Inspiring Ingredients of
Nova Scotia

Looking for some inspiration for what recipe you will add to the Library's Taste Like Home Recipe Collection? Here are some examples to get you started.


Apples, pears, raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, plums, cranberries, haskap berries, tomatoes, quince


Corn, potatoes, spinach, lettuce, cauliflower, carrots, peas, beans, cucumbers, beets, pumpkins, asparagus, squash, broccoli, zucchini, turnips, onions

Meats and eggs

Pork, lamb, chicken, beef, venison, duck, eggs

Fish and seafood

Salmon, trout, bass,  cod, haddock, scallops, lobster, mussels, clams, eel

Wild harvest

Maple syrup, dandelions, bakeapples, fiddleheads, rose hips, wild mint, wild asparagus, wild mushrooms, dulse

Visit our Tastes Like Home community collection on Allrecipes.com and see what Nova Scotia ingredients your neighbours are using.