Taste of the Month: Decadent December
It’s easy to get into the holiday spirit this month as we celebrate DECADENT DECEMBER at Taste of Nova Scotia.
December and it’s abundance of seafood, rich cakes, pies, celebratory beverages, sweets, family recipes, and candies only comes around once a year – so indulge in local delicacies and treats this holiday season!
Taste: Let yourself be tempted by the decadent local food and drink at your holiday parties. We’re talking lobster, crab, oysters and scallops (a hit at any party.) For those sociables throughout December – you’ve got lots of amazing local wine, beer, cider and spirits to sip too.
Baking: Not in the baking spirit? There are plenty of local bakeries, chocolatiers and sweet shops in Nova Scotia to satisfy all your holiday party needs. Try Boulangerie la Vendéenne, Gourmandises Avenue Choclaterie, Sweet Spot Chocolate Shop and Sugah! Confectionary & Ice Cream Emporium for inspiration.
Recipes: From sides and mains to sweet and savoury – try your hand at some of our recipes for entertaining. Visit the Taste website to find decadently delicious recipes for a lavish holiday party or cozy family night at home.
- Get your seafood locally from Evan’s Seafoods & Restaurant, Fisherman’s Market International, Clearwater Seafoods Ltd. Victoria Co-op Fisheries, or Gidney Fisheries Ltd.
- Wines: L’Acadie Vineyards, Benjamin Bridge, Grand Pré Wines and Blomidon Estate Winery all have traditional method sparkling wines to celebrate the holidays!
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 entertaining (or gift-giving) game by adding something from NovaScotian Crystal to your holiday celebrations. Their mouth-blown, hand-cut crystal, 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.
In December: You can also Countdown to Christmas with us this month!
The 24 Days of Taste Countdown to Christmas makes shopping easy. With 24 amazing local gifts ideas to make at home, put under the tree or share with friends – we have something for everyone. Our gourmet gift boxes are also available for purchase.
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