earl grey

Earl Grey

This is a fine dessert that celebrates Earl Grey tea and it does it with great success. Prunes go very well with the rest of the ingredients, and the two biscuits (frangipane and lady fingers) go together wonderfully with the sabayon cream flavored with this fine tea!

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Light Lasagne

Light Lasagna

These light lasagna have a secret ingredient that gives them a very special character to the point that it does not matter that these lasagna do not have béchamel sauce :-) This secret ingredient is called allspice and it’s so good that you will not eat normal lasagna no more ;-)

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Shrimps à la créole

Shrimps à la créole

These shrimps à la creole are very special because they couple well tomato puree and lime (juice and zest)! Seeing these two ingredients together we might think they will not match, but this is not true, they go very well together! Besides onions, garlic and red peppers that give some extra taste there is also thyme, bay leaf and some chili that bring even more flavor! On top we grate a little bit of nutmeg and thus we create a wonderful sauce that goes very well with pasta or rice! You need to try it to see for yourself!

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vial with lemon confit

Veal with lemon confit

This veal with lemon confit has a multitude of ingredients (onions, garlic, carrots, honey, wine, orange juice and zest, thyme, bay leaf and of course lemon confit) that create a symphony of flavors! It’s really good and quick to make! Don’t miss the opportunity to taste it :-)

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lentils the Greek way -fakes- as a normal dish

Lentils the Greek way (fakes)

Lentils the Greek way are cooked as a soup or as a dish and they are made with tomato puree, onion and garlic and they have some bay leaf for extra flavor! You serve it with some red wine vinegar or Xérès vinegar and it’s really good! They are different from the lentils as we eat them in France and this recipe has better taste! But the lentils themselves are better in France than those in Greece and they cook faster! Give them a try and let me know!

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cabillaud à la basquaise

Cod as the Basques do

This is a fine cod filet with a wonderful sauce that is a bit spicy and goes very well with the cod! Besides the tomato puree the sauce has onions, garlic, and red peppers and it’s seasoned with thyme and bay leaf ;-) To bring some spiciness we add some “pili-pili” pepper or some French Espelette pepper, if you can’t find either try some chili powder ;-) It’s really good and rather straightforward to make ti!

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