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  Montreal Poutine
The poutine menu, containing 8 variants, is second to none in the city, and demonstrates a creative and engaged chef thinking and working hard for the poutine.
It works well as a poutine, and is worth a taste, with the possible exception of the curds, which, due to their large volume to surface area ratio, fail to melt adequatly to contribute to the mess of the sauce.
The main feature is the Poutine Jack Daniel's, which appeared in early 2006: a typically good batch of fries, curds to enjoy, and a rich sauce, made with the usual poutine mix, but with a shot of ol' Jack in there to liven things up a bit.
www.montrealpoutine.com /reviews.html   (4881 words)

  Poutine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Poutine (pronounced, roughly, poo-teen, or poo-tin; exact Quebecer pronunciation in IPA [pʊʦɪn] — listen to it in.wav format) is a dish consisting of french fries topped with fresh cheese curds and covered with hot gravy (usually brown gravy) and sometimes other additional ingredients.
Poutine is a fast food staple in eastern as well as western Canada; it is sold by nearly all fast food chains (such as New York Fries and Harvey's) in the provinces, in small diners and pubs, as well as by roadside "poutine trucks" and "fries stands".
The Acadian poutine is a ball of grated and mashed potato, salted, filled with pork in the centre, and boiled.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Poutine   (1140 words)

 montrealfood.com: Off the Back Burner
The Club des Pin's chef, Martin Picard, doesn't serve poutine in his restaurant; but if his sister's kids are at his home for dinner he often takes out his french frier, pours in peanut oil, and cuts french fries from old PEI potatoes.
The fries are limp and lukewarm, the cheddar cheese smells a little, well, cheesy; the curds have the consistency of pencil erasers; and the sauce is as appealing as sludge.
The ideal poutine sauce is also the same gravy used for hot chicken or hamburger sandwiches at a good casse-croute.
www.montrealfood.com /poutine.html   (1471 words)

 Poutine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Poutine is a delicacy originating from the Bois-Francs area, created and developed in the 50's.
Poutine can be found and prepared in different styles, not only in the province of Quebec but everywhere around the world; New England, Toronto, Florida, Mexico and even in Venezuela.
Italian poutine is served with spaghetti sauce or Italian sauce.
www.joycesfinecooking.com /Ethnic/poutine.htm   (255 words)

 What is Poutine? A Poutine primer.
Poutine is a French-Canadian food that (very) slightly resembles American Gravy Cheese Fries (Uuukkkk), but is actually very, very different in many respects.
Warwick Quebec is the place where poutine was invented, and named, back in 1957 by restaurateur Fernand Lachance, who died recently at the ripe old age of 86, leaving not only his calorific imprint but also some serious questions about the low-carb fuss.
Poutine is Acadian slang for mushy mess and is best described as a heart attack in a bowl.
www.members.shaw.ca /kcic1/poutine.html   (759 words)

 Cheeseburger Brown: The Poutine, She's Delicious
In its simplest incarnation poutine is composed of fresh French fried potatoes topped with good old-fashioned Quebecois cheese curd and dark chicken gravy, but the exotic innovations of lard-lovers know no bounds of creativity.
Poutine cannot be found on any posh dining menu, but some of Montreal's finest chefs have been known to serve it to their kitchen staff at work and their own families at home, reportedly taking great delight in the dish.
Poutine has no meaningful connection to either the Kremlin or the Canadian Prime Minister, and, despite statements made by George W. Bush, poutine is infrequently employed as a surname except by cartoon characters.
cheeseburgerbrown.com /articles/Poutine_She_Is_Delicious.html   (355 words)

 Baby, baby, stick your fries in gravy - The Boston Globe
Some Quebecois seem to embrace the plebian nature of poutine, while others are embarrassed that their region's most well-known food is not haute cuisine, but something utterly common.
The report on montrealpoutine.com states that the chef then cautioned, "Ca va faire une maudite poutine," slang for, "That's going to make a damn mess." This was hardly unsightly, though, compared to what it would look like later, with the innovation of adding gravy.
A heap of poutine often reveals a starchy mush on the bottom of the plate.
www.boston.com /ae/food/articles/2007/07/18/baby_baby_stick_your_fries_in_gravy   (729 words)

 What is Poutine? A Poutine primer.
Poutine is a French-Canadian food that (very) slightly resembles American Gravy Cheese Fries (Uuukkkk), but is actually very, very different in many respects.
Warwick Quebec is the place where poutine was invented, and named, back in 1957 by restaurateur Fernand Lachance, who died recently at the ripe old age of 86, leaving not only his calorific imprint but also some serious questions about the low-carb fuss.
Poutine is Acadian slang for mushy mess and is best described as a heart attack in a bowl.
members.shaw.ca /kcic1/poutine.html   (698 words)

 Poutine - Uncyclopedia
New Brunswick also exports a variation of poutine, in which the ingredients are actually compressed under a heavy weight until they congeal into a solid lump which resembles a medicine ball.
Often confused with the food, Vladimir Poutine is the current czar of Russia.
His name comes from the fact that the Poutine clan of Cocksacks were well known for their sallow complexions, weakness for cheese, gravy and fried potatos and their tendency to die early from heart disease.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Poutine   (492 words)

 L'Inventeur de la poutine - Le Roy Jucep   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Roy and his wife, Fernande, invented and commercialized the "poutine", a dish that was simply named "cheese, potatoes and sauce".
Not only does each city claim the invention of "la poutine", they also claim that their "poutine" is the authentic one and the best.
What the story doesn't say though, is if Jean-Paul, the inventor of the "poutine", had known that one day this dish would have such a success, he certainly didn't foresee the chopsticks event.
www.jucep.com /inventeur/english   (1470 words)

 HippoPress   (Site not responding. Last check: )
At Chez Vachon and elsewhere, poutine portions are huge-a "regular" serving is a nine-inch oval plate piled high with French fries and four ounces of cheese curds, while the mountainous "large" uses an 11-inch plate as the launching pad and is topped with six ounces of cheese.
After her first plate of poutine, she said it was OK, but somehow felt she should be spending the afternoon chopping wood in a snowstorm.
It certainly is. His heaping poutines are piled high with fries and curds, and covered with the thickest gravy in town.
www.hippopress.com /food/021031_poutine.html   (1471 words)

 Roadfood.com Forums - Poutine...anyone else like it?
Poutine is french fries with beef gravy and either cheese curds or mozerella on top.
There is also another version of poutine made with spaghetti sauce and cheese called Italian poutine but I prefer the original.Our McD's even had poutine on their menu but its been discontinued.
The supermarkets have packets of Poutine gravy on the shelves next to the packets of sloppy joe mix, taco seasoning, and sweet and sour sauce.
www.roadfood.com /forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=6421   (1263 words)

 Vive la poutine! - A Taste of Canada: Our Homegrown Cuisine - CBC Archives
Poutine may not look appetizing, in fact Quebec pop star Mitsou tells CBC's Steve Langford that it looks like "the stuff we've got in our nose," but Quebecers love the gooey mess.
Lachance used the Quebec slang "poutine" to describe the mess and voilà, poutine was born.
Original poutine was in fact sauceless when Lachance added it to his menu in 1957.
archives.cbc.ca /IDC-1-69-1371-8372/life_society/canadian_food/cli   (326 words)

I decided to go in for a poutine, but to my surprise, it was served on a plate.
These pictures are from a poutine extravaganza I recently held right here in my apartment in the US of A. My friend Wojtek imported the cheese curds and poutine gravy after a trip back to the motherland.
This is the original poutine machine fryer: it's got a 1.5 litre oil capacity, thermostatic temperature control, and a 1500 watt heater.
electron.mit.edu /~gsteele/poutine   (407 words)

 Viva La Poutine
Poutine is the "piece de resistance" of all Québécois junk food.
Many variations on the theme of poutine exist: the "full meal" poutine boasts the addition of a grilled hamburger and peas, while Raspoutine, a now-defunct dive with pretensions to haute cuisine, dropped baby shrimp and bechemal sauce on top of the usual mess.
Poutine is a lot like life—part starch, part hot and greasy, and part cheese.
www.stim.com /Stim-x/9.2/junkfood/junkfood-09.2.html   (933 words)

 GourmetSleuth - Don't Knock It, Till You've Tried It, Poutine
The excerpt below is an article from About.com and does a marvelous job explaining the intricacies of "Poutine".
There are few foods which will clunk more satisfyingly to the bottom of your gut or stick more cloyingly to your ribs: poutine, the quintessential pig-out dish from Québec.
Pronounced poo-TEEN, or to more closely approximate the Québecois dialect, poo-TIN, the classical version is a heap of crispy golden fries piled in a disposable bowl, mixed with cheese curds, then smothered in piping hot beef gravy.
www.gourmetsleuth.com /tryit.htm   (443 words)

 Cyberpal Internet Adventure: A Taste of Ottawa   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Poutine is a very popular way of serving french fries in Quebec.
Poutine is usually sold in chip trucks that can be found on many downtown streets.
Though a poutine is quite full of fat and not recommended to be eaten everyday, it is really tasty.
www.occdsb.on.ca /~sel/cyberpal/taste.htm   (287 words)

 Deep Fried Poutine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Traditional preparation of deep fried poutine begins with frying the potatoes in the french manner, then combining with the gravy and cheese curds.
When the ground beef and pea mixture is ready it should be combined with the french fried potatoes, gravy and cheese curds in a large bowl.
The oil should be heated in a heavy pan or a deep fryer, with the oil depth being at least double the thickness of the balls.
www.mufti.ca /peoplesworkshop/poutine   (483 words)

 Urban Dictionary: poutine
A poutine is a french-canadian meals with french fries, gravy and melting cheese.
In responds to the guy in article 11 on the Poutine who is Jealous from french-canadian, your're not a Canadian, a real Canadian is one who built the country from is beginning, I mean a person who speak french and that is from catholic religion.
Poutine tastes best when made from hand-cut potato fries, fresh Quebec curd cheese, and barbeque gravy.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=poutine   (774 words)

 Poutine - Chowhound   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Not only is their poutine amazing to begin with, but they have a version topped with a huge wood-grilled slab of foie gras.
For enjoying poutine in the city, bring back some cans of St. Hubert or similar poutine sauce (for some reason, the cans are better than the powdered mix...).
My daughter was pretty disappointed in her poutine at pommes frites - too much mediocre gravy, and I think the cheese was cold (tho weve had that problem in quebec too) Maybe it was a onetime thing; we should be grateful to even have this dish in NYC.
www.chowhound.com /topics/show/257679   (559 words)

 instructables : Cook a Poutine !   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Authentic Quebec poutine is made with curd cheese, not mozzarella.
For the poutine sauce I recommand to use the Cordon Bleu or St-Hubert, you can find them in Quebec for the other try google you can do something real good with some beef and chicken broil.
All-dressed poutine: insteed of using cheap hot-dog sausage like my brother did try putting real italian sausage, or my favorite, put all the ingredient of an all-dressed pizza.
www.instructables.com /id/EEUNRQVQAAEPH67JO7   (712 words)

 Jean Poutine: Kept here for posterity
Canadians are chuckling over his on-air answer when a comic posing as a reporter made up a story that Canadian Prime Minister "Jean Poutine"; had endorsed him.
Canada's prime minister is Jean Chretien, not Poutine, and he has endorsed no one in U.S. politics.
Poutine is a popular food in the French-speaking province of Quebec, consisting of french fries, gravy and cheese curd.
www.dewit.ca /archs/poutine/index.html   (373 words)

 Roadfood.com Forums - POUTINE
LB, I knew what cheese curds are when I first heard of Poutine and my initial reaction was akin to "visceral disgust." Let's see, fry some starch in fat, then mix some meat fat with starch and salt, then add some pieces of dairy fat and salt.
It's not that it doesn't sound like a possibly tasty combination in a sort-of middle-school-bet-you-won't-eat-it way, it's the instant recognition that eating cigarettes would probably be healthier.
Friends who like in areas where Poutine is a regular item on menus say that curds loose their squeak within a few days, so you need a fresh supply.
www.roadfood.com /Forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4604   (992 words)

 AskMen.com - Poutine
But Quebec’s staple dish is known as “poutine,” an artery-clogging plate of slop that takes years off your life with every irresistible bite.
Perhaps best described as a “heart attack in a bowl,” poutine is a meal consisting of French fries topped with cheese curds that are generously covered with dripping hot gravy.
Originally a Québécois word, poutine is pronounced “poo-tsinn.” Although many debate the word’s true origin, most insist it’s a bastardization of the English word “pudding.” Sadly, pronouncing it correctly does little to limit its quotient of empty calories.
www.askmen.com /fashion/wine_dine_100/128_wine_dine.html?RSS   (558 words)

 ça va faire une maudite poutine | MetaFilter
Poutine is so fattening and good, it's a wonder that America hasn't stolen it and made it it's own.
True poutine (this recipe is workable ;) needs gravy from a fried beast and cheese curds from a company like St. Albert.
One drunken night after the bars as my buddies and I were scarfing down our large poutines we came up with a sure-fire can't-miss moneymaker of an idea: a special poutine consisting of orange cheese curds and fl gravy to be served only on Halloween and called (drum roll, please)...
www.metafilter.com /comments.mefi/37689   (1383 words)

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