Mary Williamson of Ontario, Canada
Dinner for six enjoyed on a deck in mid-Toronto.
Picard Ontario-grown peanuts, and Milford Bay smoked salmon paté on biscuits, with wine and/or gin & tonic.
Salad of escarole and tiny red and golden beets, topped with warm goat cheese “Operetta” made by Fifth Town ( Prince Edward County), hazelnut dressing and a nasturtium flower.
Home-made buttermilk rolls
Grilled marinated pork tenderloin
Grilled assorted market squashes: patty pan, crookneck and zucchini
Green beans (Picton farm).
Flat Rock Cellars (Jordan, Ontario) 2008 Pinot Noir Rosé VQA
Maple ice cream based on Jakeman’s “Maple Ice Wine” and evaporated milk, following recipe for Maple Mousse in the 1937 Carnation Cook Book.
Beacon Hill cookies, always un succès fou since the mid 1950s.