Peach, Plum & Berry Crisp

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Brrr. It is 18 degrees Fahrenheit out and I am dreaming of a summer fruit crisp, although to be fair, I have never really figured out the difference between a cobbler, a crumble and a crisp. To me the three, especially when made with a mélange of fruits, are synonymous… and delicious. I tried a […]

Poached Pears with Chocolate Sauce (Poires en Cagoule de Perpignan) – France

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French Poached Pears with Chocolate Sauce (Poires en Cagoule de Perpignan) is that absolute perfect dessert for any meal. Because it is fruit, it feels light and refreshing. Visually it is appealing and flavor-wise it packs a punch. The way the pear juices subtly infuse the wine reduction makes is the secret to the chocolate […]

Frikadellen (German hamburgers) – Germany

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As I was watching YouTube videos for Frikadellen I realized that the way my mom makes hamburgers is essentially the German way, minus the mustard and the bread crumb coating. Growing up we used beef. As my husband does not really eat beef or pork, I used ground turkey. I recommend buying the 85% lean […]

Fish Yassa (Yassa Poisson) – The Gambia

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New top 10 alert for all 3 of us (and for our special guest). Yassa, made with an unforgetable tangy onion-lemon-mustard sauce is one of my absolute favorite dishes and super healthy. I first had it years ago in a teeny tiny Senegalese restaurant in Paris nestled in far reaches of the heavily African neighborhood […]

Moroccan Lamb Bastilla (Moroccan Lamb Pie) – Morocco

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Moroccan Lamb Bastilla (Moroccan Lamb Pie) is #1 of Eva’s Top 10 and also one of my Top 10 as well – in fact, I may move it up on my top 10 list. It is a savory pie encrusted in a light, crispt and scrumpious phyllo shell and served with a dollop of honey […]

Brown Down (Grenadian Chicken & Dumplings) – Grenada

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The country of Grenada, located in the Carribean Sea – and not to be confused with the Spanish city of Grenada, was the next stop on our cullinary adventure. Two of the most popular dishes are Oil Down and Brown Down, Given that I am married to Mr. Healthy, there was truly no choice which […]