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 season, some into
We thank the
Icelandic community for this delicious treat. We
are especially grateful to Signi and her Amma
(grandma) for the careful and gentle teaching of
their time-honoured method. Available with or
Grass Fruit Cake
Fruit and nut laden
– we follow all the best traditions with this
recipe. The fruit is aged in rum or brandy and
fresh cider before being carefully baked. And
yes, we do wrap it in cheesecloth. Enjoy!
An ancient bread
from the Greek Orthodox heritage, rich in
butter, eggs, honey, and anise, decorated with
Grass Fruit Bread
When you add fruit
to a lovely light bread dough, there is a sweet
simple harmony that blesses the senses.
- Mocha Kisses:
A delightful blend of butter, chocolate,
coffee, and sugar. Share them!
- Russian Tea
Biscuits: This royal shortbread
creation is made with butter and crushed
Chocolate Dream: Indulge yourself and
your guests in this rich, buttery hazelnut
cookie dipped in chocolate.
- Florentines: It’s
wonderful what you can make with chocolate,
candied orange peel, and almonds!
Cake (Galette des rois)
A French tradition
of the Middle Ages, a ‘treasure’ is baked into
this cake. The finder is crowned King/Queen for
the day. Made to celebrate Epiphany, starting
January 6th and available until the end of the
A great turkey dish
accompaniment and a tasty alternative to
cranberry sauce. Complete your holiday table
with this zesty delight.
Traditional Turkey Feast
The meal we look
forward to all year, adapted for one or two
diners. Roast turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing,
gravy, and carrots, for you to heat up at home.
Our rendition of
this classic French Canadian dish combines
prairie fed bison from Swan Lake First Nation
and heritage bred free range pork. Pairs
deliciously with our house-made cranberry
Pudding with Sauce
This dessert reminds
us of Christmases past. Serve with our rich
sauce to complete your feast. Traditionally,
during the making of the pudding, a wish was
stirred into the mixture by each family member.
A nod to English
festive culture, this delectable vegetarian
mixture of chopped nuts, dried fruit, distilled
spirits, and spices is sold in gift-worthy jars.
Also available by special order – baked into
tarts, or in larger containers.
And of course our wide variety of breads are
all about local and organic.
Our Tall Grass co-owner Tabitha Langel is the
voice on our Christmas commercial heard on
Winnipeg's Classic 107 FM station. Whether you
love classical or jazz, we hope to connect with
you during your listening time!
Come to the
kitchen! – that's Grass Roots Prairie Kitchen,
where we're introducing hot meals, hearty and
ready to eat. Our daily features include both a
meat and a vegetarian dish, selected from a wide
variety of delicious, traditional recipes. We
make them daily, so come by and give one a try.
Depending on the day, our featured items might
- Half-pint black bean chili
- Shepherd's pie, made with local organic
- Chickpea potato stew
- Mac and cheese
- Turkey pot pie
- Vegetarian or bison lasagne
- Three-rice pilaf
- and more…
Also at Grass Roots, check out our fine
selection of heat-and-eat foods, to take home.
- Hearty oven-ready meals
- Wholesome gourmet soups
- Baba's perogies
Also add to your
table with house-made salads, preserves,
Nature's Farm noodles, and lots more.
Local food. Made from scratch.
Grass Roots Prairie Kitchen is part of the Tall