Canadian food varies depending on the region, but you can’t go wrong with trying out the following:
Poutine – Often considered Canada’s national dish, although it is originates from Quebec. French fries are topped with cheese curds, gravy, and depending on the establishment, many other ingredients. Some restaurants are created with the sole purpose of serving this dish, and you’ll also find poutine at fast food restaurants.
Maple syrup – a perfect complement to pancakes, porridge and other dishes, Canada produces 70% of the worlds maple syrup. It’s an alternative to sugar in baking and can be kept for many years.
Montreal style bagels – These bagels are different to their New York counterpart, as the Montreal style are dipped in honey water and sprinkled with poppy or sesame seeds. The best two places in Montreal are St. Viateur and Fairmount. They make fresh bagels everyday. Go to both and see which one is your favourite!
Beavertails – Picture hot flat fried dough, topped with any sweet condiment of your choice! Beavertails is Canadian pastry food chain with many establishments across Canada. Cinnamon is the most popular topping, but we’re sure that you will try the other flavours too.