Sugar Sunday – The sentimental sap

Maple syrup, that most Canadian of things is actually an ‘Aboriginal’ thing. Indigenous to eastern Canada and used by the Indigenous peoples of these lands, maple trees have become symbolic of this country. The maple leaf forever: logo for national sports associations, ubiquitous souvenir of Canada, the flag worn on backpacks abroad to signify that … More Sugar Sunday – The sentimental sap

Meatless Monday – Happy Thanksgiving 2018!

A plethora of pumpkin and squash. When life gives you pumpkin, make soup. From left going counter-clockwise, honey nut squash, butternut squash and Jamaican pumpkin. Gourds are a hallmark of autumn cuisine and Thanksgiving meals. This year I cheated and bought most of my holiday meal but I couldn’t resist buying any squash that took … More Meatless Monday – Happy Thanksgiving 2018!