Presentation on theme: "Established 17 th Century Introduced to Nouvelle- France by settlers of Swiss and Normand origin. Purpose was to warm syrups during Lhiver Carried to."— Presentation transcript:
Established 17 th Century Introduced to Nouvelle- France by settlers of Swiss and Normand origin. Purpose was to warm syrups during Lhiver Carried to provinces of Canada after 1763.
What can I get at a Sugar Shack? The specialty, of course, is la sucre. One of the main products is sirop derable. They also occasionally serve a hearty American breakfast such as un jambon, du bacon, des oeufs, and des crêpes.
Quick Facts about a Canadian Sugar Shack Extraction takes place from late October to early April. Common activities offered:randonnée, équitation, à jouer de la musique, and danser. There are at least 140 known sugar shacks in Canada.
A Canadian Sugar Shack: Cabane à Sucre Leclerc Located dix minutes from Quebec City. Address: 1289, 2e Rang O., Neuville Réservations are required. Can hold up to deux cent people. Visited by over 1000 people a year. Open from 7am to 7pm
Fun Facts - When temperatures reach below zero degrees Celsius it becomes nearly impossible to extract the syrup. - Le printemps is known as the starting season of extraction and brings the happiness of le Pâques. - Many shacks make their own homeade food to sell to eager customers.