Fall is a forager’s delight, with apples ripe for the picking throughout the province — scattered near trails, alongside rivers, in schoolyards and parking lots. You can stockpile them, but then what?
Whether it be by taste, smell, touch or memory, the blueberry holds a special place in local Island cultures past and present and is at the centre of memories, stories, recipes and experiences.
It grows well in Newfoundland, has a variety of uses, and experimenting with it can make you feel like Alice tumbling down a rabbit hole of culinary delights.
Salt making has a long history, both globally and locally, and has, at times, been worth more than gold. Yet, today, we import a majority of our salt into the province. For those seeking a greater sense of self-sufficiency, making your own salt is as easy as evaporating a bucket of sea water.
Chinese food may not usually be very…Chinese. But does it really matter?