THE SU­GAR SHACK: A SPRINGTIME TRA­DI­TION

Guide Arc-en-ciel - - Québec À Gouter -

Ea­ting a co­pious tra­di­tio­nal meal in a warm and co­zy at­mos­phere are part and par­cel to this joy­ful tra­di­tion that has been going strong ever since the fes­tive su­gar shack—ideal for friend­ly ga­the­rings—was crea­ted. And, while the maple sy­rup alone makes the ex­cur­sion wor­thw­hile, these es­ta­blish­ments of­ten of­fer fun ac­ti­vi­ties, dan­cing to folk songs and edu­ca­tio­nal gui­ded tours of their fa­ci­li­ties. Vi­si­tors learn the so ve­ry sweet-smel­ling pro­cess of ma­king maple sy­rup, from the col­lec­tion of sap to the fi­nal pro­duct we douse our pan­cakes, waffles, French toast and even our meats with, or that we add to ma­ny of our re­cipes. It’s a pro­duct we al­so ex­port in great abun­dance (Qué­bec ac­counts for 74% of the

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