The Toronto Raptors basketball team won the NBA championship June 13th 2019. It was the first time to happen in their 24-year franchise history. All occasions call for an edible celebration which begs the question…what do raptors eat? Or rather what can be made that’s raptor themed? Usually something sweet such as cake in the … More Sugar Sunday – What do Raptors eat?
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
And to french toast covered in maple syrup! It is still officially maple syrup season, a time that runs approximately from February to April. As winter gives way, reluctantly, to spring it is prime tapping time. A small hole is drilled into the sugar maple tree (‘tapping’) and a spout inserted with bucket attached. The … More Sugar Sunday – A toast to maple syrup