22 May 2024
Community Expat Cookbook Lifestyle

Xmas Treat: Cheesy Lobster with Herb & Peppercorn Butter

Lobster is often the star attraction in seafood extravaganzas partaken on Christmas Eve in Southern Italy, thanks to its Roman Catholic tradition of abstaining from meat on holy days. As France’s culinary high point, its time-honored Réveillon on the commemorative night before Jesus’ birth has grown more opulent and luxurious over the years, making serving […]

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Expat Cookbook

Expat Cookbook: Hot Sweet & Sour Corn & Seafood Broth

As the magical spell of autumn falls on us, there is nothing more comforting then spending a Saturday afternoon leisurely brewing up a luscious soup that does more than fill the demanding belly and warms you to your ever dainty toes… … a broth that draws from the bountiful seas surrounding Scandinavia, the produce ever […]

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Culture Expat Cookbook

Expat Cookbook: French Seafood Chowder

As a peace-loving gesture to the ongoing “war” between serious foodies who side with either the New England or Manhattan chowders, and as a homage to the possible French origins of the former, this lusciously mouthwateringly hearty recipe draws harmoniously comforting inspiration from the divine triangulation of all three truly delicious culinary cultures… …perfectly luxurious […]

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Culture Expat Traditions Swedish Culture

YLC Guide: Five Swedish October Traditions

Put the thermal underwear down and drop that copy of Deepak Chopra because it’s not hibernation time just yet!

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