Main Meals · Meat & Poultry · Side Dishes

Polenta 3 ways

Three different ways to make polenta; a velvety traditional one with a spicy & smoky pulled pork, a grilled one for the BBQ or some crispy baked fries served with a garlic-yogurt dip.  This post is about three different ways to make polenta, three different textures going from smooth to crunchy. I always make too… Continue reading Polenta 3 ways

Appetizers · Main Meals · Meat & Poultry

Hoisin glazed mini Meatballs

Hoisin glazed Meatballs with tamarind, ginger and garlic seasoned beef and a simple, sweet hoisin sauce glaze. Those gluten free round bites goes well as an appetizer, on noodles or rice. Mini beef meatballs with an Asian flair are great and polyvalent. They go well as an appetizer or main meal and simply divine paired with… Continue reading Hoisin glazed mini Meatballs

Main Meals · Meat & Poultry

Chipotle-Maple Pulled Pork Tacos

Extra tender Chipotle-Maple Pulled Pork cooked sous-vide served with fresh guacamole, black bean paste, corn tortilla and sour cream for a hot and sweet Mexican night! This is my own version of spicy Mexican pulled pork tacos, with a Canadian flair to it of maple syrup. This particular recipe uses a sous-vide machine although it… Continue reading Chipotle-Maple Pulled Pork Tacos

Main Meals · Meat & Poultry

Creamy Chicken stuffed Round Courgettes

Creamy Chicken Stuffed Round Courgettes is a light meal with a whole lot of veggies like sweet peas, red pepper and carrot for a fun, creamy and colorful bite.  This recipe is basically the filling of a chicken pot pie trapped in a mini courgette, a great light way to eat chicken leftovers. Every single time… Continue reading Creamy Chicken stuffed Round Courgettes

Main Meals · Meat & Poultry

Pot au Feu (Bouilli Québécois)

A traditional beef stew with French origins, cooked slowly with loads of veggies for a memorable family dinner. As a kid, I used to visit my grandparents once or twice a year. They were living in a small and remote village far away from my home called Lac-des-Aigles (Eagles lake) in Quebec, Canada. We would always arrive in… Continue reading Pot au Feu (Bouilli Québécois)

lunch · Main Meals · Meat & Poultry · Sandwiches

Spanish Style Burger

A burger with Spanish flavors starting by a chorizo style meat pattie of paprika, parsley and garlic topped by a typical roasted pepper and a nutty homemade romesco sauce and aioli to give this burger an “Olé” touch! It’s a first on the blog… a burger! With summer coming up it’s time to bring out the BBQ! I wanted to… Continue reading Spanish Style Burger

Main Meals · Meat & Poultry

Baked Twice Sweet Potato a la Mexicana

Baked Twice Sweet Potato a la Mexicana is all the flavors of a great spicy taco inside a double baked sweet potato. An easy homemade spicy taco mix to season the meat, a few fresh tomato dices, crunchy lettuce and cheddar and a final smooth touch of sour cream. Some of you know how I love to mix up… Continue reading Baked Twice Sweet Potato a la Mexicana