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Iconic Foods of Canada: British Columbia

British Columbia is arguably the most beautiful and diverse province in Canada, from the rainforests of Haida Gwaii to the Rocky Mountain towns of Fernie and Golden. There’s the Gulf Islands, where the orcas swim, and Osoyoos, where the cacti grow. The Alaska Highway begins at Dawson Creek, while the Kootenay Pass will get you to Nelson. From the Okanagan […]

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Iconic Foods of Canada: Alberta

Oh, to be Alberta bound. Some go for the oil jobs, others for the mountains, (myself, for the wondrous foods of Alberta!) but there’s something for everyone. There’s Star Trek and Dinosaurs! There’s salt springs and skiing! There’s ranch land and rodeos! Hell, up until last year there was even a gay rodeo. Alberta is a great road trip province, […]

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Iconic Foods of Canada: Saskatchewan

Of the prairie provinces, Saskatchewan is the MOST prairie. It’s the flattest, wheatiest, and squarest of them all. Sounds kinda like a breakfast cereal, amirite? Speaking of breakfast, Saskatchewan brings home the bread. Literally. It is the “breadbasket of Canada” and one of the world’s largest exporters of wheat. It’s also loaded with chickpeas, barley, rye, oats, mustard, canola, flax […]

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150 Canadian Foods for Canada 150!

What is Canadian cuisine? Is it just a mirror of American cuisine with all of its spaghetti and hamburgers, but none of its amazing barbecue? Is Canadian cuisine a multicultural potluck or a creole? Is it more defined by our wild foods and agriculture (farm-to-table) or by our street foods and family traditions? Is there any unifying notion of “Canadian […]

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Iconic Foods of Canada: Manitoba

Manitoba is the gateway to Western Canada, but the the province is actually situated at the very center of the country. There is even a sign on the Trans Canada Highway declaring the exact longitudinal center of Canada. From the train rider’s perspective, Manitoba is what happens when you leave the Canadian Shield and things start to get marshy. Manitoba […]

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Iconic Foods of Canada: Ontario

Ontario is the largest province in Canada, in terms of both population and size. It is home to Toronto (Canada’s largest city), the Great Lakes, the CN Tower and the Horseshoe Falls. There’s even a giant nickle. That’s a lot of big stuff! This is also where we find the nation’s capital, Ottawa, where 4/20 festivities are celebrated on the […]

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Iconic Foods of Canada: Quebec

Quebec is one of the oldest, most historic provinces in Canada. It boasts world class dining, sport, creative arts and an almost European flair, in virtue of its rich French culture. It is often said that Montreal is the most fun city in Canada while Quebec is the most beautiful. There are many well known foods of Quebec, but most […]

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Iconic Foods of Canada: New Brunswick

New Brunswick is like the middle child of the Maritimes. It is quieter, more humble, and often doesn’t get as much credit as Nova Scotia or PEI when it comes to tourism prospects, despite having some pretty cool stuff (including only-in- New Brunswick foods). You could say New Brunswick is the strong, silent type (unless it’s a kitchen party). New […]

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Iconic Foods of Canada: Nova Scotia

Canada is turning 150 on July 1st, 2017 and in the spirit of celebrating her vast lands and cultures, Eat This Town will transform into Eat This Country for the next few weeks! I will be showcasing each province and territory’s unique contributions to our culinary landscape, with the help of fellow bloggers from all across Canada. Be sure to […]

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Iconic Foods of Canada: Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island is the smallest province in Canada, connected by a 12.9 kilometre bridge over the warm waters of the Northumberland Strait. They call it “Canada’s Food Island” for its bounty of fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy and seafood. Check out the Culinary Trail to experience the exciting foods of PEI. PEI is the Birthplace of Confederation, home of Anne […]

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