Eatin’s Canada – July

For our July issue, we  have some berries, some greens, some travel and tips.

Keels, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Keels, Newfoundland and Labrador.

 

Vancouver’s GaddAboutEating, is on the other far end of the country, to Newfoundland, with Newfoundland’s Finest Foods.

 

 

Pickles with grape leaf
Pickles with grape leaf

We have tips for making the crispest pickles (and will feature a pickle recipe in August).

We also link to a great video about the cleanest way to cook and shuck corn that we have ever seen!

 

 

Perfect Sangria
Perfect Sangria!

 

For Toronto summer patio enthusiasts, we highly recommend, Osteria dei Ganzi on Church Street. Read the review by Gayle Hurmuses and understand why.

 

Spooning filling
Spooning filling

Part of our seasonal recipes, we have how to make dolmathes (stuffed vine leaves) whether using preserved leaves or fresh. This recipe is accompanied by one for avgolemono sauce. Both are by our editor Gayle Hurmuses. The dolmathes are ever so slightly “Canadianized” by the substitution of dried cranberries for the usual currants or raisins.

imageOur newest contributor, Rita Anastasiou,  has learned to create luscious and decadent gluten-free desserts and baked goods that sidestep entirely the issue of wheat flour simply by being so delicious. This month, she shares a gorgeously photographed recipe for Berry Tartlets with Almond Crust that I want to reach across the internet for a bite of. Don’t you?

Strawberries at Lester's Farm Market
Strawberries at Lester’s Farm Market

And…that wonderful golden first part of summer is yours all year round when you open a jar of this simple but perfect Pectin-Free Strawberry Jam, by Super Mom Mimi Jones-Taylor.

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