Colonised by England and soon after France, Canada's cultural make-up can be seen in its culinary offerings of Anglo-Gallic fare. Cooking preferences vary across the country, but meat, poultry, fish and vegetables are widely enjoyed by all.
Maple holds a special place in the hearts of all Canadians. A leaf from the tree appears on the nation's flag, and maple-based ingredients, particularly syrup, are considered Canadian icons. For the perfect accompaniment to this celebrated syrup, try our recipe for blueberry pancakes with bacon.