What’s Cooking? January 6 – 12

From cooking classes to a good luck brunch and beer education – there are events for everyone this week, and in regions all across the province too! From Nova Scotia’s South Shore to Cape Breton there are no shortage of culinary adventures to be had. Keep reading to find out what’s cooking this week.

January 9th – 30th: Boxing Rock Beer School

Join beer sommelier Sheila at Boxing Rock Brewing Company for two hours of learning and fun every Thursday (9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th) in January from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Drop-in fee of $20 per class or $75 for all 4 classes. Visit the Facebook event page for all the details.

January 9th: Quiz night at Lane’s

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If your ideal evening pairs a great pub night dinner and trivia, stop by Lane’s Privateer Inn this Thursday for the first quiz night of the decade. It’s free to play and teams are capped at 8 people. Call 902 354 3456 to reserve for this popular event.

January 9 & 10: Kitchen Door classes

If your resolutions for this year include cooking more meals, look no further than Kitchen Door. First up on January 9th, is Kitchen Door’s knife skills workshop where you’ll learn how to get the most out of your favourite blade. Then, on January 10th take part in their Mexican street food class where they’ll take the mystery out of ceviche, mix it up with delicious tacos, and top it off with unforgettable Churros. For details on these and all their upcoming classes, visit their website.

January 10th: Cask night at Propeller

Back for the new year, stop by Propeller Brewing Company Fridays in at their Gottingen Street Tasting Room for a special cask beer. This week’s cask  is Rauchbier. Cask beer is served with a beer engine, so cask beers will be on all weekend (as long as they last!). Cask night runs from 5 p.m. – 12 a.m.

January 12th: Women in music at Governor’s Pub

This Sunday, Governor’s Pub & Eatery is the place to be for a delicious meal and great entertainment. Enjoy your meal while taking in the first night of the Women in Music performance series. This week’s local female performers will be Carmen Townsend, Colette Deveaux, and Molly Babin.

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Cooking with The Flying Apron (January): Join The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery Ltd. for their January cooking classes! Learn about sustainable seafood, pasta-making, sourdough bread-making, quick & simple suppers are more! See their Facebook page for more details about these events.

Wine & Lobster Event (February 2): Join Petite Rivière Vineyards for their 3rd Annual Wine & Lobster Event. Enjoy five Petite Riviere Vineyards wines paired with lobster stuffed appetizers created by Director of Culinary at Oak Island Resort, Chef Nathan Guggenheimer! Tickets: $70.

An Introduction to Wine (February 3): This 5-week, in-depth course, from Obladee, is designed for the beginner wine-enthusiast looking to develop their knowledge and understanding of wine basics. Class will be held Monday evenings 6 :00 – 8:30 p.m., Februrary 3, 2020 – March 9, 2020.

Savour Food & Wine Festival (February): In it’s 17th year, Savour Food & Wine Festival brings together Nova Scotia’s talented mixologists, incredible brewers, award-winning winemakers, and phenomenal chefs and their dishes over a series of five incredible events during the month of February.

Nova Scotia Lobster Crawl (February 1 – 29): Sip, savour, shop, stay and enjoy more than 100 lobster-related experiences from Barrington to Peggy’s Cove.

Nova Scotia Icewine Festival (February 14, 15, 16, 22, and 23): Taking place in the heart of the Annapolis Valley at Lightfoot & Wolfville Winery and featuring wines from across Nova Scotia, paired with thoughtful edibles from local chefs, the Icewine Festival is an incredible way to spend an afternoon (or a weekend) tasting, touring, and experiencing Nova Scotia Wine Country in the winter.

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