Taste of the Month: Decadent December

It’s the most wonderful (culinary) time of the year! Decadent December is back and we’re in the mood for a celebration.

Taste: December and its abundance of cakes, seafood, beverages, and sweets only come around once a year – treat yourself this holiday season and indulge!

Baking: No time for your usual holiday baking? Don’t sweat it. There are plenty of local bakeries, chocolatier and  sweet shops in Nova Scotia to satisfy all your party needs. Stop by Boulangerie la VendéenneGourmandises Avenue ChoclaterieSweet Spot Chocolate Shop, Sugah! Confectionary & Ice Cream Emporium, or the Old Apothecary Bakery & Cafe this month.

Catering/Eat Out: Want to impress (without the mess)? Spots like Kitchen DoorScanway Bakery & Cafe, and Kate’s Sweet Indulgence will help make meal planning a little easier.

Enroll in a class: Curious about becoming more skilled in the kitchen? The Flying Apron Apron Inn & Cookery and Kitchen Door both offer cooking classes on a variety of cuisines.

Recipes: From desserts to mains, there’s no need to worry about what’s on the menu this month. We also have two new holiday recipes to share with you – Vanilla Shortbread Cheesecake with Cranberry Sauce and Candied Cranberries AND Creamy Tarragon Shellfish Linguine.

Win: Our contest to win a Taste of Nova Scotia holiday gift box launches this month. Follow us on Facebook to win.

The Season to Shine: Up your gift-giving game by adding something from NovaScotian Crystal to your list. Their made-in-Nova-Scotia wine glasses, candle holders, vases and gift-ware bring sparkle to every occasion.

Follow along with us this December and make sure to #tasteofthemonth.

And don’t forget to Countdown to Christmas with us!

The 24 Days of Taste Culinary Countdown makes shopping easy.  With 24 amazing local gifts ideas to make at home or put under the tree – we have something for everyone. Our gourmet gift boxes are also available for purchase.

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