la veille de Noël
Today is Christmas Eve and in the morning we focus on the Montreal's Public Markets/Farmer's Markets to find food for our Christmas Eve and Christmas feasts. We started at Jean-Talon Market where I purchased an array of fresh vegetables to cook and serve with my Locust Leaf Farm leg of lamb that I brought with me from home. But if I wanted to I could have purchased any meat, produce, dairy, bread and dessert item imaginable while there.
While at the public market I also purchase a the traditional Christmas Eve or Christmas dinner tourtière or meat pie originating from Quebec, they has a few types, Pork, Pork with Beef and Pork with Duck. The just pork was sold out, so I chose the pork and beef as I knew my mother would not eat the pork and duck. What would a Christmas Eve feast in Canada – Réveillon – be without tourtière, the classic meat pie beloved of Quebeçois and French-Canadians everywhere?
Here are some photos I took a the market.
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