What’s Cooking in Nova Scotia January 10 to 17, 2017?

Maple Syrup being boiled at Sugar Moon Farms.

It’s easy to feel run down this time of the year. The holiday spirit has drifted away and everyone is getting back to their daily routines. We’re here to help you get rid of that new year slump! Across the province, there’s an abundance of activities, food and drink celebrations and promises of mouth watering delights – from maple syrup and oysters, to three-course meals and some of Nova Scotia’s finest wines.

January: Cooking Classes with The Flying Apron

Photo of: Flying Apron Cooking Class

Feel like mastering some new cooking techniques? Then look no further! The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery will be hosting cooking classes all winter long. This month, learn the bread-making basics or how to properly prepare hearty and healthy grains.

More Info: The Flying Apron Events

January: Tasting Tuesday’s at the Brooklyn Warehouse

Roast Leg of Nova Scotia Lamb - Brooklyn Warehouse

For the month of January, Brooklyn Warehouse is helping chef Mark Gray (Battery Park) prepare for the Gold Medal Plates Canadian Culinary Championships in Kelowna, BC. Each Tuesday, Brooklyn Warehouse chef Steph, will present Mark with a black box of ingredients to use for that evening’s tasting menu! The resulting tasting menus will be offered as a five-course meal for $40/person. Come cheer on chef Mark and his team as they prepare to represent Nova Scotia at this national cooking competition.

More Info: Food For Thought 

January: Maple Syrup, Snowshoeing & more

Photo of March Break at Sugar Moon Farm

Have a sweet-tooth and some time on your hands? In January, Sugar Moon Farm is open every weekend from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Whether you’re looking to eat a maple-y brunch, snowshoe, ski or learn how maple syrup is made and harvested, you’ll be sure to have a sweet day!

More Info: Visit Sugar Moon Farm

January: Café Days at Scanway

Photo of: Scanway Donuts

We can’t stop drooling over Scanway’s baked goods and snacks. If you need something to satisfy that sweet tooth then check out Scanway’s Bakery and Café. Located on Grafton Street, this cafe is a must-visit for the chilly month of January. Stop by all month long to pick up something sweet!

More Info: Scanway’s Menu

January: Stew & Brew at Atlantica Oak Island

Photo of: Atlantica Oak Island WinterBeat this month’s winter chill at the Atlantica Oak Island Resort, warm up in the fireside lounge while sipping on a bowl of old fashioned stew. This weekend getaway will be sure to kick away those winter blues. Start your Sunday off with a breakfast for two before heading back to reality.

More Info: Atlantica Oak Island Resort Events

January 27: Sip n’ Shuck


Get ready for one of the most memorable events in January. Delta Halifax will be hosting an eventful evening full of sampling some of Nova Scotia’s finest wines and seafood. Indulge in some local wines and craft beers such as: Luckett Vineyards, Grand Pré Wines, Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyard, Garrison Brewery, Steinhart, Annapolis Cider and many more! Tickets usually run out fast, so get yours before it’s too late.

More Info: Sip n’ Shuck 2017

Save the date!

January (every Thursday at 7:00 p.m.) – Check out Trivia night at Lanes Privateer Inn. It’s free to play and will be an audio/ visual extravaganza.

January – Lanes Privateer Inn: Free live music every Friday. From Irish and English folk music to coffee house and beyond. Be sure to check out the weekly music sessions!

January 21 – S’more Canada, eh! at White Point Beach Resort – If you’re a s’more lover then you can’t miss this event.

FebruaryWinter Icewine Festival at Domaine de Grand Pré – Don’t miss out on an afternoon (or weekend) of tasting and experiencing Nova Scotia wine.

Savour Events – This winter, keep busy by checking out the series of unique culinary events at the 2017 Savour Food & Wine Festival!

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