Archive of ‘Sides’ category

Roasted Heirloom Baby Carrots

There’s often a misconception that making a healthy meal takes time and is not achievable on any given day of the week. This post is meant as an easy recipe to counter that approach! A couple weeks ago, I was asked what my tips were to eat healthy while saving time and money. My answer […] Read more…

 

Parmesan and Herb Mashed Potatoes

With Thanksgiving only days away here in Canada I thought I would post an easy side dish recipe that pairs wonderfully with deliciously moist turkey and sides such as green bean salad or beet puree. I certainly didn’t grow up celebrating Thanksgiving (it’s obviously not a holiday of any kind in France!) but it’s a […] Read more…

 

Cauliflower with Olives and Herbs

When planning for a meal, a lot of us think of which fish or meat to prepare but don’t necessarily give that much thought to what it will be served with. Side dishes, as their name suggests, are often an afterthought and not the protagonist of the meal. While simple salads, pasta and rice are […] Read more…

 

Blue Cheese and Sweet Onion Scones

Scones always brings back oodles of good memories for me. There used to be a big Marks & Spencer grocery store in Paris when I was growing up. As I’ve mentioned here before, my mom and I would love to stop by there every once in a while and pick up scones with some thick […] Read more…

 

Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic-Infused Oil and Goat Cheese

I often get asked where I find my inspiration in the kitchen. A lot of recipes I develop come from dishes I have sampled while traveling and from tasting a delicious meal at a restaurant. Every once in a while, I taste a dish that I know I should try to make at home. This […] Read more…

 

Tomates Provencales

This dish is the ultimate reminder of the food I grew up eating in France. When baked, tomatoes become incredibly sweet. These are filled with breadcrumbs and herbs which complement the juicy tomato flesh. I like to serve these alongside roast beef, braised lamb or lemon sauteed sole. This dish is best enjoyed when tomatoes […] Read more…

 

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