Month: June 2017

Port Perry Farmers Market

Port Perry Farmers Market

On June 17th, our first destination was Port Perry Farmer’s Market. The market is open on Saturdays 8:00 am – 1:00 pm. We were glad to see there our favorite vendors from last year Bowmanville Apple Festival: European Meat with their delicious pepperettes, salami and other meats, […]

Shashlik

Shashlik

 “Shashlik or shashlyk is a dish of skewered and grilled cubes of meat popular in Iran, Eastern and Central Europe, the Baltic region in Northern Europe, the Caucasus, Central Asia, Afganistan, Israel, Iraq, Mongolia, Morocco, Pakistan, Turkey and other places.” Wikipedia Originally, shashlik was made […]

Weekend June 16.

Weekend June 16.

This Saturday we are planning to visit four places:  Port Perry Farmer’s Market Carpe Diem Farm and Cafe Zephyr Organics Gallucci Winery Our daughter will be having her birthday party. That means we have to come back by 1:30 pm, quickly clean up the house, cook […]

Jolly Berries

Jolly Berries

When I was a little girl my mom was always saying that strawberries are “jolly berries” meaning they make you feel happier. And she was right. Strawberries are a good source of vitamin C, which helps to produce endorphins, hormones of happiness. To me, strawberries […]

Archibald’s Orchard and Estate Winery

Archibald’s Orchard and Estate Winery

Archibald’s Orchard and Estate Winery, established in 1967, is a fourth generation family farm. This is another our favorite place. The wines range from Dry & Off Dry Table Wines to Dessert Wines. Their hard ciders are amazing. We come here often during the apple season […]

Tyrone Mills

Tyrone Mills

The Tyrone Mills, water-powered mill, was built in 1846. This place is very popular in Durham region. It’s still using water power for lumber manufacturing and flour production. Mill offers a variety of organic flour, fresh baked goods, apple cider and other products from local businesses. […]