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...
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...
Traditional British Fish Soup

Traditional British Fish Soup

There are hundreds of recipes of fish soups around the world. Almost every country with a tradition of fishing can boast a healthy and tasty fish soup. This one is no exception. It features white fish, fish stock (ideally homemade, see recipe here), vegetables, and a...
Thai Calamari Red Curry

Thai Calamari Red Curry

When my oldest son was 5 years old, not very long ago, he discovered he had a passion for squid and calamari! He would have eaten calamari every single day. So I made this curry for him once a week. You could as well replace the calamari with prawns or fish if you...
Laotian Beef Salad with Mint and Cilantro

Laotian Beef Salad with Mint and Cilantro

I first ate this salad in Laos, South-East Asia. It is called lap neua, and features beef. In Laos, they traditionally include a few pieces of chopped tripe to the salad. But “beef only” is delicious, unless you really love tripe 🙂 (this is one of the very...
Homemade Fish Sauce

Homemade Fish Sauce

Fish sauce is well-known by South-East Asian cooking fans, under the name of nuoc mam. But fish sauce is a very ancient way to season dishes, and was used by the Romans throughout the empire. At the time it was called garum. And the earliest known reports of fish...
Thai Yellow Pork Curry

Thai Yellow Pork Curry

This recipe is called moo pad pong kari in thai, and it is very simple to make. Not one of those recipes you need hours to prepare! And children love this curry. The yellow curry paste doesn’t contain spicy chili peppers, and it is very mild. It does have a lot...