The Cruffin has made it to Québec City. Invented by Kate Reid of Lune Croissanterie in Melbourne, Australia in 2013, it was popularised and trademarked by Mr. Holmes Bakehouse in San Francisco. The Cruffin is a croissant baked in an abnormally high muffin mould and stuffed with pastry cream. Crisp and flaky on the outside, creamy and decadent on the inside, the Cruffin is an incredibly … Continue reading The Cruffin Takes Québec City by Storm
I am a fan of pastry artist Gabrielle Rivard-Hiller. The interest began after tasting her delectable pastries at the Au Pied de Cochon Sugar Shack in 2013. Celebrated Canadian chef Martin Picard owns and operates Au Pied de Cochon Sugar Shack in St-Benoît de Mirabel, Québec. Even though I live more than 400 km away, I was able to (somewhat) quench my thirst for Rivard-Hiller’s … Continue reading Gabrielle Rivard-Hiller’s new maple-infused project
As part of Foodie Québec’s 5th anniversary celebrations, I am launching Brewing Québec, the very first English-language web-documentary series highlighting the talent of some of Québec City’s best craft brewers. What makes Québec’s craft beer so popular? What do beer geeks from all over the world like about Québec beer? Why is Québec-made beer celebrated? The Brewing Québec web series answers these questions through the … Continue reading Brewing Québec Web Series Now Online
Foodora food delivery service is now available in Québec City and to celebrate their arrival, Foodora asked Foodie Québec to share the good news. PROMO: All day November 22nd, Foodora is offering the Hygge bowl from Bol & Poké for just 1$, delivery included! Foodora is a delivery service available worldwide that brings restaurant meals directly to you, no matter where you are. I saw them in … Continue reading Foodora Now in Québec City
After five years in the making, Foodie Québec is a trusted food blog in Québec City. Thank you to all the chefs, cooks and other collaborators of the past who have given me the opportunity to share my passion for Québec City and its local artisans. Most importantly, an enormous thank you to all 300,000 of you who have made Foodie Québec a valuable source … Continue reading Foodie Québec turns 5!
Winter is harsh in Québec City, which is probably one of the reasons why we have so many Mexican restaurants. That and, well, we like the food. Here’s a comprehensive panorama of my favourite Mexican joints in Québec City. Buen Provecho! Frida Comptoir Mexicain 1032 Avenue Cartier Québec, QC G1R 2S4 Ce soir, on essaie Frida sur la rue Cartier pour faire le plein avant … Continue reading Québec City Loves Mexican Food
From Malaysia to Toronto by way of Montreal, rolled ice cream has made its way to Québec City. Made from fresh cream, fruit and a variety of sweet, sweet flavours like cotton candy and Oreo, rolled ice cream is definitely the frozen treat of this summer in Québec City. Spread on a quick cooling plaque refrigerated to -20 degrees, La Bûche Glacée’s house-developed 10% cream … Continue reading Québec’s Trendy Treat of Summer 2017