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 · 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

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

Side Dishes · Snacks · Spain · Tapas · Vegetarian

Pan con Tomate / Pa amb Tomaquet

The ultimate tapa for Catalans, pa amb tomaquet or pan con tomate, is the simplest and most beloved of tapas, a lightly grilled bread with tomato, extra-virgin olive oil, salt and sometimes a little garlic flair to it.  If you’ve ever set foot in Barcelona or its region, you probably saw this dish on every single… Continue reading Pan con Tomate / Pa amb Tomaquet

Appetizers · Side Dishes · Tapas · Vegetarian

Eggplant Fries with Honey

Eggplant Fries with Honey is a fairly common tapas in Spain. Nice crunchy eggplants sticks deep fried in olive oil and finished up with a sprinkle of salt and good quality honey. Ever wondered about nice authentic vegetarian tapas ? This crunchy Eggplant topped with honey tapa is what you are looking for! Called Berenjena con miel in… Continue reading Eggplant Fries with Honey

Appetizers · eggs · lunch · Main Meals · Snacks · Vegetarian

Beetroot and Goat Cheese Mini Quiches

Beetroot and Goat Cheese Mini Quiches have ruby red interior with a white center of fresh goat cheese and a cup made the “rösti way” with seasoned grated potato for an extra colorful and fun bite. When you like a combination of 2 ingredients like I do, in this case it’s beetroot and goat cheese, you need to… Continue reading Beetroot and Goat Cheese Mini Quiches

Other stuff · Vegetarian

Romesco Sauce

Romesco Sauce is a polyvalent sauce that goes well with any grilled meat, fish or vegetable. It’s main ingredients are roasted tomatoes, garlic, hazelnut, almond, a red pepper pulp with a touch of paprika. A perfect condiment for BBQ season! A Catalan ritual The orange and nutty sauce originates from Tarragona, about an hour south of Barcelona,… Continue reading Romesco Sauce

Main Meals · Vegetarian

Greek Buddha Bowl

Greek Buddha Bowl is a great hearty vegetarian dish filled with Greek feta, chickpeas, kamut couscous, cucumber, tomato, kale chips and kalamatas olives topped with a greek dressing for a healthy and colorful weeknight dinner. This Greek buddha bowl will bring you right to sunny Greece without having to pay for the plane ticket. It’s a hearty and… Continue reading Greek Buddha Bowl

Main Meals · Pasta and Bread Meals · Vegetarian

White Asparagus Lemon Cream Fusilli

White Asparagus Lemon Cream Pasta is a great way to welcome spring! A fresh and sunny dish filled with fresh white asparagus and a touch of parmesan. Asparagus is one of the first veggie that want’s to come out in spring, both the green and white kind are actually the same, the only difference is that the… Continue reading White Asparagus Lemon Cream Fusilli

Side Dishes · Snacks · Vegetarian

Sweet Potato Fries with a Wasabi-Pea Dip

sBaked Sweet Potato Fries with a Wasabi-Pea Dip is a healthy and dynamic duo of colors and flavors. The sweetness of the fries balance to perfection the spicy green wasabi-pea dip.  A truly odd combination for some but once you get your head around it and jump in and try it out… you’ll never go back to… Continue reading Sweet Potato Fries with a Wasabi-Pea Dip