La petite Mont Tremblant village revealed

Mont Tremblant, Canada We enjoyed our Thanksgiving dinner at this French Mediterranean restaurant called La Petite Cachee. Loved it! To our surprise we woke up to the beautiful view of snow glistened mountains during our brief stay in Mont Tremblant. Our B&B needs its own post, and more on the village experience to come…

Montreal’s Bakeries and Coffee Shops

La Brioche Doree served the ristretto espresso just like back in France and Italy.  They extract the perfect shot of espresso with the crema layer that the states can’t quite seem to pull off. O Plaisir Gourmands was the most impressive bakery I have ever experienced.  Leave the pastry making to the French to perfect….

J’adore Chez Suzette

This was our first meal in Montreal.  I was on a mission to find crepes for brunch!  Flashbacks of my introduction to Paris at the “Creperie des arts” began the moment I spotted Cidre on the menu.  I finally found some French style Cidre again to go with crepes–the proper way to eat crepes in France, I…

Pumpscotcholate Cookies

Pumpscotcholate Cookies 1/2 c. butter 1/2 c. light brown sugar 1/2 c. sugar 1/2 can pure pumpkin 1 egg 1/2 t. vanilla 1.5 heaping c. flour 1 t. baking soda 1/2 t. cinnamon 1/4 t. ginger 1/8 t. nutmeg 1/8 t. cloves 1/2 bag semi sweet or milk chocolate Ghirardelli Chocolate Chips (I prefer the miniature…

Chickpea Tacos and Nitro

Chickpea Tacos 1 can of organic chickpeas/garbanzo beans Onion Garlic Bell peppers Jalapeño Taco seasoning Greek yogurt (used in place of sour cream) La Tortilla Factory white corn tortillas are the BEST! Avocado Fresh tomatoes …and here’s Nitro, all ready for the Bichon Halloween Bash with Small Paws-Bichon Rescue