Oven Baked Fish in Banana Leaves

This fish is stuffed with herbs that give it a delicious taste and great aromas.  The saltiness comes from the fish sauce and the sourness comes from the lime juice. This is a simple recipe that goes well with a dipping sauce and a nice bowl of Jasmine rice. Ingredients 4 small whole red snappers or red emperors, cleaned and scaled 2 large banana […]

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Thai Green Curry Roast Chicken

Gaeng Kiew wan gai! Which literally means “sweet green chicken curry” is famous all over the world. If you go to a Thai restaurant it will always be on the menu.  In my recipe I am using  a whole chicken which is not the traditional way to cook this curry, but using a whole chicken and all the Thai herbs keeps the […]

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Crispy Salmon Tostada

I love hosting brunch at home and this is an easy and genius recipe to entertain your guests. The combination of baked salmon and creamy avocado sauce laced with horseradish on a golden and crispy tostada is a gift to myself and my guests! Ingredients 8 white corn tortillas 1/2 cup cottage cheese ( queso […]

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Burrata with cashew nuts and Parma Ham Granola

Creamy, fresh and soft Burrata topped with a spring salad keeps the Burrata pretty simple and allows its flavour to shine through.  I have fallen in love with this solid mozzarella with its creamy soft centre which gives the cheese a delicious texture.  Originally from the Puglia region of Southern Italy I think it has conquered the world.  […]

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Pan Bagnat the Star of Nice

I recently visited the stunning city of Nice and frankly I did see some changes, perhaps less tourists, the streets of Nice have become big parking lots, and many new restaurants that cater French food for tourists.  But, thank goodness there are still lots of old restaurants and cafes that have not changed their menu since I was a teenager and spent many happy […]

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