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French Memories: My Go-to Pasta Recipe

French Memories: My Go-to Pasta Recipe

For any who are new to this blog (and moi), you should know that I’m a Francophile with a capital F. It can be tracked down to (blamed on) numerous sources, including my mother and her French chanson CDs, my high school French classes (merci, […]

Cottage Pie: Making Something I’ve Never Tasted

Cottage Pie: Making Something I’ve Never Tasted

Last month, I attempted to make some Shepherd’s Pie. But since I only had ground beef on hand (Shepherd’s Pie is with lamb), it turned into Cottage Pie. The only problem? I’d never eaten one before, so I didn’t quite know what it was supposed to […]

Japanese Croquettes/コロッケ:You Can’t Say No to Fried Potato Patties

Japanese Croquettes/コロッケ:You Can’t Say No to Fried Potato Patties

Yesterday, le bf and I made korokke (croquettes)! I made the potato filling the night before, with a “regular” version (just potatoes, beef, onions) and a “curry” version with curry powder added to the “regular” mixture. Recipe (makes about 25 korokke): 4 Russet Potatoes 1.5 […]

Pasta for Two: Delicious Mushroom Linguine

Pasta for Two: Delicious Mushroom Linguine

In the past few weeks, I’ve been craving the buttery mushroom sautée that a friend made several years ago. So, today, I decided to make a buttery mushroom pasta for two. I enjoyed it and my mom did too (I think). It’s super easy, and […]

Colorful and Oven-Baked: Easy Ratatouille Recipe

Colorful and Oven-Baked: Easy Ratatouille Recipe

Yesterday, my mom and I decided to use the fruits of our (mostly her) garden labours for dinner. We planted cute mini eggplants a while ago and they were ready for harvest, along with our grape tomatoes. With these veggie/fruits in mind, I thought of […]