Slow cooked duck with coconut milk and lemongrass

Here is a dish I tasted in the Philippines during my Tao expedition. It was our last night in the remote islands ; we stopped in the sheltered paradisiacal Tapiutan island and slept in a base camp with no running Continue reading

Ruth’s oxtail in peanut butter sauce

This is my Ivorian friend Ruth’s recipe, and I love it! It reminds me the Filipino dish kare-kare made with peanut butter too. It’s comfort food. You’re gonna love this thick, generous, rich and finger-licking delicious peanut butter sauce! You Continue reading

Pecan pie

I got this recipe from a bakery I worked in for a while. It’s a very good caramel recipe, perfect with nuts. You will love baking this pecan pie for Thanksgiving and it is just great for tea time. If Continue reading

Chicken and soybean vermicelli Vietnamese soup

Here is a very-easy-to-make chicken and soybean vermicelli Vietnamese soup. And it is so delicious! It’s another Vietnamese recipe from my granny. I’ve been eating it at least once every single winter since I’m a child. This chicken and soybean Continue reading

Savoyard fondue

Ah Savoyard fondue! Cheese, wine and bread. Everything French people could kill for! Fondue is something you share, it’s warmth, it’s comfort food, it’s joy and happiness together. As I was on a weekend with some friends in Savoy, I Continue reading

Spinach and cheese canederli

Here is a great winter recipe. Canederli are a specialty from South Tyrol, Trentino-Alto Adige, a region in Northern Italy close to Austria, were they are called knödel. They are a sort of gnocchi made of stale bread. And like Continue reading

Horn of plenty mushrooms with rabbit

That black freaky mushroom is just so delicious and fragrant, perfect in sauce with meat. Here’s a dish my mother has been doing for years in autumn, after our mushroom pickings in the forest. It’s very easy to make, tasty Continue reading