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Mediterranean picnic with horses

Ferragosto: a Mediterranean picnic “English style”

Packing only local products, here are some ideas to enjoy a Ferragosto Mediterranean picnic “English style”, with horses, dog and picnic basket. Jump to Recipe :  Print Recipe Ferragosto is a traditional Mediterranean holiday in Italy, France and Spain, celebrating the Assumption of Mary. Typically most people are on vacation, and many prepare a picnic spending the day outdoors. Unfortunately,… Read more →

Black Olives Tapenade Recipe

Black Olives Tapenade Recipe

Tapenade is an olive paste usually served over some crostini bread or bruschette. It is a mix of black olives, anchovies, garlic, capers, thyme, lemon juice and extra-virgin olive oil. Jump to Recipe :  Print Recipe This is the traditional recipe from Provence, but ingredients and flavors are added or changed all the times. This recipe has a perfect balance… Read more →

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  Escoffier: The Complete Guide to the Art… Read more →

Pissaladiere Nicoise

Pissaladiere Nicoise

Pissaladiere is a traditional recipe from the South of France, sold in many bakeries as a starter or snack. It is a pizza base topped by Mediterranean caramelized onions, anchovies and olives.   Jump to Recipe :  Print Recipe The name comes from Latin and means salty fish, the anchovies are definitely the main ingredients. The anchovies filets are arranged over… Read more →