What’s Cooking: March 1 – 7

several jugs of Acadian Maple Syrup line a shelf

March is officially here and it marks the the beginning of Maple Season! Get ready for a month of maple and delicious food. Keep reading to find out what’s cooking in Nova Scotia this week.


The Flying Apron Inn and Cookery

Join The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery on March 3 for the 10th annual Maple Brunch Buffet. This maple themed feast features some of the best flavours of the season. Savour buttermilk pancakes with Nova Scotian maple syrup. Indulge in high quality double smoked bacon and relish the Flying Apron’s signature sweet and spicy baked beans. The menu is stacked for March 3, so make sure to reserve your seat by calling 902-633-2300.

The Carleton

Get ready for a night of music and fun. Join The Carleton on March 7 to welcome Nova Scotia shanty-rockers Callehan with support from Ryan Roberts. The music will be great, and the food will be amazing. On top of all this, the cover will be completely free. Deals like this don’t come often, so buy your tickets soon!

Benjamin Bridge

Taurus is back! Benjamin Bridge is offering a limited supply of the 2017 vintage. Taurus features an array of candied red fruit flavours which delight the senses. The finish is spicy and smooth. It’s only here for a limited time, so grab a bottle (or two) from the winery soon.

Chain Yard Urban Cidery

The wait is over – Macs is Back! Savour the flavour of McIntosh apples harvested straight from the Annapolis Valley. Chain Yard Urban Cidery’s Macs is a well-balanced, single-variety cider. It offers vibrant, fresh apple aromatics that cascade into an off-dry palate accented with delicate floral honey and a delightful McIntosh tartness. Head to the taproom to pick some up or order online from their website.

Dory Mates’ Seafood Shop

Immerse yourself in a brand-new dining experience! Dory Mates’ Seafood Shop has opened the Gallery; every Friday and Saturday evening they’ll feature an exclusive three course menu. Each dish is delicious and features local Nova Scotia cuisine. The menu will change weekly, and reservations are required. Call 902-521-7067 or e-mail dorymatesseafoodshop@gmail.com to reserve your spot!

Thanksgiving w. Digby Pines

Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa

Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa is offering an incredible deal for the month of March. Book any night in March for only $119. Better yet, stay two nights and get the third night free! This offer is valid throughout all of March, so book your March getaway today! Don’t forget to swing by Churchill’s Restaurant for locally inspired fare and a thirst-quenching local beverage.

Featured Recipe: No-Churn Maple Apple Ice Cream

The sweet combination of cinnamon, maple and apple in this No-Churn Maple Apple Ice Cream makes a delightful chilled topping for desserts. A great addition to hot turnovers, pie, crisps, crumbles and even pancakes!

Local Source Guide:

Maple Syrup: Savour local maple syrup from Sugar Moon Farm or Acadian Maple in this recipe. For information how to purchase, please visit their websites.

Local apples: Noggins Corner Farm Market, Stirling Fruit Farms Ltd.,Scotian GoldMasstown MarketUprooted Market & Café, or one of the many other Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia.

Local butter: Masstown Creamery

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