Braised Beef in Lemon Sauce

Braised beef in lemon sauce

Oldies, Goodies… This is a comforting classic dish; beautifully pungent, elegant and tender. It has a nice, lemon flavour that makes it ideal for a cold winter evening, and it can be cooked long before you enjoy it, in order to let it slowly mellow into its sauce. One thing that is very important is…

Slow-Cooked Braised Beef on a Layer of Vegetables

Slow-cooked braised beef on a layer of vegetables

Slow-Cooked Braised Beef on a Layer of Vegetables Slow-cooked braised beef requires patience in cooking and a good quality piece of beef, masterfully wrapped in string.  One who “plays a role” in this dish is your butcher you can trust. Someone who knows his craft and can make imaginative suggestions, depending on what you are…

Fig-Braised Chicken with Spiced Walnuts & Figs

Fig-Braised Chicken & Spiced Walnuts and Figs

A Winter’s Tale November is for autumn bakes, hearty meals that create a cozy, warm feeling that  fuel us up with energy. Ideal for the season, this is a slow cooking casserole dish that you will love: Marinating, braising, simmering, all come into play in the preparation of this recipe, where caramelized figs join cranberries…

Swedish Meatballs

Swedish meatballs

Comfort Classics When it comes to comfort food, there are really not many recipes that can top the delicious warmth of these Swedish meatballs. The taste takes me back to my childhood, as my Auntie Marianne would prepare this dish on cozy autumn days, serving it with steaming hot, homemade potato puree. When she graciously…

Marinated Chicken Salad with Lemon Raisins, Capers & Pine Nuts

Marinated chicken salad

New edition When you have mastered your culinary skills and you start getting confident in the kitchen, you begin to level up on your ideas, your basic recipes become something of an opportunity for experimenting and classic, simple dishes obtain the luxury of a different, more sophisticated approach that creates a whole new level of…