Tag: Meat

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Red Meat and the Risk of Colon Cancer

23 September, 2019 No Comments

It is well known that a high intake of red meat is harmful for heart health and for the planet. However, there seems to be a debate going on regarding its effect on colon cancer. Let’s shed light on the subject!

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How to Cook the Perfect Turkey in a Few Simple Steps

18 December, 2016 No Comments

Christmas is coming and it’s safe to say many families will celebrate with the unavoidable roast turkey. But will it meet expectations? Here are some tips to help you choose the best one and cook it to perfection.

Duck Festival

18 September, 2016 No Comments

The Brome Lake Duck Festival will take place over the next weekend. The program includes food tasting, a public market place, musical concerts and a host of other activities. In fact, it is in the Eastern Townships that the main duck breeders are located. To know more, visit www.canardenfete.ca.

Duck – Good for your health (and your wallet!)

22 March, 2016 2 Comments

Duck meat is very popular in Europe and Asia. And it is now becoming easily available here, not only in restaurants but also in most grocery stores. In fact, there are some very good duck farms right here in Quebec. Extremely tasty and easy to prepare, this bird’s meat is low in cholesterol and rich […]

Ten Tips for Perfect Grilling

Cooking on the barbecue is simple and easy for anyone to do, but it’s always more interesting if you know a few tricks… So here are ten tips for perfect grilling: To your grills: let the party begin!

Happy New Year of the Sheep

21 February, 2015 No Comments

Asian fare has invaded our supermarkets’ shelves because the Chinese New Year has began on February 19 th. This year falls under the sign of the symbolic animal Sheep (or Goat), the cosmological element Wood and the colour Green.

The calf, chameleon of the kitchen

29 November, 2014 No Comments

Alexandre Grimod of Reynière, French gastronome and author of Almanach des Gourmands at the beginning of the nineteenth century, called veal the “chameleon of the kitchen”. Its flavour varies greatly depending on its method of breeding, age and place of origin. It also varies according to the different types of cuts that make it possible […]

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The soaring prices of meat and fish

15 October, 2014 No Comments

The price of red meat continues to rise after the summer of barbecues. And this is also the case with fish. I make these statements not because I’ve read scholarly articles on oil prices, the value of the Canadian dollar or the state of agricultural production, but rather because I see it week after week […]

The hamburger story

As in the case of hot dogs, there are several versions regarding the origin of the word “hamburger” to describe the famous sandwich filled with minced meat that we all recognize. Towards the end of the 19th century, a number of simple little restaurants in the United States already had such a dish on their […]

History of the hot dog

Nothing says summer like tucking into deliciously barbecued hamburgers and hot dogs on a hot day with your friends.  But do you know the origin of these words? This week I’ll tell you where the word ‘hot dog’ comes from.

DIY Tartare

21 January, 2014 No Comments

Not to deprive yourself of the delights of tartare, I invite you to quite simply prepare it yourself, by making sure you follow the below tips:


Bison meat, a gourmet treat

17 November, 2013 No Comments

The American bison ensured the survival of Native Americans in the Prairies for thousands of years by providing them with cover, clothing, utility items and food. With the arrival of colonizers and the construction of the railways, this species came close to extinction.

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