Saturday, April 30, 2016

Pancake brunch

A Sunday morning in April turned out to be a perfect day for a trip to Stilesville, just north of Moncton NB.  Visions United church was hosting a pancake brunch fundraiser, with local maple syrup as the highlight.


Visions United church

Buckwheat pancakes and sausages, a good old-fashioned breakfast

After brunch, a walk through the sugar bush

Trees are tapped and tubed
The trail leads to the Trite's sugar shack

Evaporator used for syrup reduction

The end product - NB pure maple syrup
For recipes using maple syrup, see the New Brunswick Maple Syrup Association website.