Tag Archives : PEI

Constructing a Food Island


How PEI is building a name for itself in culinary tourism “You have to taste a culture to understand it.” – Deborah Carter “Canada’s Food Island.” Did you smirk when you first heard Prince Edward Island bestowed with such a grand proclamation? Did you wonder who came up with such ambitious branding? Or did it strike as merely the latest…

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Oyster Love


While you brace for yourself for another February day on PEI don’t resent all those folks who leave as soon as the weather turns. Instead, warm yourself inside with the knowledge that oysters taste best in the months with an “r” in their name. Just as fine wines are determined by ‘terroir’ – the relationship of land, sun, and unique…

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An Island Chef Delves into the Food Culture of China


Chef Ilona Daniel’s journey into Chinese food started long before she ever set foot in China. Ilona, a chef, culinary consultant, and accomplished food writer, said that the beginning of her Chinese food story started when she was a little girl. “My family used to go to this Chinese restaurant not too far from where we lived. I remember how…

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