Category Archives: main course

Fried and Fresh? That’s chicken Karaage for you

I really love Gojee, a very visual and ingredient-based collection of recipes from multiple blogs that I discovered through a foodie friend who tweeted about it, some months ago. Since then, I’ve been receiving their weekly top three newsletter, always mouthwatering and fun to look at. Back in December, one recipe really caught my eye: chicken [...]
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Sautéed fiddleheads with chicken and mushrooms in a madeira cream sauce

Among the seasonal treats that spring brings along, fiddleheads are one of my favorites, though I’ve never done much else than eat them as a side with, say, a pork chop or a piece of salmon, boiled and then finished with a little butter. But this year, as I picked up a package at my local [...]
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Pasta with bacon, cream, cheese and… broccoli (that’s right, broccoli!)

This was a meal born out of necessity. We wound up with two green veggies that needed to be eaten quickly, before they went to waste, and one of them was broccoli. Now, broccoli doesn’t set fear in the heart of our children. They actually like it pretty much, and it regularly comes back in the rotation , [...]
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Cooking Live recipe: Black and white beans in coconut sauce

I’ve been doing #cookinglive on Twitter on and off for a good couple of years, now, and beyond the fact that it seems to make a lot of people hungry around dinner time, it’s become a good way for me to consign improvised or semi-improvised recipes I make. And when I get my act together, [...]
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