“A Spoonful of Canada”
On cloudy days or days when I’m stuck inside I like to cook comfort food from home🍳
Canada’s signature dish is “poutine”
It’s a dish made of simple ingrediants: potatoes🥔, stock, and cheese🧀.
This dish is great for cold Canadian winters and I think it could bring some warmth and light into any cloudy day⛄🌞
ｷ 1 frozen bag of fries or 4 white potatoes
ｷ 3 tablspoons cornstarch
ｷ 2 tablespoons water
ｷ 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
ｷ 1/4 cup of all purpose flour
ｷ 20oz beef broth
ｷ 10oz chicken broth
ｷ black pepper
ｷ 1 1/2 cups of white cheddar cheese curds or torn chunks of mozzarella cheese.
ｷ 3 tablespoons of maple syrup🍯
ｷ 5 strips of bacon🥓
1. Dissolve cornstarch into water
2. Melt butter in pan, add flour and stir until brown
3. Add both broths, add in cornstarch and whisk. Add pepper.
Deep Fried Potatoes🥔
4. Cut your potatoes and soak them in cold water for 1 hour
5. Deep fry potatoes
6. Use oven to cook frozen fries
How to Prepare Poutine
7. Add fried potatoes into bowl. Season with salt.
8. Add 2 ladles of gravy on top of fries.
9. Add cheese curds or tear mozzarella and add on top of fries. Add pepper to taste.
For that extra “Canadian” feeling add 3 tablespoons of maple syrup🍯 on top of your gravy. This will give it that truly authentic feel and taste. It’s also possible to cook bacon🥓, crumble it, and sprinkle it on top for a salty taste.