Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan A Classic Italian Dish Eggplant Parmesan is the first recipe share from one of our fellow home cook contributors and French Culinary Institute graduate, Carole Lawrence. While on a recent trip to Italy, Carole spent much of her time sourcing the local farmers markets and cooking up a storm – experimenting with new…

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…

Chicken Tenderloins and Fresh Green Beans

Chicken Tenderloins and Fresh Green Beans Filets de Poulet et Haricots Verts Frais Serves 2 Welcome springtime and the return of the outdoor farmers’ markets where you can find fresh green beans (haricot verts) and beautiful bouquets of fresh herbs. Starting with the best ingredients and perfect for the work-week rush, try this simple chicken…

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)…