Get the most out of Canadian cheese with this fresh batch of cheese recipes, and check out the Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival in Blackcomb

Tired of being told not to play with your food? Visit the Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival, hosted by Dairy Farmers of Canada – participants race downhill in pursuit of an 11 pound wheel of cheese, and it’s free for both participants and viewers. The festival includes much more than just the title event, with tastings, seminars, and family activities. Find out more about the festival here, and if you’re feeling competitive, read advice from past winners to stay on top of your game.

  • Saturday August 15: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Blackcomb Mountain (Base 2, 4545 Blackcomb Way, Whistler)

If all this cheese talk is making you hungry, try one of these inventive cheese recipes courtesy of chef Ned Bell.1. Cedar Baked Cheese Duo with Birch and Blueberry Relish2. Brie, Mozzarella, and Peach Pizza3. Garden Zucchini Cheese Bread with Jalapeño Honey Butter4. Corn and Squash Succotash with Canadian Cheese and Bell Pepper Jam5. Warm Lentil and Tomato Salad with Cherries and Cashews6. Smoked Salmon Grilled Cheese with Maple Marinated Apricots