Tourtière French-Canadian Meat Pie Recipe
Tourtière, also known as pork pie or meat pie, is a traditional French-Canadian pie served by generations of French-Canadian families throughout Canada and New England. It is made from a combination of ground meat, onions, spices, and herbs baked in a traditional piecrust.
This entire week, I have been browsing food blogs and gawking at all of the delicious looking red, white and blue creations that everyone seems to be making. Which made me feel incredibly unpatriotic, because HEY. It's Canada day on July 1st and I have made NOTHING in celebration to that. Ever. This must change. The great thing about Canada Day baking is that you can make this exact same thing on Valentine's day, and call it a Valentine's day treat. (which is why I tagged it that way. Shh…
You’ve heard of poutine and maple syrup, but what about Nanaimo bars, ketchup chips or beaver tails? (Relax, it’s just a dessert!) There are tons of dishes, brands and products beyond the obvious that are just as—if not more so—quintessentially Canadian as those well known staples. In honour of Canada Day, here is a list of 34 uniquely (for the most part) Canadian foods you should know. Sounds pretty delicious, eh?