An Ode to Bread

The harvest season has us thinking about baking. As the days crispen and nights lengthen, those of us in the Northern hemisphere begin to seek solace indoors. And is there a more comforting food than bread? Whether you bake your own or turn to the experts, here’s our carb-loaded cache of Calgary’s bread offerings.

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Butter Honey Pig Bread: A Novel

While you’re at Britannia plaza, pop into Owl’s Nest Books and buy a copy of Francesca Ekwuyasi’s Butter Honey Pig Bread, which is Queerreads’ October book club pick. An intergenerational saga about three Nigerian women, this is a story of food, family and forgiveness. Queereads meets monthly at Owl’s Nest to discuss a different book with LGBTQ2IA+ themes. Find out more on Instagram at @queereadsyyc.

Butter Honey Pig Bread: A Novel | $21.55 | Owl’s Nest Books | 815A 49th Ave. S.W. 403.287.9557 |