Whether you’re planning a foodie trip to the country or just want to uncover some of Canada’s incredible flavours, we’ve taken an in-depth look into what makes this vast, beautiful nation an absolute treat for the senses.
Even if you take away the breath-taking scenery, rich wildlife, cosmopolitan cities and friendly locals, Canada still has a lot going for it. Whether it’s the country’s world-class restaurants serving up regional delicacies, the incredible produce found in the Canadian countryside or the truly passionate artisans that are using innovative and modern techniques to ensure their nation’s cuisine remains contemporary, there’s something to delight all palates.
That’s why we’ve teamed up with Destination Canada to take a look at every aspect of the country’s amazing food and drink. From the French-inspired cuisine of Québec to the Icelandic influences found in Winnipeg, the multicultural society Canada has fostered over the years has resulted in some delicious regional specialities. We’ve also brought together recipes from some of Canada’s best restaurants, showcasing signature dishes and flavours that make the most of the country’s produce, and city guides from bloggers who have travelled around the country to seek out the highlights. If you’re thinking of visiting the country, then take a look below and be inspired.
Whether it's the spot prawns from British Columbia, gargantuan snow crabs or something a little more exotic, Canada is home to some of the best fish and seafood on the planet. Recreate the flavours of the country with recipes from Canada-obsessed bloggers and some of the country's best chefs.
It's not just amazing food that Canada's got going for it – the nation's beers, wines and cocktails are recognised the world over as some of the best around. Learn more about delicious ice wine, how British Columbia is home to swathes of vineyards and why the cocktail bars of Vancouver are simply unmissable.
Chokecherries, fiddleheads, Malpaque oysters – there are plenty of ingredients used across Canada that are all but unheard of in the UK. Get to know them and discover how Canadian chefs make the most out of their beloved produce.