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Cod with Thyme Flowers, Trois-Pistoles Style

This is the Cod with Thyme Flowers, Trois-Pistoles Style recipe.

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cooking: 15 min
Yields 4 servings
cod with thyme flowers trois pistoles style


  • 4 (5 oz/150 g each) cod fillet
  • 4 thin slices of bacon
  • 1 cup (250 mL) white wine
  • 16 new pearl onions
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp (15 mL) butter
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp (2.5 mL) thyme flowers or fresh thyme
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 4 slices Canadian L'Héritage cheese
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • A few mini pattypan squash
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Sprinkle a little of the thyme flowers on the cod pieces. Roll up each piece in a thin slice of bacon, then close it. Season with pepper.

Cut 4 large rectangles of aluminium foil and butter the inside with a pastry brush. In the centre of each rectangle, place a bay leaf over which the cod will be placed.

Divide the garlic and onions between each portion. Sprinkle with white wine. Season well with salt and pepper. Top with a slice of Canadian L'Héritage cheese. Fold over the edges of the foil and seal to create 4 parcels (papillotes). Cook for 15 minutes on the grill*.

Jean Soulard, Executive Chef, Le Château Frontenac


*Alternative to BBQ: in 350 °F (180 °C) oven for 15 minutes.

Instead of Canadian L'Héritage cheese, try this recipe with Cantonnier cheese.

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