Quelle Histoire!

Unemployed Dishcloth / Pudding


Dishcloth that wipes! Screen printing, the type of ink chosen ensures that the image is integrated into the fibers of the fabric, thus retaining its absorbent qualities. Linens What a History! are therefore incredibly absorbent and resistant, in addition to maintaining their beautiful color.

The Unemployed Pudding: It probably arose from the aftermath of the economic crash of 1929, since no mention of it was found before the 1930s. According to a legend, it would be the creation of Georgianna Falardeau, wife of Camillien Houde, then mayor of Montreal. However, no document or testimony supports this thesis. If we know it today as a white cake baked with a caramel sauce, several recipes came together until 1960. They sometimes contain cocoa, sometimes coconut or raisins. The sauce is sometimes absent or served separately. This dessert has even been defined as a bread pudding! ... - Complete history and recipe of Pouding Chômeur to discover on your laundry!

Artist / graphic designer: Marc Tellier



43 x 75 cm

100% cotton 240 thread count


The collection of household linen Quelle Histoire! aims to share the fascinating history of Quebec's heritage breeds and seeds and that of our culinary emblems.

Part of the income from the sale of linens is donated to Slow Food Montreal. This organization, a member of the international group of the same name, is dedicated to the advancement of good, clean and fair food. The money raised will be donated to Fonds de l'Arche du Goût, created to support the preservation and promotion of Quebec heritage breeds and seeds.