Taste Nova Scotia

The Petite Rivière Vineyard is an unexpected vision of Bordeaux on a winding country road on Nova Scotia’s South Shore.  The stucco sided building with deep-set windows, poised to overlook the vines is surrounded by...

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Tangled Garden, preserves - Food Gypsy

Wolfville Nova Scotia, A Foodie Tour

July 28, 2014 | 22 Comments

Wine, cheese, extraordinary preserves, a garden estate, a great cup of coffee and three tourist stops you won’t want to miss.  Explore Wolfville, Nova Scotia as only an insider can, with a little Foodie Tour!...

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Nova Scotia Brown Bread - Food Gypsy

Old School, Nova Scotia Brown Bread

July 11, 2010 | 1 Comments

When guests descend for breakfast at the Hillsdale House Inn in Annapolis Royal Nova Scotia, they smell fresh bread. Fresh, brown bread made with care and attention --- this is the bread they...

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In the kitchen there is laughter, the smell of coffee and fresh baked bread. Guests enjoy a quiet relaxed atmosphere in the dining room; the Hillsdale House is everything a country inn should be....

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The cuisine creator behind The Tempest Restaurant in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Chef Michael Howell knows seafood. Growing up in Chester, Nova Scotia, and graduate of the Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago, his travels...

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In the heart of Wolfville, Nova Scotia, on the shores of the Minas Basin where the tides roll back to reveal the long, red, mud flats - is a whirling little restaurant called The Tempest....

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It smells good. No, strike that, it does not smell good, it smells fantastic. With a kitchen this creative and ingredients this pure, the Wooden Monkey thrills the senses from the moment you...

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A little sign next to the menu under the glass top table reads: Soup is Love. It's safe to say that love is a key ingredient in everything that comes from the kitchen...

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