Links in Canadian Cuisine



A history of cooks and cooking, foods and foodways in Canada.



Collection of tried and true recipes, reflecting Canada’s ethnic diversity. Dorothy Rheaume.



An explanation of Canadian meals. Unique food and drinks.



The Ontario Maple Syrup Producers Association provides numerous recipes that use maple syrup.
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I’m Making Pancakes to Cure a Headache

Buttermilk Pancakes

A splash of vanilla and a small pat of butter are the secret ingredients to these decadent, fluffy pancakes.


  • 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1-3/4 cups (425 mL) buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter, melted
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) vanilla
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) canola oil


In large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

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Pancake Breakfast Cookie

All the deliciousness of a big breakfast baked into a cookie! This snack by Donna Fier is simply unforgettable.

For more information visit Recipe to Riches!

Preparation time:

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Yield: 30


1/2 cup unsalted butter

1 package bacon (500 g)

2/3 cup packed brown sugar

1/3 cup granulated sugar

3 tablespoons buttermilk

2 tablespoons maple syrup

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 unit egg

1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt


In small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; cook, swirling pan often, until tan coloured and fragrant with a nutty aroma, about 2 to 5 minutes.… Read the rest

Homestyle Pancakes with Fresh Berries –

Homestyle Pancakes with Fresh Berries –

Astro has a new caramel yogurt. It’s delicious. So far I can only find it at one store here. Went to their site and found this pancake recipe. I haven’t tried adding yogurt to pancakes before. Just butternilk. Sounds like a good idea, though I don’t think I’d use the caramel yogurt for pancakes.… Read the rest

Canadian Pie-In-A-Jar

This perfectly packaged treat by Mijune Pak pulls in the best of all provinces! Find her foodie blog, Follow Me Foodie.

From Food Network Canada –  Recipe to Riches

Preparation time:

Cooking time: 70 minutes

Yield: 8



1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/3 cup marzipan (4 oz/120 g)

1/2 cup cold unsalted butter, cut in cubes

3 tablespoons slivered almonds

1 unit egg yolk

6 tablespoons ice water

Vanilla Custard

1 1/2 cups 35% whipping cream

2 tablespoons maple syrup

unit Seeds from 1 vanilla bean

5 unit egg yolks

3/4 cup granulated sugar


3 unit ripe but firm Bartlett pears

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

1/4 cup packed brown sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom

2 tablespoons cornstarch


1/4 cup granulated sugar



Grease bottom of eight 1 cup (250 mL) wide mouth mason jars.… Read the rest

White Chocolate Cheesecake


8 oz. melted white chocolate

3 lb. cream cheese

1 1/4 c. sugar

1/2 c. flour

6 eggs

1 c. heavy cream

1 tbsp. vanilla

Grease a 10-inch springform pan. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

Place cream cheese, sugar and flour in a mixing bowl and cream until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.… Read the rest

The Love Chef Web Site – Recipes – Desserts

PUMPKIN WHITE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKEWITH GINGERSNAP CRUSTMONDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2003 — DESSERT COMPETITIONDanette Randall – Denver, CO — WINNERCRUST:            2 cups gingersnaps whole            6 tablespoons butter            1 ½ tablespoons brown sugarFILLING:            Three 8 oz. packages cream cheese room temperature            ¾ cup pumpkin            ¾ cup melted white chocolate            1 cup sugar            3 eggs            1 teaspoon vanilla            ¼ teaspoon nutmeg            1 teaspoon cinnnamonTOPPING:            ½ cup almonds            1 teaspoon sugar            2 tablespoons butterPre-heat oven to 350° F.Wrap… Read the rest