The Stimpson surfclam is the Canadian clam. This mollusc of the family of clams is well sheltered between its two shells. Most of the recipes with clams, shells of mussels or scallops, are also delicious with some clams. Why not try a Chowder with the stimpson surfclam?
The tomalley is a part treasured by lobster amateurs. This spread is made from lobster of Îles de la Madeleine. Health Canada recommends to limit the consumption of tomalley, but this restriction does not apply to the other parts of the lobster, or the tomalley sold in cans!
Considered by many as a gourmet's meal, whelks have a distinct and delicious taste. These whelks are simply put in salty water to preserve their authentic taste. They can be used in any recipe where seafoods are to the honour. And, since our whelks are precooked, you can eat them cold or hot! Easy to digest, whelks are low in fat, sodium and calories,...
This is a large brown seaweed with a dense texture which has a slightly sweet iodized flavour. It's harvested by hand in the Bay of Gaspé. Rehydrate around 30 minutes in lukewarm water, roll it out, slice in thinly.It's used in omelets, salads, sandwiches, soups... Kombu is traditionally used in japanese cuisine to make Dashi.
Irish moss is a variety of red algae known for its gelling properties (it can be used to replace other gelling agents). It is rich in minerals, as are all algae. It is also rich in nutrients and antioxidants. Iodine aromas are very present. It may be powdered to replace salt in culinary preparations. Rehydrate the sea moss around 15 minutes in lukewarm...
This red algae is purplish with flavours that evoke cold water shrimp, manually harvested in the Gaspé. You can either incorporate it directly into your omelets, salads, sandwiches and soups or rehydrate it for 4-5 minutes in lukewarm water before use. Crushed into tiny pieces, it can be used as salt.
This is a green algae (rich in chlorophyll) harvested by hand along the shore of the Gaspé Peninsula. Its complex and iodine flavour evokes white truffle! Excellent added to vegetables, sauces, soups or to flavour butter. You can use it dried or rehydrate it 4-5 minutes in lukewarm water.
A brown sea weed which owes its funny name to the holes that riddles its frond. You can use it to prepare broths, or reduce it into pieces by hand to incorporate in a veggie pâté to give it a touch of the Sea ! Seaweeds are really Sea vegetables. They are rich in fibers, vitamins and minerals. Hand harvested in the Gaspé area.