Foodie Adventures, Random Meals, Travel

Hungry Quebbie Goes Home

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

Recipes, Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 1940 Meat-Ball Stew

As I prepare to visit Quebec soon, I was in the mood to make some traditional French Canadian food. I pulled out a cookbook brought to me by my mom, once belonging to my grandma. The book is bilingual (French-English), published in 1940 and published by A.Bélanger Limitée, as a way to sell their cooking… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1940 Meat-Ball Stew

Recipes, Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 1947 Canadian Cheese Crown Loaf

This week, I decided to pay tribute to my family, while also practicing my baking skills. During her last visit to Atlanta, my mother brought me some old cookbooks, including a few that belong to family members. One of the French Canadian cookbooks belonged to my great aunt Bertha. It is called "Recettes Choisies Robin… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1947 Canadian Cheese Crown Loaf

Recipes

A Tribute To My Grandma Through Layered Meat Pie

Earlier this fall, my maternal grandmother, affectionally known as Mamie, passed away. Since I couldn't make it back home for the funeral, my mom and I decided we would pay tribute to her during my parents' Thanksgiving visit by making her famous "six-pâtes" (a layered meat pie). I have so many childhood memories of visiting… Continue reading A Tribute To My Grandma Through Layered Meat Pie