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Lobster: From the Sea to Your Plate!

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

Starting in late April or early May, the lobster boats set out every morning to haul their traps and bring back delicious crustaceans for us to savour. But did you know that you can find out where your lobster came from?

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Snow Crab: Culinary Star of Québec by the Sea

   |   By Anne Pélouas

Snow crab is the king of the cold salty waters of the St. Lawrence Estuary, an exceptional seafood delicacy from the maritime regions of Québec. Snow crab fishing also marks the beginning of the fishing season in late March or early April, depending on the year. This crustacean is also fished later in the spring in the Gulf of St. Lawrence off the Îles de la Madeleine.

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Regional Flavours: Cloudberries

   |   By Caroline Larouche

The first people to pick cloudberries (Rubus chamaemorus) were the Innu, who called this perennial shekuteu, which means fire in Montagnais. Cloudberries are also known by several other names: bakeapple...

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