50 Traditional Nova Scotia Recipes

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Here’s a sneak peek at my new Cookbook, 50 Traditional Nova Scotia Recipes. It hasn’t been released yet! In fact, I’m still working on it! 

The current Title says, 50, but I actually have over 100 Recipes! I’m also not totally set on the Cover Design which may change to reflect a more Nova Scotian look and feel. 

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I thought perhaps, with Summer coming soon, You might like to see one of the Recipes! Hodge Podge, if You’re from Nova Scotia you’ll know, and probably have your own way of making it! However, for those who have yet to discover it…

Here’s a traditional Hodge Podge recipe:


4 cups chicken or vegetable broth

2 cups diced potatoes

1 cup diced carrots

1 cup diced turnips

1 cup diced green beans

1 cup fresh or frozen peas

1 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels

1 cup diced onions

1 cup diced celery

1/2 cup heavy cream or evaporated milk

Salt and pepper to taste

Chopped fresh parsley for garnish (optional)


In a large pot, bring the chicken or vegetable broth to a simmer over medium heat.

Add the diced potatoes, carrots, turnips, onions, and celery to the pot. Simmer for about 10 minutes or until the vegetables are partially cooked.

Add the diced green beans, peas, and corn to the pot. Continue to simmer for another 10-15 minutes or until all the vegetables are tender.

Stir in the heavy cream or evaporated milk and season with salt and pepper to taste. Adjust the seasoning according to your preference.

Remove the pot from the heat and ladle the Hodge Podge into bowls. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley if desired.

Serve hot and enjoy this comforting and hearty Nova Scotian dish!

Feel free to customize the recipe by adding other seasonal vegetables or herbs according to your taste preferences. Hodge Podge is versatile and adaptable, making it a perfect dish to showcase the bounty of Nova Scotia’s gardens.

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