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Where to buy cheapest milk and cream in bulk? (Wholesale?)

I'm making popsicles as a business this summer and for the creamier flavours, my biggest cost is cream and milk. Where can I find it at a wholesale price? If not, just lowest prices you know!

Thanks!
Isabella

Highest traffic farmer's markets in and around Montreal?

A stand. It's going to be a small venture for the summer. I think that it's still pretty difficult to get a permit for a food truck.

Highest traffic farmer's markets in and around Montreal?

What about the farmer's market in Rosemère called "L'Autre Marché de Rosemère"? They also have another market they do in Rosemont "L'Autre Marché Angus". I've never been to either but I'm curious!

Highest traffic farmer's markets in and around Montreal?

What I mean by artisan are flavours like roasted strawberries and buttermilk, root beer float, espresso and crema. Things that are a bit out of the ordinary.

Highest traffic farmer's markets in and around Montreal?

I'm starting a small artisanal popsicle company this summer and want to make the best choice of where to sell them. I'm wondering where are the highest traffic farmer's markets in and around Montreal (on island or West Island, The Laurentians, Laval, South Shore, Hudson...)?

Also, any tips on events that we can try to participate at would be greatly appreciated (street fairs, festivals...)

Thanks!

Pastry making course

I had read about Christian Faure, but the program costs 22,000$ (before taxes). I just can't afford that.

I was curious about Patrice Demers (at the moment the website isn't letting me access the classes offered).

Pastry making course

Hi, I am looking to do a professional pastry making course. I am aware of the ones at the ITHQ and Pearson. Does anyone have any insight on these programs that might help me make a decision? Or any other programs to recommend?

thanks in advance!

Looking for nut free baking supplies

Hello, I'm looking for nut free baking supplies. Any idea what companies certify that their flour is nut free? Do you have links to any websites that sell these kinds of products or stores in Montreal?

Thanks!

best stores for Quebec products

Those are interesting ingredients. Thanks!

best stores for Quebec products

What are some stores in Montreal that sell products only made in Quebec. I am wanting to create a series of recipes (for chocolate confections) based on local products and I'm looking for inspiration and products that might surprise me.

favourite flavour pairings and chocolate [moved from Quebec]

The orange julep still does exist. That's a fun idea. Maybe I can even find a way to do a transfered image of the iconic Orange Julep building on the chocolate. Or make it spherical and orange.

May 02, 2013
isabella.g in General Topics

favourite flavour pairings and chocolate [moved from Quebec]

Maple is definitely one of the ingredients that I absolutely want to play with. Such a great salty sweet combination with bacon and toasted pecans. mmm...

May 02, 2013
isabella.g in General Topics

favourite flavour pairings and chocolate [moved from Quebec]

There's this chocolatier (Droga chocolates):
http://www.drogachocolates.com/collec...

They're from California and you can order them. They make chocolate covered caramels. They are pretty unique because usually caramel is made using corn syrup.

favourite flavour pairings and chocolate [moved from Quebec]

I'm taking a professional chocolatier course and I have to come up with 5 different signature chocolates. This is kind of a brainstorm question. I'd love to hear your opinion on your favourite flavour pairings and general comfort foods- even if you don't find these flavours to be relevant to chocolate. I'm also hoping to use and highlight local products (I live in Montreal, Canada), so any ideas about that is great too!

Apr 29, 2013
isabella.g in General Topics

Ideas for a bachelorette party- pommery ice restaurant?

I'm organizing a bachelorette party in mid-Feb. It's not just a few girlfriends getting together. The guest list also includes the bride's and groom's moms and his two sisters. I don't know them very well, so I don't want to do anything too crazy, but something fun and celebratory. The groom's family is coming from Italy and witnessing winter for the first time. I was thinking about bringing them to the ice restaurant, anyone been? Is it worth it? Any other ideas? We are a group of about 6-10 women.

edible rice paper/wafer paper?

I'm well aware of that, but the printed label from Milanos actually says "ostie"! Haha!

Restaurant reccomendations for a Christmas party in Laval

We went to Gualdieri this week for our Christmas party and it was excellent. The prices were good and we had a room to ourselves. Everyone had a good time!

http://www.restomontreal.ca/restauran...

edible rice paper/wafer paper?

I found them at Milanos. They were labeled "Ostie"and there are quite a few 8x11 sheets in the packet. They were on the counter where they sell cheese and cold cuts. They are exactly what I needed.Thanks for the help!

edible rice paper/wafer paper?

I would love to make this nougat recipe I found in Bon Appetit for Christmas:
http://www.bonappetit.com/recipes/201...

My family's Italian and we always buy the store bought kind, It would be nice to change it up! The recipe requires edible rice paper/wafer paper. Where can I buy that in Montreal (it can even be in Laval- since I work there). Or does anyone know a source on the internet?

Longueuil restaurant recommendations

I'm renting out an apartment (short term rental) in Longueuil and I'd like to give out restaurant recommendations to my tenants. I don't know the area very well myself. It is located right by the Jacques-Cartier Bridge and the Longueil metro. Any ideas in any part of Longueuil or in the general area? Most tenants have cars.

Need additional dinner option for Quebec City end of March

I went there for a meal on a quick 2 day trip. I'm a Montreal foodie that just happened to stumble upon it when visiting Quebec City. We were surprised by the quality of the food and the service. I had a great time and ate very well.

Need additional dinner option for Quebec City end of March

I really enjoyed "le moine échanson". I feel like it fits your description quite well.

Restaurant reccomendations for a Christmas party in Laval

Any good recommendations for an office Christmas party in Laval? We have about 75 employees. The food needs to be able to please a large range of people with different tastes. Ideally there would be some music or a dance floor. Every year our accountant organizes it at the last minute and it's not that always that great. I'm trying to be ahead of the game this year!

Montrealers, where can I buy fresh or frozen authentic delicious Gnocchi for dinner tommorow, ?

I agree with Milano. I also had some last night that were very delicious and authentic from boucherie chez vito on fairmount and st-urbain (my mom is a born and raised roman Italian - I know my stuff). They don't always have gnocchi, but they had some yesterday so there might already be some left. While you're there get some great meat or ask for a bottle of their family olive oil. It is very nice.

Where can I buy puntarelle for Christmas

My roman grandmother was telling me about her favorite foods at Christmas when she was growing up in Rome. She really loved to eat puntarelle. Are there any being sold in montreal?

Also, she mentioned a traditional turkey soup, with a stock made out of turkey bones, tiny turkey meatballs and gruyere cheese melted on the top. Any idea of what this is or a recipe that I could follow?

Thanks!

Loose tea shops

Does anyone know where, in Montreal, I can buy loose teas and some paper or cloth sachets. I would like to make teas as a gift and I don't necessarily want to be sewing cloth together. Also, does anyone have any ideas as far as taste combinations go?

Thanks!

Pied de cochon, seafood season?

Does anyone know what month PDC starts serving their seafood platters?