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Croque monsieur and Croque Madame Secrets

The famous French croque monsieur and Croque madame story. Did you know that those toasted sandwiches first appeared in Paris in the 1900’s. A simple formula that used sliced bread ham, cheese plus an egg for the croque madame. 903 more words

French Food

Cañadú | Restaurante Vegetariano Malaga

During our road trip through Spain and Portugal, my husband and I made a stop in Malaga and discovered this super cool restaurant called Cañadú. Wherever we go, I try to encourage vegan and vegetarian eateries, cafes, diners and restaurants.  131 more words

Travel Spain

Smooth Bechamel Sauce

Sometimes there is nothing better than a fatty creamy white sauce to make us feel safe and warm inside. And for those occasions, nothing better than a good ol’ bechamel sauce. 138 more words

Cooking Hacks

Artichoke, Mushroom & Spinach Lasagna

Recently I checked out a book from my local library Arizona Best Recipes published by Arizona Highways with recipes from some of the places they identified as the state’s “best restaurants” over the years. 92 more words


Pork Cannelloni with Spicy Tomato, Red Pepper and Chorizo sauce

In this time of year, when most of my family and friends are getting ready for the chill of ‘sweater weather’ in the Northern Hemisphere, I find myself increasing more and more confined indoors thanks to the Malaysian rainy season. 781 more words


This Italian dish is usually a foolproof way to keep everyone happy: from children to adults, continent to continent, carnivore to a vegetarian, everyone usually loves their version of this food. 549 more words


How to make the perfect white sauce

‘Oh, the dreaded white sauce!’

White sauce or bechamel sauce, one of the five mother sauces in French cuisine, is one of my absolute favourites! White sauce is so versatile and can be used in so many recipes, pastas, pizzas, au gratin, moussaka…oh you name it! 530 more words