Olde Fashioned Christmas

Manotick Olde Fashioned Christmas

This weekend is Manotick’s Olde Fashioned Christmas and we will be joining in with free samples of our homemade traditional mincemeat tarts.

Elsewhere in Manotick you will find cookies, hot chocolate, apple cider, face painting, wagon rides and much more. We all hope you will come out and join in the festivities.

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

Fresh Canadian Bistro

Nova Scotia chef Craig Flinn lives by the principles of the Slow Food movement, supporting locally sourced foods that are produced in an environmentally responsible way. He has a real passion and understanding of Canadian food, and with Fresh Canadian Bistro he is supporting a better type of cooking – a sustainable, responsible and culturally strong representation of Canadian food.

Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Leave a comment

The Whole Beast

The Whole Beast: Nose to Tail eating by Fergus Henderson with an introduction by extreme chef Anthony Bourdain, is more than a cookbook, it is a certified ‘foodie’ classic. In Henderson’s words it is “a celebration of cuts of meat, innards, and extremities that are more often forgotten or discarded in today’s kitchen” he feels it would be “disingenuous to the animal not to make the most of the whole beast” as there are “a set of delights, textural and flavoursome, which lie beyond the fillet.”

Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Leave a comment

Fresh

Fresh by John Bishop and Dennis Green, is a collection of more than ninety award-winning seasonal recipes made with local foods. John Bishop and Dennis Green are, respectively, the owner and head chef of one of Vancouver’s top restaurants – Bishop’s Restaurant.

Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Leave a comment

What is a Pasty?

It struck me when I was working in the store the other day that on this ‘side of the pond’ not everyone knows what a pasty is, and that perhaps I should remedy that.

Continue reading

Posted in Foodie | 3 Comments

Locavore

Locavore by Sarah Elton is a blueprint for Canada’s local ‘good food’ revolution, it describes how foodies, urbanites, famers, gardeners and chefs across Canada are creating a new local food order that is sustainable and can feed us all.

Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Leave a comment

Feeling Sheepish!

Lamb has been gaining in popularity, but we have been having trouble sourcing enough to meet demand. So we are trying a new approach.

Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Grand Opening Celebrations

Tomorrow is our Grand Opening and we are all super excited about it. We will start the celebrations off at 11am with a fabulous cake and naturally the good eats will continue all afternoon with free samples prepared by local celebrity Steph the Grilling Gourmet, who will have pork, beef, chicken, lamb, wild boar and venison on the grill.

Continue reading

Posted in Events | 3 Comments

Pasture Perfect

In ‘Pasture Perfect; the far-reaching benefits of choosing meat, eggs and dairy products from grass-fed animals’ Jo Robinson is championing a more natural way to raise livestock, by presenting compelling evidence that pasture raised is not only better for the animals, but also for the farmers, the planet and you!

Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Leave a comment

A Taste of Manotick

Tomorrow – Saturday 21st August – come and experience all “the flavours” Manotick has to offer.

Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment