When we travel in Europe, one of the things that I look forward to in Italian restaurants is Pork Milanese. It’s very similar to a schnitzel, but tends to be breaded with Panko as opposed to regular breadcrumbs. In Europe, Pork Milanese is generally served with Spaghetti Bolognese. I, however, decided to serve it with…
Crispy Loaded Potato Smashers are flavorful little morsels that everyone is certain to absolutely love. They’re similar to potato skins, but without all of the fuss and mess. One bite and you’ll be totally hooked!
Irish Pan Haggerty is a delicious twist on a classic Northumberland potato dish using Dubliner cheese. It’s easy to make and will definitely wow those at your St. Patrick’s Day gathering.
This Irish Potato Leek Soup is a crowd pleasing soup that is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day! In fact, it’s probably the most delicious Potato Leek Soup that you’ll ever taste! What’s even better is that this awesome soup is easy to make, and equally good served either hot or cold.
British Breakfast Sausage is different from American sausage in that it generally contains “rusk” or breadcrumbs along with water or stock. These two ingredients, along with the processing, produce a fine textured sausage that I always look forward to when I visit the UK.
In the United Kingdom (UK), Pancake Day is synonymous with Shrove Tuesday, a.k.a. Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras. It is viewed as the last opportunity to use up eggs and fats before the upcoming Lent season. What better way to use up these ingredients than with Pancakes?
Shrimp Newburg in Puff Pastry Shells is an easy, but elegant entrée for your next dinner party. It is equally elegant for your Mardi Gras feast. Succulent shrimp in a spicy cream sauce spooned on crispy puff pastry says it all!
Pain Perdu is French for “lost bread”, referring stale bread that would otherwise be disposed of. Pain Perdu, the New Orleans version of French toast, is generally made with stale French bread. The French bread is sliced thick, dipped in an egg custard, and fried in butter. It’s perfect for a Mardi Gras breakfast or…
I’ve teamed up with Grits and Pinecones to bring you the Ultimate Mardi Gras Recipe Collection. 33 incredible recipes from our houses to your’s that will tantalize your taste buds and take you from easy beginnings to dramatic endings and everything in between. Laissez les bons temps rouler!
Legend has it that Bourbon Chicken was so named because a Chinese cook made it in a restaurant on Bourbon Street in New Orleans. Whether this is true or not, Bourbon Chicken is amazing and quite fitting for a Mardi Gras celebration! I don’t know whether the original recipe contained Bourbon or not. However, I…