Birthday Cake

It was my birthday yesterday and like most birthdays I baked my own cake. I had planned on making an old favourite – Strawberry filled Genoise,  but instead I went with something new   a Chocolate Genoise     with a Mocha Mascarpone filling. The recipe for the cake originates with Alice Medrich. I found the…

Giveaway Reminder

UPDATE   I’m pleased to announce the  five winners of the Giveaway    Big Dude La Table de Nana HeatherLynn Kerry Magda    Thanks to all who participated.   Teavivre    has generously offered to send  FIVE lucky followers of Thibeault’s Tabletheir choice of four different teas, two of each.This Giveaway is open tofollowers world-wide…

Anniversay Dinner

Yesterday, Moe and I celebrated our 33rd wedding anniversary. Since it was a work day for me, dinner had to be something  easy to put together. We started with something new and finished with an old favourite. The Roasted Tomato Caprese salad as shared by  Mari on Once Upon a Plate was a big hit.   …

Breakfast – Eggplant

I still had half of an eggplant left from dinner. So, it became breakfast.  Soaked in milk and then dipped in seasoned flour,   fried and drizzled with an Asian style chili sauce and served with scrambled eggs.

Eggplant, Tomato and Pesto Puff Pastry Tarts

I was reminded of this recipe when I saw a recent post on  Mari’s Once Upon A Plate for another puff pastry tart. It has been a while since I made this appetizer. Puff Pastry topped with eggplant, sliced tomato and pesto sauce. Makes a wonderful first course.  PRINT RECIPE Eggplant, Tomato and Pesto Puff…

Brown Butter Brown Sugar Cookies

I received an email from  Daily Buzz  titled “Better with Brown Butter”  with links to nine recipes that showcased brown butter. The recipe that caught my eye was for a   Brown Butter Brown Sugar Cookie shared by Megan at Take A Megabite Such an easy recipe that I didn’t bother to get out the…

Canadian Living’s Blueberry Upside Down Cake.

(As shared on Bakers Stock) I love this time of year. So many fresh fruits and vegetables  are now available at our local farmer’s markets. One of my favourite fruits, and something I look forward to each year is  blueberries. What better way to use the first blueberries of the season than in a cake…

Pork Chili Verde with Homemade Flour Tortillas

This is one of my favourite meals. It can be served in a bowl like regular chili with a side of flour tortillas.  But, I prefer it served over cheese filled homemade flour tortillas. One morning last week, before leaving for work, I put both the pork and a pot of black beans on to…

Tea and Scones and a Giveaway

Teavivre, a tea company in China  recently offered me the chance to experience their wonderful teas. I had my choice from their large selection of exceptional teas. I selected black tea and jasmine tea because these are the teas that Moe and I both enjoy. My selection of teas included: Yun Nan Dian Hong Black…

Pollo Alla Marengo

From The Art of Eating Well, Pellegrino Artusi 1820 – 1911,  Italy’s Most Treasured Cookbook,  Translated by Kyle M. Phillips III. This is a very simple but delicious chicken dish. A light lemony garlic sauce. Served with pasta , rice or potatoes. Pollo Alla Marengo Adjusted : from The Art of Eating Well, Pellegrino Artusi…