Every time someone visits from home (usually, my mom), I quickly come up with a list of goodies I miss and want to eat. On one of her last trips, she very much delivered, with many good treats that I slowly savored in the months following her visit. Vachons Cakes: Joe Louis, Mae West, Ah… Continue reading Tasting Quebec Favorites
Grandma’s Breakfast Veal Spread
There is a dish that is very common in Quebec that I still haven't found anywhere else. We call it cretons. It's a meat spread that one eats on toast for breakfast. It can be made with veal, turkey, pork or chicken. Most people buy it at the store but it's really not that hard… Continue reading Grandma’s Breakfast Veal Spread
Happy Father’s Day!
As we celebrate Father's Day, I wanted to take a quick moment to think about my favorite daddy food moments. So here we go, in no particular order... Fishing: When I was growing up, I would regularly go fishing with my dad. So many memories are linked to our fishing trips. For most of my… Continue reading Happy Father’s Day!
Back to my Québécoise Roots! ….Part 1
A month ago, Jeff and I spent 10 days in Quebec. I had not been home in four years and Jeff had never been. I was beyond excited to see everyone but also to finally show my husband the unique province where I grew up. His French immersion was sometimes funny, sometimes exhausting, but I… Continue reading Back to my Québécoise Roots! ….Part 1