Archive of ‘Main Dishes’ category

Herbed Chicken with Summer Salad and Buttered Corn

Sometimes, I struggle with the desire for a Sunday-worthy meal on a busy weeknight. A classic roast chicken, for example, is something I crave time and time again. To be honest, what I really crave are the ‘rotisseries’ I grew up eating in Paris. Chickens are roasted whole on large metal rods, and gently turn […] Read more…

 

Halloumi, Asparagus and Watermelon Salad

Putting together healthy, fast and satisfying weeknight meals may very well be the Achilles heels of most cooks. I spend the better part of my professional days developing recipes and coming up with easy dinner solutions for Canadian Living readers, but I do often come home with the eternal, almost cliche, “what’s for dinner?” question. […] Read more…

 

Snow Crab Rolls

Ask me any day of the week what I’d like to have for dinner and I’ll probably ask for seafood. Whether it’s steamed lobster drizzled with olive oil, lemon and salt, seared scallops on top of a velvety potato puree or clams tossed with al dente spaghetti and white wine, properly cooked seafood always makes […] Read more…

 

Whole Branzino with Roasted Tomatoes

If I could dispel any food myth, it would be that cooking fish is more finicky than cooking chicken breast or steak. I think fish tends to get a bad rep as being ‘bland’ or difficult to properly cook, and much of that most certainly has to do with the often poor selection of fish […] Read more…

 

Chorizo and Arugula Scrambled Eggs

It you’re anything like me, cooking really isn’t just about the food. It’s a social endeavour of sorts.I’ll cook up a storm for friends and family any day of the week, but tend to shy away from elaborate concoctions when I’m cooking for myself. Don’t get me wrong, I’ll indulge in a plateful of delicious […] Read more…

 

Pantry Pasta

We all have those nights don’t we? The day’s been long, it’s already dark outside and the fridge has little else in it other than milk, mustard and jam. My solution? Pantry pasta! I love coming up with quick mealtime solutions with what I happen to have on hand — and it doesn’t become much […] Read more…

 

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