Wine-Braised Chicken with Shallots and Pancetta

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What five things do you always have in your refrigerator? I don’t wonder about the normal things like milk and eggs but about the things that are a little different and are used in the food you especially like to … Continue reading

Chinese Barbecued Spareribs

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Every year on New Year’s Day, my family goes for lunch at a Chinese buffet restaurant. I believe that this tradition began because no one was able to face cooking after partying late into the night on New Year’s Eve. … Continue reading

Curried Red Lentil and Apricot Soup

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A new year and some new plans for me and what food I’m going to make! My intention for this year is to try some new-to-me ingredients, make some food from different countries than usual and to finally try making … Continue reading

Orecchiette with Spring Peas, Pancetta and Pea Shoots

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Microgreens: Those colourful little leafy bits that are used by chefs to garnish your plate in restaurants. I’m happy to have found a place to buy these tasty leaves to use in my home-cooked meals. Not as garnishes, but as … Continue reading

Dorie Greenspan’s Cheesy Rice with Asparagus

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You were warned… another asparagus recipe on the way. This does end up being similar to risotto with much less stirring and much more time to read a book or something. I used a combination of Cheddar and Parmesan so … Continue reading