Three Quick Breakfast Recipes

In my journey to a healthier lifestyle, I learned to love breakfasts. Every day I wake up excited and thinking of what to make. Breakfast is an important meal that helps set the tone on how your hunger and eating patterns will be for the rest of the day. Before the pandemic, I typically didn’tContinue reading “Three Quick Breakfast Recipes”

Recipe: Buckwheat Galette with Peanut Butter & Blackberry Preserve

Buckwheat galettes are a staple in northern France cuisine. These crepes are typical of the region of Brittany, and I loved them from the first taste. Buckwheat flour gives such an interesting flavor to the crepe that it works well with savory fillings. But, when I visited Montreal in Canada, I also saw sweet versionsContinue reading “Recipe: Buckwheat Galette with Peanut Butter & Blackberry Preserve”

Cooking For Singles: Chicken Breast Roast, Three Ways

I find it sometimes challenging to cook diverse and nutritious meals as a single. But then, I often find myself looking at the restaurant industry for inspiration because we share the same challenge: cook a-la-minute single-serving dishes. In this post, I will share one of such inspirations and conclude with a recipe that I foundContinue reading “Cooking For Singles: Chicken Breast Roast, Three Ways”

Recipe: My Favorite Granola

I have a yogurt parfait for breakfast almost every day. This habit allowed me to explore at length the world of granola. So, in today’s post, I will share some of my exploration and what I learned from it to create my homemade granola recipe. Why yogurt parfait? You may ask. Over the last yearContinue reading “Recipe: My Favorite Granola”

Planning Your Backpaking Meals

About six years back, I discovered Backpacking. I already knew how to prepare for a hike, but backpacking was a completely new league. In a previous post, I already discussed how to cook in the wilderness, the equipment to take, and what kind of ingredients you should carry. Today I intend to go deeper andContinue reading “Planning Your Backpaking Meals”

Five Do It Yourself Pantry Items

A few days back, I made granola for the very first time in my life. I buy granola from bakeries and local shops to experience different flavors as I have it for breakfast most days. But, suddenly, I noticed that it got pretty pricey, so I decided to make my own. Inspired by how easyContinue reading “Five Do It Yourself Pantry Items”

Persimmon Parfait Recipe

I can’t believe 2021 is almost over, and this will be the last post of the year. If this year has taught me anything, it’s to keep things simple and adapt to new circumstances. And you can think of adapting on so many levels! So this is my simple version of adapting. One of myContinue reading “Persimmon Parfait Recipe”

Dairy-Free No-Waste Failed Bake Bread Pudding

What a long title for a post, right? Even for the experienced baker, bread baking is not always seamless. Loaves can fail at any time. However, there is always a way to minimize waste and enjoy what’s left of your bake. Today I happened to ruin a bake by setting too high an oven IContinue reading “Dairy-Free No-Waste Failed Bake Bread Pudding”

Persian Cooking: Experience and Lessons Learned

Not long ago, I borrowed from the library the book “Bottom of the Pot” authored by Naz Deravian, a book about Persian cooking. During the latest years, I had the chance to make quite a few Persian friends, and the one thing they all have in common is their praises for Persian cooking. So, sinceContinue reading “Persian Cooking: Experience and Lessons Learned”

Eggs Benedict Deconstructed

I had many ‘bennys’ in my life. Some were better than others, yet all are an undeniable staple of the American brunch. I chose this dish to deconstruct because it consists primarily of ingredients that people commonly demonize. So today’s post tries to address the question: What’s unhealthy in Eggs Benedict, and what is itsContinue reading “Eggs Benedict Deconstructed”