Introduction to Cabot Shores' Blog

Enjoy a series of blogs by the Cabot Shores team featuring recipes, do it yourself tips, stories and guides to outdoor adventure and what is new on Cape Breton.

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Winter Camping in the Blue Heron Dome

Most guests opt for the warmth of a Mongolian Yurt with woodstove this time of year, but not Australians Emily and Brian! Brian came to Cabot Shores celebrating his 32nd birthday, and the couple insisted on Winter camping in a dome during their Canadian adventure! An evening hot tub soak helped recharge their batteries, and …

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Chocolate Mousse Recipe

This is the perfect dessert to enjoy with family in front of a cozy fire or while watching your favorite Christmas movie. It doesn’t take too many ingredients to create something delicious! Ingredients: 180 grams of dark chocolate 2 egg yolks ¼ cup (60ml) of sugar 2 cups (500ml) of liquid whipped cream Optional: add …

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Braised Lamb Shank with Tomato and Honey Barley

Lamb is a great meat to cook for family gatherings. While keeping in mind that you want to treat your guests; you also don’t want to spend your whole day in the kitchen! This all-in-one recipe is great because it only takes roughly 20 minutes of preparation, but it looks and tastes like the real …

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