The Notebooks
by Josée Fiset

Inspire Cook Share Biography


All The medium The set-up The question

The Picnic

Can you think of anywhere else on earth where people are as euphoric as Quebecers at the first signs of spring – Itʼs our way of basking in the sunʼs presence, a reunion with the familiar face of someone weʼve missed. So, hereʼs a toast to the picnic – that elegant, leisurely form of springtime merriment!

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The medium sourdough starter: The baker’s Holy Grail The set-up my wish list : the perfect green picnic The question Have You Ever Wondered...


Idleness cream of zucchini and white bean soup Indulgence wheat-free vegan brownies The Picnic red fruit platter


The coming together the celebrated jambon-beurre — A sandwich by any other name The sharing — A meal for the ages The discovery la follia della focaccia !