Main Meals · Soups

Asian Bone Broth Soup

An Asian Beef Bone Broth Soup with rice pho noodles topped with roasted Shiitake, spinach, carrots and scallions for a bowl filled with flavors and a touch of heat! It’s a recipe I wanted to do for a while: a beef bone broth. It’s basically to simmer slowly the thick beef bones and knuckles for a minimum of… Continue reading Asian Bone Broth Soup

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

Appetizers · Fish & Sea Food · Main Meals

Spicy-Mango Shrimp Skewers

Spicy-Mango Shrimp Skewers are a colorful, tropical and most of all delicious. Spicy and sweet is one of my favorite combination, although it’s a mildly spiced recipe. Those skewers remind me of Caribbean food, especially with the mango and little sprinkle of grated (unsweetened) coconut. You can simply make a bunch of those under 15 minutes, no need to… Continue reading Spicy-Mango Shrimp Skewers

Main Meals · Meat & Poultry

Spicy Bolognese with Sweet Potato Lasagna

Spicy bolognese with sweet potato lasagna is a new discovery, a punchy spicy bolognese sauce with a few layers of sweet potatoes to replace the lasagna pasta layers. Making this dish a gluten free one with tons of flavors and frankly, the spicy-sweet touch is simply irresistible. Plus, to give some extra smooth texture to… Continue reading Spicy Bolognese with Sweet Potato Lasagna

Main Meals · Meat & Poultry

Habanero chicken-pineapple stuffed pepper

Habanero hot peppers are not for everyone, most of the time you need to be brave to eat it, after all, they are pretty high on the scoville scale. The good news here is you can use the pepper in moderation accompany with some sweet factor (in this case pineapple) which help to neutralize the heat from the… Continue reading Habanero chicken-pineapple stuffed pepper

Main Meals · Meat & Poultry · Pasta and Bread Meals

Szechuan Beef and Eggplant Noodles

Szechuan, Sichuan, Szechwan…. No idea which one to pick… I guess the Szechuan look the best… All meaning the cuisine of the Chinese region of Sichuan, South West from the country. A place well known for it’s spicy meals, it’s famous Szechuan pepper, and it’s fermented beans paste (Doubanjiang). All good stuff to discover! Living… Continue reading Szechuan Beef and Eggplant Noodles

Appetizers · drinks

Holy Bloody Mary

For those last days of cold, before the heat comes, just a little hot Bloody Mary drink will warm you up! Those are so delicious and different then most cocktails, it’s a bit of everything; spice, veggies, vodka… Back in Canada, where I’m from, they do drink a version with Clamato juice (mildly spicy clam… Continue reading Holy Bloody Mary