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Each week a new article recommending a gastronomic adventure: from classic recipes from the Cote d'Azur to Italian and international recipes using local Mediterranean ingredients.
All recommendations and articles on this blog are based on products, restaurants, tool, and events I use or have attended personally.
Below the latest posts:
Usually, sausage rolls recipe call for puff pastry, while this recipe uses homemade brioche dough. The sweet dough nicely contrasts the saltiness of the sausages and a spicy mustard adds a little kick to each bite. Jump to Recipe They are perfect for a Picnic, a buffet and children’s party. You can serve them with a regular tomato sauce or… Read more →
I could call this recipe chicken alla cacciatora but since I am adding and changing ingredients I will call it Italian chicken with peppers. Jump to Recipe The cooking procedure is the same however, I am adding Marsala instead of wine and red peppers instead of tomatoes, which add a sweet taste and complete the dish. As a side dish,… Read more →
A creamy chicken Marsala is easy to make and does not require cream as the Marsala makes a perfect luscious sauce full of flavour. I serve it with mushrooms and baked potatoes. Jump to Recipe Furthermore, this chicken is very delicate in flavour as well as texture, it is cut into thin slices and coated with flour. Chicken breast cutlets cook faster than… Read more →
Make a meal out of nothing using savory crepes to make baked spring rolls. I am using cabbage, carrots and some leftover chicken. Jump to Recipe This recipe is one of my favourite when I have nothing to cook in the house. Since I usually stock up on eggs, flour and milk, those are ingredients I can always count on. Savory crepes… Read more →
Step up from the usual cracker appetizers with these savory pancakes. Pancake Tuesday is coming up, and those savoury pancakes are all you need to complete your dinner. Jump to Recipe Not only is Pancake Tuesday but it is also St Valentine, definitely a week of celebrations. To combine the two I decided to make savory pancakes and get a dinner out… Read more →
Next Tuesday is Pancake day, and instead of preparing pancakes with Maple Syrup, I am making Russian Pancakes with smoked salmon and homemade aioli, a mayonnaise flavoured with garlic. Jump to Recipe Russian pancakes are called Blinis and here in France you can find them already made at the Supermarkets in the seafood section. They are slightly thicker than pancakes and… Read more →
This is a dark chocolate mousse easy to make, no cream only eggs, butter and sugar if you like sweet. If you like dark chocolate like me, forget the sugar. Dark, smooth and chocolaty. Jump to Recipe This mousse is perfect for dinner parties as you can prepare ahead of time and keep it in the fridge ready to serve. It… Read more →