The coldest part of the year is upon us and it’s a perfect time to warm your soul by exploring food in a new way with a culinary adventure.
In the winter, gather ‘round a table overlooking the frozen pond at Nestleton Waters Inn. Their candlelit dinner series with chef Aaron Moss offers a wide selection of local food and drinks to comfort you on when the icy winds blow.
Explore Port Olive Oil Co. This tasting bar of artisan oils and vinegars allow you to explore the beautiful flavours and benefits of the freshest EVOO in the world. We think the lemon olive oil, tangerine and strawberry balsamic vinegar drizzled atop some winter greens could only be topped with the chardonnay sea salt.
Take stock: They say the measure of a ‘foodie’ is the quality of their paring knife! Better get yourself to The Passionate Cook’s Essentials in charming Uxbridge. Spoil yourself with a new quality kitchenware item, hard-to-find condiments or something to take home from their cheese and charcuterie counter. Looking to expand their recipe collection and cooking expertise? Check out their in-store cooking and cheese classes.
Get stewing with healthy, hardy bison raised and roaming locally at Thunder Ridge Bison. Their bison are fed pasture grasses and are raised naturally. You can find this product at Willowtree Farm, along with other butcher shop, bakery, café and farm events, year-round. Maple syrup season is one of their favourite times to get back outside and start harvesting from the land -visit them soon!