May 2016

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Cheese Crackers with Spicy Dip

Cheese Crackers With Spicy Spread


In France, when people get together, we usually have drinks and appetizers before the meal. It's called "Apéritif" - pronounced "uh-pay-ree-teef". It's usually not taken at the dining table but in another room like the living room...

May 25 , 2016 / By / , / Post a Comment
Lentils Salad plated

Refreshing Lentil Salad

LegumesSaladside dish

If you're anything like me, they are some foods that used to gross you out and that you, amazingly, love now. Lentils are it for me. First off, they look ugly. Small, brownish and tasteless if not well accommodated...

May 17 , 2016 / By / , , / Post a Comment
Cream cheese wonton inside

Cream Cheese Wontons


When we first move to the US, in 1997, we landed in Tallahassee, Florida’s capital. This little college town was our first experience of the American life. Not, our first time in America though. We had spent a few weeks the previous summer in New-York and Washington D.C....

May 13 , 2016 / By / , / Post a Comment
Mini Phyllo Appetizers bites

Mini Phyllo Appetizer Bites

AppetizerSavory tart/quiche

Malagasy people love to entertain. Maybe it's because we usually have large families and gathering around food is part our culture. Since I've been in the US and especially California, I've become very fond of the Filipino culture probably because their culture reminds me of mine...

May 9 , 2016 / By / , , , / Post a Comment
Express flan

Express Flans


Happy Cinco de Mayo! When I think about Mexican food, my favorite is their dessert: flan. It's one of my favorite desserts. Actually, if you ask me what my favorite dessert is...

May 5 , 2016 / By / , / Post a Comment