These small milkweed podsare delicious and might remind you of broccoli or beans. Milkweed is considered by many as an intrusive weed, since it grows everywhere in Quebec, even in urban areas. But, the First Nations have been picking milkweed for generations, because beside being tasteful, they used it to cure many diseases.
The wild blueberry is a flagship product of Quebec. It has a finer and sweeter taste than the cultivated blueberries. Moreover, scientific studies have shown a higher concentration of antioxidants than other berries. This jam is delicious on toast, cake or ice cream.
The salty taste of sea asparagus gives this mustard a unique touch. The sea asparagus is a small crunchy plant that grows between tides. Strong and iodizewd altogether, this sea asparagus mustard is a must with grilled meats, and can be used in any recipes, should it be marinade, sauces, or sandwiches.
Red that sticks but does good to the throat. In the past, the red fruits of the sumac, called Drupes, were used for coughing, by preparing syrups, lemonades or jellies. Now it is used as a accompaniment to venison and Brie-type cheese. Try the recipe for the sumac Jelly chicken. Brown a chicken cut into pieces and two French shallots in oil. Add two...
Ideal for those who love strong honey. Its spicy taste and the richness of its aromas change from season to season. It is one of the first honeys used by man. Exquisite in pastries, this honey has an incredible floral power. It's also Patrice Demers' favorite honey (Patrice is a pastry cook at the well renown 400 coups restaurant).
The saskatoon berry is a great, yet unknown product in Quebec. The little fruits are carefully handpicked, in their natural environment. The taste is fine and delicate, and the aromas are well appreciated by cooks. Chicoutai is delicious and can be served right in the morning.
The fiddleheads will (litterally) make you dance! On canapés : drain the fiddleheads, and serve them on melba toasts, or toasted bread. Add your favorite cheese, and decorate with a slice of sweet pepper (or even an edible flower). Entrées : serve with cheese, patés, terrines, ham, duck confit, goose, r any other wild meat. In a...
Sprinkle your life with this garlic flower sea salt shaker! The garlic flower has acquired a great reputation in the last couple of years, for its great taste and the respect it shows to your breath. The salt shaker contains a high quality garlic flower (certified biologic, of cours!) and real natural sea salt.
The chicoutai is a great, yet unknown product in Quebec. The little fruits are carefully handpicked, in their natural environment. The taste is fine and delicate, and the aromas are well appreciated by cooks. Chicoutai is delicious and can be served right in the morning.
Never filterd. Never heated. Raw honey is excellent for health, since all the natural elements are preserved : pollen, propolis, bee wax, and all the flavours. This honey crystallizes in the pot, and should be eaten in that form. Its harvested from mid-August to the end of September. Non-pasteurized.
The trio Apéro sur l'herbe includes 3 marinades and wild condiments. Each trio also includes recipes and ideas to use your products.
The sea asparagus grows between tides, on the banks of the Saint-Laurent River. Behind its cacti looks, it hides a great taste of the Seas! Only the extremities are picked, then marinated to give a tasty yet ornemental condiment. The salty taste and the crunchy texture make the sea asparagus the perfect side dish for fish and seafoods. A small branch...
Still tender, these start-ups are marinated and can be used to decorate many dishes, with its resin and menthol taste. The spruce tups are picked in Spring, while they are still hidden in their brown shell. The spruce tips add taste to gravy sauces and salad dressings. They are to die for with a Martini, and can also be used to stuff fish.
The essence of sweet clover is used as vanilla. By closing your eyes, you will receive the smell of summer days, while sweet clover wafts warm air to the campaign.Harvested in July, the tiny flowers are sorted patiently with tweezers prior to the creation of this essence. The result is an exquisite product and unique in both contemporary and well anchored...
For 5 generations, this syrup, produced in the Lower Laurentians with its most ecological practices, will surprise you.Having won the Gold Medal Award in 2018 by the Maple Preceptory, his taste has vanilla connotation and a great Finess , this syrup will please you.