Cod with beets, watercress sauce and bottarga

Today’s recipe is a dish composed of cod, beets, watercress sauce, beer and bottarga, it’s a dish that combines freshness and exoticism. This recipe comes all the way from Paris from the restaurant “La Fine Mousse“. Ingredients 3 red beets 3 yellow beets 1 chiogia beetroot  1 bunch of watercress 100gr butter  1 cod fillet…

Galette bretonne with warm goat cheese, honey and walnuts

A galette (Breton Krampouezhenn) is a buckwheat pancake from Brittany. This delicious recipe, that mixes sweet and salty, is easy to prepare. Perfect to share with friends! Ingredients for 6 persons: pancake batter: 250ml half-skimmed milk 60g sweet butter 1 egg 70g wheat flour 55g buckwheat flour  2 pinches of fine salt filling: 150g goat cheese…

Crème brulée

To eat a Crème brulée is a unique experience between crunchy, smooth and tasty. Once you’ve tasting it you will adopt it for sure ! Ingredients 5 egg yolks 100g / 3.5 oz of sugar 50cl / 17.5 fl oz of whipping creme 1 vanilla bean Preparation Pre-heat the oven to 160°C / 320°F. Beat…

Quiche lorraine

Quiche lorraine is a typical dish very popular in France. You can eat it as a starter or main dish, hot or cold. Ingredients 200g / 7 oz of shortcrust pastry 200g / 7 oz of bacon 30g / 1 oz of butter 3 eggs 20 cl / 7 fl oz of milk 20 cl…

Yogurt cake

Probably the easiest cake recipe ever. This is a french cake whose primary ingredient is yogurt. This is probably the first cake I baked as a child with my mom, so for those who feel like cake but don’t want anything challenging or others who are looking to cook with young children this recipe is…

Gratin Dauphinois

Here is one the French’s favourite family meal. Easy and tasty! Preparation time : 25 minutes Cooking time : 50 minutes (or less) Ingredients 1,5 kg of potatoes 2 garlic cloves 30 cl of double cream 1 L milk 2 teaspoons of grounded nutmeg Grated cheese (preferably gruyère) Pepper and salt Preparation Skin the potatoes,…

Hachis Parmentier (Cottage Pie)

The absolute french family meal. A french dish very similar to the Cottage Pie (Beef meat) or the Sheperd’s Pie (Lamb meat). Traditionally the Hachis Parmentier was made of leftover meat blended together. Nowadays we tend to use minced Beef to cook this delicious family meal. Ingredients (for 4 people) 600 grams of minced beef…

Salmon and Leek Quiche

Check out this really easy quiche recipe! Let me share with you a French recipe. While we all know the traditional Quiche Lorraine I have decided to make you discover another type of quiche we enjoy just as much. Easy to cook and perfect for people on a budget just like me! Ingredients 1 shortcrust…

Potato Leek Vegan Quiche

Who says vegans should have limited options and boring repetitive food choices? By eliminating all animal produce, creative cooking kicks in and mesmerizing results occur.   6 servings Ingredients 1 14ounce package extra-firm tofu, drained 2 tbsp soy sauce or tamari 2 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 1 tbsp lemon juice ¼ tsp ground turmeric 1…

From the French cuisine: Ratatouille

Delicacy, exquisite and sophistication might be the words that come into your mind when describing the French cuisine. For the French, cooking  is an art. The cooking knowledge and skills required to prepare a good culinary meal is something that the French people are proud of when they present meals. France has many culinary regions…

Waffle iron

The earliest waffle irons are from the 14th century and were originated in countries like French and Belgium in western Europe. Those waffle irons were attached to tongs with wooden handles and to heat them they were held over an open flame, or set on a stove. In the 19th century, the design of waffle irons changed so…

Strawberry parfait

Parfait originates from France and is a traditional French dessert. The oldest known recipe dates back to 1894. The word Parfait is a French word which means ´perfect´. In France parfait refers to a frozen dessert made from a base of sugar, syrup, egg and cream but the American parfait includes more ingredients such as…