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 things traditionally…

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    INGREDIENTS 3 medium…

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…