This year, for Quebec National Day, I wanted to try making an old-school Quebec dessert that I had never tried but always intrigued me. In French, it is called "Grands-pères dans le sirop" which translates to "Grandpas in syrup". Basically, it is dough poached in maple syrup. Now, I bet you are wondering about the… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1940’s Maple Dumplings
Every time I go to Quebec, I look forward to bringing goodies back with me. This time, I felt restrained by the fact that I came with a carry-on suitcase and a backpack...it didn't feel like enough room to bring everything I wanted to Atlanta! Needless to say, when it was all said and done,… Continue reading Quebec Part 5: Goodie Haul!
Going to Quebec usually mostly means going to visit friends and family so it rarely feels like the other vacations my husband and I like to take together, where we just walk around a new city. This time, we decided to end our vacation with a long weekend in Montreal, a city I had visited… Continue reading Quebec Part 4: A Weekend in Montreal
Recently, my husband and I went back to Quebec to visit my family and friends. We spent two weeks there, and unlike other times I went, I made almost no plans. I just wanted to enjoy my time there, see my loved ones and take the trip day by day. As this is how I… Continue reading Hungry Quebbie Goes Home