Easter Cookware and Gifts at Cilantro!

Useful Cookware to make Easter Dinner Easy The celebration of Easter will soon be upon us. A chance for renewal and regrowth as we spring into a new season of warmer weather and longer days; with fresh produce and...

Useful Cookware to make Easter Dinner Easy

The celebration of Easter will soon be upon us. A chance for renewal and regrowth as we spring into a new season of warmer weather and longer days; with fresh produce and poultry, a delicious Easter feast is guaranteed.

There are several foods considered staple dishes where Easter dinner is concerned, some of which would include; ham, lamb, spring vegetables, potatoes and of course, eggs.

To ensure perfectly sliced ham for your dinner guests the Global Ham Slice G10 is a must have!

Global Ham / Salmon Slice G10
Global Ham / Salmon Slice G10

It is constructed of light weight stainless steel so it is easy on hands and the straight ground edge stays sharper longer. This slicer is a perfect example of Global’s world famous unparalleled quality.

For added assistance with precise carving of your roasted lamb, turkey or ham, consider the Global Straight Carving ForkMade from high quality stainless steel, hand molded for comfort and a dimpled handle for a safer grip, this tool is efficient as well elegant.

Global Carving Fork
Global Carving Fork

No Easter dinner is complete without delicious fresh Spring vegetables to complement the main dish. Preparing them is easy and fun with a set of 3 peelers from Swissmar.

Swissmar Peelers are available with a serrated, scalpel or julienne blade. For delicate produce such as tomoatoes   the serrated blade peeler works best, meanwhile for peeling potatoes or carrots using the scalpel peeler is the right choice. For making thin julienne sticks from carrots, zuchinni or cucumbers, choose the Swissmar Julienne blade peeler and guarantee perfect results every time.

Swissmar Peeler, Set of 3
Swissmar Peeler, Set of 3

Now, to cook those vegetables perfectly the right pan is a must. The Cuisinox Elite Entree Pan with Cover has Surround Heat technology which allows the pan to distribute heat evenly and retain it so it can also be used as an elegant serving dish, going straight from the stovetop to the table.

Cuisinox Elite Entree Pan with Glass Cover
Cuisinox Elite Entree Pan with Glass Cover

Nothing says Easter more than eggs, whether they are poached,scrambled, boiled, fried, deviled or even chocolate!

Cilantro, The Cook's Shop has everything you need to prepare your eggs just the way you like them. Get perfectly poached eggs with the Fusionbrands Poach Pods. A set of 2 flexible silicone poach pods, designed to float and poach an egg in boiling water and when the egg is ready, just flip the pod inside out and gently push it out. Scrambling eggs is quick and easy with the Kuhn Rikon Double Balloon Whisk , designed with more wires for faster results this is a versatile tool that can also work for you when making Hollandaise sauce , whipping cream, gravy and other sauces. The Lodge 12-inch Square Griddle is an essential kitchen tool for big family breakfasts. Made of cast iron , it can be used on the stovetop, in the oven, or even on a grill for frying eggs ,pancakes, bacon, etc. , and it is a great serving platter as well. Deviled egg preparation has never been easier with the Norpro Egg Slicer, Wedger, Piercer, and Garnishing Tool. The stainless steel wires guarantee even slices into six equal segments and the piercer tool softly makes a pinhole in the eggs so they won't crack while boiling.

Kuhn Rikon 11 Inch Double Balloon Whisk
Kuhn Rikon 11 Inch Double Balloon Whisk

Nova Scotian Gifts

Cilantro, The Cook's Shop calls Lunenburg, Nova Scotia home and therefore we proudly support our local artisans and food producers by offering a variety of products that are made right here!

Sledding Hill Lavender Jelly
Sledding Hill Lavender Jelly

Taste of Nova Scotia award winners Sledding Hill Lavender have a delicious lavender and citrus jelly that perfectly compliments your roasted lamb or pork ; or, why not try their lavender pepper as an alternative to regular pepper - consisting of black peppercorns, lavender and orange & lemon zest. Serve it with lamb, beef, roasted potatoes, eggs or even in salad dressings.

Another delicious product brand from Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley is Helen B's Preserves A vast amount of unique and flavorful jams, jellies, preserves, pickles and relishes. Bring out the flavor of pork, lamb or ham with a spoonful of Helen B's Bread-n-Butter Pickles, Corn Relish, or Mustard Pickles

Helen B's Preserves Bread and Butter Pickles
Helen B's Preserves Bread and Butter Pickles

Gourmandises Avenue Chocolate Lobster
Gourmandises Avenue Chocolate Lobster

Give your guests a delectable chocolate Easter treat from Nova Scotia's own Gourmandises Avenue Chocolaterie.  You can break away from the traditional chocolate Eggs and Bunnies with a Dark Chocolate LobsterA beautifully detailed 320gram lobster with a gloss finish is sure to be a hit. Also, add more deliciousness to any Easter basket with Gourmandises Aveneue homemade gourmet truffles made with fresh ingredients of the season including; black current, Gaspereau port wine, honey lavender, Nova Scotia Ice Wine, lemon thyme, NS Maple Wine, pear ginger, raspberry, toffee cinnamon and mint.

Gourmandises Avenue Chocolate Truffles
Gourmandises Avenue Chocolate Truffles