Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Oh Canada!


The Olympics kicked off last Friday night. This got me thinking that one night this week I would prepare some Canadian specialties for dinner which we could eat in front of the television while watching ski jumping.

Of course when I think of Canadian cuisine the first thing that pops into my mind is poutine. My Canadian husband was quick to point out that poutine is a French Canadian specialty and really not eaten in Vancouver. I’m going to pretend that I didn’t hear that mainly so I can eat fries topped with gravy and cheese. Hopefully they drink Molson in Vancouver because that’s how I plan to wash down all the cheesy goodness.

If you would like to join me in my ode to Canada then check out this basic poutine recipe from RecipeZaar.


San said...

Yessss! Love this! I'm Canadian and have an appreciation for those who can enjoy a delicious plate of poutine! Cheers!

Julie said...

Its funny...I had Poutine tonight!!! I'm a french-canadian (acadien)from New-Brunswick and love poutine even tough I have a degree in Sciences-Nutrition (nutritionist!) -- just don't tell anyone!! ;) Your poutine looks sooo good!!! They also have another kind of poutine down Acadian poutine but it's realllllly different.. it's pork meat inside a ball of cooked and raw shredded potatoes..boiled in a broth!! It looks like a kidding! Not everyone likes it..I just cant get used to it!! :)

Anonymous said...

Mmmmmm! I love poutine and get it every time I'm in Vancouver! I live in WA and can't understand why it hasn't mmigrated to us!