Must Try Food in Nanaimo City

When we all go out and have fun in some unfamiliar places, all we first see and check are the activities we could there – erm, not really? Let us all be honest; we are first checking on some beautiful and delicious place to feed our craving and look if there are new dishes to try that would make the travel quite great and extra fun. In Vancouver Island, there are lots of restaurant and dining places to try. We could just not go down the list, but we will try to list some of the top dishes you should try. This article is not only for food lovers and blogger but for all those who will go out and visit the beautiful Vancouver Island.

Nanaimo Bars

Nope, you should never miss this one out because this one falls back to 1953 recipes of the local in Nanaimo. Nanaimo bar is a favorite sweet dessert of everyone. It’s very easy to make; made from main butter, cocoa powder, egg, shredded coconut, and almond. We are sure that you will never forget this sweet treat from the Nanaimo city.

Salt Spring Island LambĀ 

Where else could you get this tender and unique flavoring lamb? There is a reason why the Queen loves this dish so much, right? So, we highly recommend this delicacy while you are at your short visit.

Sockeye Salmon

Since Nanaimo is surrounded by waters, you could at least expect that there will lots of seafood in your menu. Sockeye Salmon is fresh from the B.C waters filled with rich flavorings that you will surely love.

West Coast Fish Chowder

Soup made from rockfish star and smoked candied salmon. West Coast Fish Chowder is perfect to warm your tummy from a cold travel or your freezing walk along the beaches on the island.

Spot Prawns

These prawns are one of the island’s best delicacies to try. It is served fresh and savored with veggies as a side. The large prawns are harvested early in their 6-8 week season to keep the freshness and taste.

Wild Onion and Mushroom Tart

Never seen one or tried one before? This dessert is topped with parmesan cheese, morel mushrooms fried with wild onions. What could go wrong? This is perfect to try chew on while sightseeing at the beautiful Vancouver Island.

Dungeness Crab Salad

Made with Dungeness crab mixed with Okanagan apricot and rolled into radish and nasturtium for a delightful munching moment. This is also perfect for those who keep a close eye on their diet while still on the trip.

There is still so much out there to try. Sorry, but if we try to discuss everything, this year will end, and we are still talking about delicacies in Vancouver Island or Nanaimo. The best way to enjoy is that just go where your feet is taking you and do not be afraid to try things out. Bon appetite!