Fiddlehead Fever

Nothing says it’s spring more than fiddleheads! These tightly furled shoots of the Ostrich Fern are named for their resemblance to the head of a fiddle (violin). This fern typically grows in moist, shady environments, which are commonplace in rural NS. For folks around these parts, foraging for fiddleheads is engrained in the culture. As a come from away, it has taken me several years … Continue reading Fiddlehead Fever

It’s Springtime! 10 Seasonal Recipes to Impress Your Guests

We’re sharing a guest post from Farmers’ Markets Cooperative of Nova Scotia, featuring 10 recipes with our favourite fresh, seasonal ingredients, like asparagus, fiddleheads and rhubarb. Time to head to the market! 1. Asparagus and Mushroom Galette with Goat Cheese, Bacon and Balsamic Reduction Photo and Recipe by Kevin Lynch 2. Rhubarb Vinaigrette Photo and recipe by Dinner With Julie. Get the recipe HERE. 3. Spring … Continue reading It’s Springtime! 10 Seasonal Recipes to Impress Your Guests