Zoe: A retrospective

You weren’t the dog we had chosen at first but you stole our hearts when you brought  a Barbie at my feet to play. I threw the Barbie and you brought it back to me. We looked at each other and we said, she’s the one! You were going to be our dog! A few…

Year of the dog – L’année du chien

  This year will be a year of changes in all aspects of professional and personal life for a lot of people with the Chinese astrological sign of the dog What is the year of the dog? The Chinese astrology is a classification scheme that assigns an animal and its reputed attributes to each year…

Guess who’s coming to dinner – BBQ TIME

(Version française a venir) I love summer! It’s my favorite season. It’s also time to experiment and venture new BBQ recipes, so, I invited some close friends for a BBQ and they each made a gluten free dish. They are sharing these quick, easy and delicious recipes with us! They are all really nice and you will enjoy each…

Salade Légumineuse – Legume Salad

(English version below) Un petit message rapide en ce début de 2015! J’ai peine à trouver du temps pour moi, il n’y pas assez d’heure dans une journée. Mais la nourriture étant une de mes passions, je trouve toujours le temps de faire un peu de bonne bouffe. Je vous ai donc préparé une salade légumineuse qui…

Mushroom bites – Bouchées aux champignons

(Version française plus bas) You don’t know what to serve as appetizers for your guests for the holidays? Well here is one that is quite nice and will make people talk. It requires a little more prep time but is worth the effort. Make sure to keep these away from the mushroom lovers!   INGREDIENTS…

Char Sui Pork Roast – Rôti De Porc Char Sui

(Version française plus bas) After you finish reading this post, you will head to your kitchen and make this recipe I’m sure. This is probably the best slow cooker recipe EVER! The meat is so tender, delicious and easy to do. You can eat it as your main course, make a quick pulled pork sandwich…

Mini Strawberry shortcake – Mini shortcake aux fraises

(Version française plus bas) Hello there! I haven’t posted here in a while because I am focussing on personal issues and working full time, but the hat is back and I want you to try something sweet and easy. Strawberry season is coming, so I thought this would be the perfect summer dessert. This recipe has…

Lemon-poppy cupkin – Cupkin au citron et pavot

Photos: Mathieu Jarry  –  http://instagram.com/mathieujarryphoto# (Version française plus bas) If you are feeling sad, devastated, betrayed, annoyed or you just had a plain bad day and you are eating your emotions away, well you’re not the only one, don’t feel guilty anymore! We’ve all  been in those shoes and I’ve got the perfect remedy for that….