Prince Edward Island, Canada’s Food Island, is home to passionate people working together to produce exceptional flavours and ingredients. Farmers, fishers, and artisan food producers’ skill, innovation, and collaborative spirit are at the heart of what makes Prince Edward Island a must-visit destination for foodies. The island is well known for its delicious mussels, lobster, oysters, potato, and beef products, but do you know what pairs perfectly with them all? PEI Dairy products!
Hard-working island dairy farmers produce high-quality dairy products for foodies across the country to enjoy! They are committed to delivering their best in taste, safety, and quality
Here are four of our favourite recipes that pair PEI dairy products with the island flavours you know and love! Trust us. These are a match made in heaven.
1. Local Seafood Tarts with Squeakies Cheese Curd
Featuring island ingredients: lobster and mussels & Squeakies Cheese Curds
These pastries could serve as a perfect appetizer or the main event. No matter what way you slice it, they’re a taste of Prince Edward Island!
2. Oyster au Gratin
Featuring island ingredients: oysters & extra old cheddar
A crowd favourite, this recipe is perfect for serving when you want to wow your guests! The flavours of this oyster au gratin recipe are heightened by the use of freshly shucked island oysters and perfectly aged PEI dairy extra old cheddar.
3. Prosciutto-Wrapped Stuffed Chicken with Cheesy Mashed Potatoes
Featuring island ingredients: potatoes & Squeakies Cheese Curds
Elevate your next family dinner with Squeakies Cheese mashed potatoes! There’s nothing more delicious than perfectly mashed potatoes, especially when loaded with PEI cheese!
4. Glazed Beef Medallions with Feta
Featuring island ingredients: beef medallions & feta cheese
Enjoy PEI feta topped grilled beef medallions with a fresh garden salad or baked potatoes! The high-quality beef and PEI feta that local farmers produce make this recipe stand out. You can truly taste the difference!
For more mouth-water recipes that feature PEI dairy products, visit: https://www.dfpei.pe.ca/recipes