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 […]
I’ll be quick today since I’ve got 10 million things (only a *slight* exaggeration!) to do before I take off for Paris tonight (including, you know, teaching a full day!). We’re coming to the end of our French Fridays with Dorie project working our way through Around my French Table. Which means that in a […]
The French Fridays with Dorie crew picked this week’s recipe (Vanilla Butter Poached Lobster) on the basis that it would make a nice meal for St Valentine’s Day. Well ok then. Mr Neil and I don’t celebrate (I’d actually rather be surprised with a nice meal or something on a completely random day, but that’s […]
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