What’s Cooking: August 12 – 19

Taste of the Month Blueberry Theme Shot by Jess Emin

This week is full of exciting events, delicious tastings and new product releases. Keep reading this weeks What’s Cooking to find out more and try our recipe for blueberry grunt!

Petite Patrie Chocolate

Petite Patrie Chocolate is hosting a Fabulous Chocolate Tasting Experience! This event will take place August 19 from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. The event will give you the opportunity to taste five distinctive chocolates and will end with a euro style drinking chocolate or homemade ice cream. Tickets include a free chocolate bar and 10 per cent off any purchase the night of the event. To purchase tickets or view more upcoming dates for the chocolate experience, visit their website.

The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery

chef velden with dashboard living

The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery is hosting a Best of the Season – Summer Demonstration Cooking Class & Culinary Getaway Package! The class begins at 6:30 p.m. on August 20 and the package includes two demo class registrations, a meal Saturday night, accommodations and a fresh hot breakfast. Contact them for more information and to book your spot!

Jost Vineyards & Seagrape Café

Jost Vineyards & Seagrape Café will be hosting comedy in the vineyard with Ron James! Join them August 27 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and enjoy award-winning wines, wine specials, door prizes, locally inspired food and more. Visit their website for tickets.

Benjamin Bridge

Benjamin Bridge has just released their new Piquette Duo. This two-pack contains Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc Piquettes. Available for a limited time only, you won’t want to miss out on this spectacular combo! Get yours here.

Lake City Cider

Lake City Cider has released their first Lake City Wine! With aromas of melon and light citrus notes, this Pinot Grigio sparkling wine finishes fresh and clean. It’s the perfect summer sipper for wine lovers! Purchase yours on their website.

Featured Recipe:  Nova Scotia Blueberry Grunt

Cast Iron Blueberry Grunt for Blueberry Month by Jess Emin

Blueberry grunt is a Nova Scotia classic! Now that it’s officially blueberry season, this Nova Scotia blueberry grunt is on the top of our recipe to-do list.

Fresh produce can be purchased at Noggins Corner Farm MarketStirling Fruit FarmsMasstown Market or one of the many other Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia.

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