Spring is finally here! As the trees get greener and the sun shines warmer, we all start to feel lighter. Many of us are all too aware of the extra couple of pounds we might have put on while in winter mode, and so Spring is when we don’t just shed out heavy jackets, but our heavy meals. We’ve chosen ten great, easy, light meals that will keep you feeling cheery all springtime long! Here are our top 10 Recipes for Spring.
10. Avocado with Shrimp
Avocado with Shrimp
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Originally published in the Journal de Montréal on April 14, 2012.
Here we go again!
The 2012 snow crab fishing season has begun and will end on June 20th. Fisheries and Oceans Canada has confirmed a 15% quota increase in the area of the Lower St. Lawrence and a large part of the Gaspé peninsula. Some retailers are selling it at a good price this week.
Highly prized by chefs, this local delicacy is nevertheless very easy to prepare at home, because the crab legs you buy will be pre-co...
The fishing season for snow crab has started. We are told to expect as much as a price increase of about 10% this year. One more good reason to check out our Flyer Specials Table and find out where to buy this delicacy.
Try our recipe for Spaghetti with Snow Crab
Should Juice Be Banned from the Food Guide?
Originally published in the Journal de Montréal on March 26, 2011.
The origin of the famous mayonnaise sauce has stirred up much controversy. According to certain historians, it got its name from the town of Mahon, main city of Menorca in the Balearic Islands, an archipelago off Spain. When the French conquered these islands in 1756, the cook of Admiral Plessis, Duc de Richelieu, successfully reproduced a sauce recipe that he had observed the Menorcans preparing: a very popular mixture of o...
Originally published in the Journal de Montréal on April 21, 2007.
Although snow crab harvesting began only 40 years ago, it has now become Quebec’s most lucrative commercial fishing harvest.
Harvested in the waters of the Bas-Saint-Laurent and Côte-Nord region, 90% of these shellfish are exported to the United States and Japan. So let us also make the most of it, especially this week, since many retailers are kicking off the season with very good prices. One always buys pre-co...