A Jam Jam is a soft, chewy molasses sandwich cookie made with two cakey cookies with jam sandwiched in between.
The iconic Canadian Jam Jams is a baked sandwich cookie made with two cakey cookies with jam sandwiched in between.
The Date Square (a.k.a. Matrimonial Bar) is beloved by many despite the plethora of names it’s known by, and perfect with a cup of tea.
Nanaimo bars are a Canadian favourite and are a prominent feature on any cooking tray across the country, especially at Christmas time.
The delicious Canadian phenomenon found at every church basement tea, farmers market and community bake sale across the country has been beloved by generations. And the most famous of them all? The Nanaimo Bar.
The humble date square is surprisingly sweet and perfect with a cup of tea, enjoyed from Victoria, British Columbia to St. John’s Newfoundland. Whatever you call it, it is comfort, squared.
Learn the history of fiddleheads in Canada, how to pick them and prepare them for eating.
This classic yellow split pea soup has some versatility when it comes to one of the main ingredients: the ham.
This simple one-pot fiddlehead pasta recipe is a fresh taste of spring with a hit of zesty lemon and herbaceous basil.
These classic baked beans have East Coast roots — the use of molasses versus maple syrup is a Maritime tradition stemming from New England, in particular Boston.
Jiggs Dinner — a melting pot of salted beef, root vegetables and yellow split peas — is one of the most recognizable and beloved meals in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Hunger is the necessity of invention for many traditional Canadian foods and pea soup is the mother of them all.
This Jiggs Dinner with Pease Pudding recipe is flexible when it comes to the amount and variety of root veg included because it’s all in one big pot.
While many ingredients are incredibly regional, the versatility and history of the humble bean spans from coast to coast.
Traditional pouding chômeur, was made with brown sugar, but now most makers use maple syrup which makes for an even more Quebecois classic Canadian dessert.
Cod is still king in the kitchen. Not only is it a versatile whitefish, but Newfoundlanders and Labradorians know how to make it taste darn good.
Summer on the East Coast of Canada can be summed up in a few words: salty breezes, lighthouses, and lobster rolls.