Delicious destinations · Spain · Tapas · Travel

10 Tapas Places to try in Barcelona

Tapas originate in the South of Spain, more precisely Andalusia. Although in Barcelona, Catalonia, tapas came later than in the rest of the country. The “trend” arrived in Barcelona only about 30-40 years ago, but it picked up at a fast pace. Today being one of the few cities in Spain where you can find… Continue reading 10 Tapas Places to try in Barcelona

breakfast · canada · Delicious destinations · Meat & Poultry · Sandwiches

Book review: “More than Poutine” *GIVEAWAY* + Creton Recipe

Book review of “More than Poutine” by Marie Porter released on october 2, 2017 plus a *GIVEAWAY* right here on my blog for a free early copy of the book. Simply have to comment on this post about your fav Canadian dish to be admissible. Furthermore a bonus recipe of a spiced up Creton Recipe (pork… Continue reading Book review: “More than Poutine” *GIVEAWAY* + Creton Recipe

Desserts · Snacks

Healthy Banana, walnut and maple Cookies

Healthy Maple, Oats, Banana Cookies are a great snack for a busy morning on the go or the kid’s lunch box.  Ultra easy and moist cookies done in no time, perfect to save your life on a busy day or to fill up your kid’s belly at school. Plus who doesn’t like cookies? This is… Continue reading Healthy Banana, walnut and maple Cookies

canada · Condiment · Vegetarian

Zucchini Relish

A “must have” for every fridge, an irresistible zucchini relish which accompany meats, hot dogs, cheeses and much more to perfection.  Zucchini Relish is so simple to make and quite frankly it’s a “must” to accompany any type of meat dishes, burgers, cheeses or hot dogs! Where I grew up, Quebec, the French speaking province… Continue reading Zucchini Relish

lunch · Main Meals · Meat & Poultry · Sandwiches

Easy Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas

Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas is a fast and easy meal to make on a busy week day, a lightly spiced and smoky dish with a touch of cheese served with diced avocado and sour cream. Searching for an easy way to make the kids and yourself happy on a busy weekday night? Or maybe you have… Continue reading Easy Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas

lunch · Soups · Vegetarian

Corn Chowder with Aged Cheddar

Corn chowder with aged cheddar is a great way to use those leftovers of corn or do something different with it. This creamy and cheesy soup with saline herbs will close up the summer on a high note! Corn season is finally here and what better way to celebrate the season then a corn chowder… Continue reading Corn Chowder with Aged Cheddar

Fish & Sea Food · Main Meals

Grilled Fish Fillet on Coconut Rice & Tropical Salsa

Grilled Fish Fillet on a sweet Coconut Rice, topped with a fresh salsa tropical with a touch of heat to bring you right under the tropics sun! A decade ago…  I was travelling with my now husband and my little black cocker throughout South America and we ended up in beautiful Cartagena, Colombia. I believe… Continue reading Grilled Fish Fillet on Coconut Rice & Tropical Salsa

Fish & Sea Food · Main Meals

Coco-Lemongrass Vermicelli Shrimp Bowl

Coco-Lemongrass Vermicelli Shrimp Bowl is a light and easy dish for the summertime, filled with a rainbow of crunchy veggies, coco-lemongrass shrimps on a small bed of vermicelli rice noodles. Summertime is sometimes painful… especially when you don’t have AC and live in Spain… It’s too hot to make tartar… too scared of making the… Continue reading Coco-Lemongrass Vermicelli Shrimp Bowl

Main Meals · Vegetarian

Greek Spinach-Feta Buckwheat Crêpe

A Spinach-Feta Buckwheat Crêpe is a gluten and lactose free dish merging French Galette with a Greek spinach filling. The difference between pancake, crêpe and galette Pancakes are a thicker version of crêpe, however not foldable, usually eaten with sweet toppings. Although if you visit France, you’ll find many types of “crêpes” in other words… Continue reading Greek Spinach-Feta Buckwheat Crêpe

Appetizers · Main Meals · Side Dishes

Saffron Asparagus Risotto

This golden Saffron Asparagus Risotto is delicate and aromatic, filled with al dente green asparagus, tender sweet peas and a touch of parmesan. I wouldn’t dare to call this dish “risotto alla milanese” since it contains some asparagus and peas but truth be told, it’s quite similar. Also, the original risotto alla milanese is usually… Continue reading Saffron Asparagus Risotto