Tag Archive for Beef

Best Supermarkets in the French and the Italian Riviera

The Best Supermarkets on the Italian and French Riviera

Looking for quality/value? Here are some of the best supermarkets on the French and Italian Rivera, including my 2 favourite online stores for Asian and British delicacies and ingredients! The South of France is full of charming farmers’ markets selling fresh local products beautifully arranged in their stalls. Now look closely at the prices: you might have been caught in… Read more →

Beef Sausage Hand Pie Recipe

Beef Sausage Hand Pie is a complete meal. The filling is made with half beef and half pork mixed with grated carrot, celery, and onion. Jump to Recipe I adapted this recipe from the ‘The Hairy Bikers’, making it user-friendly for picnics. They should be eaten at room temperature. You can make the filling and dough the day before, letting… Read more →

Stuffed Round Courgettes

Stuffed Round Courgettes

Easy to make, the stuffed round courgettes are a balanced meal for a healthy family dinner. Even the children will happily eat their veg here. Jump to Recipe You can use frozen breadcrumbs described in the article: Grated Parmesan and BreadcrumbsThey don’t need to be defrosted ahead of time. For additional storage and freezer recommendations follow the guidelines described in… Read more →

Meatballs with Vegetables and Couscous

Meatballs with Vegetables and Couscous

Meatballs with Vegetables and Couscous is a balanced meal so tasty even the children will enjoy the vegetables. The broth and the vegetables moisten the meatballs creating a perfect balance of texture, flavour and juices. Jump to Recipe You can use frozen breadcrumbs described in the article: Grated Parmesan and Breadcrumbs. They don’t need to be defrosted ahead of time.… Read more →

Healthy dinners for kids Tagliatelle alla bolognese

Easy Bolognese Pasta

To make an easy “whatever” Bolognese pasta I make my sauce in the pressure cooker for speed and deeper flavour. A proper Bolognese sauce should cook for hours, while it only takes 30 minutes with a pressure pan. For more information on pressure cooker you can see my post: Pressure Cooker. If you don t have a pressure cooker, you… Read more →

Cuts of Beef for barbecue English vs French

Cuts of Beef for Barbecuing (in French and Italian)

Sorting out the Cuts of Beef Jigsaw in French and Italian ! My biggest challenge when cooking in a foreign country is buying cuts of Beef. While pork and lamb cuts are easier to recognize, it is not the same for beef cuts. Some pieces are universally known, while others are not. Besides the difficulties in finding the right name,… Read more →