Tuesday, September 09, 2014

The Canadian Maritimes For Dummies (Part 2): Food to Try

Here's a list of authentic Canadian foods that you need to try when in Canada...

1.      Donair - A donair is made with it's own kind of meat and you can't forget the donair sauce!

 2.      Poutine - A poutine is one of Canada's best kept secrets! Crispy fries covered in gravy and cheese curds. So fatty, so delicious!
3.      Seafood - The Maritimes are especially know for the delicious seafood available, from lobster to clams and much more.

4.   Tim Hortons Coffee - You don't have to drive very far in any Canadian city to find one of these gems. Affectionately know as Tims, Timmy's, or Timmy Ho's, this place is sure to make any Canadian feel right at home. Always Fresh, Always Tim Hortons.

5.   Ketchup Chips - Although they may leave our fingers red and don't really taste anything like ketchup, there's nothing quite like a fresh bag of ketchup chips.

6.   Beaver Tails - A delicious fried dough covered in cinnamon sugar and toppings of your choice.

7.   Milk From a Bag - Canadians often buy their milk in a package containing three bags of milk. 
8.   Coffee Crisp - This tasty chocolate is another gem found only in Canada. If you enjoy coffee and chocolate, this is the treat for you!

9.   Nanaimo Bars - This yummy dessert which includes graham cracker, coconut, walnuts, vanilla custard, and chocolate, was created in the City of Nanaimo, British Columbia and is quite popular among Canadians. 

10. Smarties - These are different than what you may think. The Canadian version of Smarties are a tasty, colourful, candy-coated chocolate! 

11. Authentic Maple Syrup - there's nothing like some fresh maple syrup, candy, butter, or cream! This natural, sweet flavour will satisfy your sweet tooth for sure!

What Canadian foods would you add?

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