Chicken and Broccoli Stir-fry Chinese Style

Chicken and Broccoli Stir-fry Chinese Style

This is a very quick and easy classical Chinese dish. It is quite versatile, so you could easily substitute beef for chicken, or carrot, spinach or red peppers for broccoli. Feel free to express your creativity. That’s what makes cooking fun! If you are having...
Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup

This is a great soup for dinner. You can make it with butternut squash as well for a more buttery flavor. Make sure you do add butter and cream (at least one of the two), because the biggest health benefits of pumpkin is its high pro-vitamin A content, that can only...
Cream of Broccoli Soup – The Quick, Easy & Healthy Way

Cream of Broccoli Soup – The Quick, Easy & Healthy Way

This broccoli soup is an all time favorite, but most of the time, it gets over-cooked and loses much of its health benefits. So I have included it on the blog, so that you can make it “the right way”. In fact, this soup is healthiest when the broccoli is...
Stuffed Cabbage with Salmon On a Bed of Carrots and Bacon

Stuffed Cabbage with Salmon On a Bed of Carrots and Bacon

This stuffed cabbage with salmon is the recipe of Danièle Mazet Delpeuch, the cook of former French President François Mitterrand. Her story inspired a movie called “Les saveurs du Palais”, with well-known actors Catherine Frot and Jean D’Ormesson. I...
Quick and Easy Chicken Pineapple Stir-Fry

Quick and Easy Chicken Pineapple Stir-Fry

Stir-fry dishes are really basic, incredibly quick to make, and they allow for creativity, which keeps them from being…boring! Plus they are usually a great occasion to eat plenty of veggies. I call them my SHFF: stands for Super Healthy Fast Food. 🙂 You can...
Stir Fry Green Cabbage with Leeks, Cashews & Pork

Stir Fry Green Cabbage with Leeks, Cashews & Pork

This is one of my favorite quick lunches. It takes 15 minutes to make, and it is super healthy and nutritious. Plus it tastes really good. I had some really good organic pork leftovers that I added for more flavors, but I usually make a vegetarian version, without the...
Indian Spicy Lime Pickle

Indian Spicy Lime Pickle

Indian pickles are very spicy, but they are also delicious…This is my favorite one and I always keep a homemade jar of it in my pantry. This condiment is very easy and quick to make provided you have some Indian spices; but you will need to be patient…it...
Fennel, Feta & Pomegranate Salad Ottolenghi

Fennel, Feta & Pomegranate Salad Ottolenghi

“This salad is a little festival in itself”, says Chef Ottolenghi. This recipe is adapted from his “Fennel and feta with pomegranate seeds and sumac” recipe in The Cookbook. Colorful and flavorful, we don’t get tired of this salad,...
Italian Boiled Beef with Parsley, Tomato & Anchovy Dipping Sauces

Italian Boiled Beef with Parsley, Tomato & Anchovy Dipping Sauces

There are many different versions of slow cooker boiled beef with vegetables and dips. There is the classic French Pot-au-feu, there is the Austrian Tafelspitz, or there is this Italian version with 2 wonderful dipping sauces made with tomato, parsley, and anchovies....
Steak Tartare

Steak Tartare

Steak tartare is usually associated with France, Parisian bistros, and the Tartars who gave the dish its name. It is chopped raw beef seasoned with condiments and a raw egg yolk. Many people in America find it very strange, but it is mainly a matter of culture. Raw...