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Chicken fingers is the kid’s favorite dish, and let’s say… I am an eternal kid… No shame here… Those chicken bits are the perfect comfort food, or home feeling food… Especially with this brown sauce, fries and vinegar coleslaw (recipe), it brings me right back to my childhood, more precisely, the beloved French Canadian “Rotisserie Restaurant” called “St-Hubert”. Every French Canadian would tell you… this place taste like home… it’s nothing fancy just nice and simple roasted chicken a 1000 different ways. My favorite dish was the chicken fingers obviously… as a kid… until today… I mean, it’s an emotional meal this one, and yes everytime I go back to Canada, I have to make a stop at St-Hubert to get myself those chicken fingers. The famous brown sauce is the secret of that restaurant, it is served with every single dishes of theirs. My version which is delicious, although I…

One of the most apreciated Tapa in Spain is the famous cured ham croqueta made solely with bechamel. Resulting into a crunchy exterior with a ultra creamy and tasty interior. The croquetas are simple to do, it’s basically a thicker Béchamel sauce mixed with whether cured ham, cod fish, cuttlefish, mushrooms… anything you want. Also, you can make a big batch and freeze the rest for later, which makes them polivalent. I would say the cured ham croquetas are the most common in Spain or at least in the Catalonia region. Occasionally made out of the famous iberic ham, coming from the black iberic pigs but most of the time they are made out of serrano ham, the normal ham coming form white pigs. But surely it can be replace by whatever cured ham you prefer, and budget you have. The croquetas are shared as tapas accompanied with a drink but it could also…

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