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

Appetizers · Snacks · Soups

Onion soup

A drunken onion soup, filled with flavors, thyme, wine and a final touch of brandy to warm us up on a cold winter day. Finishing it up under the grill to melt that tasty gruyere cheese on the crunchy piece of bread slowly getting soak with the soup.  To warm up our hearts before the heat… Continue reading Onion soup