Would you like some jam on that croissant for breakfast tomorrow morning? How about this delicious pomegranate jam or “confiture de grenade”? Locally, we call this exotic fruit “Grenade” and it makes for the base to the more well known grenadine syrup. Here’s a recipe with this delightful tropical fruit to start your weekend well. Sweet and aContinue reading

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Tonight, diner was salmon filet glazed with a tamarind marinade, accompanied with a delicious butternut squash purée. Tamarind is one of these flavors that I simply love. I think it pairs nicely with seafood in general. Tonight I chose to marry it with salmon and what a great mix that was. I just got myself these new cast ironContinue reading

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Here’s a little refreshing cocktail to celebrate my 10,000 Facebook followers today!!! Today is the day I woke up to the great surprise of having 10,000 followers on Facebook just over 6 months after starting the blog. Wow! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! for the support, the love, the interaction. Truly happy and appreciative to have you onContinue reading

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This four seasons garden pizza with eggplant, zucchini, tomato and shallots is easy to make and delicious. Pizzas are always a good idea when you have kids around the house, a few unexpected guests, or just too tired to spend hours in the kitchen prepping a meal. This winning recipe has 3 good reasons why itContinue reading

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Sometimes, the simpler the better. Actually, most times, simpler is better. This is why one of my favorite sayings actually quoted on my profile page on the blog, states that “Only simplicity can afford perfection.” That is certainly true with this Carrot & Ginger soup recipe. Perfectly simple, perfectly balanced, perfectly delicious. It is the kindContinue reading

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Last night I came home with a craving for a good hearty vegetable dish to accompany a beautiful roast of pork. I was determined to find a perfect recipe to make with these beautiful carrots and beets I had lying around all fresh and beautiful for the past 2 or 3 days. So Orange Liqueur Glazed Carrots & BeetsContinue reading

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