Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Happy New Year!

We can't believe the holidays are over! Thank-you to our customers, family and friends for an amazing season! Meant to share this pictures from our Christmas party earlier but never got around it,  Thank-you for all the love in 2013 and cheers to an even better 2014!


Photography by Diego Rojas

Monday, December 16, 2013

Holiday Hosting & Entertaining

As we get ready for lots of cooking an entertaining at home here are some of our favorite  items to have around, but  also ideal as hostess gifts:

StudioPatro Linen Apron
Vermont Walnut Rolling Pin
Olive Wood Utensils
Fog Linen Teatowels
V1 Balsamic Reduction
Bellocq Tea Tins
Abbesses Dinnerware & Serving Pieces

and many more great items in the shop!



Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Little Indulgences

Today we continue with our favourite gifts to give and to receive. In our opinion there is nothing more indulgent that a great fragrance, and that is why we love the collection of perfumes from Miller et Berteux so much!. We just got in the classic "Green, Green, Green" #3 which has been our most popular, and we are excited to add a new fragrance "A Quiet Morning".

Another one of our favourite indulgences are the Claus Porto Soaps. Made with 100% Vegetable ingredients and seven times milled, they are so moisturizing & fragrant! and with the gorgeous packaging, they are perfect to display in our new Canvas Bisque soap dishes available in mint and indigo
Happy Shopping!


Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Holiday gift guide starts now!

The holiday season is in full swing at the shop. We have been busy getting lots of really amzing products and we are excited to start sharing some of our favourite gift ideas. Here is a selection of items that we are sure would please the gourmands on your list!

Bellocq Tea Atelier, Swainestreet Wood Boards & care products, Seagate Ceramic Accessories, French Taper Rolling Pins.



Tuesday, October 29, 2013

La Merceria Daily!

Things are getting really hectic at the shop as we prepare for the holiday season, but just wanted to share a fun contest we are having. We asked customers to share their daily experience at La Merceria, by posting those pictures on Instagram with the tag #lamerceriadaily, for a chance to win a copy of Kinfolk Magazine gorgeus  new book The Kinfolk Table. It has been so exiting to get all the beautiful shots so we wanted to share some here, and send a reminder that there are a few more days left since the contest ends October 31st. Good luck! and thanks to those that have shared already.
 





                         

Monday, September 23, 2013

Cooking with our Chimichurri!

With the beginning of the Fall season we start to plan for all the upcoming holiday festivities!  and in that spirit we will be posting more often on food ideas inspired by our products and our favorite decorating ideas with products from the shop.
Today we wanted to share I recipe that our  dear friend Patricia Goldman shared with us using our Chimichurri, it looks so delicious we can't wait to try it at home! 



INGREDIENTS
-Organic chicken
-Sea salt 
-Black pepper
-1/2 Lemon
-1 head of garlic 
-La Merceria Chimichuri sauce (1 jar)

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS
-Wash chicken in cold water and pad dry 
-Rub chicken with sea salt and pepper 
-Add salt inside cavity 
-Lift skin on breast and put chimichuri sauce inside 
-Rub chimichuri sauce all over chicken and add some inside cavity as well 
-Cut top of garlic bulb and put it inside chicken cavity
-Squeeze half lemon juice over chicken 
-Preheat oven on roast at 350 
-Cook chicken for 45 to 1 hour depending on size of bird
-Baste chicken with sauce oil on pan 
-Broil until skin is brown to your taste 
-Put it back on bake on high 450 for another 10 minutes 
-Remove from oven let it rest  
-Add more chimichuri sauce on top before carving 
          

Patricia choose to cook chicken in cast iron it can be done in a roast pan as well, enjoy! 



Friday, June 28, 2013

Happy long weekend + SALE!

As we get ready to celebrate Canada Day,  what are your plans for the long weekend? We have been away for most of June, so this weekend we are really looking forward to entertaining at home, going for ice cream and hanging out at the park. Of course always having fun with our accessories so here is a selection of some of our favourite items to entertain at home, at the park or at the cottage! Also in honour of Canada Day enjoy 30% off merchandise all weekend.

Happy Long Weekend! Cheers to Canada!  





Vintage Picnic Basket $58, Canvas Ceramic Charcuterie Board $21, Foglinen Tablecloth $115, 
Pehr Linens $12-$15, Enamel Accessories, Canvas Gold Serving Utensils $12-$69, Wood Serving Accessories $6-$55