Category Archives: Poultry

Really Easy Duck Confit

Hello again! I am sure there are a few of you out there that had given up on seeing another recipe here on this “food” blog ever, ever again. Finally, at long last here it is! A recipe for a … Continue reading

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Day 5. Paris Culinary Tour

Just waiting for our group to arrive so that we can tie on our aprons and cook our first dinner together in the Paris kitchen. Today we spent a couple of hours wandering the streets of our neighbourhood, picking up … Continue reading

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Lunch for One – Grilled Chicken with Chilli, Lemon and Mint

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Duck Rillettes on Toasted Brioche with Kumquat Marmalade – Day 10 of the 12 Days of Canapés – 2011

Photo Courtesy of Pink Monkey Studios Sometimes a great canapé is all about the assembly of some great ingredients. Here is a take on the classic duck and orange pairing that looks elegant and tastes like you have spent an … Continue reading

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Chicken Liver Pâté with Port and Thyme – Day 5 of the 12 Days of Canapés – 2011

Rustic yet rich, and perfect with a glass of champagne. Here is a recipe that is wonderful in so many ways. It transforms the lowly chicken liver into something flavourful, decadent, festive and special. The holiday season always seems like … Continue reading

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Roasted Cornish Game Hens with Radishes and Salsa Verde

A few weeks ago when I was doing a major cleaning of my kitchen I also spent a bunch of time going though my cookbook collection. I am lucky enough to have a good size office where I have two … Continue reading

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White Bean and Swiss Chard Soup with Spiced Turkey Meatballs

It is once again the season for soup! I must confess that I am not a lover of soups in summer. Chilled cucumber soup, Vichyssoise, even gazpacho most often leave me… cold (sorry, bad pun). The soups that I love … Continue reading

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Chicken Noodle Soup with Lemongrass and iphone Photos

When I started this blog 3 months ago one of my biggest concerns was about taking the photos. I am personally drawn to cooking blogs with beautiful photographs that inspire me to get into the kitchen to cook something new. … Continue reading

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