and holiday specials
Making your holiday order
We know how busy you are during this festive
season. We can help out. Choose from our seasonal
specials and regular favourites to share at your
gatherings with colleagues, friends and family.
Come in to place your orders in person at any of
our locations or simply call us. Then you can
cross one more thing off your to-do list and
ensure that you’ll have your favourite foods and
treats during the holidays. These specials are
available throughout the holiday season, some into
- fresh traditional baking
- savoury delicacies to share
- preserves, dips and crackers
- dishes to prepare at home
- snacks for Santa, and more…
Specials at Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company
The Tall Grass Fruit Cake Fruit
and nut laden - we follow all the best traditions
with this recipe. The fruit is aged in brandy and
fresh cider before being carefully baked.
Vinaterta We thank the
Icelandic community for this delicious treat. This
multi-layered treat is also available without
Christopomo Bread An
ancient bread from the Greek Orthodox, rich in
butter, eggs, honey and anise, decorated with
Tall Grass Fruit Bread When
you add fruit to a lovely light bread dough there
is a sweet simple harmony that blesses the senses.
King’s Cake Our January
special features a French tradition of the Middle
Ages, baking a ‘treasure’ into this cake to reward
its finder as King/Queen for the day.
Special Cookies Mocha
Kisses, Russian Tea Biscuits, Hazelnut Chocolate
Specials at Grass Roots Prairie Kitchen
Cranberry Relish A great
accompaniment for turkey dishes and a tasty
alternative to cranberry sauce.
Tourtière We put our own
spin on this French-Canadian classic.
Plum Pudding with Sauce This
dessert reminds us of Christmases past. Served
with a rich sauce it makes your feast complete.
Long ago, during the making of the pudding, a wish
was stirred-in by every family member.
Mincemeat A nod to English
festive culture, this delectable vegetarian
mixture of chopped, dried fruit, distilled spirits
and spices is sold in gift-worthy jars.
Specials at Baba's Tall Grass Pantry
- Aged Bothwell cheddar and potato
- Cottage cheese with fresh dill
- Meat: Brown rice, Manitoba beef, bacon and
- Vegetarian: Buckwheat, lentil, mushroom, and
- Traditional boiled kutia for the holidays
- Manitoba red beet borscht
- Wild blueberry dessert perogies
Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company, Grass Roots
Prairie Kitchen and Baba’s Tall Grass Pantry
believe that really good food is possible when we
work with our Mother the Earth in a spirit of
gratitude and with loving responsiveness to her
needs and ours. Farmers, millers, bakers, cooks
and those who sell and buy – each offer a unique
gift to the creation of seasonal and traditional
food as it is born and begins to sing its own
Owners Tabitha Langel, Loic Perrot,
Paul Langel, Lyle and Kathy Barkman
Ciao! names Grass
Roots - Good Food Retailer of the Year
Check out the August/September edition of Ciao!
magazine, Winnipeg's premier
publication for all things related to food,
fashion and home.
On page 12, you'll see it! The announcement that
Ciao! magazine has chosen Grass Roots
Prairie Kitchen, sister to Tall Grass
Prairie Bread Company, as the 2015 Good Food
Mantioba, Retailer of the Year.
In the article announcing the award, Ciao! notes,
"Grass Root's Prairie Kitchen's bake-at-home
meals and party-saving appetizers keep
customers' freezers well stocked, while packed
shelves of preserves (pickles, veggies, salsas,
jams) make browsing the selection feel like the
no-holds-barred raid on grandma's panrty.
Perhaps most impressive are the bottles of
organic Manitoba sunflower oil which is
cold-pressed on-site, eliminating the
environmental and financial toll of hauling by
"From flour freshly ground from Manitoba wheat
to mason jars of local fruits, the lost arts of
preserving and baking from scratch are practiced
here. 'We've always believed in the goodness of
simple food,' says Tabitha Langel."
The Steppe Sandwich
Yes, there are no nitrates! The new Baba's Tall
Grass Pantry Steppe Sandwich, named after the
grasslands of Eastern Europe, with a nod to the
Canadian prairies, is nitrate-free! When
we set about selecting a local sausage-maker, we
insisted upon a recipe without the nitrates many
of us are so concerned about. A delicious
combination of local pork and beef combined with
many flavourful spices forms the centrepiece of
this delicious lunch option. Nestled on a fresh
bun from Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company, you may
want to add carmelized onions, house-made
sauerkraut and ketchup, as well as mustard and a
Delicious on its own, you can choose to make it a
Steppe Meal, complete with potato wedges or
buckwheat, and then choose from a salad, colselaw,
or a 6 oz. bowl of steaming hot borscht.
Check out Baba’s
Pantry new chalkboard menu
Have you been by Baba's Tall Grass Pantry at
The Forks Market lately? We've got a brand
new chalkboard menu with some exciting new items.
Every Manitoban is familiar with perogies,
but have you ever tried Manitoba Meatballs or
a Steppe Sandwich?
Our Manitoba Meatballs are created using
grass-fed beef and pork from local farms. Your
plate features five delicious meatballs in gravy,
and like the sandwich, accompanied by potato
wedges or buckwheat and your choice of salad,
coleslaw or a 6 oz. bowl of borscht.
The Steppe Sandwich is a local and
nitrate-free sausage sensation in a Tall Grass
We also have a variety of new side items
availablle to round out your meal, or even enjoy
on their own as a snack.
your mouth still water at the mere thought of
perogies and cabbage rolls? That desire can also
still be satisfied at Baba’s Pantry. We
feature these plates in both vegetarian and meat
In addition to the hot meals, at Baba’s Tall
Grass Pantry at The Forks Market pre-cooked
and frozen perogies, as well as cabbage
rolls are available. At the Tall Grass Prairie
Bread Company in Wolseley - pre-cooked or frozen
perogies are ready to take home and prepare for
Baba’s Pantry may be reached by telephone at 204-947-5097.
Serving Ukrainian and Eastern European food
from a prairie perspective, the inspiration for
Baba’s Tall Grass Pantry comes from Tall
Grass Prairie Bread Company - with its
continuous passion and commitment to fresh,
natural, local and organic ingredients.