At the beginning of 2023, I opened a café in the beautiful Saint-Jean-Baptiste neighborhood, in Quebec City. To build the furniture for deTerroir café, we called upon the talent of Christophe Vandal, a carpenter in Saint-Féréole-les-Neiges. He was able to recuperate the wood of ash trees that were cut down, because the were infected by […]
It’s a Canadian first. The Mauricie’s Signé Cameline won first prize in the Innovation & marketing category at the Salon international de la restauration, de l’hôtellerie et de l’alimentation in Lyon, France. Signé Cameline produces camelina oil in Quebec. Their winning recipe calls upon roasting the camellia seeds before pressing them into oil. I spoke […]
With a fresh blanket of snow covering most of Quebec now, you might not be thinking of your next vegetable harvest. But there are ways to grow certain products indoors, even in the dead of winter. I get a few tricks from Pierre-Antoine Gilbert, teacher at the Cegep de Victoriaville, with the National Institute of […]
Director Bruno Florin talks about his documentary series on Mordu.ca, Radio-Canada’s food platform. LISTEN HERE! Watch the full series here on Mordu.ca.
Charlevoix food writer Micheline Mongrain-Dontigny was inducted into the 2022 The Taste Canada Awards Hall of Fame this month. I reached out to Micheline to find out what this recognition means to her, after 35 years of dedicated work for Quebec’s culinary heritage. Listen here! READ & WATCH : Fad for Daisy Capers
When Vincent Noël set out to become an artisanal vinegar-maker, he travelled throughout Europe — to Poland, Scandinavia, Italy and France — to see how it was done. What he discovered left him disappointed. « Most of the vinegars we found was made from white vinegar, flavoured with fruit juices or essences, » said Noël. « It was almost […]