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Gourmet Tips

Gourmet Tips
Simple and quick tips to help you create a memorable Christmas feast.

Finishing touches

No need to go overboard to make the evening unforgettable. IGA's aide-gourmets have assembled a host of quick and easy tips to follow for a Christmas feast that’s memorable.

Tips for Organizing a Cocktail Party

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Dindon Prime

A whole turkey in 3 easy steps


1) Once the turkey is defrosted, remove the giblets, rinse the bird, and season with your favourite herbs and spices.
2) Bake uncovered in a roasting pan with seasonal vegetables and broth.
3) For the perfect bird, insert a meat thermometer in the thigh. The temperature must reach 82°C (180°F).

Foie gras

Foie Gras

Foie gras on brioche bread with blueberry preserves. A unique blend of flavours that will delight your senses!

Le Rassembleu

Le Rassembleu cheese bites

Delicious appetizers! Cut apples into thin wedges, wrap with prosciutto, and then attach a piece of Le Rassembleu cheese on top with a toothpick.

Brie aux truffes

Truffle Brie Cheese Bites

With the taste of truffles, this cheese will be divine paired with a medium-bodied red wine!

Plateau Le Grandiose

The Grandiose Platter, impress even the most discriminating gourmets!

Don't be afraid to try sweet and savoury flavours together, and to contrast your textures. A variety of products are great alongside deli meat. Try adding some pesto, salsa, and mushrooms sautéed in butter. And for a little bit of sweetness, use blueberry jam and caramelized onion confit. Complete your platter with a nice, soft cheese and some fresh and dried fruit.

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Chocolats Favoris

Brownies Dipped in Fondue

A simple recipe!

Juliette et Chocolat

Juliette & Chocolat Yule Logs

Chocolate maker by profession, Juliette Brun dreamed about a place entirely dedicated to chocolate. Her restaurant, Juliette & Chocolat, opened in Montreal in 2003, and now there are six locations in the Montreal area.