefs are discovering the variety of wild edible mushrooms available in Atlantic Canada. Photos: David MacVicar

Chanterelle Cheesecake Topping

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Although most people tend to think of mushrooms as strictly savoury, this recipe shows the diversity of these chanterelles in sweet dishes.

Herbed Mushroom Vinaigrette

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This vinaigrette is a fresh way to incorporate mushrooms into any salad.

Lobster Mushroom Cappucino

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Sophisticated and refined, but a recipe you can make in your own kitchen. You need an immersion blender, or even better, a milk frother. This soup is best served in cappuccino cups for a fun and almost trompe l’oeil effect.

Pasta with a Mixed Mushroom Sauce

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Fast and easy, yet still delectable and even a little luxurious, this pasta dish hits the spot.

Baked Fish with Mixed Fungi

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This savoury recipe will work for any type of fish, including trout, haddock, salmon or cod.