Duck a l’orange is undoubtedly one of the timeless classics of French cuisine but sadly preparing it involves many steps and plenty of time. This recipe for Duck breast a l’orange, on the other hand, works with the very best part of the bird, the magret or breast, offers all the flavor and takes aboutContinue reading

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Beef Wellington is an impressive main course to serve for a special occasion such as this holiday season. This recipe can be easily double if you are expecting a larger group. Beef Wellington is definitely one of the most spectacular main dishes of English cuisine. Their is an unconfirmed relation between the origins of thisContinue reading

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Coq au Vin is a traditional French chicken stew cooked in white or red wine and usually served with mashed or boiled potatoes and green beans. It is a comforting meal to share with family on a Sunday for lunch and yet elegant enough to serve to guests for supper. The process does involve aContinue reading

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Pizza Margherita is my 5 year old son’s favorite take out food and over time I decided to perfect the recipe and start making the pizza at home rather than constantly looking for pizza joints. The pizza dough can be made in advance in large quantities and frozen. Fresh tomato sauce and good mozzarella cheeseContinue reading

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How to Make a Good Steak is a question you must have asked yourself a number of times if you are the carnivorous type like my humble self. The real question however is how many beautiful and costly pieces of meat have you ruined under the assumption that cooking a steak comes boils down toContinue reading

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Turkey Legs Confit is my ‘melt in the mouth’ answer to roasted turkey. Risking to sound politically incorrect I have a confession to make, I don’t like roasted turkey. However, I do love everything confit and this is my twist on a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Serve your turkey legs confit with a bottle of excellentContinue reading

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