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Rye, Brown Butter & Pumpkin Scones with Buttermilk Orange Glaze

Makes 8-12 scones Both Canada and the United States are home to many grain farmers, millers, bakers, and makers who grow and produce regional grain, flour, and goods. Growing up, my mother “never followed the recipe”, and always incorporated whole wheat flour in her baking. – Chef Laetitia Chrapchynski Ingredients Scones: 120g (1 cup) all-purpose […]

November 22, 2022

“We will never forget you brave sons of Canada”

In September 2021, the Consulate General of Canada in Detroit was given a plaque by a relative of a former member of the U.S. Army stationed in South Korea which honoured the Canadian Fallen of the Korean War. An inscription states, “We will never forget you brave sons of Canada” to commemorate Canadians who fell […]

November 10, 2022

Canada’s gift of 150 maple trees

Canada has made many important contributions to the United States: strong trade and security alliances, Justin Bieber’s discography, poutine, insulin, Cirque du Soleil, snowmobiles, the Canadarm, and a steady stream of talented hockey players, to name a few! What you many not know, is that in 2017, to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, Canada […]

October 27, 2022

RECIPE: Apple Terrine with Tea & Honey Ice Cream

About this Recipe The fall has arrived and what better to celebrate the bounty of local orchards than in a naturally sweetened layered apple terrine. Paired with tea ice cream and bee pollen, this floral dessert will balance out many of the earthy flavours present at a traditional Thanksgiving dinner table. Both the terrine and […]

October 5, 2022

World Green Building Week 2022

When you think about fighting climate change, “buildings” might not be top of mind, but did you know that our building sector is the third-largest source of emissions in Canada? According to the World Green Building Council, the global built environment is responsible for almost 40% of global energy-related carbon emissions. Since we’re aiming to […]

September 13, 2022

Canadian Culinary Reflections – Part 1

Chef Laetitia Chrapchynski, Chef de Cuisine at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C, recently participated in a Canada-U.S. Culinary Diplomacy event with the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology to explore Canadian products and Indigenous culture. In this two-part series, she shares some of her reflections. PART 1 I believe that food can tell a […]

August 23, 2022

Canadian Culinary Reflections – Part 2

Chef Laetitia Chrapchynski, Chef de Cuisine at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C, recently participated in a Canada-U.S. Culinary Diplomacy event with the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology to explore Canadian products and Indigenous culture. In this two-part series, she shares some of her reflections. If you missed Part 1 in the series, you […]

August 22, 2022

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