Tag Archives: Martin Picard

May the Grizzliest Man Win!

26 Feb

A new season of the Food Network’s #1 hit series, Top Chef Canada, premieres Monday, March 10 at 9pm ET/10pm PT, on Food Network Canada. This time I’ll be yelling at the TV in support of my bearded buddy Pierre […]

How to Make the Perfect Burger

15 May

Check out the big, fat, juicy moose burger on the cover of Reader’s Digest this month. And pass the partridgeberry ketchup!

Au Pied de Cochon Sugar Shack

31 Mar

Toronto got lucky this month–it’s nearly maple-syrup season, but Quebec Chef Martin Picard left behind his sap-engorged trees, his fattening pigs and his part-time kitchen in the woods to come launch his new book, Au Pied de Cochon Sugar Shack. […]

Caramel Sauce

30 Mar

A sweet essential for Martin Picard’s sugar shack chocolate bars. 100 mL (6 & 1/2 tbsp) 35% cream 250 mL (1 cup) maple syrup 40 g (2 tbsp) glucose syrup 1. Heat the cream in a small saucepan over low […]

Maple Nougat

30 Mar

Another dreamy layer in Martin Picard’s sugar shack chocolate bars. Be sure to make your maple sugar the day before you tackle these.

Chocolate Crisp

30 Mar

When I made this chocolate crisp for Martin Picard’s sugar shack chocolate bars, I found the recipe gave just enough to cover half my nougat, so I recommend making at least a double batch.

Granulated Maple Sugar and Maple Sugar Nuggets

30 Mar

You’ll need maple sugar and nuggets to make Martin Picard’s chocolate bars, both for the nougat and the chocolate crisp. Half this recipe is enough; however maple sugar is an excellent all-natural sweetener to have in the house for sweetening […]