Get Notified of New Posts

Perfect Roast Chicken and Potatoes

Perfect Roast Chicken and Potatoes

Posted by in Food, Life, Recipes | No Comments

A traditional Sunday lunch in France consists of a roast chicken and potatoes. At the open air markets, you will often find whole chickens roasting on a rotisserie with potatoes roasting beneath, catching all the drippings. The aroma definitely makes you salivate! I also enjoy a perfectly roasted chicken. It is enough the feed the […]

Instant Pot Crème Caramel

Instant Pot Crème Caramel

Posted by in Food, Recipes | No Comments

We have been invited to our hosts’ for dinner and I am making a crème caramel in the Instant Pot. Since I have very limited ingredients, this is probably the easiest recipe to make as it only has four ingredients! Crème Caramel Ingredients Custard 2 cups whole milk 1 vanilla bean 4 eggs 2/3 cups […]

Instant Pot – Beef Bourguignon

Instant Pot – Beef Bourguignon

Posted by in Food, Life, Recipes, Stories | 6 Comments

We have been travelling for the past couple of weeks, spending our time in London and Paris. We are now in the countryside in South of France. We are staying in a beautiful house in Bigorre, a tiny hamlet with a population of 13. There are only 7 houses here and the closest town is […]

Instant Pot Smart – Asian Braised Pork Shoulder

Instant Pot Smart – Asian Braised Pork Shoulder

Posted by in Food, Recipes | 14 Comments

This was one of the first recipes I tried in the Instant Pot Smart so I talk a little bit about how I am using the Smart feature on the YouTube video above and I was still learning about pressure cooking. So please bear with me. I have adjusted the recipe since making the original […]

Instant Pot Smart – Pot Roast

Instant Pot Smart – Pot Roast

Posted by in Food, Recipes | 4 Comments

Have you watched the video for this yet? You get to see our usual husband/wife banter, because everyone needs to see that. Dude decided to go in a different direction with our videos and I must say, I like it! Although it would have helped if he told me ahead of time. This pot roast […]

Instant Pot Smart – Malaysian Curry Chicken

Instant Pot Smart – Malaysian Curry Chicken

Posted by in Food, Recipes | 8 Comments

I love how there are so many different styles and flavours of curry. One of my favourites is the Malaysian style curry. My husband’s family is from Malaysia so it’s been great learning about this style of cooking over the years. I especially like the flavours and fragrances of lemongrass and lime leaves. My mother-in-law […]