Nothing says summer like strawberry desserts, it’s why almost all Canada Day desserts use strawberries.
I reached out to food bloggers to share their favourite Canada Day desserts recipes and realized so many of them featured strawberries.
It’s actually not surprising as strawberry season is in its peak on July 1st and so these red berries are a no brainer.
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I grew up in Nova Scotia and picking strawberries was part of growing up. We’d head out after dinner so my grandparents could make enough strawberry jam and freezer jam for the whole year.
Strawberries aren’t one of the most exotic fruits, but they are one of my favourites. In the summer I skip the cereal and just a bowl of them in milk for breakfast.
And this year a perk of not traveling this year is that I’ll get to eat strawberries this summer.
Because strawberries are not a common Cuban food. I’ve heard they are possible to buy but I’ve never seen them.
Take your Canada Day party up a notch and pair it with Nova Scotia wine.
Alex Morozov from Benjamin Bridge recommends their non vintage rosé for creamy, soft, sweet strawberry desserts.
If you like rosé from Provence this is a fun one to try.