What’s Cooking: September 22 – 28

From wine paired dinners to craft beer showdowns and Oktoberfest events, keep reading to see what’s cooking this week.

Founders House Dining & Drinks

The next Wine Makers dinner at Founders House Dining & Drinks will take place this Thursday, September 22. Enjoy four thoughtfully curated courses paired with wines from Planters Ridge.

The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery

flying apron octoberfest menu

Thursday, September 22 kicks off the Flying Apron Inn & Cookery’s 9th Annual Oktoberfest Celebrations featuring the above menu. Reservations are recommended for the dining room.

Garrison Brewing

garrison octoberfest at picnic table

Beginning this Sunday until October 2, join Garrison Brewing at the Waterfront Beer Garden for an Oktoberfest celebration featuring incredible craft beer, German food features, live music, games, and more!

The Carleton

the carleton craft beer showdown sign

Join the Carleton on Wednesday, September 28th when Annapolis Royal’s East Coast Cider and Kentville cidery Maritime Express go head to head for the next Craft Draught Showdown. Enjoy 5 courses prepared by Chef Mathias Probst, each one paired with two 4 oz brews selected by expert brewmasters to complement the dish. You vote for the most successful pairing after each course, with the grand winner declared at the end of the evening.

Nova Scotia Culinary Trails & Taste of Nova Scotia App

app and chowder

Looking for staycation ideas? Lucky for you, the Nova Scotia Lobster, Chowder, & Good Cheer Trails have you covered! Whether you’re tapping into local craft beverages, cracking open a freshly caught lobster, or diving into a bowl of seafood chowder – there’s something on the trails that will satisfy all your cravings. Make sure to download the Taste of Nova Scotia mobile app to make it easier than ever to collect stamps!

Save the date:

  • October 2: Mark your calendars for the fourth annual Beyond Terroir event hosted by Benjamin Bridge, in allyship with Glooscap First Nation. The event will feature three food stations with Mi’kmaq knowledge holders at each, who will speak on various topics around this year’s theme: land first. Guests will be guided through the vineyard where they will experience thoughtful food and drink pairings prepared with ingredients from the vineyard’s garden and local producers.

Featured Recipe: Honey Roasted Apple Parsnip Soup

This recipe is what we call soup for the soul. This flavourful dish is packed with seasonal local goodness & warm spices.

Local Source Guide:

Local apples/produce: Noggins Corner Farm MarketStirling Fruit FarmsMasstown Market, Scotian Gold Country Store or any Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia.

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