Foodie Photo Essay: France Meets Canada in the Unique Cuisine of Quebec

Cannoli pasta with colorful toppings.

There’s much more to Quebec, Canada, than gallons upon gallons of maple syrup. Food in Quebec is exquisite. Wineries and orchards dot the countryside. Local artisan cheeses and imports from France are everywhere. Meaty dishes are enjoyed at traditional “Sugar Shacks.” And fare from all over the world can be found in Quebec City.

You’re in for a real treat if you attend Greenheart Travel’s Teen Summer Language Camp or high school abroad in Quebec City, Canada! Québécois take pride not only in their unique culture and language, but also in their cuisine—a tasty blend of Canadian favorites and American classics fused with French authenticity.

Are you ready to indulge in a plate of poutine, savor a bite of freshly made apple butter, or sink your teeth into a hearty homemade quiche?

Then join us for this culinary adventure in Quebec City, Canada:

Breakfast Spread

A breakfast spread of eggs, yogurt, cheese and fruit.

A common breakfast spread in Quebec City, Canada.

A homemade quiche in Quebec City.

Homemade quiche for breakfast in Quebec City, Canada.

Orchards and Wineries

The tops of wine bottles.

Bottles of wine at an orchard on the Île d’Orléans, Quebec.

Apple butter and jam on top of pâté.

Sampling tasty bites of apple products on top of pâté on the Île d’Orléans, Quebec.

Traditional “Sugar Shack” Eats

A meal of eggs, potato, sausage and meat pie in Quebec.

A traditional meal at a Sugar Shack in Quebec.

A meat pie cut in slices.

Meat pie served at a Sugar Shack on the Île d’Orléans, Quebec.

Fancy Lunch and Dinner

A lunch of chicken with vegetables.

A fancy lunch at Merci College in Quebec City.

Anytime is Poutine Time

Poutine with sausages and cheese from Ashton in Quebec City.

Poutine with sausages and cheese from Ashton in Quebec City.


Raspberry dessert in Quebec City, Canada.

Raspberry dessert in Quebec City, Canada.


Dig in to the culture, language and menu Quebec City is serving up:

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