Spring at Hockley Valley Resort

Ahhh, it’s May and spring has arrived! Warmer weather, enjoying the outdoors and getting ready for summer – it’s a time that makes most Canadians rejoice, so spring into action and get busy! Here’s just some of the fun you can have at Hockley Valley Resort this month: Mom-entous occasion: Is yours the ‘mom who has everything?’ Treat your mom ...

Mini Pumpkin Tarts

It's pumpkin season!  Impress your guests with this mini version of  the classic pumpkin pie: Ingredients: Mini tart shells (from scratch or pre-made) 1 can pumpkin purée 1 can condensed milk 1 tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp. nutmeg ¼ tsp. ginger 1 egg Directions: Combine all ingredients. Pipe or spoon filling into tart shells. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or ...

Chocolate Sable Cookies

Tired of your tried and true cookie recipes? If you’re looking for a new cookie recipe to add to your favourites, try our Chocolate Sable Cookies! Ingredients: 5 oz. choc chips, chopped 1 ¼ cup flour ⅓ cup cocoa powder ¼ tsp. baking soda ¼ tsp. sea salt 5 ¼ oz. softened butter 1 cup sugar 1 large egg yolk ...

Restaurant 85’s House-made Granola

Looking to spruce up your breakfast? If you’re tired of the ‘same old’ granola, try our house-made version and impress your friends and family with this tasty, healthy treat: Directions: Mix 1.5 kg of granola, ¼ lb of brown sugar and ½ lb of butter together and bake at 300° for 12 minutes. Separately, mix ½ lb of apple butter ...

Lemons: 10 surprising uses!

We all know that lemons smell nice in a room and add a refreshing element to your water, but according to trueactivist.com, lemons are made for more than that! Put your lemons to work in all sorts of ways - here’s a list of 10 possibilities, just to get you started: 1. Dabbing lemon juice on a cotton ball and ...

Is all ski cafe food created equal?

Picture it: you’ve just come in to warm up from a fun morning on the slopes, the wind on your face, fresh air filling your lungs… and you need sustenance, a meal to fuel you for your afternoon adventures! You head into the ski cafe, and what do you see? Well, here’s where our ski cafe is unique. "Our philosophy ...

Cabin’s Mascarpone Butter

Cabin’s Mascarpone Butter Dress up your bread and impress your friends! Here’s cabin’s super simple recipe for our delicious mascarpone butter: Ingredients: 454 g mascarpone cheese 150 ml whipping cream 1 tbsp. icing sugar Directions: Mix mascarpone with cream and sugar in a mixer with a paddle. Enjoy! Store up to a week in a mason jar in the fridge. ...

March Fun!

Spring is in the air, but it hasn’t arrived yet, so get out there and make the most of what’s left of winter! We’ve still got lots going on, so hurry and get in as much winter as you can before it’s gone for another year: Me Time: Take a day just for you and luxuriate in our spectacular 8,000 ...

Creamy Parsnip Soup

Looking for a warm-up on a cold winter day? Try this delicious recipe for creamy parsnip soup, recommended by our cabin kitchen: Ingredients 1 L vegetable stock 1 lbs. parsnips, peeled and cubed ½ stalk celery, cubed 1 medium onion, peeled and cubed 2 cloves fresh garlic 1 medium Yukon Gold potato ¼ cup unsalted butter 1 L 35% cream ...