Considered as the largest city in Quebec, Canada, this Island borders the Saint Lawrence River and it is home to the Montreal Botanical garden which is a botanical oasis, The Mount Royal with a captivating mountain lookout, and the Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal which is a towering revival church. Get to explore Montreal by visiting the Old Port of Montreal, the Montreal Museum of fine arts and the Marche Jean-Talon. Montreal is also home to some of the best restaurants serving some of the best local cuisines which you cannot afford to miss sampling. Take a look at this list of delicious food To Try while visiting Montreal, Canada.
If you are looking for something delicious to eat in Montreal, Canada, grab yourself a plate of Gnocchi at Drogheria Fine. The full preparation of this delicious meal takes 30 to 35 minutes. The ingredients consist of about four medium russet potatoes, one and a half cups of all-purpose flour, kosher salt, and one large egg. The end product will leave you satisfied but you’ll still want to add one more plate. Visit the Drogheria Fine any time between 12 pm to 5 pm and grab yourself a plate of Gnocchi.
2. A smoked meat sandwich
If you are looking for an appetizing snack that you can enjoy eating any time of the day, then grab a smoked-meat sandwich. Depending on how you would want, the brisket is rubbed on rye with the smoked meat and piles of spice in between and mustard perfectly placed, making each bite burst with flavor. If you know your way around the kitchen and you have the right ingredients, you can prepare this snack at the comfort of your home.
Select one of the flavorsome Bagels served at the Fairmont. Whether you love your bagels plain, with chocolate, or with cream and sprinkles on it, you are sure to find your favorite snack here. This sugary treat can be taken at any time of the day, but most people prefer having it during breakfast hours. If you know your way around the kitchen and you would love to prepare it at home, here are the ingredients you will need: yeast to allow the dough to rise, salt and brown sugar for flavor and bread flour.
4. Soft-Serve ice cream
After a long and hot day of visiting and exploring Montreal’s attractions and popular landmarks, pop in at the Kem CoBa and grab yourself, a cold but flavorsome cone of Soft Serve ice cream. This specific type of ice cream is less dense than the regular ice cream that we love and are used to. The ingredients consist of milk, sugar, heavy cream, salt, dry ice, vanilla extract, and nonfat dry milk powder. If you have a standard mixer with paddle attachment at home together with clear instructions and the ingredients, you can surprise your family with a cold homemade ice cream
5. Poutine at La Banquise
Sometimes you need to spice up your plate of French fries to open your mind to a whole new world. Get your finger soaked with delicious sauce as you dig in and enjoy your meal. The ingredients of this wholesome dish include six to eight peeled potatoes, vegetable oil, one minced shallot, one small minced garlic, two cups of chicken and beef stock each, two tablespoons of ketchup, unsalted butter, freshly grounded pepper all-purpose flour, and one tablespoon of whole green peppercorns.
6. The Griot
If you are looking to enjoy a plate of this delicious Montreal cuisine, then make a point to visit the Marche Meli Melo restaurant and reserve yourself a seat. The ingredients consist of cubed pork shoulder, sliced or minced garlic, lime juice, sliced scotch bonnet peppers, orange juice, thyme springs, chicken bouillon, white wine vinegar. Impress your family by preparing this amazing dish and all you will hear each day is your friends and family asking when you will be cooking that amazing dish.
7. Garlic potatoes
Order this plate full of mouthwatering garlic roasted and prepare yourself for a finger-licking experience. Let your mouth burst with flavor with every bite you take. If you wish to prepare this amazing dish at home, all you will need is a quarter cup of good olive oil and enough red or white potatoes, depending on the number of people you want to prepare the dish for, one and a half teaspoon of kosher salt, two tablespoons of minced garlic and one tablespoon of freshly grounded pepper. With these ingredients and carefully following cooking instructions, you can take a piece of Montreal anywhere you go.
8. Juice at Gibeau Orange Julep
Enjoy a glass of cold juice during a hot day at the Gibeau orange julep. You can decide to but a small snack and drink any juice that you want. Enjoy some of the best juice with a number of flavors available that will ultimately quench your thirst. This iconic orange orb is the perfect place where you can sit, relax and enjoy your meal in a relaxed area within the city. You can choose to enjoy your drink with either fries or French fries, whatever you decide to take, you will always enjoy your meal and drink.
9. Foie Gras Poutine
This plate of creamy and crisp delicacy will make you smile in excitement as you prepare to dig in. The ingredients used involve vegetable oil, two cups of cheese curds, about five medium-size potatoes cut into fries, and beef gravy. This dish is easy to prepare at home if you are not afraid of trying out new things. You can choose to eat this mouthwatering delicacy either for dinner or lunch, whatever time you choose this meal will always leave you licking your fingers when you are done eating.
This list of delicacies will make you enjoy the local cuisines in this exciting city. Take time and visit one of the recommended restaurants and grab yourself one of these local treats.
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