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Ratatouille

Ratatouille

If you are like me, then you are always on the lookout for a good side dish. Today’s post is one of our favourites. It is called ratatouille and no I am not talking about that movie made by Pixar about the rat who loved to cook. That film was named after this French vegetable side dish; a dish that …

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Best Ever Eggplant Casserole

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Over the last number of years I have enjoyed discovering popular dishes from around the world. One vegetable that surprised me as to its international popularity is eggplant. Eggplant is popular in Thai, Indian, Egyptian and Chinese cuisine along with other regions. I always thought that eggplant was hated everywhere but instead it is common and loved. I remember seeing …

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Lemon Sage Roasted Potatoes

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I believe strongly that flavour combinations can transform a good dish into a great dish. These potatoes are a wonderful example. Sure anyone can roast potatoes, but the addition of two fragrant flavour enhancers like sage and lemon zest make these potatoes come alive. I have been looking in the local grocery stores for baby purple potatoes. I am so …

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Rice and Beans

Rice and beans

The other day I posted my recipe for jerk chicken. That is a standard Jamaican dish and when I cook ethnic foods I try to make sure everything on the plate is of the same region. There is no other Jamaican side that I like more than rice and peas. Rice and peas is a classic dish from Jamaica and it …

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