Maple Syrup & Poutine's 100 Canadian Foods to Consume

I love a good food meme. Found via Confessions of a Cardamom Addict via Alanna.
1) Copy this list into your blog or journal, including these instructions.


2) Bold all the items you’ve eaten.


3) Cross out any items that you would never consider eating.


4) Post a comment here linking to your results



Maple Syrup & Poutine's 100 Canadian Foods to Consume

1. Arctic Char
2. Ketchup flavoured chips
3. Wild Rice Pilaf
4. Caribou Steak (I've had caribou but not a steak)
5. Gourmet Poutine (I really want to try the foie gras poutine...)
6. Screech (shockingly no...)
7. Beaver Tails
8. Maple Baked Beans
9. Bison Burger (make them at home with local bison often)
10. Bumbleberry pie
11. Nanaimo bar (I don't like them...does that make me unCanadian?)
12. Butter Tarts (yum, yum, yummy, yum)
13. Cedar Planked B.C. Salmon (had B.C. salmon but not cedar planked)
14. Wild Blueberries (Many memories of picking them while being ravaged by black flies)
15. Pure Local Cranberry Juice (I've had local cranberries though)
16. Chocolate from Ganong or Purdy’s
17. A cup of warm cider from your local orchard
18. Caesar (yum, yum, yummy, yum - also good if you use gin instead of vodka)
19. 4 of the following types of apples (Cortland, Empire, Golden Delicious, McIntosh, Spartan, Greensleeves, Liberty, Granny Smith, Red Delicious, Honeycrisp, Golden Russet, Idared, Gala)
20. Freshly foraged mushrooms
21. Dinner cooked by Michael Smith, Susur Lee or Rob Feenie (Susur Lee  at Susur December 2005)
22. Fondue Chinoise
23. Dish created from a Canadian Living Magazine recipe
24. Peameal Bacon Sandwich from St. Lawrence Market in Toronto (Carousel Bakery how I miss you...)
25. Lobster bought directly from a boat in a Maritime harbour
26. Handmade perogies from your local church or market
27. Alberta Beef at an Alberta Steakhouse (the beef yes, but not from an Alberta steakhouse)
28. Leamington Tomatoes (I think I have but cannot unequivocally say yes)
29. Roasted Pheasant
30. Wild Game hunted by someone you know
31. Ice Wine (recently discovered ice cider - recommend it too)
32. Habitant Pea Soup – entire can
33. Any Canadian Artisinal Cheese
34. Bannock (Mom used to make it)
35. Tourtiere (yum, yum, yummy, yum - can still remember the first time I had *real* tourtiere)
36. Flapper Pie
37. Jellied Moose Nose (sorry, but the thought of it grosses me out)
38. Saskatoon Berries
39. Fish and Brewis
40. Screech Pie
41. Fiddleheads
42. Montreal Smoked Meat Sandwich (Chant with me now - Schwartz's, Schwartz's, Schwartz's)
43. Flipper Pie
44. Montreal Bagels with Smoked Salmon
45. Toutins
46. Jam Busters
47. Bakeapple Pie
48. Bridge Mixture
49. Canadian Style Pizza (bacon, pepperoni. Mushrooms)
50. Shreddies
51. A cone from Cow’s Ice Cream (yum, yum, yummy, yum - best waffle cones)
52. Lumberjack or Logger’s Breakfast
53. Jigg’s Dinner (had very similar dinners but not this specifically)
54. Rappie Pie
55. Pemmican
56. Lake Erie Sturgeon Caviar
57. Belon Oysters (I've had Malpeque's...)
58. Brome Lake Duck
59. Beer from a stubby bottle.
60. A beer from Unibroue or Phillips Brewery.
61. Salt Spring Island Lamb
62. Fry’s Cocoa (is there another kind really?)
63. A bag of Old Dutch Potato Chips
64. Every Flavour of Laura Secord Suckers
65. Chicken Dinner from St Hubert’s or Swiss Chalet
66. Hickory Sticks
67. An entire box of Kraft Dinner
68. Candy Apples (NOT caramel apples)
69. Corn from a roadside stand
70. A meal at Eigensenn Farm (no but it's totally going on my wish list)
71. Okanogan Peaches
72. Berkshire Pork
73. PEI Potatoes
74. Something cooked in Canola oil
75. Figgy Duff (I think I have but can't say for sure)
76. Blueberry Grunt
77. High Tea at the Empress Hotel
78. Fresh maple syrup hardened on the snow (I know, shocking but I haven't done it)
79. Oreilles de Christ
80. Nova Scotia Beer Warmer
81. A cheese plate containing Bleu Bénédictin, Friulano, St. Maure and Oka.
82. Black or red currant jam (mmm red currant jam)
83. Maple glazed Doughnut from Tim Horton’s with a Large “Double Double”
84. A glass of Mission Hill’s “Oculus”
85. Alberta Pure Vodka
86. Chokecherries
87. Canada Day Cake
88. Boulettes
89. Canadian Iced Tea
90. Mead
91. Fricot
92. Grandperes
93. Local honey (have some in our pantry)
94. Creton on toast (yes and would prefer not to again)
95. Glen Breton Rare
96. A whole box of Smarties, where the empty box is then used as a kazoo (Forgot you could do that!)
97. Grilled cheese made with Canadian Cheddar
98. A meal from Harvey’s
99. Lake Erie Perch
100. Red Rose Tea

If you are unsure of what the item is, look it up! Please pass the list on to your friends and fellow bloggers - whether they are Canadian or not.


Not bad...it's interesting that most of the baked goods I had growing up but most of the other items I've only had in the last ten years or so.