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...
Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup With Pinto Beans and Chorizo

Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup With Pinto Beans and Chorizo

I first found this recipe in a British cookbook and it is largely inspired by Spanish cuisine. Served with a slice of whole grain bread, it is a meal in itself. It is especially tasteful if you have fully ripe peppers and tomatoes, and a good quality chorizo. You can...
Southwestern Black Bean Salad with Spanish Chorizo

Southwestern Black Bean Salad with Spanish Chorizo

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...
Sticky Rice with Duck, Chicken and Shiitake Cooked In Lotus Leaves

Sticky Rice with Duck, Chicken and Shiitake Cooked In Lotus Leaves

Mom, why are there some lotus leaves in the bathtub? Mom, why is the rice sticky? 🙂 This is exactly the kind of dish that I loved to eat when I was living in China. Sticky rice (also called glutinous rice) is really delicious, and it’s a real treat. My kids also...
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...
Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

This traditional Thai soup is very nutritious and can make a delicious meal. My guests really love eat every time. Once you get your hands on the ingredients, it’s really easy to make. You’ll especially enjoy the great flavors of lemongrass, kaffir leaves,...
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...