Gérald Le Gal
Drawing its inspiration from a rich and ancient First Nation tradition, Gourme Sauvage presents a selection of the best canadian wild fruits and vegetables. Carefully handpicked by communal and native groups, the products are entirely transformed by hand.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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 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...
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.
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 trio Apéro sur l'herbe includes 3 marinades and wild condiments. Each trio also includes recipes and ideas to use your products.
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...
It is on resinous and mentholated notes of fir that Gourmet Sauvage has created an exceptional, perfumed and balanced artisanal syrup that evokes our vast wilderness. Balsam fir syrup is ideal for sweet and savoury dishes, but it is the perfect partner for amateur mixologists and adds a complex, fresh and woody touch to cocktails.
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.
This jelly with a delicate and light taste of cedar and citrus is a culinary discovery not to be missed. Perfect to support cheese platters, to enhance the taste of foie gras or pasta. You can even add this jelly to your smoothies, to accompany your bushmeat and even with salmon. Responsible picking, vegan, gluten-free and OMG-free