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Fusion Main Course Recipes Seafood

French-Thai Fusion Garlic Shrimp

East meets west with this mouth-watering fusion shrimp dish. The chilli paste used in Thai, Indonesian and Vietnamese cuisine, known as Sambal Oelek, works wonderfully to evenly spice the shrimp in the marinade. The flavours are well balanced with the garlic, basil and wine glaze, in the classic French style.

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French Main Course Recipes

Beef Bourguignon Simplified

The classic “Beouf Bourguignon” was popularized outside of France in the 1960s by Julia Child in her best selling cookbook,  Mastering the Art of French Cooking.  It was re-discovered by Gen-Xers through the film Julie & Julia,  where  Julie, a young food blogger, attempts to perfect Child’s exacting recipe.  Forget searching all over town for pearl…

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Italian Recipes Side Dish

Mushroom & Spinach Risotto

Leave it to the Italians to take something simple like rice to the next level. This northern Italian specialty is so versatile and oh so delicious. By adding a few extra ingredients to the traditional recipe, you can make this dish into your own creation. Here, spinach and mushrooms were thrown in, adding some extra…

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Food Culture

Strasbourg – Crossroads of European Food & Culture

Torn between German and French cuisine?  Strasbourg offers the best of both, including some wonderful wines and brilliant beers.  Nestled on an island in the Ill river, the historic heart of town is affectionately known as La Petite France. The entire district is a UNESCO heritage site and beautifully represents the best of Alsatian culture. …