Penne with Goat Cheese and Mushrooms

Penne au Fromage de Chèvre et aux Champignons Serves 4 The Skinny on Spelt For those who are gluten sensitive, could there be such a thing as “good gluten”? Apparently yes, and it’s found in the ancient species of wheat known as “spelt”. After overindulging every morning on croissants and baguette still warm from the…

French Onion Soup

Soupe à l’oignon Serves 2 No matter what the season, anytime is a good time for French Onion Soup!  INGREDIENTS 1 large sweet onion 1 garlic clove 2 tbsp finely cut leek 1 tbsp butter 1tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp of unbleached flour or spelt flour 1 quart of vegetable stock or chicken stock substitute …

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!! INGREDIENTS 1/2 head of Savoy cabbage 3 large red potatoes 1/2 large sweet onion  1 clove garlic  1 tbsp…

Cooking Up 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 bread to…

A Salad of Various Ingredients

Salad Variée Serves 2 INGREDIENTS 1 large red potato A generous handful of fresh string beans (haricots verts) 1/2 large sweet onion 1 garlic clove 1/2 medium size zucchini 4 hard boiled eggs 1/4 fresh lime or lemon 1 tbsp butter 1 tsp salt salt and pepper to taste dash of nutmeg (optional) Translated into…