Blanquette de Veau

Blanquette, French Veal StewThis is a delicate subtle flavoured stew, using clean white meat, normally the finest veal you can find, which is favourable with my children and my picky husband. I COULDN’T BELIEVE THAT EVERYONE HAD SECONDS! This is among the preferable meals in any French house. One, because it is easy to make, … Continue reading Blanquette de Veau

Thai Coconut Pumpkin Soup

 Autumn in the Languedoc where I live brings beautiful pumpkins and squash in a variety of colour and shapes. Here we follow the 100 mile rule, and eat only the local products and seasonal fruits and vegetables. For Halloween we carve jack o'lanterns from the big bright orange variety, which you can find all over … Continue reading Thai Coconut Pumpkin Soup

Turkish Chicken Pilau with Saffron & Almonds

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

Hungarian Beef Stew with Smoked Paprika Instead

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

How To Make: Easy Eggplant Parmesan

Italian food is almost a daily meal in our home, from pasta to pizza to flat breads, we might have some Italian blood in us. We found the Vasali family name in Italy! HOW TO MAKE: Eggplant Parmesan What is eggplant parmesan? Originally from southern Italian, this dish has many versions around the world, including … Continue reading How To Make: Easy Eggplant Parmesan