For the Love of Liverwurst

After a busy morning at the farmers’ market today, I sat down and had a snack of Boulangerie la Vendéenne bread and some liverwurst from Roselane Farm. It was so damn good that I had to immediately write a post about it. My love of liverwurst started many moons ago on a trip to London, [...]

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My Big Day Downtown

It is not very often that I get offered money to use for fun and frivolity. I was recently asked to spend $100 in downtown Halifax by the Downtown Halifax Business Commission; a task I thought would be a cake walk, but after agonizing over how and on what I would spend my big bucks, [...]

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It was a meal fit for our new king!

By now most of you know that every Saturday morning, Doug & I round up Zoe, and now Philippe, before heading out to the Farmers’ Market to grab our supplies for the week. On this particular Saturday, seeing as it was Philly Boy’s first ever trip, we decided that we would splurge and grab more [...]

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La Petite Gourmande

I once had a co-worker at Les Fougères, who had a four year old boy. He told me a story one day about his son that made me laugh. After hearing this story I hoped that if I ever had kids, mine would do the same. He explained that his family had been invited over [...]

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Not Your Average Loaf

I have had one Saturday staple for the past five years, and that is the Apricot-Honey loaf from Boulangerie La Vendéenne. Every Saturday we religiously line up at this stall (always a crazy long line!) and wait to purchase our loaf. It is chewy, sweet and studded with apricots and nothing makes a better snack [...]

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