Harissa Chicken Legs with Chickpeas and Tomatoes

Recently, my husband and I started a tradition of picking an ingredient we were interested in and coming up with or finding a recipe to try out for one another. For our Saturday night dinner date a couple weeks ago, he cooked me Chicken Florentine using sun-dried tomatoes he found at the grocery store earlier…

Read More

Moroccan-Spiced Couscous

Several years ago, I discovered couscous and loved it. Not only was it something that tasted good but it is so incredibly simple to make. Some weeknights after an exhausting day at work or a long, slow commute home, I just needed something quick to make and couscous was an easy decision. With just a…

Read More

Coriander and Lemon Chicken

Shortly after I arrived in Kigali, a friend of mine told be about a cookbook called “Beyond Ugali in Kigali” which is a compilation¬†of recipes which use local ingredients to make beloved favorites from home instead of Rwandan recipes. {All profits of the sale of the cookbook go to support Kigali Christian School’s lunch program.}…

Read More

Pork Sausage with Colcannon and Sauteed Apples | Luck of the Irish

I don’t know what it is about the month of March, maybe it’s my Irish roots coming out, but I love this month! It reminds me of my childhood with my mom cooking corned beef and cabbage and beef and barley stews as well as adding dye to my milk so I could have green…

Read More

Garlic Shrimp | Camarones al Ajillo | Ecuadorian Cuisine

Last Christmas, my sister-in-law gave me a cookbook for traditional Ecuadorian cuisine and even better it was in English so I didn’t have to use my husband or Google Translate to explain to me the ingredients and the instructions. My sister-in-law is living in Ecuador where their family lived for a number of years as…

Read More