What’s Cooking June 20 to 27, 2017

Photo of Nova Scotia strawberries. Photo by kelly neil

Strawberries, sunshine and summer! It’s officially summer when the first batches of local strawberries hit farmers’ market stands. Whether you’re savouring strawberries, celebrating local wines or enjoying a lobster roll overlooking the ocean on the Lobster Trail,  this summer is going to be a jam-packed with delicious activities.

June to October: Seafood Trails

Experience the province’s seafood like never before, with trail stops at restaurants and retail shops. It doesn’t get any fresher than this! Whether it’s a stop on the Chowder Trail, Lobster Trail, Oyster Trail, or Fish & Chips Trail, it’s time to let adventure out of its shell and truly get a taste of Nova Scotia.
More Info: Nova Scotia Seafood Trails

July 28: Georges Island Lobster Dinner

Discover the Wonder of Georges Island. As the 2017 RDV Tall Ships Regatta sails by, you’ll be cracking open lobster, savoring local wine and experiencing a view few others have witnessed. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable summer celebration. More Info: Taste of Nova Scotia

Georges Island Dinners:
July 28: Nova Scotia Lobster Dinner
July 29: Good Cheer & BBQ
July 30: Sip ‘n Shuck

June: WFM2Go

Get fresh and local ingredients delivered right to your door. WFM2Go is your online version of the Wolfville Farmers’ Market with weekly deliveries. They’ve made it super easy to get fresh local fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, wine and more – what are you waiting for?

June 23: Planters Ridge Anniversary

Photo of: Planters Ridge Cheese BoardPlanters Ridge has teamed-up with Meadowbrook Meat Market to host a pig roast and wine sampling for their third anniversary. Join them on June 23 for a day of deliciousness and celebration!

On June 24
Bees & Vines: 
Head to Planter’s Ridge to enjoy a day full of bee education, sweet honey and delicious local wine. Festival Vendors: Stirling Farm Market, Meadowbrook Meat Market and Barrelling Tide Distillery.

June 23 to October 28: Sunset Sail

Photo of Halifax

Step aboard the luxury sailing yacht J Farwell and sip into the sunset with wine from Devonian Coast Wineries LTD. paired perfectly with cheese. While aboard, prepare to be in awe of  Nova Scotia’s stunning coastline. More info: Sunset Wine Sail

June: New Summer Menu at Morris East

Morris East Pear & Prosciutto Pizza

Morris East has new pizzas – just in time for summer. Summer flavours range from a portobello and pecorino with fresh cream sauce to Hawaiian pizza with crispy pancetta and honey grilled pineapple.

Save the Date!!

June: Stay tuned for the opening of The Canteen‘s little C. This small take-out shop will be located next to the main Canteen location for your quick grab and go lunch.

July 5 to Aug 30:This two hour cruise is the ultimate Nova Scotian experience. Enjoy sailing, singing along to local music, and sampling Luckett Vineyard wines paired with delicious local seafood dishes.

July 2 to 9: It’s time for the 2017 Antigonish Highland Games and you’re all invited! Stop by nearby Taste members Main Street CaféSnow Queen or Gabrieau’s Bistro and fuel up before the games.

August 11 & 12: The Halifax Seaport Beerfest is back and with 110 producers discussing over 300 unique products, you won’t want to miss out. Taste members you’ll want to sample include: Boxing Rock Brewing CoBulwark Cider and Garrison Brewing Co.

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