Category Archives: Dinner

Salmon Skewers with Sesame-Ginger Marinade

    If we lived in the countryside, or in a suburban town with outdoor space, I would be grilling every single day – or every meal, rather. I love to grill. When we lived in Africa, and there were

Salmon Skewers with Sesame-Ginger Marinade

    If we lived in the countryside, or in a suburban town with outdoor space, I would be grilling every single day – or every meal, rather. I love to grill. When we lived in Africa, and there were

Merry Christmas…

    Season’s greetings to you and to yours. I hope you are having a wonderful Christmas. These weeks have been a whirlwind of activities, from keeping up with work to cultural events, bake sales, holiday parties and  playdates galore.

Merry Christmas…

    Season’s greetings to you and to yours. I hope you are having a wonderful Christmas. These weeks have been a whirlwind of activities, from keeping up with work to cultural events, bake sales, holiday parties and  playdates galore.

Duck with Orange Zest, Cachaca and Apple Juice

It is beyond cold in Paris and I am finding myself, once again, craving duc confits, a duck dish that is traditionally cooked/braised for hours on end in duck fat until the meat falls off the bone. Because I know

Duck with Orange Zest, Cachaca and Apple Juice

It is beyond cold in Paris and I am finding myself, once again, craving duc confits, a duck dish that is traditionally cooked/braised for hours on end in duck fat until the meat falls off the bone. Because I know

Everyday Meals: Braised Shrimp Curry with Rice

Many people may think that curry would be too much for kids. But the range of curries is wide, and if you can introduce mild curry to your child, it is a great way to stimulate the palate and the

Everyday Meals: Braised Shrimp Curry with Rice

Many people may think that curry would be too much for kids. But the range of curries is wide, and if you can introduce mild curry to your child, it is a great way to stimulate the palate and the

Everyday Meals: Cod with Green Beans with Flaxseeds and Sesame

It is nice to have several go-to dishes that take only a few minutes to make, but has great nutritional value. This recipe is from my cookbook, and you can whip this up in 7-10 minutes, serve it with brown

Everyday Meals: Cod with Green Beans with Flaxseeds and Sesame

It is nice to have several go-to dishes that take only a few minutes to make, but has great nutritional value. This recipe is from my cookbook, and you can whip this up in 7-10 minutes, serve it with brown

Udon Noodles with Tofu, Enoki and Shitake Mushrooms

Wasn’t summer just a few weeks ago? Or am I still in chill-weather denial? Today, the winds were bone-cold and whipping through the streets. It rained all day and I don’t think there was a ray of sunlight for the

Udon Noodles with Tofu, Enoki and Shitake Mushrooms

Wasn’t summer just a few weeks ago? Or am I still in chill-weather denial? Today, the winds were bone-cold and whipping through the streets. It rained all day and I don’t think there was a ray of sunlight for the

Cod with Porcini Mushrooms and Lentils

My son is not crazy about mushrooms. Even in his favorite dishes, he will pick out a mushroom with stoic determination and remove it from his fork-path. But mushrooms have great texture – slippery, soft, silky, tender – and a

Cod with Porcini Mushrooms and Lentils

My son is not crazy about mushrooms. Even in his favorite dishes, he will pick out a mushroom with stoic determination and remove it from his fork-path. But mushrooms have great texture – slippery, soft, silky, tender – and a