Meat and fish

Picadillo, a flavored ground beef from Cuba

By on February 26, 2014

Funny thing, I am French and I am sharing more cuban recipes (like this one or that one) here so far!  After all, I fell in love with a Cuban, his lovely Cuban family and his beautiful island and today, let’s try Picadillo!

Of course, at home, when it comes to cooking, I bring my French touch, el Cubano, his culture and well, we are in Canada so some North American flair too!  What a combo but that makes things in the kitchen more interesting.  I have discovered some Cuban dishes and then adapted them.  I have adapted French recipes because I could not find certain ingredients here.

 

I remember my very first shopping trip after arriving from France, I had orange juice in my basket and I was just walking around in looking in the aisles like you look at the paintings in a museum.  But that was 7 years ago, almost 8.  I can fill up my cart now, no problem!

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Meatless

Meatless meal recipe from the South…

By on January 17, 2014

In North America, it is very common to have gone in the South on vacations, meaning in the Caribean.  One of the comment I get is that the food was not that great.  Well, in the all-inclusive resorts, I don’t think that you will experience the local food.  Not only they have yummy dishes to discover but beautiful places.  Even though, we have not know each other for a long time, you might know that I am talking about Cuba…  Here is some warmth for you…

Today, I want to share a meatless recipe for an easy weekday dinner.  I simply love that recipe. It is easy and full of flavors.  All the ingredients you will need are probably already in your pantry.

In spanish, it is called garbanzos, but this is actually chick peas. It is a recipe I discover from my husband, el Cubano and his family.

Garbanzos

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