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Gnocchi alla Romana

This month, the Daring Cooks challenged us to think inside the box – the icebox, that is! Audax taught us some really cool tips and tricks for stocking our freezers with prepare-ahead meals that can keep our taste buds satisfied even during … Continue reading

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Smorrebrod

You may not know this, but I have always had a fascination for Scandinavia.  I have visited Denmark a few times and I have been to Finland and Norway too.  Growing up, I have had my share of Scandinavian food … Continue reading

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Yakitori

Lately I have been on a  bit of a Japanese food bender.  I am discovering more and more dishes, and the more I discover, the more I love Japanese cuisine!  There’s so much more than sushi (which I love too!).  … Continue reading

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Bibimbap

The July Daring Cooks‘ Challenge took us to Korea, where Renata of Testado, Provado & Aprovado taught us to make bibimbap. This colorful rice dish can be customized to meet any taste, and is as much fun to eat as it … Continue reading

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Salada de Bacalhau e Grão

Today’s recipe comes straight from Portugal.  If you follow this blog more or less regularly, you will know I adore Portugal.  I have been there only once, many moons ago, but I was never able to take it out of … Continue reading

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Chicken Involtini with Prosciutto and Fontina

Chicken is definitely the kind of meat we eat the most.  My children like it more than any other meat and even though I have always preferred beef, I now enjoy it too.  Being that we eat chicken often, I … Continue reading

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Beetroot and Ricotta Gnocchi with Gorgonzola

I have always love beetroot, a taste I share with my dad.  I remember often buying it at the store whenever it was available.  We would buy it cooked, ready to be sliced and eaten.  My favourite way to eat … Continue reading

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Salmon Sliders with Aioli

Who said burgers have to be made with meat??  I love a good veggie burger and I love a fish burger even more.  These sliders are made with fresh salmon, home-made buns, vegetables and home-made aioli, so besides being utterly … Continue reading

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