Lunches provided in schools around the world reflect the country’s culture and its external influences.
For example, it seems that North Americans have a fondness for disposable cups and plates.
Moreover, it’s not surprising that in Asian countries, rice is included in all the trays and many countries don’t have dairy products in their menu.
We asked our Director of Nutrition, Danielle Lamontagne, who worked for over 20 years at the Montreal School Board, to assess 16 school ...
Here we continue our gastronomic tour of Morocco….
6. Camel Burger
OK, I’ll admit that our menu at Café Clock, Camel Burger and cheesecake, was probably not typically Moroccan! Still, it was absolutely delicious and it would have been a shame to miss the opportunity to taste camel meat!
7. Orange flower water
Surprisingly, orange flower water is not made from … orange flowers! This perfumed water is actually prepared from bitter oranges. Nowadays, it is often distilled i...
Originally published in the Journal de Montréal on April 24, 2010.
The origin of pasta is a matter of speculation, with many countries, including China and Italy staking their claim. According to a pretty well-known and controversial legend, pasta was introduced in Italy at the end of the 13th century by Marco Polo, upon his return from China. However, noodles made from buckwheat, rice and soya had existed in China for a long time, a fact that was recently confirmed by a discovery along the...