Coconut lime bites

clb1bSummer is back, and so is my obsession with coconut and lime.

Today, I decided to tempt you with a twist on coconut macaroons. They are crunchy on the outside, chewy on the inside, with a pop of bright lime… you’ll be loving me all summer, I promise!

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Wonton Soup

wntnsp5Sometimes, I throw myself cooking challenges. Sometimes it works, other times not so much.

My last, half self-thrown challenge was to make wontons. Because buying frozen ones is too easy – why make things simple? I’m exaggerating. In reality, the filling is quite easy to do. It’s the “sealing” part I had a difficult time with.

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Te i’a ota, Tahitian marinated fish

Te i'a ota 1-2Autumn is among us, which means that soup season is officially on. Which is why I was craving something fresh and summer-y.

Yes, I know, it makes no sense when it’s cold and damp outside. But fear not, that does not mean I’m having sauerkraut in the dead of summer! Let’s not overdo it!

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Coconut lime ice cream

Cocolime 1For most people of Christian confession, August 15th is a major holiday. In my mix-and-match family, not so much. It’s not even anyone’s name day. We still make it a family gathering around a nice lunch.

I hadn’t planned on making another ice cream so soon, but this one was a special order from (other) coconut fanatics. This time around, I chose to put a spin on my recipe with the use of fresh coconut and adding lime. It was quite nice and quite refreshing. Lire la suite

Asia: coconut lime noodle soup

Coconut lime soup1Dear weather, It’s June 29th and I can see that, since yesterday, you are feeling poorly. Why else would it be raining so much when it’s supposed to be summer? So I decided to take care of you and made you some soup. I hope you like it. If not, that’s OK, I’ll have it. Lire la suite