Asparagus Parmesan

Asparagus Parmesan Parmesan aux Asperges Serves 2   Available all year around, asparagus is at its best in early springtime. The composition of this tasty veggie is 93% water, low in calories, sodium and a good source of vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. As a side dish or an appetizer, get a boost on your…

Salad of Dandelion Greens, Beets and Grilled Goat Cheese

Salad of Dandelion Greens, Beets and Grilled Goat Cheese Salade de Pissenlits Verts, Betteraves et Fromage de Chèvre Grillé Serves 2 Found right in your own back yard, dandelion greens eaten raw or cooked are highly nutritious in vitamins and minerals that contribute to overall good health, in particular reducing inflammation and heart disease. Enjoy…

Swiss Chard & Cheese Pie

Swiss Chard & Cheese Pie Tarte aux bettes à carde et au fromage Serves 2 As we focus more on good health and bolstering our immune systems, getting enough leafy greens into our daily diets is essential.  Although slightly bitter, the leaf blades of Swiss chard or bette à carde are highly nutritious and perfect…

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   …

Boule Bread & Bruschetta

Boule Bread & Bruschetta French Bread and Italian Bruschetta Serves 2 Just like the neighboring countries of France and Italy, toasted homemade French boule bread heaped with a topping of fresh bruschetta, go perfectly together. Served as a cold appetizer or hors d’oeuvre, this recipe calls for a combination of fragrant fresh herbs that will…