Big Fabulous Canadian Picnics

In our summer picnic series, we celebrate Canada's diverse cultures and feature some delicious outdoor traditions from east to west coast. Get a taste of five fabulous picnics!

Colombian Picnic

Platanos Asados con Bocadillo y Queso

A Torontonian and proud Colombian fills us in on her family’s summer traditions and shares a must-try recipe for sweet and salty stuffed plantain cooked over a grill.

Cypriot-Greek Picnic

Samali

Christine Amygdalidis, a Cypriot-Greek living in Toronto, shares her family’s picnic favourites, including her recipe for samali, a traditional cake which is light and sweet.

Jamaican Picnic

Jerk chicken

Ready to take a trip to an island? Lyndon Hibbert, a Canadian with Jamaican roots, tells us how he brings a tropical twist to summer gatherings with an authentic jerk chicken recipe.

Lebanese picnic

Tabbouleh

Hashem Hashem, who is of Lebanese descent and lives in Ottawa, shares with us what a typical gathering in his community looks like, featuring a refreshing recipe for tabbouleh.

Pan-Asian Picnic

Noodle bowl with edamame beans, squash chunks and sesame seeds.

Vancouverite Mijune Pak is a foodie who loves celebrating different cuisines with friends and family. She finds huge inspiration from Vancouver's diverse Pan-Asian cultures. Try her irresistible squash and edamame with noodles recipe.

 

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