What’s Cooking: August 19 – 26

This week is full of so many fun and exciting events with delicious and local food and craft beverages! Keep reading What’s Cooking to find out how to experience a culinary adventure this week.

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 Carleton

Propeller Brewing Co and Garrison Brewing Co will soon be going head to head at The Carleton! On August 24 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., enjoy five courses prepared by Chef Matthias Probst. Each course will be paired with two 4 oz brews selected by expert Brewmasters. After each course, vote for the most successful pairing! Get your tickets here.

Founders House Dining & Drinks

Founders House Dining & Drinks will be holding a Wine Makers Dinner at Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards on August 25 at 6:30 p.m. Each course in this four course meal is designed by Chef Chris Pyne and paired with a delightful vintage from Lightfoot & Wolfville. As you eat, the winemakers will chat about each wine and what makes them so unique! Get your tickets here.

The Sou’Wester Restaurant

The Sou’Wester Restaurant at Peggy’s Cove will be hosting a Sunday Matinee on the Patio! On August 21 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., enjoy entertainment from The Sunrise Bluegrass Band along with great food and an incredible view!

Meander River Farm & Brewery

close up of sunflower in front of meander river farm

Did you know Meander River Farm & Brewery offers a a summer market? This Sunday, August 21, stop by from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. for a mix of local businesses.

Featured Recipe:  Blueberry Bacon and Quark Tart

This Blueberry, Bacon and Quark Tart could be a main dish or a savoury dessert! Balancing sweet and savoury, this recipe combines creamy cheese, salty bacon, herbs and Nova Scotia blueberries beautifully. Make sure to give it a try this summer!

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

Maple syrup can be purchased through Acadian Maple or Sugar Moon Farm.

Find local bacon at Meadowbrook Meat Market, the Pork Shop, Masstown Butcher,

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