Cretons Quebec pork spread

What is Cretons?

Cretons is a cold pork spread containing onions and spices. Cretons are a Quebecois speciality often served at breakfast. Outdside Quebec, cretons is also known as gorton or corton. Cretons bear some resemblance to French rillettes owing to its texture and taste.

How to eat Cretons?

Cretons is usually spread on bread and served as part of a traditional Quebec breakfast.

Cretons places in Montreal that won't disappoint

1. La Binerie

la binerie mont royal

La Binerie is a lunch counter-serve restaurant offering Quebec favorites such as baked beans, pâté chinois, pouding chômeur and their famous tourtière.

2. Marché Des Saveurs Du Québec


Marché Des Saveurs Du Québec is a food market which offers Québécois products and specialties including cheese, cretons, maple syrup and artisanal local beer. It is located in the famous Jean Talon Market.

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