Nothing better than a bowl of warm Chicken Stew with Fluffy Dumplings to warm you on a cold winter day. Real comfort food!
Did Thanksgiving catch you unprepared? Unexpected guests on the way? We have you covered, here is a Thanksgiving menu that will take no time at all to make. Actually, you can have this whole menu on the table in less than 4 hours. Follow the links for each menu item to print out the recipe! […]
Today we’re making something different – Braised Red Cabbage! Ever tried it? No? Well now, you’re missing out. True, Braised Red Cabbage is not a dish we make every day. In fact, we only make it ONCE a year, in November, when celebrating St. Martin’s Day with a delicious Roast Duck. Because Roast Duck and […]
Are you getting in Thanksgiving mood yet? In our country, we do not celebrate Thanksgiving and there is no Thanksgiving tradition, really, although we are familiar with the custom. What we do celebrate though is fresh seasonal produce and we love to experiment with new ways on how to use it in dishes. Fall is […]
It’s radicchio salad season! Now this is a vegetable that I have not always been keen on. It can be bitter, or tough, and I don’t like bitter tough things. But, years pass, taste changes and here I am, a reformed radicchio hater, awaiting its season eagerly each year. I especially like a couple varieties: the […]
I am sure I have not yet sung praises to the humble Red Kuri squash, or Hokkaido – as it is called in our parts. But I guess I should. Wait, is it a squash? Or is it a pumpkin? Truth be told, I tried google it for the right name, but only got mixed […]
We’ve been fighting viruses this week, just sneezing, coughing and generally not feeling our best. I am a firm believer of the healing power of hot tea and soup while ill, so beef soup, pumpkin, and cauliflower soups were all a staple during the past few days. I also firmly believe there is nothing better […]
Soba noodles are a Japanese type of noodles, made with buckwheat flour. In my opinion, they are very convenient as they only take about three minutes to cook, added bonus is they taste fantastic! Forget the boring plain wheat spaghetti. These noodles have a slightly nutty flavor and are best combined with veggies or in […]