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Charlie Trotter's Tuna Nicoise

I love Charlie Trotter’s cookbooks.  The recipes can be very complicated, but can be made ahead in stages.  Many call for flavored oils I can make (or buy, dependent on my mood), or salsa’s that can be made ahead and used in final assembly.   304 more words

What's For Dinner

Tapenade: Recipe #62, Succotash: Recipe #63, & Vanilla Cafe Latte: Recipe #64

Another trio of “Appetizers”, “Rice and Beans”, and “Beverages.”  Will each recipe get all 3 stars?  Let’s find out.


Timing: 25 minutes (With everything it took morel like and hour and a half) 257 more words

Appetizers & Snacks

Superbowl Party Dips for Vegetables and Chips

I am a diehard playoffs fan. Which is to say I am pretty oblivious to any sports season – until it gets to the playoffs. My last minute interest is amplified when it’s a Boston or a San Francisco team, due to history and my current zip code. 151 more words


Rajma kebabs with green olive tapenade and black wild rice

Red kidney beans, popularly called rajma in India, seems to be the flavour of the week in my kitchen. The quintessential and staple bean, a favourite in many North Indian homes, it is a favourite especially with the Punjabi palate. 718 more words


Staff Party

A great team building exercise/ staff party that involved learning new recipes!

We made kale wraps, lentil terrine and choux for dessert. So delicious!

My team was responsible for the Dulce de Leche Choux. What a treat ;)

Yolk and Whites - Baekhyeon/Pangyo

I’m not sure why I would be surprised to find a decent Spanish restaurant here – I’ve come to realize you can find a good (if sometimes slightly Korean-style) version of most cuisines in Seoul and its suburbs. 356 more words


Girls' Day Out Cooking Class

It may be 18 degrees outside but it’s cozy and warm during our Goût et Voyage cooking classes. Today’s menu included a tapenade noire on baguette toasts  (recipe to follow), 100 more words