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Some of our favourite seasonal settings can be found below.

  • A Fresh Green & White Palette for Spring
  • A Winter Wildlife Table with Woodland Walk
  • Forest Festivities
  • A Magical Folklore Table with Taika by Iittala
  • A Coral and Pewter Table with Country Estate by Juliska
  • An Army of Feathered Combatants

Seasonal Food and Flora

 

Here are some of our favourite seasonal recipes.

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Remember when muffins were breakfast food? Before they began their Incredible Hulk transformation into a disguised cupcake? These Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins are old-fashioned, moderately sized and not-too-sweet. No icing. They also contain Greek yoghurt, so they have a...

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Winter Sidecar

Winter Sidecar

As promised in the Dreamy Wedgwood Style Fruitcake, here is the recipe for a Winter Sidecar, courtesy of Craft Cocktails by Geoff Dillon and Whitney Rorison of Dillon's Small Batch Distillers. Dillon's is in the nearby Niagara region and has captivated Glenn's...

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Gruyere-Stuffed Crusty Bread

Gruyere-Stuffed Crusty Bread

Can anything be more tempting than the aroma of fresh crusty bread? You bet! Add some tantalizingly melted cheese to a spiral mini-loaf and serve it still warm, with a bowl of steaming soup, such as Paris Bistro, Tomato with Dill or Broccoli with Mustard Seeds.  ...

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Paris Bistro Soup

Paris Bistro Soup

A colourful mixture of heirloom beans is the base for this light yet hearty soup. Zursun's Paris Bistro Blend contains the following beans: pinto, pink, cranberry, black, red, kidney, great northern, baby lima, large lima, blackeye, garbanzo, split peas (yellow &...

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Phyllo Tart with Chicken, Spinach, Feta and Pine Nuts

Phyllo Tart with Chicken, Spinach, Feta and Pine Nuts

Spanakopita was a mainstay at neighbourhood get-togethers back in the day, and the offerings ran the gamut from soggy mess to succulently, crisply delicious. Elena's were the gold standard to which we all aspired. One year, just before Christmas, Elena got a bunch of...

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Entertablement Abroad

 

Enjoy our travel journal of castles, cathedrals, country houses, wonderful tableware and delicious meals.

Entertablement Abroad – England in the Autumn

Entertablement Abroad – England in the Autumn

The long-awaited, oft-rescheduled trip to England was a heady mix of emotions: apprehension as to how difficult it might be to navigate changing requirements, elation at the freedom of travelling again, disappointment and frustration with the National Trust, amusement...

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Entertablement Abroad – Ely Cathedral

Entertablement Abroad – Ely Cathedral

As cathedrals go, Ely Cathedral is one of the biggies. Literally, at 537 ft long, but also because of its story, which began in 672.  A lot has happened in the intervening 13+ centuries. Not just the usual political squabbling and overly ambitious clerics, but...

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Entertablement Abroad – Sudeley Castle

Entertablement Abroad – Sudeley Castle

Most of the grand manor houses we see in England have a history involving a lot of ups and downs. Sudeley Castle is the veritable Snakes & Ladders of the genre. The tale began innocuously enough with a commonplace event: William le Boteler of Wem married heiress...

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Entertablement Abroad – St. Malo, Brittany

Entertablement Abroad – St. Malo, Brittany

St. Malo, a town in Brittany on the northwestern coast of France, has some of the biggest tides in Europe. They can vary more than 40 feet from low tide to open sea, as you can see from views of the national fort, which becomes isolated at high tide. St. Malo is just...

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Entertablement Abroad: Herculaneum

Entertablement Abroad: Herculaneum

Visting Herculaneum was one of the highlights of our recent cruise to Croatia, Montenegro, and Italy. Remember when people went on cruises and emerged unscathed, having actually enjoyed themselves? Neither do I, except I know it happened. As recently as October....

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