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Category: Montreal

Salute to Canada! Chuck Hughes’ Duck Breasts with Red Wine Sauce on a bed of Duck-Fat Fried Fingerlings and Mushrooms

                    As most of my readers know, I am Canadian by birth and mighty proud of it.  I am also mighty proud that Canada racked up a total of 10 Gold Medals at the Sochi Olympics.  This […]

Quebec’s Gift to the Holiday Table: Tourtiere du Porc Adapted from Martin Picard of Montreal’s Au Pied de Cochon

         In French Canada, Tourtiere, a wonderfully rich pork pie,  occupies a place of honor that’s likely unmatched by any other dish.  It is served ubiquitously on Christmas Eve. This holiday party even has its own name: “Reveillon“.  In French the word means ‘awakening’. This midnight […]

Since I’m on my way there today, a recipe for Quebec’s own Poutine (French Fries with Gravy and Cheese)

“Poutine”, a fine “mess” and Quebec’s gift to Gastronomy… or Gluttony as in this version from Au Pied de Cochon topped with Foie Gras Vieux Montreal, a perfect base to explore Old and New Montreal          As New Yorkers, we’re inclined to feel that our […]