As summer peaks and we look to the end of August, it’s Cabane a sucre time. No this is not an error, you read correctly, this is not the cabane a sucre that comes to most people’s mind but rather the Pied de Cochon cabane a sucre harvest session.
As the winter begins to drag on we all need something to help us make it through. Some escape to the a sun soaked beach, some go skiing, others find romance and hunker down in relations. All of these are coping methods to deal with the harsh Montreal winters; cold, ice, snow, limited daylight all take a toll. Although, one event in my mind truly shines a light to a dreadful period of the year: the Pied De Cochon Cabane à Sucre session.
This year we went on the opening weekend of February 14th. That’s right – Valentine’s day. What better way to spend the most romantic or depressing (depends how you see it) day of the year than to be with friends having an over-the-top meal? (more…)