While our neighbours to the west are known for their fries, gravy and cheese curd concoctions, Acadians in New Brunswick have their own kind of poutine – the poutine râpée. This traditional dish consists of a boiled potato dumpling with a pork filling; it is usually prepared with a mixture of grated and mashed potato, and served with white or brown sugar, maple syrup, molasses or fruit preserves.
From August 7-10, 2014, Campobello Island will be celebrating an important milestone – the 50th anniversary of Roosevelt Campobello International Park. Over the course of the weekend, several activities will be taking place to commemorate the importance of this site to both Canadians, and our American friends.
New Brunswick’s micro and nanobreweries are coming into their own, winning awards and the hearts and taste buds of locals and visitors alike. What else would you expect from the home of Moosehead (www.moosehead.ca), Canada’s oldest independent brewery?