Seasonal celebrations and special occasions
Each season, holiday, and occasion has a special ingredient – love. At Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company we recognize this, and help you celebrate these times with special baking, to be shared with family and friends and other who are dear to you.
Baking for Seasonal Celebrations
The King’s Cake (Galette des rois)
Red river hearts
A heart-shaped cookie filled with a delectable glaze made with our own local raspberry and wild cranberry blend. A visual and sensory delight.
A sensuous, rich Valentine’s cookie made with butter, chocolate, coffee and yes, sugar. A dozen oughtta do it.
St. Patrick’s Day
At Tall Grass tryShamrock mint cookies
Enjoy these buttery sugar cookies dipped in mint chocolate. A gentle coming together of flavours pairs perfectly with good friends, chat and a cup of tea.Irish soda bread
Our bakers have their version of this traditional loaf. Raisins and a hint of anise make this bread stand out. The savoury slices can be eaten on their own, or included as a side.
Grass Roots marks the celebration withIrish lamb stew
Slow cooking wins the day as local lamb is simmered with dark stout. Chopped organic and local vegetables accompany the meat, and a succulent broth brings the ingredients together.
Butter LambsMade from real butter – with bay leaf ears, eyes of cloves and a little raffia bow. A butter lamb centerpiece on your table adds a touch of gentle delight. Made with a century old Dutch wooden butter press, brought from Holland by Wolseley staff member, Lani.
Christopomo BreadFrom the Greek Orthodox tradition, this bread combines butter, eggs, honey, and anise, with the result being a cake-like texture. A combination of braiding and almonds decorate the top of the bread.
Hot Cross Buns
Fruit BreadWhen you add fruit to a lovely light organic bread dough, there’s a sweet simple harmony that blesses the senses.
A gentle-tasting sweet dough is mixed with raisins, saffron, and a hint of orange.
Braided and baked for a handsome presentation, poppy seeds decorate the top.
Spring chick Cookies
A delicate butter cookie cut into the shape of a spring chick, and decorated with chocolate icing.
These chicks are darling to look at, decorate your table and excellent to munch on.
Savoury choices at Grass Roots Prairie Kitchen
- Lamb stew
- Lamb meatballs
- Saffron rice pilaf
queen elizabeth cake
maple leaf cookies
Prairie Pumpkin CheesecakeThe rich creamy density of cheesecake combines perfectly with the complex flavours of this autumn dessert. Serve with whipped cream and indulge your guests.
Deep Dish Pumpkin Pie
other Pumpkin specialsYou know that pumpkin can be baked into many delicous sweet treats. We’ve got pumpkin muffins and loaves, and can barely keep up with the demand for pumpkin brownies.
Savoury choices at grass roots prairie kitchen
Fruit BreadWhen you add fruit to a lovely light bread dough there is a sweet, simple harmony that blesses the senses.
Fruit CakeA traditional recipe celebrating the history and the season, with a fruit and nut-laden cake mixture. Leave it to us to have remembered to start the process months ago.
FlorentinesIt’s wonderful what you can make with chocolate, candied orange peel, and almonds!
Hazelnut Chocolate DreamsIndulge yourself and your guests in this rich, buttery, hazelnut cookie – dipped in chocolate.
Mocha KissesA delightful blend of butter, chocolate, coffee, and sugar. Share them.
Russian Tea BiscuitsThis royal shortbread creation is made with butter and crushed pecans.
Christmas choices at Grass Roots
- Soups, including borscht
- Cranberry relish
- Complete traditional turkey feast,
for one or two people
- Plum pudding with sauce