Living in France, some flavours are harder to recreate than others. When living in Vancouver, we had a huge Asian population, so not only were ingredients readily available, but you could always ask a friend what the dish is supposed to taste like. Restaurants on every corner, was a luxury of my past metropolitan city … Continue reading Fast Chinese Chicken Chow Mein
This Middle Eastern dish is rice cooked in bouillon, can be made with a variety of meats, done in one pot, and if done right, it can not only be tasty, but quick! The subtle saffron next to the sweet raisins and tart crisp red peppers is an exploration of flavours; contradicting, and complementing each other. … Continue reading Turkish Chicken Pilau with Saffron & Almonds
As many of you might have guessed, I am Hungarian descent and married to a Hungarian man. We have a home in downtown Budapest and we love connecting with our heritage through the flavours of home. Hungarian paprika which we put in everything, Hungarian vegeta which is a soup base that reminds me of my … Continue reading Hungarian Beef Stew with Smoked Paprika Instead
Traditional Korma Chicken Curry with a Twist of Lime I am not going to lie. I have been cooking Indian for only about a minute. Before France, I never really had the opportunity to fall in love with Indian cuisine. Here in France, with our huge English population, my love has grown, and my interested in … Continue reading Creamy Chicken Korma Curry with Lime and Red Peppers
My dear friend taught me this recipe today. Boston Clam Chowder, made with fresh local clams here in Southern France. It turned out delicious.
A rich tasty southern French dish, which is the perfect pairing between the Navet, a type of turnip or root vegetable, cooked in the fat of a duck. Subtle, heavy, perfect for a cold day like today, nearing winter. Causses Navet de Pardailhan with roasted duck breast Ingredients 2 large duck breasts 1 kilo Causses … Continue reading Causses Navet de Pardailhan
A student asked me so nicely, could we make a cheese cake? Well how could I say no. So we found this recipe online, and replaced it with the ingredients from our area. We don't have cherry-pie filling here in France, and cream cheese is rare. We placed fresh raspberries on top and a raspberry … Continue reading Easiest No Bake Cheese Cake Recipe Ever