Recipes, Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 1940’s Maple Dumplings

This year, for Quebec National Day, I wanted to try making an old-school Quebec dessert that I had never tried but always intrigued me. In French, it is called "Grands-pères dans le sirop" which translates to "Grandpas in syrup". Basically, it is dough poached in maple syrup. Now, I bet you are wondering about the… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1940’s Maple Dumplings

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Retro Cooking Revisited: 1960’s Strawberry Bavarian Pie

This isn't my first Valentine's Day post. As I'm discussed before (here, here and here), since childhood, it has always been a fun occasion to remind people I care about them, share a home-cooked meal and spend quality time together. I'm not into the commercialized version, with fancy restaurant meals and expensive gifts (but I'd… Continue reading Retro Cooking Revisited: 1960’s Strawberry Bavarian Pie

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Retro Cooking Revisited: 50’s Shrimp Salad

In 2017, I started a new blog series called Retro Cooking. I would look for recipes in vintage cookbooks (1970's and older) and give them a try. Some were definitely more successful than others. Almost two years and over 20 recipes later, I decided to revisit the recipes I tried and see if I could… Continue reading Retro Cooking Revisited: 50’s Shrimp Salad

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Vegetarian Tofu & Kimchi Dumplings

One of my favorite treats, when I go to Buford Highway Farmer's Market is to get the fresh-made kimchi dumplings. While I can't usually handle spicy food, and even barely make it through a plate of these dumplings without my mouth being on fire, I can't help myself. They are so good. My love for… Continue reading Vegetarian Tofu & Kimchi Dumplings