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love - hate moussaka
love - hate moussaka

"There are two kinds of people in this world… there's them and there's us." …funny words surprisingly uttered to us by a then-waitress now-kind-of-superstar living in London, while sitting in a Greek-run coffee shop in Montreal, sometime in the late 80's. "Us" Greeks (also known as "my...

15.03.2015
chorizo and parmesan puff pastry bites
chorizo and parmesan puff pastry bites

Now here's a perfect solution for a last-minute cocktail event ! Okay, it's mid-week and you're getting home (perhaps a bit earlier than usual) from work and you bump into a few friends and/or neighbors that you haven't had a drink with or chatted with in a while… why not ask them to pass by your place later on to share a...

10.03.2015
chicken livers terrine
chicken livers terrine

Now why would one even bother making one's own homemade chicken livers terrine (which is a denser/chunkier version of a pâté) when one could just as easily buy just about any type of terrine for a just few euros ? (I used "just" 3 times here)… Because terrines can be like some processed meats, mysterious in...

14.03.2015
chocolate-covered almond clementine cakes
chocolate-covered almond clementine cakes

One of my favourite simple / moist / citrusy / zesty / refreshing desserts (you’d think they were soaked in a syrup) . . .  And a definite favourite of my friends since they’re always asking me to make some and bring them over to accompany their dinner parties or brunches (instead of the usual bottle of wine). Now since...

12.03.2015