Hearty Beef Stew

The weather has been very strange this week, it started to snow! That is not something that often happens her especially at the beginning of November. Even now as I am writing this I can still see white flecks float by my window and on my morning walk to pick […]

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Groundnut Stew

So the last two weeks have been a rollercoaster. First I had my Mother’s 60th birthday party and was working for weeks to make it perfect. Not sure if it was perfect but it seemed that everyone enjoyed it. I made way to much food, but at least I didn’t […]

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Shrimp Étouffée

If you are new to Cajun cuisine than I highly recommend shrimp étouffée as the perfect start. It is neither too spicy or complicated to make and is sure to be as huge a hit in your home as it was in mine. While I made mine with shrimp I […]

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Blanquette de Veau

I was going to make a lamb and veal bourguignon, but never got around to it so decided to make another French dish, blanquette de veau which translates to English as white stew with veal. There is something ubiquitous about French food. You would be hard pressed to find French culinary influences […]

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