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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Beef Cheeks Stew with Carrots and Potatoes

Beef Cheeks Stew with Carrots and Potatoes

This is a slow-cooker recipe that I love, for 3 reasons: 1. It is de-li-cious (and kids loooove it, too) 2. It is super healthy 3. It takes 20 minutes to put together and you can do whatever you like while it cooks. Beef cheeks are one of these cuts that are pretty...