Canadian cuisine varies widely depending on the regions of the nation. It is mostly derived from British, Scottish and French cuisines. Canadian food has been shaped and impacted by continual waves of immigration. Poutine is a Canadian dish, originating in the province of Quebec, made with french fries and cheese curds topped with a light brown gravy-like sauce.
The Nanaimo bar is a dessert item of Canadian origin popular across North America. It is a bar dessert which requires no baking and is named after the west coast city of Nanaimo, British Columbia. A butter tart is a type of small pastry tart highly regarded in Canadian cuisine and considered one of Canada’s quintessential desserts.