Red Thai Curry Mussels

Are your mussels still fresh??? The first thing that I do when I purchase fresh mussels is verify if they are still alive (A dead mussel can make you very sick). To make sure all the mussels are still fresh and alive. This is easy to do — just add them in cool water, most…

Scottish Shortbread

Instructions Preheat oven to 325 degrees F and prepare a baking tin lined with parchment paper. Cream the butter and sugar together until well combined, then add 3/4 of the flour and mix. Sprinkle, on a clean surface, the remaining flour. Knead the dough for 5 minutes, adding enough flour to make a soft dough….

Boozy Frozen Peach Lemonade

Instructions Combine all ingredients asides the alcohol in a blender or food processor. Add the vodka, sparkling wine and more sugar to taste then mix for only a few 10 seconds or until combined. For decoration add sugar around the edges of the glasses, peach or lemon slices and enjoy. Cravings Gallery

Sweet & Sour Crispy Chicken Stir-fry

Instructions Cook rice according the to package instructions. Combine the sauce ingredients in a bowl and set aside for later. Cut the chicken tenders into bite-sized pieces and place them into a bowl. Combine egg, milk and seasoning then add chicken bites and let marinate for 10 minutes. Toss the chicken bite in the breadcrumbs…

Chocolate Mini Tarts

Instructions Preheat the oven to 350 F. Bring cream to a boil, then pour over chocolate in a bowl and let stand 5 minutes. Whisk together eggs, vanilla, and salt in another bowl, then stir into melted chocolate. Pour filling into mini tarts crust and bake for 15 mins. Cravings Gallery

Mini Fruit Tarts with Vanilla Pastry Cream

Instructions Preheat oven to 350 F. In a heavy saucepan, stir together the milk and 1/4 cup of sugar. Bring to a boil over medium heat. In a medium bowl, whisk together the egg yolks and egg. Stir together the remaining sugar and cornstarch; then stir them into the egg. When the milk starts to…

Fried Corn Tortillas

Instructions Preheat oil to 350˚F. Place the tortilla in the oil. with a wooden spoon gently fold half of the tortilla over the other side, and hold down together with a pair of heat resistant tongs. Hold and fry for 2 to 3 minutes or until the tortilla has fried enough to kept its folded…

Brownies with Cheesecake Swirl

Instructions Brownie Mix: Add the butter and 1 cup (175 g) of chocolate chips to a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave for 1½ minutes, then let sit for 3 minutes before whisking together. Add the granulated and brown sugars, vanilla, and salt. Whisk to combine. Whisk in the eggs until fully combined. Sift the flour and…

Crispy Fish & Shrimp Burgers

Instructions Clean the fish and shrimps then cut into very small pieces then add to a medium bowl. Add all the remaining ingredients and mash everything together until well combined. If you have large cooking cutter use them to form a burger Pattie if not any round object similar to cookie cutter can work or…

Key Lime Pie Cheesecake

Instructions Crust: Preheat the oven to 350ºF. For the crust, stir the graham crumbs, sugar and melted butter until evenly combined and press this into the bottom of an ungreased 9-inch springform pan. Bake this for 5 minutes, then cool. Brush the sides of the pan with a little melted butter. For the cheesecake: increase…

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F In a large bowl, cream together the butter, peanut butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time and then the vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt; stir into the peanut butter mixture. Fold in chocolate and reese chips,…

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Instructions In a large bowl, whisk together the sugars, salt, and butter. Whisk in the eggs and vanilla, then add in the flour and baking soda and mix until combined. Fold in the chocolate chunks, then chill the dough for at least 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 F. Line a baking sheet with parchment…

Chocolate Swirl Banana Bread

Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray or grease with butter and set aside. Wet ingredients: Add the butter to a large bowl and microwave for 1 minute, or until melted. Add the bananas to the same bowl and mash with a fork. Add the vanilla extract and…

Beef Pad Thai

Instructions Sauce: Whisk all ingredients together in a medium bowl (or shake together in a mason jar) until completely combined. Set aside Meat & veggies: Cut up the beef into small cubes, add to a bowl then add 1/2 of the sauce to the meat and let chill for 20-30 mins in the fridge. Heat…

Pork Piccata with Garlic Spaghetti

Instructions Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, then add the spaghetti and cook as the label/box directs for al dente, Reserve 1/2 cup cooking water, then drain the pasta and return to the pot. Add 1 tablespoon butter, 2 tablespoons parsley, the lemon zest and a big pinch of salt and…

Korean Beef Egg Rolls

Instructions The wrappers:Mix the flour, 1/4 cup ice-cold water, egg, and salt in a large bowl.Add up to 1/4 cup more ice water, if needed, to make a sticky dough. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead for about 5 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Let the dough rest for…

Slow Cooked Pot Roast

The most important part is the marinating! A marinade is a liquid solution in which you soak foods, particularly meats, before cooking. A marinade adds so much flavor to foods and makes them more tender by beginning the breakdown process of cooking. If you don’t want a dried out, tasteless chicken , you will definitely need to…

10 Minutes Prep Puff Pastry

Instructions Using a food processor, fitted with the metal blade, add flour and salt to the bowl, then add 3/4 cup of the cold butter cut in cubes and pulse until butter is absorbed (about 10 to 12 one second pulses). Add the remaining cold butter (cubed) and pulse two or three times (no more)…

Crispy Chicken Wrap

Instructions Once the chicken is cleaned, slice the chicken breasts into thin long slices. Using two shallow dishes, prepare a dish with only breadcrumbs and the second with the eggs, buttermilk and spices then set aside. Heat up a pot of oil until, it reaches at least 350 F. Dip the chicken fist into the…

Cherry-Chip &Vanilla frosting Bundt Cake

Instructions Preheat the oven to 350 F. Prepare the bundt pan with butter ( Make sure to butter every crack!). Add the box mix, oil, milk, and eggs to a large bowl, then mix very well (hand mixers are great for this). Add the vanilla extract and almond extract and mix until well combined. Bake…

Aussie Meat Pie (Spicy version)

Instructions Follow the recipes to make the puff pastry and beef. Roll out 1/2 of the puff pastry into a large square and then place in the 9-inch pie pan, you will need to prepare the second half of the dough for the top layer later, set aside. Preheat the oven to 400 F. Add…

Homemade McGriddle

Instructions Make the pancakes by following my fluffy buttermilk pancake recipe. Cooking your bacon and/or sausage in a frying pan until done then set aside. In a frying pan add 1 tbsp oil and heat on medium-low. In a small bowl whisk together eggs, milk and seasoning. Pour about ¼ of eggs into skillet (They…

Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes

Instructions In a large bowl, sift together the flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon. Make a well in the center and pour in the buttermilk, egg and melted butter and vanilla; mix until smooth. Heat a lightly buttered frying pan over medium high heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the pan, using approximately 1/4…

Beef Samosas

These beef samosas are definitely worth making!!!! I crave them ALL the time! Fun Fact! For all those who are thinking that this is a very fatty snack, then let us get this clear. If made with good quality ingredients, Samosa has around 300 calories and just less than 20 grams of fat and over…

Three layer Chocolate Mousse Cake

You will have to put a bit more elbow juice with this one !! but so so worth it !!! My three Layers Cake also has three main parts! To make it as simple as possible i divided the recipe in the following sections; Chocolate Cakes, Chocolate Mousse Filling & Cream Cheese Frosting Serving :…

10 minutes Prep – Double Chocolate & Espresso Loaf Cake

Instructions Preheat the oven to 350 F. Prepare the loaf pan with parchment paper , this will help you remove the cake later on. Add the box mix, oil, milk, dutch cocoa powder and eggs to a large bowl, then mix very well (hand mixers are great for this) Add the vanilla extract and softened…

Seafood Pizza With Cheese Stuffed Crust

Instructions Follow the package pizza crust mix instructions or my pizza dough recipe. Season the salmon and shrimps in a bowl, cover then add to the fridge.White Garlic Pizza Sauce: Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour and continue whisking for 1-2 minutes (do not let it brown). Slowly add…

Fresh Strawberry Cake

Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter 3×9-inch round cake pans then line bottom with a round of parchment, butter parchment and lightly dust the pan with flour, shake out excess. Set pans aside.Make the cake:Sift cake flour into a medium mixing bowl. Add baking powder and salt and whisk 20 seconds, set aside.Reduce in…

Garlic Naan Bread

Ingredients 1/4 cup warm water1 tablespoon sugar1 package (2 1/4 teaspoons) active dry yeast3/4 cup warm milk3/4 cup sour cream or plain yogurt4 cups all-purpose flour1 tsp salt1/2 melted butter, for brushing2 tbsp epis seasoning or 4 cloves minced garlic1 shallot or Fresh cilantro, to top Instructions Combine the yeast, sugar, and water and let…

Red Thai Curry With Chicken

Instructions Marinate the chicken with all the marinade ingredients, cover and put in fridge for at least 1h up to 48h. Heat the olive oil in a large pot or a large wok. Add the onions, tomato paste, red thai paste and ginger and stir-fry for about 30 seconds over high heat, until browned. Turn…

Pouding Chômeur

Instructions Preheat the oven to 325 F In a bowl, cream the sugar and butter with an electric mixer, add the vanilla. Gradually add the milk and the flour to the mixture and combine well. Bring the sauce ingredients to a boil in a deep saucepan over medium-high heat. Turn off heat once mixture starts…

Garlic Shrimp Mac & Cheese

Instructions Marinate the shrimp with the epis seasoning or garlic paste with seasoning, cover and put in fridge. Heat up a saucepan over medium/ high heat, add butter. Add flour when butter is melted cook for 1 minute. Pour milk in slowly, stirring as you go. Once incorporated and lump free (use whisk if needed),…

Fried Corn Tortillas Chips

Ingredients 6 to 8 corn tortillasVegetable oil Instructions Heat 1-inch of peanut oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat to 350 degrees F. Arrange the tortillas in a stack and cut into 6 or 8 equal wedges like a pizza. Fry a few chips at a time, turning occasionally with a slotted spoon,…

Strawberry Filled Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting

Instructions Preheat the oven to 350 F. Add the box mix, oil, milk and eggs then mix very well (hand mixers are great for this) Add the vanilla extract If you want to add color it is the time , add 1-2 drops of food dye to the batter and mix well. Add the batter…

Poutine with Ribeye Steak, bacon and caramelized onions

Instructions Combine the steak with the marinade ingredients and then let chill in the fridge for 30 minutes.Start buy frying the bacon in a pan on medium heat until crispy then add the onions, jalapeno, ginger and cook until browned but do not over cook, set aside when cooked.Cook the frozen fries by following the…

Drunken Rum Cupcakes

Instructions Preheat the oven to 325 F Make The box cake mix as indicated on the back of the box. Add the rum extract to the batter and mix well. Add the batter into your prepared muffin tin, filling each liner 2/3-3/4 of the way full (do NOT overfill) and bake for 14-19 minutes or…