Eyeballs! That’s what lychees always remind me of! So when this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe rolled around, I knew I wouldn’t include them in the dish. Apart from the texture issue, I just don’t like the taste of them either – too perfume-y. I do, however, like pork and fruit so I figured […]
We’re nearly there – just a handful of French Fridays with Dorie recipes to complete but we’re still not done with the fish (two more fish recipes to complete still after this!). Fortunately for me, this week’s selection (salmon tartare, p 180) was a relatively easy one and even more fortunately for me, I happened […]
I was really looking forward to this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe – finally something sweet after many weeks of fishy-ness. Waffles! Yay! Something I don’t eat much (I don’t have a waffle maker so I do tend to order them when I go out for brunch) and something I have only made one […]
Hmmm… so, best-laid plans and all that… Checking out the schedule for French Fridays with Dorie this week I was relieved to see that it was something I figured I’d be able to make in our makeshift kitchen in the South-West of France (for those of you wondering, yes, it’s our house and so I […]
This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe – Côte d’Azur cure-all soup was just what the doctor ordered this week. I’ve been cooking in a tiny makeshift (no, really, just essential utensils, two hotplates and a toaster oven) kitchen at our house in France for the past 10 days which has made trying to get […]
This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe, Veal Marengo, is apparently “found on menus all over France” and was named in 1800 by Napoleon Bonaparte’s chef who made it in honour of Napoleon’s success at the Battle of Marengo (fighting Austrians on Italian soil). A basic stew of veal, tomatoes, onions and white wine, this […]
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