April Cheese of the Month

The cheesemaker: Fromagerie Fritz Kaiser, Noyan, Québec

The Fritz Kaiser cheese factory was founded in 1981 by Fritz Kaiser in Noyan, Quebec, near the border with the state of New York. The cheese factory specializes in producing washed, bloomy and mixed-rind cheeses. In recent years, it has garnered several prestigious awards, including the 2011 and 2012 American Cheese Society
 award for Soeur Angèle
 and l’Empereur.

Chicken recipe for cold nights in the Valley

Thai Green Curry Paste Chicken

It is cold out there in Almonte! What better way to warm up then to cook a hot spicyish meal. That is exactly what we did last night!

We had chicken, we had deSiam’s Thai Green Curry Paste, we had coconut milk and we had vegetables. We were all set to cook a delicious and easy to make meal!

Welcoming Seed to Sausage to Pêches & Poivre

We are very pleased to welcome Seed to Sausage in our store267314_160588850677496_4465912_n! Their tasty meats are made using as few additives and preservatives in order to make safe delicious foods. Everything is made by hand. We are now carrying:

Bacon & Peameal – Old Fashioned Dry Cured 
Bacon the way it was meant to be. Smoked with hickory in a real smoke house.

Molasses and Cracked Black Pepper- 
Nothing more than a simple cure, rich molasses and fresh cracked black pepper. This combined with the hickory wood smoke is a natural pairing.

We are also offering:

  • Saucisson Sec (dry)
  • Calabrese (dry)
  • Genoa (dry)
  • Chorizo

The makers of Seed to Sausage say: “We strive to offer simple, good food. Everything we make is hand crafted on a small scale. We use the minimum amounts of salt and other additives as possible. We strive to produce Canada’s artisan cured meats.”