Montreal firm WeCook delivers ready meals to properties or workplaces throughout Quebec and Ontario. Final week we spoke to the corporate’s founder Etienne Plourde, and this week we report on consuming WeCook meals for dinner for seven straight days (as an alternative of ordering out 4 instances per week and spending method an excessive amount of cash).
Observe that, since you select your dietary wants and preferences when ordering meals, this choice tends in the direction of low-carb pescetarian, however a lot of meatier choices can be found, and WeCook has a brand new menu each week.
Rooster satay bowl
Connoisseurs of poke would go for this tremendous recent however filling dish in a flash. Alongside rough-cut hen and basmati rice, this dish is made up of cucumbers, carrots, radishes, edamame beans, sushi ginger slices and a tangy peanut-based sauce.
Penne with basil pesto
The penne was an ideal consistency, a powerful feat for pre-prepared and reheated pasta, with a satisfying, beneficiant dollop of high quality basil pesto, sundried tomatoes and pine nuts. Talking of beneficiant, the parts of this and the opposite pasta dish we tried (see under) had been fairly substantial, as are all of the meals — although half parts are additionally obtainable.
Vegetarian stew on spaghetti squash
A strong choice for vegetarians and the low-carb set, this dish benefited from the wonderful consistency of its veggies, particularly zucchini and eggplant, which are inclined to get mushy and rubbery, respectively. Kalamata olives offered hints of salty flavour, contrasting properly with bursts of freshness from the frivolously cooked tomatoes and crimson peppers. The stew was merely however successfully seasoned with onions and garlic, rosemary, salt, pepper and Parmesan cheese.
Salmon, asparagus, rice pilaf
This was most likely our favorite meal of the lot, a easy however superbly rendered salmon fillet, rice pilaf and asparagus with a tasty, creamy Florentine sauce.
Summer time salad
Just like the salad on the high of this listing, this dish is well-suited for heat climate (although it’s apparently summer time all yr lengthy at WeCook) and regardless of its low-carb elements, it’s fairly substantial. The dressing, made with paprika, chili flakes, olive oil, cider vinegar, brown sugar and Dijon’s mustard, salt, pepper, parsley, oregano, garlic, paprika, chili flakes, olive oil, cider vinegar, brown sugar, Dijon’s mustard.
Veal flank with crimson wine sauce
This can be a nice alternative for meat lovers. The tender and juicy veal, even with out its daring wine sauce, usually comes with a Greek potato-asparagus choice however there’s additionally the choice of selecting basmati rice and asparagus or simply greens.
Candy and bitter hen
A easy however tremendous efficient combo of superbly rendered candy and bitter hen with basmati rice, roasted peppers and basmati rice. The gentle rice balances the hen’s wealthy flavour fairly completely. ■
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