Greek Chicken

A super simple marinade that is a real life saver when you are trying to add some zing to roasted chicken breasts. Serving Size Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 lb of chicken breasts 4 tablespoons of lemon juice 1 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of black pepper 1/2 teaspoon of ground cumin 1 teaspoon of oregano … More Greek Chicken

Hachis Parmentier

This is the French equivalent of Shepherd’s Pie with a delicious, spicy filling. An amazing recipe from Jody Williams’ Buvette cookbook. Serve with a simple green salad. Serving Size Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 10 allspice berries 1 1/2 teaspoons of whole black peppercorns 1 tablespoon of fennel seeds 1 tablespoon of coriander seeds 2 tablespoons of … More Hachis Parmentier

Pancetta Chicken

Josee Di Stasio first published this recipe in her 2004 cookbook A la di Stasio. I have been making it faithfully since then. The only modification I made is using chicken breast instead of thighs but that is only a personal preference. SERVING SIZE Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 6 Chicken Breasts 2 teaspoons of crushed fennel … More Pancetta Chicken

Oven Baked Falafels

I picked up this recipe in Genevieve O’Gleman’s cookbook Les Lunchs and made a few twists to it to boost flavor. I was particularly impressed by how these came out of the oven crispy but not dry. Give it a try for your Meatless Mondays! SERVING SIZE Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup of whole wheat … More Oven Baked Falafels

Salmon Tartare

After hosting Thanksgiving, the idea of throwing a dinner party Friday night seemed daunting but we pulled it together thanks to Ricardo Larivee’s Salmon Tartare recipe. It did involve having David travel to Japantown to get sashimi grade salmon but that was well worth the effort. We served it with sourdough crostinis and a simple … More Salmon Tartare