10 products from Chaudière-Appalaches to add to your picnic basket!

Cassis et Mélisse - Bellechasse - Table pique-nique - Plan éloigné

A checkered tablecloth, a few utensils, some napkins, wine glasses, a wicker basket... All that’s left is to decide what to put in your basket for the best picnic ever!

LOTBINIÈRE

Duck rillettes

Canard Goulu - Lotbinière - Rillettes - Emballage

Try out the duck rillettes from Canard Goulu  that are excellent as an appetizer or as hors-d'oeuvres. Taste this tender meat raised on an artisanal farm in St-Apollinaire.

A piece of Louis Cyr

Fromagerie Bergeron - Louis Cyr - Lotbinière - Agrotourisme

The Louis Cyr will be a highlight of your outdoor menu. Pick up some of this delicious gouda-style cheese in St-Antoine- de-Tilly. Discover the full range of products available at Fromagerie Bergeron .

LÉVIS

Fresh blueberries and more...

Bleuets du Vire-Crêpe - Lévis - Table de Bleuets - Plan rapproché

Summer is synonymous with small fruits. This can’t be mentioned without highlighting the blueberries from the Vire-Crêpes  farm. Come get a basket of these delicious little fruits at this charming blueberry farm in Lévis. During your visit, why not check out their pastries and pick up some of their mouth-watering blueberry muffins that taste like a piece of heaven!

chocolatE

Chocolat Favoris - Lévis - Étalage de produits - Chocolaterie

Satisfy your sweet tooth with some of this sugary cocoa-based product. You guessed it, we’re talking about chocolate, and what better place than Chocolats Favoris  for some of the best chocolate in the business. Pick up a box of these sweet desserts at one of their two stores in Lévis.

THETFORD REGION

Twist cheese

Fromagerie La Bourgade - Thetford - Twist effiloché

At its sales counter, Fromagerie la Bourgade  offers cheese produced on-site, as well as local and regional products to help you fill your picnic basket. Discover their four different flavours of twist cheese: Original, BBQ, Smoked and Armenian. The last one is made with seeds from the nigella flower, imported from Armenia.

BEAUCE

A couple Benedict Arnolds

Frampton Brasse - Beauce - Verre de bière - caisse en arrière-plan

The St-Édouard, the Benedict Arnold, the Nuit d'automne, ... Do these names tell you something? They’re some of the connoisseur beers offered by Frampton Brasse . This farm brewery in Frampton in Beauce offers quality products that you absolutely must try.

the "chilly BEAUCERON"

Cidrerie Les Roy de la Pomme

To accompany a meal outside, you will have to try the ciders of the cider house Les Roy de La POMME, Verger et Cidrerie . Still ciders, sparkling ciders, ice ciders and more! The 'Chilly Beauceron' is an ice cider ready to serve as an aperitif or digestive. It goes well with cheese. Perfect for a picnic.

You will find these refreshing aperitifs from Les Roy de la POMME, Verger et Cidrerie in Saint-Georges de Beauce.

 

BELLECHASSE

A sprightly rosé

Le Ricaneux - Bellechasse - Bouteilles rapprochées - Nouvelle image - Vin

My next suggestion is a unique item to add to your picnic basket. Le Ricaneux  is an artisanal wine producer that offers a range of exclusive products. Their small fruit alcohol makes for an excellent aperitif that you’re sure to enjoy.

Some goat to spread

Cassis et Mélisse - Bellechasse - Table pique-nique - Gourmand - Fromage

Some goat cheese from Bellechasse is a must for your basket. Fresh goat cheese, cheese spread, raw milk cheese; the Cassis et Mélisse  cheese dairy farm has all this to add to your menu.

MONTMAGNY AND THE ISLANDS

Some Riopelle de l'Isle

Fromagerie Isle-aux-Grues - Montmagny - Plateau de dégustation moderne

Cheeses, breads and local products are offered at Fromagerie de l'Isle-aux-Grues  to help fill your picnic basket. It’s the go-to place on the island for stocking up with the best products the region has to offer. The island culture can be tasted in the flavours of their cheeses!

CÔTE-DU-SUD

Bison terrines

For a protein-packed meal, add some products from  the Bisons Chouinard  farm in St-Jean- Port-Joli. Here you’ll find some exquisite terrines, a tasty smoked bison and some succulent bison sausage.

Dried tomato bread and of course... dessert!

Boulangerie Sibuet - Côte-du-Sud - Desserts - Gourmand

You can’t have a good picnic without some good bread. Baguettes, dried tomato bread, sesame bread, kamut bread, there’s something for everyone at Boulangerie Sibuet . It’s worth the drive to St-Jean- Port-Joli. And make sure to finish off your basket with something sweet, you won’t regret it!