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Winter is finally behind us and we're excited to finally say goodbye to hearty comfort foods and lighten up our menus with some fresh Spring Salads. So we're thrilled that National Salad Month takes place in May. Let's give our ovens a rest and celebrate with these sensational recipes.
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Oh, Canada! Our beloved home, and also the home of the liquid gold known the world over as pure maple syrup. Maple syrup is as Canadian as hockey, snow, and our classic red and white. But did you know that this liquid gold also has genuine nutrition benefits?
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Quebec's maple syrup cartel says it's nothing like OPEC.
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Sugar isn't just about adding sweetness to your baked goods; it carries a different behaviour depending on what you're baking and what the sugar is being combined with.
Thanksgiving may have come and gone, but we have a lot to be thankful for as Canadians right now. And what better way to embrace our feelings of National pride than by digging in to some delicious dishes that feature some of our country's favourite foods. From our love of bacon and sweet maple syrup, to gooey butter tarts and spicy caesars -- these truly Canadian recipes are a tasty way to celebrate our love for this great country we live in.
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MONTREAL — A late spring caused Canada's maple syrup production to fall for the second consecutive year in 2015 — and El Nino is threatening to put a dent in next spring's output as well. The warmer E...
The plight of Quebec's maple syrup industry has caught the eye of Pierre Paradis, the province's agriculture minister. While the province's share of global maple syrup production was 78 per cent ten years ago, it has fallen to 69 per cent today. We remain the global leader, but that's still quite a drop in market share.
New research suggests Canada's sweetest export may help fight off infection-causing bacteria and lessen the need for antibiotics. According to McGill University scientists, maple syrup extract helped...
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Pancakes, waffles and French toast? They're fine, but they're also just the start.Because if you're limiting maple syrup to the breakfast table, you're missing out on all sorts of excuses to add its g...
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If you too have possibly exhausted every family farm and play place, and may be looking for some simpler things to do, here are some tips and ideas for how to plan and survive the March Break without too much expense, or guilt, and create some adventures and memories along the way. Remember these don't have to be all day events, just "breaks" throughout the week.
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OTTAWA - Watch out, mock maple syrup makers: it's about to get a lot harder to pass off a knockoff as the bona-fide Canadian breakfast-table staple.After nearly a decade of talks among governments, fo...
Maple water is being called the new coconut water, but is it really this year's trendy new health drink? With spring already here, farmers’ markets will open across the country and for the most part,...
I'm getting the ultimate field to farm culinary experience at From the Farm Cooking School, located two hours east of Toronto in Prince Edward County. Personal chef and food writer Cynthia Peters teaches classes on the art of seasonal cooking from her 1830's heritage farmhouse.
LONDON, Ont. - There may be no signature ingredient more identified with Canadian cuisine than maple syrup, and with good reason. Canada produces about 85 per cent of the world's maple syrup. The only...
The province's maple syrup producers are hoping the rise in temperature as spring progresses will be steady, signalling a comeback in 2013 for a business worth $42 million annually to Ontario's econom...
Thieves in Quebec have made off with a massive haul of maple syrup worth up to $30 million in an unusual burglary targeting the world's most important association of producers of the Canadian confecti...
Canada's federal government is hoping to improve the quality of maple syrup by funding a $1.7-million initiative to develop a special tool to test the quality of maple syrup. For five years, Quebec's...
Maple syrup season is already over in parts of Nova Scotia. "It was a fairly early start to the season and it was only about three and a half weeks long so it was fairly quick," said Scott Whitelaw,...
OTTAWA - Falsely labelled maple syrup could be banned from the shelves of Canada's grocery stores if a Conservative senator gets her way. B.C.'s Nancy Greene Raine admits she's not a natural ally for...