Blueberry floating islands from colline aux bleuets

Flavours of region Eastern Townships, Michèle Foreman


Serves 4


Ingredient :


  • 500 mL blueberries 2 cups


  • 10 mL water 2 teaspoons


  • 125 mL sugar 1/2 cup


  • Juice of 1 lemon


  • 250 mL egg whites 1 cup


  • 280 mL caster sugar 1 cup + 2 tablespoons


  • A few drops of vanilla extract


  • Pinch salt


  • 100 g slivered almonds 3 1/2 ounces



Preparation :

1) Pour water, blueberries, sugar, and lemon juice into a saucepan and simmer for 20 minutes.


2) Using an egg beater, beat eggs in a bowl until firm.


3) Add sugar, vanilla extract, and salt. Spoon into a piping bag with a fluted socket.


4) Line a cookie sheet with non-stick paper and create 4 large meringue islands.


5) Sprinkle with almonds. Bake in a preheated 230°C (450°F) oven for approximately 1 1/2 to 2 minutes.


Stephane Charpentier - Auberge West Brome

The recipe is from the book: “Flavours of a region: Eastern Townships”, by Michèle Foreman. (2007)

Packages and Promotions

Wine and tender words package

Wine and tender words package

Hôtel Château-Bromont

Located only 45 minutes from Montréal, Domaine Château-Bromont is your pure Eastern Townships experience: Come enjoy, the view, the food, the Wine Route and the fresh air!

Starting at
$184CADPer pers., double occ.


Wellness & Country Dreams package

Wellness & Country Dreams package

SPA Eastman

Enjoy a relaxing stay at Spa Eastman and experience the benefits of Nordic baths. Enhance your visit with the discovery of the Eastern Townships with its breathtaking landscapes and rich history.

Starting at
$450CADPer pers., double occ.


Ski and stay package

Ski and stay package


Escape the routine and save money! Offered on weekdays, these one or two-night “Ski-Dodo-Ski” packages let you give in to winter’s pleasures at low prices!

Starting at
$95CADPer pers., double occ.