Celebrate Acadian cuisine with these scrumptious home-cooked meals that are chock-full of tradition. From classic meat pie to hearty chicken fricot, discover the delicious recipes that make Acadian fare so distinct.
These light and chewy, buckwheat griddle cakes are scrumptious when topped with a pat of butter, molasses or dark maple syrup.
A delicious version of chicken and dumplings, this warm, comforting one-pot meal that will feed a family.
Salt Cod Beignets
These scrumptious fried fritters are a tasty way to enjoy traditional salt cod. Morsels of fish are mixed with flour, baking soda and chives before being fried until golden, crispy and light.
Fresh Cod Acadian Village Style
Turn preserved salt cod and fresh potatoes into a hearty, rustic supper with this super simple, traditional recipe.
A scrumptious way to preserve these bright red beauties all season long. Crack open a jar and serve alongside your fricot, meat pie or hearty potato chiard.
Karen Mersereau’s Seafood Fricot
Bursting with flavour, this dish is full of wild mushrooms, salty sea greens and fresh Acadian Peninsula oysters. Serve it piping hot with a drizzle of lobster butter and lots of crusty bread for a decadent lunch.
Whether maple, molasses or plain sugar and vinegar, taffy is a simple and sweet Acadian treat that’s full of tradition. The key to this recipe is working fast to pull, stretch and twist the taffy before it hardens.
This classic pie with flaky crust, sweet gooey centre and firm sugary topping will have you coming back for a second slice. Traditional recipes omit the raisins, but feel free to include if you prefer.
Lemon Ginger Molasses Cake
Molasses plays a big part in many Acadian desserts, from molasses cookies and taffy to sweet, rich cakes. Indulge your cravings for that deep, rich molasses flavour with this scrumptious cake.
Beignets with Brandy Caramel Sauce and Chocolate Bourbon Sauce
Doughnut-like beignets are on the menu for dessert, and these iconic pastries are the ultimate indulgent sweet treat.
Try this recipe for Beignets with Brandy Caramel Sauce and Chocolate Bourbon Sauce.