Seb Visits for Steaks and Sweet Potato Fries

A few weekends ago my brother Seb came to visit for a weekend in New York. We decided that after his 6 hour bus ride, the guy might enjoy some nice steaks, some sweet potato fries and a beer or three.  Steaks covered with a dry rub of paprika, pepper, cumin  and coriander Sweet potato… Continue reading Seb Visits for Steaks and Sweet Potato Fries

Summer Southwest Shrimp Salad

Tonight, we were in the mood for something fresh and healthy. Although sometimes Philippe is sceptical about having salad for dinner, he put his trust in Julia to make one that he would love. We decided that rather than going with a recipe, we would just choose a southwest theme and add whatever we want! So, our spinach salad… Continue reading Summer Southwest Shrimp Salad

Sweet and Spicy Citrus Tilapia

Tonight we made a very simple and healthy tilapia recipe that had great flavor: a sweet and spicy tilapia from This recipe does not require many ingredients and it’s very quick to throw together. First, the sauce which is made up of fresh orange and lime juices, brown sugar, soy sauce, olive oil and… Continue reading Sweet and Spicy Citrus Tilapia

Lamb Burgers with Yogurt Mint Sauce

Last week we were in the mood for burgers, but rather than going with plain-old beef burgers, we decided to get a little crazy and make lamb burgers. Julia had previously made this recipe at home in Knoxville last summer and it was a big hit, so we decided to make them again since they… Continue reading Lamb Burgers with Yogurt Mint Sauce