TOP 10: Canadian Recipes with Tasty Local Foods

June 18, 2021 , ,

There are plenty of good reasons to eat local foods. We are reducing our ecological footprint and encouraging the local economy while enjoying the freshness of local food. It’s also a great way to celebrate our culinary and agricultural culture. Here are ten recipes to revisit our classics and rediscover our delicious Canadian produce.

#10 – Fiddlehead Soup

Fiddlehead Soup canadian local food

Ostrich ferns, commonly called fiddleheads ferns, grow wild in wet areas of Eastern Canada, with the litlle town of Tide Head, New Brunswick, billing itself as the “Fiddlehead Capital of the World”. They are delicious sautéed in the pan and also make a great soup.

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#9 – Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie Canadian local food

Shepherd’s Pie has diverse and somewhat mysterious origins, but it is nonetheless a classic here! Everyone knows the ground beef, corn and potato layers, but here’s a vegetarian version, with the meat replaced by a base of tofu and mushrooms.

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#8 – Rhubarb Crumble

rhubarb crumble canadian local food

To take advantage of the rhubarb season, here is a simple, quick dessert that is just sweet enough to enhance the tangy taste of this beautiful plant. The recipe only requires 10 minutes of preparation and a small 15 minutes of microwave cooking.

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Emilie Zaoré
A graduate of UQAM and the University of Montreal, Émilie has been a freelance communications expert since 2012. A foodie and passionate about new technologies, she's always on the lookout for trends and loves to share fascinating tidbits on social media.

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