If you are Canadian and you love food, you must read Speaking in Cod Tongues: A Canadian Culinary Journey by Lenore Newman. Or if you just have an interest in the history of food, you’ll love this book. 142 more words
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The year 2017 marks the 150th year that Canada has become a nation. This weekend there has been huge celebrations all across the our country. From air shows to car shows to antique and art shows to open air concerts to parades to picnics to barbeques there has been so much reason to celebrate. 882 more words
My mother was a terrific baker: pies, cakes, pans of squares, cooked up for special occasions. But I remember most of all her tarts.
She made a maple tart whose recipe, sadly, I never located when I went through her files after her death: the filling had a dab of raspberry or strawberry jam at bottom, a filling that baked to a spongey cake-like consistency, topped with a maple icing. 407 more words