Tag Archives: french canadian food

Recipe: Maple Cream Pie

As a nod to Festival du Voyageur, Randy Reynolds of Beaujena’s Bistro featured this Maple Cream Pie on the menu last February. Now he’s sharing it with Savour Winnipeg’s readers. “As I recall, Marion Warhaft (for what its worth) described it as ‘sublime,’” says Reynolds. Ingredients: Pastry shell: 1 cup flour, pinch of salt 1Tbs […]


Since parting company with chef Blue Harlan in June 2009, owner Randy Reynolds donned the chef hat and hasn’t looked back. This is a man of many talents, an investment advisor by day, I wish he would quit his day job and cook full time because the dishes are well composed, clever, and delicious! With […]

Recipe: Split Pea & Ham Soup

There’s no better way to kill the chill of winter than a hearty bowl of this classic with a buttered wedge of artisan bread or, better yet, bannock. This surprisingly simple and frugal recipe will soon see you saving every ham bone you can get your hands on. Ingredients 1 cup chopped onion 1 teaspoon vegetable […]

7 Try Before You Die Poutines in Winnipeg

Poutine. Said to be invented in Quebec in the 60s or 70s, it’s a quintessentially Canadian dish that’s gaining world-wide acceptance. Restaurants are taking it to new levels, giving the foundational french fries, cheese curds and gravy the deluxe treatment with surprisingly sophisticated accoutrements. Here are 12 try before you die versions available right here […]