Weekend Links and 20 Canadian Instagramers Who Make Me Hungry

This week was rather extraordinary, in the very literal sense of the word; there were a handful of rare, and very special events.

On Sunday we met our newest nephew and there is nothing so wonderful as holding a seven-pound newborn bundle. Then Spring finally got her act together and bestowed us with a week of glorious warm weather which made the grass turn a pale shade of green and the wild ramps grow three inches in the back forest.

I even spotted rhubarb buds in the garden. It’s starting!

spring ramps

On Wednesday I was blown away to find I was shortlisted for a Canadian writing award. Remember this post about returning home? Well, it may very well earn me a chance to fly back home to BC and attend an esteemed food and wine writers workshop in the fall. Incredible. My work is among four other outstanding stories that paint the Canadian food scene from coast to coast, and all are well worth a read.

In other news, Food52 loved my Tangy Quinoa Spring Salad Cups, Publisher’s Weekly gave a shoutout to my cookbook (!), and RecipeGeek feature a review with a recipe and a giveaway. Oh, HuffPost Living thinks you should eat my Asparagus Goat Cheese Galette. It is pretty fabulous. Thanks, folks!

More reading:

yogourt bowl with fruit syrup

Finally, I found myself on a list this week, curated by HuffPost Living: 20 Canadian Instagrammers Who’ll Make You Hungry.

These lists are fun. Sometimes I’m on them and other times I’m not, and it’s fine either way, because in the end it is just one person’s opinion, and that’s what you have to remember.

So for some additional fun, I’m going to give you one more opinion: mine! Here another whole batch of Canadian foodies I love to follow on Instagram. On purpose, I’ve included folks who were not on the HuffPost list (although they are awesome, too!) so you could discover a few new names. And I’m certain you will. O-kay! In no particular order….

20 Canadian Instagramers Who Make Me Hungry Daily:

  1. @seasonsandsuppers
  2. @kitchenhealssoul
  3. @foodess
  4. @mayssamaha
  5. @guiltykitchen
  6. @brunette_baker
  7. @thefirstmess
  8. @dinnerwithjulie
  9. @iamafoodblog
  10. @christellerocks
  11. @sweetapolita
  12. @kerrie_ahern
  13. @taraobrady
  14. @mynewroots
  15. @eatwitheva
  16. @kristy_gardner
  17. @pure_ella
  18. @vikalinka
  19. @jannisescott1
  20. @farmonplate

Oh, and PS: Be sure to follow Food Bloggers of Canada @foodbloggersca to discover loads more Canadian greatness on Instagram!

Have a beautiful weekend, all.

About Aimee

Cooking has always been Aimée's preferred recreational activity, creative outlet, and source of relaxation. After nearly ten years in the professional cooking industry, she went from restaurant to RSS by trading her tongs and clogs for cookie cutters and a laptop, serving as editor here at Simple Bites. Her first book, Brown Eggs and Jam Jars - Family Recipes from the Kitchen of Simple Bites, was published in February 2015.

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  1. Well congrats on all of those extraordinary happenings, they are all well deserved. And thank you for including me in your fave instagrammers list! Happy weekend to you! 🙂

  2. Aimee, wow…that is a lot of good stuff in one week! Congratulations! I have got to lay my hands on your new book. I absolutely love your style of cooking, writing and photography. Thank you for the shout out. I am incredibly humbled by your words. xx

  3. Congratulations on your lovely week and thanks again for mentioning Seasons and Suppers. Have a great rest of the weekend! 🙂

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