Just Announced: Winterruption Festival Limited Edition Doughnut Flavours Will Be Salted Caramel and Lemon Cake – Feb. 22-24

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Zesty Lemon Cake Winterruption Doughnut. Photo credit: Scott Fraser

Oh sweet fried dough. How I love you. Lee’s Donuts – located in Granville Island Public Market – is offering two limited edition doughnut flavours for Granville Island’s Winterruption Festival taking place this weekend, February 22-24.

The Winterruption doughnut flavours have just been announced. Drum roll please. They are Salted Caramel (featuring owner Betty-Ann Lee’s home-made caramel) and Zesty Lemon Cake (a lemon cake base topped with goopy lemon frosting and fresh lemon zest).

Vancouver has experienced a mini wave of avante garde doughnut shop openings in the last year (Lucky’s x 2, Cartems, etc.). The newcomers have upped the doughnut flavour ante. Glazed is great and all, but what about honey pistachio, earl grey or square (!) PB&J doughnuts?

Meanwhile old fashioned doughnut shops, such as Lee’s Donuts, continue to step up their game. Lee’s is known for their honey dip, which converts even the staunchest doughnut hater to lover. But the well-loved shop also updates their doughnut flavours seasonally with limited edition options including Winterruption doughnuts, pumpkin spice in fall, Canada Day flavour and more. Continue reading:
Just Announced: Winterruption Festival Limited Edition Doughnut Flavours Will Be Salted Caramel and Lemon Cake – Feb. 22-24

UBC Apple Festival Oct 13-14

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UBC Apple Festival 2007. Photo credit: Robyn Hanson

Think you know apples? You don’t know apples. For instance, did you know there are over 7,500 varieties of the fruit? Or that over 70 different kinds will be available for sampling at the UBC Apple Festival?

From heritage to the new and tried-and-true, from the organically to the conventionally grown, the varieties will be available for buying as well as tasting.

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UBC Apple Festival Oct 13-14