Christmas is coming and it’s safe to say many families will celebrate with the unavoidable roast turkey. But will it meet expectations? Here are some tips to help you choose the best one and cook it to perfection.
The Brome Lake Duck Festival will take place over the next weekend. The program includes food tasting, a public market place, musical concerts and a host of other activities. In fact, it is in the Eastern Townships that the main duck breeders are located. To know more, visit www.canardenfete.ca.
Duck meat is very popular in Europe and Asia. And it is now becoming easily available here, not only in restaurants but also in most grocery stores. In fact, there are some very good duck farms right here in Quebec. Extremely tasty and easy to prepare, this bird’s meat is low in cholesterol and rich […]
Asian fare has invaded our supermarkets’ shelves because the Chinese New Year has began on February 19 th. This year falls under the sign of the symbolic animal Sheep (or Goat), the cosmological element Wood and the colour Green.
Alexandre Grimod of Reynière, French gastronome and author of Almanach des Gourmands at the beginning of the nineteenth century, called veal the “chameleon of the kitchen”. Its flavour varies greatly depending on its method of breeding, age and place of origin. It also varies according to the different types of cuts that make it possible […]
The price of red meat continues to rise after the summer of barbecues. And this is also the case with fish. I make these statements not because I’ve read scholarly articles on oil prices, the value of the Canadian dollar or the state of agricultural production, but rather because I see it week after week […]
As in the case of hot dogs, there are several versions regarding the origin of the word “hamburger” to describe the famous sandwich filled with minced meat that we all recognize. Towards the end of the 19th century, a number of simple little restaurants in the United States already had such a dish on their […]
The American bison ensured the survival of Native Americans in the Prairies for thousands of years by providing them with cover, clothing, utility items and food. With the arrival of colonizers and the construction of the railways, this species came close to extinction.
In the fall, we all look forward to old-fashioned but timeless comfort food that is simmered for a long time and leaves a delicious aroma around the house. One such dish is typical to Northern France and Belgium: Flemish Beef Stew.