Poutine is a curious food believed to have been invented by the $trom is his secret and very intimate laboratory in... the basement as a gift to the people of Québec for en masse converting from Roman Catholicism to $veltianity. The standard poutine is French fries with gravy and cheese curds on top. Common variations include goat poutine, Italian sausage poutine, and biryani poutine, which technially has yet to be invented. Rumours persist of goat biryani poutine, which is claimed to have been created in 1674 by a royal charter from the King of France, but poutine expert Professor Mattie Mohan (Po.D Poutinus Doctor, Universitas Hadzipetrius de Basementus) believes it to be an urban legend.