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Veggie-packed meat and tomato sauce in the Instant Pot {Video}

Veggie-packed meat and tomato sauce in the Instant Pot {Video}

This tomato sauce is similar to a bolognese sauce (or a spaghetti sauce) without being one. My teens don’t eat so many vegetables (argh!). So this sauce is a good way to make them consume many different ones at once. I make this recipe with 

Washoku by Elizabeth Andoh, a book about the traditional Japanese cooking

Washoku by Elizabeth Andoh, a book about the traditional Japanese cooking

You know my obsession and passion for Japanese cuisine. It is my husband’s fault because he is the one who introduced me to this cuisine when we lived in Paris, in what seems to be another life today. You also know my passion for books, 

Unboxing my new rice cooker: the Zojirushi NS-TSC10 [with video]

Unboxing my new rice cooker: the Zojirushi NS-TSC10 [with video]

I used the same rice cooker for about a decade. I have to admit it was my most loyal appliance during these years. It survived all our many moves across Canada. The fact that it stayed almost intact through them all is a small miracle 

Rosemary simple syrup

Rosemary simple syrup

My husband loves to make cocktails. He returns from his business trips with ideas of new mixes that he hastens to try to reproduce at home. That’s how he wanted to make this rosemary syrup, so he could integrate it into drinks. A simple syrup 

{From book to our table} Saffran orzo with shrimps, by Giada Di Laurentiis

{From book to our table} Saffran orzo with shrimps, by Giada Di Laurentiis

If you used to read this blog, you might know that I love books, and own a big chunk of cookbooks.  My family (including my Husband) loves pasta a bit too much. So even though my daughters still love to add ketchup to theirs, with