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Download our Favourite French Canadian Thanksgiving Recipe

Posted by Michael Johnson on Fri, Oct 10, 2014 @ 04:20 PM

   

Cipaille-Biron

Thanksgiving is a time to get together with our loved ones and eat copious amounts of pie-based food. Canadians celebrate this wonderful feast this weekend, and boy do we have a recipe for you!

The Canadian and US Thanksgivings have a lot in common. They're both public holidays; they share themes and mythology. There's turkey, and football.

Québec likes to bring its own flavour to the traditional Thanksgiving dinner table, one that incorporates elements of the Province's French and English roots. You might find maple syrup in a recipe or two, though many of you who have experienced our class trips to Quebec will know that this runs like a rich vein through virtually every festive meal on our calendar.

To truly embrace a Thanksgiving a la Québecoise, you need look no further than cipaille. It's the kind of French Canadian soul food that brings families together in celebration of the hunt and the harvest.

Our dear friend and Jumpstreet Tour Consultant Alexis Biron has been gracious enough to share his cipaille recipe with us. It dates back to his great grandmother, Bernadette, used to make cipaille for her ten children on their farm in St-Alphonse, Gaspésie, during hunting season in October.

Now we're sharing the recipe with you! Simply share your email address and we'll direct you to the deliciousness.

Topics: Jumpstreet, Canada, Holiday, Quebec