Best Brunch for the Super Bowl – Crab Cakes

   Crab Cakes with Spinach and Poached Eggs  My Little SoHo Kitchen – Michelle TCHEA Makes 4 crab cakes Large potatoes 2, peeled and chopped Hard-boiled eggs 2, peeled and diced Onion 1, peeled and finely chopped Coriander 2 Tbsp, finely chopped Crab meat 300 g (101/2 oz), shredded Dry breadcrumbs 70–110 g (21/2–4 oz), mixed…

Saucy Mac ‘n’ Cheese to warm up Post-Blizzard

 4 different cheeses to get you all the Calcium you need This is my slightly gourmet version of an old classic.  The seriously cheesy and totally gooey pasta warms you up inside, while the crunchy, toasty topping of breadcrumbs gives it that extra oomph to impress guests. Serve with a garden salad and you’ve got…

Travel like a local in Jamaica – Exclusive with 2 Sisters and a Meal

Traditional Caribbean food is seen as hearty, spicy and one-pot wonders that bring together comfort food at its best.  Recipes and Images from Caribbean Potluck by Suzanne Rousseau and Michelle Rousseau (c) 2014 Kyle Books, and the photographs (c) Ellen Silverman Recipes and Images from Caribbean Potluck by Suzanne Rousseau and Michelle Rousseau (c) 2014…

1- minute omelette

Nothing better than a fresh omelette in the morning – Recipe adapted from My Little SoHo Kitchen by Michelle TCHEA (Marshall Cavendish Publishers) Cooking omelettes can take too much time when using potatoes and other vegetables that require some pre-cooking. For a fresh, flavourful breakfast, I use smoked fish and lots of garden herbs. Fresh…

Swiss Oatmeal with Crunchy Almonds and Strawberries

This Swiss oatmeal is also known as Bircher muesli. Fresh ingredients and a good mix of oats and grains give this muesli a creamy texture. Use crushed oats as it gives a smoother consistency over rolled oats. This is perfect with stewed fruits like strawberries and dates.   Recipe from My Little SoHo Kitchen by…

A taste of Jamaica with 2 Sisters and a Meal

Craving sun? Dreaming of rum punch on a sandy white beach in Jamaica? To whisk you away to the Caribbean, without actually leaving your apartment, here is a delicious recipe from 2 sisters and a meal: Michelle and Suzanne Rousseau The Ultimate Tailgate Party food for the Superbowl!! Twice-Fried Pressed Green Plantain with Avocado, Cilantro …

White Chocolate Mousse Cake with Raspberry Sauce, Quechee, VERMONT

Simon Pearce combines art, delicious food and the slow, yet endearing way of life in Vermont. Image: Simon Pearce – The Mill, Vermont After a recent visit to Simon Pearce Restaurant, The Mill and also trying my hand at glassblowing in the showroom, I discovered my talents lie in sipping wine from a beautifully crafted…

Recipe from Milan in New York: Sant Ambroeus Chef Marco Barbisotti

Black ink spaghetti Carbonara with braised leeks, pancetta and poached egg.   Image: Carbonara – by Chef Marco Barbisotti Ingredients: ·         1 Lb. Black ink spaghetti ·         1/2 pound of smoky bacon ·         1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil ·         2 Leeks ·         4 tablespoons Butter ·         4 Organic eggs ·         5 tablespoons of Salt ·         1/2 teaspoon Freshly ground black pepper ·         Vegetable broth…

Eat like a local in Jamaica

Image: The colourful food of Jamaica As a born and bred Aussie, I don’t know much about the Caribbean’s.  The only association I have of Jamaica, in particular, affectionately relates to Brian Lara from the West Indies Cricket Team and of course the comical movie, Cool Runnings. Despite weather forecasts of a mild and sultry…