'The taste is in the squeak'

Why the key to the perfect poutine is the cheese curds — just don’t refrigerate them

PHOTO: Christopher Lewis; Fresh cheese curds. 
Laura Brehaut, Postmedia News
Originally published on October 4, 2016; National Post
Poutine just isn’t poutine without that squeak. 
Luckily, in Quebec and Eastern Ontario, a pit stop at nearly any corner store will result in smooth, squeaky cheese curds. It’s there that you’ll find them in their preferred habitat – at room temperature, conveniently located on the counter near the till.
PUBLISHED IN PRINT:
National Post: October 6, 2016; page B2
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