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Season's Eatings podcast

Welcome to the Season's Eatings Podcast page.  Each month we'll explore the origins and history of your favourite Christmas foods. 

Jun 25, 2022

Sometimes called the Norwegian pancake, this thin bread can be compared to a tortilla or a crepe.  It was originally made from flour, but now is almost exclusively made from potatoes.  Traditionally they are stored in small wooden boxes, or just between layers of cloth.  We’re discovering the history and origins of...


May 25, 2022

This jiggly dessert has adorned holiday tables across the United Kingdom. Originally from Italy, it has made an appearance in such writings as Poldark and the books of Harry Potter.  It’s now more commonly purchased in packet form with traditional flavours of vanilla, strawberry and chocolate, but was originally made...


Apr 25, 2022

This country is the epitome of Christmas.  The Philippines boasts the earliest and longest Christmas season in the world.  There is one dessert which has ties to the monarchy and crowing roosters.  It can be topped with salted duck eggs, pineapple, cheese, or even vanilla ice cream.  We’re diving into the history and...


Mar 25, 2022

We’ve all been there. The holidays are winding down and you need a way to use up all that leftover sponge cake and whipped cream from the mountain of desserts adorning the Christmas table.  This dessert is a lovely combination of fruit, cake, cream, jelly and a splash of alcohol.  It’s a dessert whose origins...


Feb 25, 2022

While this item can be enjoyed all throughout the year, it’s commonly created for the holiday season.  It’s considered a sandwich cookie with a lovely jam centre.  It derives from a dish considered the oldest recipe for a pie written down.  Like many recipes, the flavours change from region to region, but the...