HOW TO MAKE: Beef Bourguignon Julia Child’s Recipe

Do the French actually cook like Julia Child's? This is my second attempt at making Beef Burgundy or Boeuf Bourguignon, the classic French dish made famous again by the 2009 movie Julie & Julia, bringing Julia Child’s cookbook back to the best selling list 50 years later. In my circle of friends and family, some have on … Continue reading HOW TO MAKE: Beef Bourguignon Julia Child’s Recipe

HOW TO MAKE: Cheese Biscuits and Hungarian Goulash Soup

  Sajtos Pogácsa, Hungarian Cheese Biscuits with Goulash Soup   With mom here, she shares a few secret family recipes with us. Julie from choir had a special experience tracing her roots back to Hungary. In honour of her adventure, mom and I show her a few of our favourite dishes. Today we make Goulash … Continue reading HOW TO MAKE: Cheese Biscuits and Hungarian Goulash Soup

HOW TO: Use Up Easter Chocolates

How To Use Up Easter Candy what to do with all this candy? When my kids have play dates over at our house, the neighbourhood children know that there is a huge amount of uneaten candy in a jar over the sink. Daniel and Angelina are only allowed a limited amount of sweets each day, … Continue reading HOW TO: Use Up Easter Chocolates

HOW TO MAKE: Spaghetti and Mint Meatballs

A family Favourite Our family favourite HOW TO MAKE: Spaghetti and Meat Balls Ingredients 1 lb. extra lean ground beef 1 large onion finely chopped 1-2 crushed garlic cloves 1 Tbsp. dried mint 1 Tbsp. dried oregano breadcrumbs 3 Tbsp. 1 egg flour 2-3 Tbsp. olive oil Method: Mix all ingredients in a bowl except … Continue reading HOW TO MAKE: Spaghetti and Mint Meatballs

How To Make French Style Mussels

HOW TO: Make French Style Mussels Ingredients 4 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Large Onions, finely chopped 5 Cloves Garlic 2 Lbs Mussels, cleaned 1 cup Dry White Wine ½ Cup Heavy Cream (optional) 4 Tbsp. butter, cut in pieces 1 Tbsp. Dried Parsley or ½ bunch fresh Salt & Pepper Fresh Baguette Method: … Continue reading How To Make French Style Mussels

Hungarian Chicken Paprikas

Hungarian Food Paprika’s Chicken with Nokedli & Cucumber salad 15 minutes prep time 1 hour cook time 1 large skillet with lid 1 large pot for noodles with lid Ingredients 1 chicken cut up into pieces, or 4 leg/thigh attached cut up 1-2 large onion, diced 1-2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tomatoes, diced 1-2 pepper (Hungarian … Continue reading Hungarian Chicken Paprikas