***note*** This post does seem quite frivolous in light of the events in Nice last night, however, I wrote and scheduled this earlier in the week. This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from My Paris Kitchen is a classic you’ll find all over Brittany – buckwheat galettes (crêpes made with buckwheat flour). These are […]
This week’s recipe for Tuesdays with Dorie was perfect for me. A galette is something I always love to make (just last week I wrote about mini blueberry galettes!) but when I am in France, getting carried away with all the lovely market produce it’s even more enjoyable. Note that I would be doing the […]
This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from My Paris Kitchen is a perfect example of how the book contains recipes, not for “French” food, per se, but for dishes influenced by other cultures that you see more and more of in Paris. Slaw is not something I’d typically think of when I think “Paris” […]
Welcome to this month’s instalment of The Everyday Baker review (I’m spreading it out over the course of a year because with over 170 recipes and 600+ pages, it’s a little hard to cover unless you divide it up into chapters!). This month, we’re looking at “Cakes”. I mean, you can hardly have a baking […]
I’m always interested in a good roast chicken recipe. Over the past few years, I’ve tried a number of different versions – Dorie Greenspan’s “Hurry up and Wait” Roast Chicken, M Jacques Armagnac Chicken, Olive Oil Cornish Hens, Roast Chicken for Les Paresseux, and of course, there’s the famous Mr Neil’s Roast Chicken which I […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe (Rose Fraisier, p 103) was a perfect way to celebrate the arrival (finally!) of local strawberries. The Fraisier is a traditional French dessert – “it’s always a layer cake and the layers are never covered, because you’re meant to see the berries, cut, so their beautiful centers are clearly […]
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