Browsing Category : Fall Flavours Festival

Beef n’ Blues 2017


Beef n’ Blues, a 2017 Fall Flavours Signature Event was held Friday, September 15 at the Credit Union Place in Summerside. Chef Michael Smith, the Island’s food ambassador, and the event’s host welcomed guests to the event with beef tacos during the outdoor reception. He later quipped that he was tired from making thousands in the span of an hour.…

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Being Shellfish IS All It’s Cracked Up to Be!


Feast & Frolic kicks off the 2017 PEI International Shellfish Festival Bountiful. If only allowed one word to sum up the Feast & Frolic event on September 14th, 2017, this three syllable word would be the one. Other strong contenders would include: enticing, indulgent, grand, impressive, and spectacular. After all, how else could one describe an evening filled to the…

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Lobster Party on the Beach 2017


Just twenty-four kilometers south of O’Leary along the scenic North Cape Coastal Drive, Cedar Dunes Provincial Park is nestled in the ever-changing southwest shore of Prince Edward Island. Cedar Dunes, where Prince Edward Island Fishermen’s Association (PEIFA) hosts its seventh annual fête of the Island’s most famous marine crustacean, the lobster. A star of the Fall Flavours celebrations happening throughout…

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This Spud’s for You! 


PEI Potatoes Showcased at Toe Taps and Taters 2017 My love for PEI potatoes is known far and wide. Or at least as far and wide as my mother. Every year when new potato season rolls around, she reminds me of the time when I was 15 and we went for dinner at a Chinese restaurant in Summerside. I asked…

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Ten Years on, Still Strong


PEI’s Fall Flavours Festival marks a decade of culinary celebrations From Old Home Week to the Tyne Valley Oyster Festival to community lobster suppers, we Islanders have a long tradition of celebrating food and inviting visitors to join the party. And it’s in that tradition that the Fall Flavours Festival, which celebrates its tenth anniversary this year, was created. Today…

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Spuds in the Spotlight


Potato warehouse transforms into a unique venue for Fall Flavours event Potatoes. There’s no denying the tuber is one of PEI’s biggest claims to fame. And we certainly haven’t shied away from celebrating this edible Island icon with songs (cue Bud the Spud), cookbooks, and souvenirs. Hey, we even have an entire museum dedicated to the potato—it’s in O’Leary in…

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