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GROWING VEGAN OPTIONS ON PEI


Kevin and Aurora MacLean build success around plant-based eating If you’ve been looking at the menus at many of Charlottetown’s restaurants you’ve probably noticed more plant-based options. Last year saw the opening of PEI’s first largely-vegan restaurant, followed by the opening of PEI’s first fully vegan cafe earlier this year. The steady growth in veganism on PEI is undeniable—more people are…

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Julain Molnar poses with an assortment of her fauxmage samples at the Charlottetown Farmers Market

A Fresh Start


New artisanal vegan cheese business proving popular with Islanders For actress and singer Julain Molnar diving into the world of artisanal food production offered the opportunity for a fresh start. While such a sentiment may sound a bit cheese-y, it’s technically fauxmage-y. As the energetic, one-woman show behind Fresh Start Fauxmage, Molnar is making her mark on Canada’s Food Island…

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Sarah Forrester Wendt displays the plate featuring a plum and duck that she discovered while cleaning up the space where her new restaurant will be located.

My Plum, My Duck


“My plum, my duck.” From those words of endearment comes the Island’s first macrobiotic restaurant. Chef Sarah Forrester-Wendt, formerly of The Inn at St. Peter’s and The Kettle Black, is opening a restaurant with an almost entirely vegan menu. “I have always wanted a small family-run restaurant,” she said. The name of the restaurant has a family connection. “That’s what…

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Upstreet’s New Menu


Chef Ilona Daniel the new culinary director at Charlottetown craft brewery Chef Ilona Daniel is the new culinary director for Upstreet Brewery following the departure of Chef John Pritchard. Daniel said the kitchen plans include incorporating the brewery’s beer offerings into the food. The new menu launches in March and Daniel said it will include house made mustards,expanded vegetarian options…

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The Little Island Kitchen – Delicata Squash


You may not have heard of them, and I certainly hadn’t until they arrived in my CSA box last autumn, but delicata squash have quickly become my favourite autumn vegetable. Golden yellow, long, and striped with a deep green, these sweet squashes are absolute lifesavers on busy weeknights when supper needs to happen fast. They have all the rich and…

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