When is My Favourite Produce in Season?

It’s canning season again, folks, and this year it comes even earlier than usual. Now that summer’s heat has arrived, the farmers markets are starting to get full of delicious produce, and we here in the office have been pouring over canning and preserving cookbooks to dream about the delicious food we’re going to put away this summer! (If you want a refresher on the … Continue reading When is My Favourite Produce in Season?

Workshop Recipes: Zucchini Fritters and Dill Pickles

Our Katimavik volunteer, Fiona Tunmer, contributed the following report on a Zukes and Cukes workshop we did earlier this week with a group of self-professed junk food loving teenagers as part of an initiative with Health and Wellness Nova Scotia.  Enjoy!

Preparing the dill for chopping

We kicked off the cold and foggy morning with a preserving workshop in Dartmouth.  With very little to do outside in these slow moving days it seemed to be the perfect place to be; in a nice warm kitchen.  Continue reading “Workshop Recipes: Zucchini Fritters and Dill Pickles”

Fall Cooking Class Recipes: Lamb Meatloaf and Bulgar Wheat Pilaf

Our second class of the fall season included (local) lamb which many of us were not particularly familiar with. (The taste was terrific so perhaps that will change!) The menu also included a delicious carrot salad – a big hit at the table. (The recipe is below. Give it a try this weekend – almost all ingredients can be found at the Farmer’s Market.) Oh, … Continue reading Fall Cooking Class Recipes: Lamb Meatloaf and Bulgar Wheat Pilaf