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  • Handpicked: Mediterranean products, where to buy them and recommended kitchen tools
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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:

Rissole à la Dauphine

Rissole à la Dauphine

Escoffier uses rissole as a generic term for starters which includes a filling made of salpicon wrapped in a pastry that can be of different kinds: brioche pastry without sugar, puff pastry or short pastry, usually, fried. Salpicon is a generic term for a mix of different ingredients minced and combined with a sauce.   Jump to Recipe :  Print Recipe I… Read more →

Cheese Gougère Bourguignonne

Cheese Gougère Bourguignonne

Cheese Gougère Bourguignonne are puff pastries where sugar is replaced by cheese and milk by water. They are perfect for a buffet table because they can be served at room temperature and can be done the day before. Jump to Recipe :  Print Recipe I took this recipe from Auguste Escoffier famous book  -37% Escoffier: The Complete Guide to the… Read more →

“Dolce Italia” Organic Gelato Saint Paul de Vence

Dolce Italia in Saint Paul de Vence: the best organic gelato, Rated #3 best ice-cream in France by TripAdvisor’s traveler community and awarded the “Certificate of Excellence”, “. “Dolce Italia” is one of the hidden gems of Saint Paul de Vence, a fantastic Italian artisanal organic gelato shop located at 13 place de l’Eglise, across the entrance of the Collegiate… Read more →

Restaurant in Nice: L'école de Nice

Restaurant in Nice: L’école de Nice

Keisuke Matsushima as the name suggests is Japanese and has a Michelin star for a restaurant in Nice bearing his name. (This restaurant review is an English translation of the article written by Serge Thorn author of the blog Hedofoodia.You can find here the original version of the review in French. You can visit Serge’s blog for more restaurants review worldwide) Like a… Read more →

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