The French language has transmitted so many lovely words into our vocabulary: paramour, soupçon and, ah, yes, pain au chocolat. But my favourite has always been souvenir—to remember, to recall. One of our Canadian provinces, Québec, even works the idea into its motto: Je me souviens—I will recall...our past, our language. Most of us, however, attach the word to those things we buy on our junkets away from home. We acquire souvenirs as little tokens of remembrance that keep us connected with fond memories of distant places. (more&he...
With the Atlantic Ocean on our doorstep, fresh local seafood is within reach year round - whether you catch it or someone else does. (more…)
March 15, 2013