Cook the world - Cultural Diversity Week - Canadian Poutine


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May 21st 2020 is Cultural Diversity Day! Throughout this week we will be celebrating by sharing a unique recipe from the world’s different continents. Have a go and share the results with us and get a mention on the official @ku_extra Instagram page.

Today, we are visiting Quebec! In 2007 the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ran a national poll asking viewers what they thought was the greatest Canadian invention of all time. The winner was insulin, but polling in the top ten was this dish Poutine. In 1957, in rural French-speaking Quebec it is believed that one man’s strange taste in food resulted in a national icon!


125g pack mozzarella or 140g/5oz cheese curd, torn or cut into small chunks

For the gravy

  • 5 tbsp plain flour

  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil

  • 50g butter

  • 1 onion, finely diced

  • 1 carrot, chopped

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 500ml chicken stock

  • 500ml beef stock

  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed

  • 400g chicken wings 

For the chips

  • 1½ kg floury potatoes (Maris Piper)

  • Sunflower oil, for deep frying

For the cooking method and further information check out the full recipe ▶here