Introduction to Cabot Shores' Blog

Enjoy a series of blogs by the Cabot Shores team featuring recipes, do it yourself tips, stories and guides to outdoor adventure and what is new on Cape Breton.

Join the conversation on the Cabot Shores blog! Cape Breton Island is a special place and we want to know what adventures, events, wildlife, art, music, even which stories around the camp fire engage you the most. Write to tell us what interests you most.

Galette des Rois (King’s cake)

The traditional Galette des Rois is composed of puff pastry and frangipane, a sweet filling made with almond meal. Order it now from Cabot Shores. Pre-order your Galette des Rois 2 days in advance and come pick it up on your chosen day all thru January Enjoy it with your family and friends ! Just …

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Wellness Retreats in Canada

Wellness Retreats in Canada: Rejuvenate at Cabot Shores

Cape Breton Island is a Canadian hidden gem if there ever was one. The island has dramatic seaside cliffs that rival Midcoast Maine, California’s Big Sur, and even stretches of Hawaii. Martens, moose, lynx, and snowshoe hares frolic the land, unstirred by our presence. A rising, homegrown culinary scene continues to blossom along the Atlantic …

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Holiday Cookies

Chef’s Corner – Holiday Cookie Recipe

Chef Elodie has perfected a holiday cookie recipe for “Sables” which is very popular in France and easy to make if you follow her instructions. SABLÉS À LA CONFITURE Shortbreads with Jam Filling. Recipe makes 12 cookies. Ingredients: 170g flour 115g butter 65g sifted icing sugar1 egg yolk1 teaspoon of vanillaJam of your choosing Instructions: …

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Sustainable Gardening: Seaweed as Mulch

Hi! I’m Hannah, a co-op student from Acadia University who has been working at Cabot Shores this summer! I’ve spent some time in the gardens and have learned some new sustainable gardening techniques that I thought I would share! Here at Cabot Shores we strive to adopt sustainable practices into our everyday lives and our …

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