Thai Green Curry with Chicken and Vegetables

Thai Green Curry with Chicken and Vegetables

Thai curry is a favorite in our home and among our friends. It’s nutritious, flavorful, completely versatile, and children usually love this curry, provided it’s not too spicy of course. I already had a Thai yellow curry recipe and a Thai red curry recipe...
Marinated Fish & Radish Toasts

Marinated Fish & Radish Toasts

These open sandwiches or tartines make a great summer appetizer. You’ll love the combination of radish with a sesame touch and fish marinated in lemon juice and peel. Topped with cilantro leaves, they are highly refreshing and contains plenty of good nutrients....
How to Make Healthy Oatmeal

How to Make Healthy Oatmeal

I was raised on oatmeal. Every morning. I remember being forced to gulp down a large plate of oatmeal made with raw milk and cheese every single morning, because “the doctor said children need calcium”. I then took my revenge and skipped breakfast during...
Southwestern Black Bean Salad

Southwestern Black Bean Salad

When I visited the southwest of the United States, I fell in love with the food. I was delighted to enjoy the Mexican ingredients I loved so much when I was living in Mexico. Today I want to share with you a great classic of American southwestern cooking, a black bean...
Chinese Noodles and Vegetables Stir-Fry

Chinese Noodles and Vegetables Stir-Fry

When I was 20 I spent my summer selling educational study guides door-to-door in Oregon. After a long day knocking on doors, when we weren’t too tired to go out, my roommate and I loved to go to the local Chinese restaurant. We ordered 1 portion of fried noodles...
Zongzi – Chinese Sticky Rice with Pork In Bamboo Leaves

Zongzi – Chinese Sticky Rice with Pork In Bamboo Leaves

When I lived in China, zongzi and jiaozi (New Year’s dumplings) were among our favorite foods. I wanted to make these zongzi again and today I am sharing my recipe. They are basically bamboo leaves stuffed with pork and sticky rice. A delicious comfort food! I...
Creamy Rice Pudding with Blueberries

Creamy Rice Pudding with Blueberries

This rice pudding is very creamy and tastes really good. It can follow a vegetable salad to make a complete, nutritious meal. You can substitute raisins for blueberries and add some cinnamon powder. White sugar can also be replaced by raw cane sugar, if you prefer....
Barley, Almond, Spinach & Mushrooms Stir-Fry

Barley, Almond, Spinach & Mushrooms Stir-Fry

This dish was born on a morning when I was tired of cooking oatmeal or eggs. We wanted something else, and we add some barley on hand. So I cooked this super quick veggie breakfast. We ended up loving it so much – kids included!- that it has become a...
Lemon and Rosemary Risotto

Lemon and Rosemary Risotto

I learned how to make risotto years ago when I was living for a few months in Venice, Italy. And I’ve been making risotto on a regular basis ever since. I love to prepare it with different ingredients, as it imparts wonderful and new flavors every time. This...
Japanese-style Shiitake Risotto with Miso

Japanese-style Shiitake Risotto with Miso

This recipe is an old favorite in our home. I took it and slightly adapted it from a book by Donna Hay. It is inspired by the classical Italian risotto, but it definitely has a good Japanese touch, with chili peppers, miso paste, sake, and shiitake mushrooms. It is...