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A vision for dessert

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Michael Ignatieff is interviewed in the latest edition of More—”Canada’s magazine celebrating women over 40″—and there he clarifies his oft-debated position on peach pie.

Q: In your journey across Canada with Zsuzsanna, you were reading family history and visiting important sites, but you were also looking for the best pie in Canada…

A: That was a very serious quest! Off the major highways you often find fresh, homemade pie at gas stations. So we decided to make it a competition. The pies got better and better; our standards got higher. We found the winner in a Ukrainian family restaurant in the Thompson Valley in B.C. Straight-up peach pie—fresh peaches, no a la mode, the pastry thin and not too sweet.

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