“Get in My Tummy” — Ballygiblins — Ultimate Sticky Toffee Pudding

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Ultimate Sticky Toffee Pudding

Please note that I am not related to anyone in this establishment. It is all about promoting our local area.

Let’s be perfectly clear that I have Celiac disease and am not supposed to go ten feet near this creature of sweet luxury. However, sometimes me and my colon have to come to some sort of agreement. So that truce comes once in awhile at Ballygiblins in Carleton Place for their “Sticky Toffee Pudding”.

The exact origins of this popular dessert, a combination of dates, brown sugar, and toffee sauce, may be in dispute, but it’s undoubtedly British and undoubtedly delicious.

Their cake is moist and delicious, and once your tongue rolls around the first creamy bite I guarantee you – you and your large load rear-end-chassis will benefit from each morsel. You don’t need to go to Ottawa to experience fine dining, believe me. Only thing I would suggest is doubling the sauce, but we are quite greedy with our sauce.

Tip of the hat and my waistline to Ballygiblins!

A review I saw on Tripadvisor.ca

Friendly service, great value, delicious food!”

March 2015

Great location on the main drag in Carleton Place. Friendly service, great value, delicious food! The menu is large and has a bit of something for everyone. Fantastic vegetarian options (the curry is amazing!)

Ballygiblin’s Restaurant & Pub

Address: 151 Bridge St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2V6

Phone:(613) 253-7400

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Linda Knight Seccaspina was born in Cowansville, Quebec about the same time as the wheel was invented and the first time she realized she could tell a tale was when she got caught passing her smutty stories around in Grade 7 at CHS by Mrs. Blinn. When Derek "Wheels" Wheeler from Degrassi Jr. High died in 2010, Linda wrote her own obituary. Some people said she should think about a career in writing obituaries. Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa from 1976-1996. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off she finally found her calling. Is it sex drugs and rock n' roll you might ask? No, it is history. Seeing that her very first boyfriend in Grade 5 (who she won a Twist contest with in the 60s) is the head of the Brome Misissiquoi Historical Society and also specializes in local history back in Quebec, she finds that quite funny. She writes every single day and is also a columnist for Hometown News and Screamin's Mamas. She is a volunteer for the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum, an admin for the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page, and a local guest speaker. She has been now labelled an historian by the locals which in her mind is wrong. You see she will never be like the iconic local Lanark County historian Howard Morton Brown, nor like famed local writer Mary Cook. She proudly calls herself The National Enquirer Historical writer of Lanark County, and that she can live with. Linda has been called the most stubborn woman in Lanark County, and has requested her ashes to be distributed in any Casino parking lot as close to any Wheel of Fortune machine as you can get. But since she wrote her obituary, most people assume she's already dead. Linda has published six books, "Menopausal Woman From the Corn," "Cowansville High Misremembered," "Naked Yoga, Twinkies and Celebrities," "Cancer Calls Collect," "The Tilted Kilt-Vintage Whispers of Carleton Place," and "Flashbacks of Little Miss Flash Cadilac." All are available at Amazon in paperback and Kindle. Linda's books are for sale on Amazon or at Wisteria · 62 Bridge Street · Carleton Place, Ottawa, Canada, and at the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum · 267 Edmund Street · Carleton Place, Ottawa, Canada--Appleton Museum-Mississippi Textile Mill and Mill Street Books and Heritage House Museum and The Artists Loft in Smith Falls.

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