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vegetarian chili

Vegetarian Chili

Tracing its origins to the Mayan and Aztec staple foods, then adding influences from the settlers of the new-world, Chili has evolved alongside Mexican culture.  It comes alive with the signature Mexican spice combination...

aix en provence market

Salmon with Pernod

This quick and easy salmon recipe is a foray into French cuisine and starts with a day at the market for some fresh ingredients.  If you’ve ever had the chance to stroll through the...

Prague

Czech Cabbage Rolls

Known to the Czech’s as Holubky, this is “comfort food” with lots of flavor. While the recipe would appear to be a variation of the cabbage rolls many North Americans have known all of their...

Blarney Castle

Scalloped Potatoes with Bacon and Cheese

There is surely no vegetable as versatile as the humble spud.  In Ireland, where you’ll find Tayto Park, a theme park devoted to them and even a national potato day celebrating them, you’ll find...

Chicken Kiev

You would assume that Chicken Kiev was typical Ukrainian food and this was the dish that put the Ukrainian capital on the culinary map. However, it is also claimed by Russians, as being invented...

Ranchero Eggs

Ranchero Eggs

Hueveos Rancheros, as they are known in Spanish, is a perfect brunch dish for Mexican food lovers.  You can either use small tortillas or Charras Tostadas as shown here.  This dish provides a great...

River Seine, Paris

Chicken Cordon Bleu

The term “cordon bleu” or blue ribbon (in English) is synonymous with a top merit in French cuisine. There is also a prestigious international school, Le Cordon Bleu, whose alumni include some of the...

Apple Cobler

Apple Cobbler with Almond Topping

This recipe is nice and fruity with just the right pastry. Use your favorite baking apples, but I use the gala variety since they are what I usually prefer as a raw, eating apple....