Voyageurs Rendezvous: Race Launch & Canada Day

Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site
July 1, 2017 | 10 am – 8pm

Parks Canada Agency
Site 127, Comp 6 RR4
Rocky Mountain House, Alberta T4T 2A4
Government of Canada

Parks Canada

Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt, Fort Langley, BC

April 16, 2017
Come visit us at this year's Egg Scramble, 10am - 5pm

Snow Days at Cave & Basin, Banff, AB

January 21, 2017
Come visit us at Cave and Basin, Noon - 5pm

French Taste comes to life in a new publication on culinary history by the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, Parks Canada

French Taste in Atlantic Canada (1604-1758): A Gastronomic History

Through stories, images and recipes, French Taste in Atlantic Canada is a study of early French cuisine in the region.

The book is an exploration of how the first generations of French who settled in the region learned about, reacted to and began to work with local food knowledge and ingredients. Understanding how people used the food around them, how they combined it with imported foods and techniques, and how they adapted and shared that knowledge, opens a door to the everyday world of the French explorers and colonists in what would become Atlantic Canada.

For 21st-century readers, a book about food and culture would be incomplete without the means to experience them; the authors and consultants behind French Taste in Atlantic Canada have studied, recreated and tested dozens of recipes and menus to suit every taste and interest to make this book a treasured addition to historians and foodies alike.