Filipino Tortang Talong : Stuffed Eggplant with Meat

Filipino Tortang Talong : Stuffed Eggplant with Meat

This is a great way to have both meat and vegetables in a dish.  One of the family favorites is the Japanese eggplant. It is long and thin-shaped, and tastes more flavorful than the regular aubergine ones found in the USA. Most Asian groceries are good sources for this type of vegetable. Nowadays, more supermarkets […]

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Stir Fried Beef with Asian Vegetables

Stir Fried Beef with Asian Vegetables

When we want a good beef dinner, we go all out and look for the best Kobe beef and freshest vegetables. Then we pick up one of the best stir-fry cookbooks, “Stir Frying To The Sky’s Edge” by Grace Young, and whip up one of her beef recipes. We have adapted it a bit by […]

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Chocolate Cupcakes : One-bowl mix

Chocolate Cupcakes : One-bowl mix

CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES for All Occasions This is one of the most requested cupcakes I’ve ever made. I bring these chocolate goodies to family gatherings,neighbors, the office, bake sales or just because. It’s a slam-dunk, no-fail, one-bowl recipe from the Martha Stewart recipes. I have substituted the buttermilk and safflower oil which was in the original […]

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Caramel Apple Bread Pudding Dessert

Caramel Apple Bread Pudding Dessert

Now and then, we have day- old good bread…like brioche or raisin bread, and I don’t want to waste it. So keeping in mind that my Mom taught us never to throw away food that is still good, I make a hearty bread pudding. And if it’s apple season, then all the more reason to […]

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VERSES in Montreal :Poetry in Every Dish

VERSES in Montreal :Poetry in Every Dish

VERSES Restaurant 100 Saint Paul Street West Montreal, PQ, Canada  (514) 788-4000            www.versesrestaurant.com “Verses” is an elegant restaurant we stumbled upon, tucked away in a quiet corner of Rue St. Paul in Montreal. Inspite of the late hour, when we walked in at 9 PM, we were warmly welcomed by […]

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Spinach Salad with Apples and Champagne

Spinach Salad with Apples and Champagne

  This delightful salad I put together, is a melange of crisp textures and autumn flavors, emboldened by a zesty salad dressing, which uniquely utilizes a bubbly champagne as one of its main ingredients. Quick and easy to make, this salad goes great with roasts or grilled dishes. This serves 4.     Spinach Salad […]

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