Innovative dishes featuring Canada's favourite all-natural sweetener - maple syrup.These enticing maple syrup recipes have been created by master chefs in fine restaurants across Canada. They have been adapted and tested for home cooks. The book offers a full gastronomic experience, with recipes for breakfast, side dishes, appetizers, main dishes, and, of course, desserts. For breakfast there is Maple Pecan Banana Pancakes or French Toast Stuffed with Maple Glazed Apples. Lunch dishes include Butternut Squash Soup with Maple Cream and Mesclun Salad with Maple Vinaigrette. Main dishes, such Maple Glazed Salmon with Parsnip Purée and Maple Glazed Pork Loin, show off the subtle flavour of maple. The special sweetness of maple syrup comes to the fore in Maple Meringues with Peaches and Maple Sabayon, and in traditional favourites, such as Acadian Apple Pie and Grandpères au sirop d'érable.The recipes are presented with full colour photographs throughout.