Lunch / Dinner

Gluten Free Sugar Cookies and Brussels Sprouts

Happy belated Thanksgiving, y’all! I am trying my best to acclimate to my surroundings, so, therefore, Thanksgiving and “y’all” are necessary.   This past year, I unfortunately lost my grandmother. She was a strong, funny, and amazing woman. She was the best listener and the […]

Marcella Hazan’s Tomato Sauce

Marcella Hazan’s Tomato Sauce

Gluten Free Pasta Sauce   I am a cat mom. Like all mothers of fur babies, I regard him as part of my family, and I shower him with constant love and attention. When I was preparing to move to Virginia, I was stressed about […]

Broccoli Mac & Cheese

Broccoli Mac & Cheese

I hope you all had a great holiday weekend! This was not the first 4th of July that I have spent in the US, but it was first one as a resident. We decided that we wanted to avoid crowds and still see friends, so […]

Baingan Bharta (Eggplant Curry)

Baingan Bharta (Eggplant Curry)

I was not over my Indian craving from a few days ago and ventured back into the youtube realm. One of my favorite youtube channels is Manjula’s Kitchen. Her recipes are fantastic for our household as all of her food is vegetarian, and a lot […]

Vegetarian Kofta

Vegetarian Kofta

I wrote in another post about my love for the Great British Bake Off. One of my favorite contestants ever is a woman named Chetna Makan. She would infuse her bakes with really interesting spices, mainly Indian influences. Something that I found out when I […]

Ratatouille

Ratatouille

So I am not sure about you, but I absolutely love Disney movies. Some of my earliest memories are watching the Jungle Book (on VHS of course), and dancing along to the songs from the Little Mermaid. I was going through our on demand last […]

Chicken and Veggie Pot Pie

Chicken and Veggie Pot Pie

It appears that the weather in Virginia has been just as tempermental as the weather in Montreal. We were having summer weather (well, summer weather to a Canadian), and this past week it has been storm after storm. The temperatures dropped and it felt as […]

Margherita Pizza

Margherita Pizza

Pizza is one of the best comfort foods in the world. It is great on a hot or cold day, it can be paired with numerous toppings or eaten relatively plain. It is a universal food and it is almost always a winner. I found […]

Tomato Tart

Tomato Tart

Since my last post, I finished planning my wedding and got married! So we have been a tad busy. One of the many perks of getting married is that you get wonderful toys from your registry. The one I was looking forward to the most […]

Creole Mussels

Creole Mussels

There is a restaurant in Montreal called Bistro Nolah. They specialize in cajun cuisine and I absolutely adore their food. The two things I would always order would be the blackened catfish and the creole mussels. A few nights ago, after a visit to the […]