Shop. Cook. Dine. Celebrate. Canadian. 08.06.2023

Putting Canada on the menu

Food Day Canada engages and inspires everyone to shop, cook & dine Canadian. It’s a chance for all Canadians to join hands in one massive celebration in praise of our farmers and fishers, our chefs and researchers and, above all, our home cooks. Join in and celebrate with Food Day Canada August 6, 2023.

Putting Canada on the menu

#FoodDayCanada

Thousands of partners share their stories online with #FoodDayCanada year-round. It really heats up in the weeks leading up to and culminating on the big day itself.

Cook Canadian

Explore the flavours of Canada with incredible ingredients and well-loved recipes. “Canada IS food and the world is richer for it.” Anita Stewart, Food Day Canada Founder

Summer Strawberry Pavlova

A Strawberry Pavlova is one of summer’s great desserts! Crisp and snowy on the outside and marshmallow-like on the inside, the topping is lightly sweetened whipped cream and fresh local strawberries. Because the berries are left whole and unsweetened, the flavours are the purest you’ll ever taste, layered with cream and soft meringue. When it […]

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Glencoe Mills Oatcakes

Try these oatcakes from Cape Breton…they are fabulous with good Canadian cheese.

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Latvian Bacon & Onion-stuffed Rolls (Piradzini)

A celebration in the scattered Latvian communities of Canada often include these bacon-filled buns. They are fabulous with a salad for a quick lunch or, if you make them smaller, are great cocktail appetizers.This recipe was one of those that the late Tanya Barsevski shared with me years ago while she still lived in the […]

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Barbecued Pork Chops with Basil, Mustard & Fresh Peaches

A beautiful late summer barbecue dish! 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped fresh basil or mint 1/4 cup (60 mL) red pepper jelly, melted 2 tbsp (30 mL) cider vinegar 1 tbsp (15 mL) grainy mustard 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt Pinch pepper 2 firm ripe peaches (unpeeled), sliced 4 pork loin […]

Lights, Restaurants, Events! Shine a Light on Canadian Cuisine

Visit a restaurant, event or icon lit up red and white near you or make a fun #FoodDayCanada road trip to celebrate!

Pledge

Take the pledge to shop, cook, dine and celebrate Canadian on Food Day Canada. Perfect for chefs, farmers, organizations, governments, and proud Canadians!

Our partners

Food Day Canada is a grassroots movement that is meant for everyone. It’s free, fun and inclusive. Thousands of individuals and organizations help make it come to life each year. Interested in being a Food Day Canada partner? Take the Pledge to show your support and tell us your plans.

With our sincere thanks to our funders.

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Canadian Food Focus

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