Cabbage Noodles

This simple one pot dish of buttery egg noodles with sautéed cabbage makes a perfect side for many Eastern European meals. I first came across these tasty cabbage noodles at a wonderful Hungarian restaurant...

Oak Alley Plantation

Jambalaya and the Cajun Holy Trinity

This one pot Cajun dish is a hearty spicy stew of sausage, shrimp, tomatoes, rice and the trinity of celery, bell pepper and onion. Most attribute the French heritage of the Louisiana bayou people...

salmon with pernod

Salmon with Pernod

Salmon fillet baked with subtle flavours of anise and fennel and a buttery Pernod sauce. One of the best ways to experience French culture is by shopping at the outdoor markets and specialty shops...

roast vegetables

Classic Roast Vegetables

his savoury side dish of potatoes, carrots and turnips roasted with onions, celery and rosemary in a broth goes really well with roasted or grilled meats.


Traditional Cranberry Sauce

Growing up, Thanksgiving or Christmas always included the traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings.  But there was a down side; turkey gravy gave me indigestion.   So to make that dry turkey white meat...