Tag Archives: Newfoundland

Cheryl Blake’s Lassie Tarts

19 Aug

Chery Blake gets up at 4 am every morning to make the tarts, cakes and cookies at Flat Earth Outpost, the first and only coffee shop and roastery on Fogo Island, Newfoundland. She refused the job at first. Cheryl met […]

An Island Chef’s Guide to Wild Greens

13 Aug

If you see Fogo Island Inn chef Murray McDonald crawling around scanning the rocks near the inn, don’t worry. He has neither lost his mind nor a contact lens, he is looking for wild plants for the evening menu. The […]

A Newfoundland Lemonade Stand

12 Aug

After hiking into Joe Batt’s Arm today, I suspected this adorable lemonade stand was a mirage. I was desperate for a cool drink, so I was pretty disappointed on approaching to see that while the business was real, its CLOSED sign was up.

More Newfoundland, Please

5 Aug

If you’ve read this blog for a while, you’ll know Newfoundland is my happy place.   I grew up on the East Coast of Scotland, so I think there’s something about the salty air, the wild landscapes and the way […]

The Groundhog of Fruits

21 Oct

When I was visiting Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland, last week, I discovered dogberries–they grow on dogwood trees in almost every garden and along the sides of roads. They’re scarlet fruits, like large holly berries, and look for sure like they’d poison […]

Todd Perrin’s Mixed Berry Pie

15 Sep

In between doing major construction work and menu planning for his new restaurant Mallard Cottage (opening soon in Quidi Vidi Village, Newfoundland), Season 1 Top Chef Canada fan favourite Todd Perrin created this fall pie recipe for Reader’s Digest.

Culinary Adventures in Newfoundland

24 May

With a slew of new restaurants, unique food festivals and gourmet experiences to offer, Newfoundland has been coming into its own recently as a culinary destination. St John’s local and Top Chef Canada Season 1 contender Todd Perrin talks with us […]