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Catch with a conscience

The East Coast enjoys a rich haul of sustainable seafood—just treat it with respect Atlantic Canada produces a smorgasbord of sustainable seafood. Finding it just requires doing a little research and asking questions. “There’s a degree of education that we all have to grapple with,” says Halifax Chef Andrew Farrell. “My family was from Newfoundland… Read More»

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BERRY BLISS U-plant, u-pick, u-enjoy!

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Savour the flavours of summer’s beautiful bounty Lush with berries, summertime on the East Coast yields bountiful opportunities to seek new adventures, try new recipes, or plant new seedlings. Strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries (both cultivated and wild) abound throughout the region. Sweet, delicious, nutritious: edible gems worthy of celebration. Just getting your berries can… Read More»

Meaghan Adams adjusts a 4-layer white cake covered in pink and pale yellow edible sugar flowers and leaves

A sweet slice of spring

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Cake designer Meaghan Adamski shares how you can make your own extravagant cake and eat it too! Photos by Bruce Murray/Visionfire One of the most welcome signs of spring is the unfurling of the season’s first flowers. Those tiny buds sometimes forcing their way through the last dustings of stubborn snow, a fantastic display of… Read More»

Amazing Graze

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Small bites with big style for your winter gatherings As the days become colder and the holiday season approaches, more families will be staying indoors, spending more time together while enjoying some delicious bites. Among this season’s hottest dining trends are charcuterie boards and grazing boxes. Charcuterie is typically a presentation of cured meats, cheese,… Read More»

Soul Food East Coast Style

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Chef Collin Stone shares how Black history and culinary traditions can feed everyone’s soul

The perfect pick

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Versatile and flavourful, local apples are a favourite in East Coast kitchens

Thrill of the grill

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Grilling fruits and veggies­—not just for dinner time

Break an egg

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These simple nutritious breakfasts cook up quick to start your day right

Best bites

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Showcasing local ingredients, these East Coast Living recipes
are reader favourites

A plate of tea sandwiches

Social sandwiches

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Dainty and crustless, these nibbles are a staple at celebrations across our region

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