breakfast

Crêpe à la québecoise

Just came back from my native beautiful land, Canada. Or more precisely Quebec, on the East part of Canada a.k.a. the french part. So coming from the land of maples, which in the fall is simply magical to see with all those bright red leaves, and it’s exceptional elixir called maple syrup I had to share… Continue reading Crêpe à la québecoise

Main Meals · Meat & Poultry · Sandwiches

Hot chicken sandwich

A popular dish from the Eastern part of Canada consisting of shredded chicken sandwich served with a homemade gravy and green peas. Hot chicken sandwich or simple Hot Chicken is one of those forgotten top 10 traditional dish from Canada, more precisely East Canada. As a kid, I used to love when my mom would do… Continue reading Hot chicken sandwich

Main Meals · Meat & Poultry

Pâté Chinois/shepherd’s pie with a Spanish Twist

Pâté chinois is a typical French Canadian meal… Apparently created by the British railroad workers, in the 19th century, as an imitation of the famous “cottage pie” (beef, lamb and mashed potatoes). The dish was an imminent “hit”, at least, for the “on site” railroad workers which included many French Canadians and many Chinese workers. The… Continue reading Pâté Chinois/shepherd’s pie with a Spanish Twist

Main Meals · Snacks

European poutine

If you ask any French Canadian living abroad; what they miss the most from home, it’s certain that you’ll see “the poutine” in the top 3. This is an emotional meal for any French Canadian and it’s actually pretty much impossible to reproduce the traditional one outside of Quebec because of the lack of that… Continue reading European poutine