LCBO Food & Drink Holiday 2020


Smoke & bubbles

By Dick Snyder | photography by james tse

SMOKED TROUT + PROSECCO The delicate flavour and silky texture of lightly smoked lake trout pairs beautifully with the floral notes and gentle effervescence of Italian Pro- secco. Family-owned Purvis Fisheries on Manitoulin Island has been sustainably fishing since 1882. The Purvis family catches, processes and smokes all their fish at their own facility. Bonus: This Ocean Wise-certified wild-caught trout is rich with omega-3 fatty acids.    Order from Purvis at purvisfisheries.comfor deliv- ery across Ontario. Fresh or frozen fillets available either plain or with lemon pepper or Cajun seasoning. wine is a seasonal favourite. It’s a combination perfectly suited to New Year’s Eve or a casual gathering—or even a tasty gift idea. With flavour combinations ranging from light to rich, this is a snack- and-wine combination with endless possibilities. Read on for some easy ideas—with fish from sustainable Ontario producers—to add a little pop to any party. When it comes to holiday entertaining, smoked fish matched with sparkling

This New Year’s Eve, pair festive bubbly with smoked fish produced by Ontario fishmongers—great for a smaller group or just for you and yours.

Flake warm fish into soft cow- or sheep-milk cheese, topped with diced red pepper.

Fiol Prosecco DOC LCBO 394577, $16.30

With fresh apple, floral, citrus and subtle nutty notes, Pro- secco is a perfect accent to the trout’s savoury and lightly smoky flavours.

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