2012 Olympics Gold Medal Menu
With the Olympics kicking off, we’ve got a menu of patriotic Canadian dishes and red-and-white favourites for your opening ceremony party. Enjoy these tasty recipes as Canada kicks off its quest for gold.
Your Olympic Party Menu
Put a smile on the face of Olympics fan at your afternoon get-together with these tasty appetizers, refreshing drinks and sweet desserts.
1. Afternoon Appetizers
Salt Cod Cakes
In support of our Maritime athletes, enjoy this tasty Atlantic cod and potato dish.
Canadian Pancake Feast
Enjoy afternoon pancakes topped with two Canadian favourites – bacon and maple syrup.
Degust your red tomatoes with Bocconcini – mild-flavoured, white bite-sized balls of mozarella.
Red Potatoes with Two Cheeses
Add the cheesy flavours of Parmesan and Cheddar to your grilled potatoes.
2. Red Drinks
Watermelon-Mango Rum Punch
Bursting with fruity flavour, this delicious smooth-sipping punch will keep friends lingering at the punch bowl.
Cool off with this easy to make red wine and brandy summer favourite.
Sparkling Fruit Bowl Punch
This fruity, non-alcoholic drink will be a hit with grown-ups and kids alike.
3. Red and White Desserts
Fresh Ricotta Trifle
Layer on the tiers for this tantalizing trifle and enjoy every layer from the squeeze of honey to the handfuls of fresh blueberries and raspberries.
Pound Cake Sandwich
This delightful dessert is made by buttering and grilling two thick slabs of cake and sandwiching in sweet ingredients, including whipped cream, fruity cream cheese, and melted chocolate.
Strawberries with Zabaglione
A splash of anise flavour from the Sambuca adds another layer of taste to this sweet strawberry and cream dessert.
Vanilla Rhubarb Salad with Strawberries
Satisfy your craving for vanilla with this easy and delicious salad recipe.