What’s Cooking: April 26 – May 3

There are a ton of fun activities within our beautiful province. There’s so much to do, see, drink, and eat. Let’s take a deep dive into some interesting activities and products that can be found this week on What’s Cooking!

Old Orchard Inn

Looking for an exciting, new culinary adventure this month? We’ve got just the answer for you – introducing the inaugural Valley Wine Festival!

Presented by Old Orchard Inn, savour exquisite wines crafted by passionate local wine makers, indulge in delectable bites from the region’s culinary talents, and immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Annapolis Valley. Secure your spot at the Valley Wine Festival for an unforgettable weekend of wine tasting, wine shopping, and gourmet experiences.

There’s still tickets available to the various events taking place. Make sure to buy yours now!

The Whiskey Teller

Join The Whiskey Teller on Saturday, April 27 for Japanese Cuisine Night! It’s going to be a night of authentic Japanese food prepared by the wonderful chefs at The Whiskey Teller. Menu items include Shrimp Tempura, Crispy Gyoza, Spicy Tuna Sushi Roll, and even Tempura Banana. Check out the full menu to see all the delicious dishes available on Saturday. Reservations not required.

Fox Harb’r Resort

Join Fox Harb’r Resort for a weekend of delicious indulgence with their Spring Culinary Weekend! An indulgent three day culinary adventure, experience luxury with 2 nights in a suite of your choice! Friday kicks off with live action food stations, paired with Chef’s brewed beer and a sake selection. Indulge in a decadent Saturday brunch featuring lobster eggs benedict, smoked salmon, flapjacks, and more.

Engage in an enlightening Taste of Nova Scotia Food & Beverage Seminars, featuring products from Taste of Nova Scotia members and witness Chef MacLean’s culinary magic with a cooking demo and plant-based buffet lunch. Round out the weekend with a Gala Dinner, presenting a five-course tasting menu paired with wines and sake, as well as Sunday brunch.

Start May off on a gourmet note by booking this package now!

Propeller Brewing Company

Just in time for the weekend, Propeller Brewing Company‘s Patio Pack Craft Beer Mixer is back and better than ever! With some returning favourites and some fresh new brews, this pack is sure to be a summer hit. Best served with sunshine, Propeller’s Patio Pack Craft Beer Mixer features two new brews (Prickly Pear Lagered Ale and Shandy Lager & Lemonade) and two returning classics (Lime Lite Lager and Stone Fruit Summer Ale).

Swing by Propeller’s Prop Shops in Halifax, Dartmouth and Bedford to stock up for the weekend, or place your order on their online store.

Digby Pines Resort & Spa

Spring has arrived at Digby Pines Resort & Spa! Dive into some great deals for some early spring fun. For every room booked during the week in April and May on their Best Available Rate, enjoy a free round of golf on The Pines’ 18-hole golf course, now open for the season. While enjoying this deal, don’t forget to stop by Churchill’s Restaurant for some premium cuisine! Visit Digby Pine Resort’s website to take advantage of this limited-time offer.

Junction Sixteen Kitchen & Bar

Get ready for BOGO pizza every Tuesday at Junction Sixteen! There’s a wide variety of unique and tasty pies like The Canadian Junction, Coal Pusher Canadian, The French Connection, and even more. Better yet, experience the delicious flavour of every slice at 50% off when you buy a second pizza. Can this get any better? Of course! Draft beers are only $7, cocktails are only $12, and a 5 oz glass of wine is only $10. Stop by on any Tuesday to take advantage of BOGO Pizza Night.

Bulwark Cider

Did you know Bulwark Cider has vodka soda? They do! Besides their delicious local cider, their vodka soda provides a glimpse into a different kind of drink. Known as a patio quencher, their lemon lime vodka soda is the perfect drink for unwinding and relaxing with friends. Head to Bulwark Cider’s website or your nearest liquor store to pick up a can (or six) of their delicious lemon lime vodka soda.

Featured Recipe: Comeau’s Tide Slide

Elevate your appetizer game with Comeau’s Tide Slide from Comeau’s Sea Foods Ltd. & La Cuisine Robicheau – a tantalizing blend of savory bacon-wrapped scallops, nestled on toasted brioche buns and topped with crisp arugula and crunchy fried onions. Drizzled with a zesty Comeau’s Tide Sauce, these sliders are sure to delight any crowd.

Perfect for a summer BBQ or a cozy night in, each bite offers a harmonious balance of flavours that will leave your taste buds craving more.

Local Source Guide

Comeau’s Bacon Wrapped Scallops: Available at Comeau’s Sea Foods retail store, their online store, and grocery retailers in Nova Scotia.
Produce & Herbs: Masstown MarketNoggins Corner Farm MarketStirling Fruit FarmsUprooted Market & Cafe, or one of the many Farmers Markets of Nova Scotia.
Honey: Cornect Family Farm

– This recipe is featured in our 2024 Taste of Nova Scotia Culinary Guide –

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