Local maple products you need in your life
You’ve probably enjoyed pure maple syrup poured over a stack of pancakes, but we went a little further to find some other truly great ways to get your maple syrup fix.
Fudge it Up
Start with real cream and butter, then add golden Cape Breton Maple Syrup and you’ve got Highland Gold Maple Fudge from Cape Breton Fudge Co. in Sydney. They also make Maple & Chocolate and if you’re feeling a bit nutty, try Highland Gold Maple Walnut. You can check out their full range of fudges and order online directly from their website.
Savour some Seafood
If you like maple as a main course, there’s nothing better than maple salmon. Cedar Bay Grilling makes it easy and delicious with their cedar planked salmon portions. Just thaw and grill. Now, back to the maple. Try their Hickory Maple or Maple and Smoked Pepper portions. You can find them at Sobeys and other retailers.
Take Your Culinary Game Up a Notch
PURE, from Aylesford is making a stir by making amazing maple syrup infusions. And their infusions are your secret weapon in the kitchen. Their Chipotle & Lemongrass Infused Maple Syrup makes a fantastic BBQ sauce ingredient and their Maple Gastrique will transform an ordinary dish into something elegant with just a drizzle.
Wake Up with Maple
Maple syrup on your pancakes, maple syrup in your coffee. That sounds like a maple breakfast dream. All you need to make it happen is a package of Cumberland County Maple Coffee from Acadian Maple. They’ve got a whole line of great maple products from pure maple syrup to maple pepper, maple BBQ sauce and more.
Lather up with Maple
Yes, it’s true. Maple syrup can also be part of your daily beauty routine. Sugar Moon Farm in Earltown makes a line of bath and body products including Sugar Moon Maple Soap, Garrison Shaving Bar and Sugar Moon Maple Lip Balm. You’ll look good enough to eat.
One last reminder. Even though the maple season only lasts a few months, Nova Scotia maple syrup and maple products are available year-round. Just Ask for Local.