Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup Soupe aux Lentilles Serves 2 Packed with protein and surprising sweetness, this hearty soup recipe combines green lentils with delicata squash, otherwise known as peanut, Bohemian or sweet potato squash. With the winter chill still lingering a little longer, enjoy this nutritious and delicious soup with a salad and French bread, for lunch…

Vichyssoise Soup

Vichyssoise Soup Soupe Vichyssoise Serves 2 The origin of Vichyssoise is a subject of debate among the culinary elite, including beloved American chef, writer and television personality, Julia Child and Louis Diat, a world renowned French chef and culinary writer who cooked for nobility, prime ministers and ambassadors. But in keeping with our love of folklore and all…

Summertime Potato Salad

Summertime Potato Salad Salade de Pommes de Terre Serves 2 With summertime settling in, I had a sudden craving for potato salad. Without having all the ingredients on-hand for a homemade mayonnaise, I made do with what was available and by chance, the salad turned out to be really delicious…even without the mayonnaise! Bruno   …

Simply Colcannon

Simply Colcannon A Traditionally Irish Dish Serves 2 Similar to our earlier version of Colcannon with leeks, this recipe is steeped in Irish culinary tradition and saves time in the kitchen without sacrificing taste!  Happy St. Patrick’s Day!! Bruno INGREDIENTS 1/2 head of Savoy cabbage 3 large red potatoes 1/2 large sweet onion  1 clove…

Cooking Up Colcannon

Simply Colcannon An Irish Recipe for Saint Patrick’s Day Serves 2 With just a week to go until Saint Patrick’s Day, we’ve been experimenting with two separate recipes for the traditional Irish dish, Colcannon…using red potatoes, Savoy cabbage and lots of creamy Irish butter! Serve this hearty classic alongside steamed carrots and homemade Irish soda…

A Salad of Various Ingredients

A Salad of Various Ingredients Salad Variée Serves 2 Translated into English, Salade Variée means “varied salad”.  So be a little daring and get creative with various combinations of healthy ingredients that blend well together in both taste and presentation! Bruno INGREDIENTS 1 large red potato A generous handful of fresh string beans (haricots verts)…