Tag: French

Torrone Italian Nougat Recipe

Torrone Italian Nougat Recipe

The Italian and the French cuisine have a lot of similarities, Torrone is one of the most popular Italian Christmas desserts and is the same French nougat recipe. Usually exchanged as edible gifts, torrone/nougat is a caramelized mix of marshmallow and honey filled with toasted almonds and pistachios. There are hard and soft versions, this is the soft one. Jump… Read more →

Aubergine caviar

Aubergine Caviar

Aubergine caviar may sound sophisticated, however it is very simple to make. Jump to Recipe It is baked aubergine with plenty of garlic, thyme and olive oil. I have found many versions of this recipe with many more ingredients, but I prefer the simplicity of this version. I like to serve it as a dip for bruschetta, and if I… Read more →

Picnic French Sandwich with local ingredients

Original French Sandwich

If you are vacationing on the French Riviera I would recommend trying at least once a French sandwich, an alternative to the beach kiosk or cafes: a DIY lunch. A good way is to try local regional products: bread, cheese, ham, fruits, vegetables and detox water. Jump to Recipe If you want to found out more on how to buy… Read more →

Duck magret de Canard sauce a l'Orange

French Challenge: Duck Magret de Canard à l’Orange and Gratin Dauphinoise

Duck magret de canard a l orange is France favourite dish. At last some rain, and the temperature has dropped. It seems autumn has finally arrived, and I am ready for some comfort and festive food to warm up our cold and rainy weekends. To celebrate the new season I embraced a new French challenge: Magret de Canard a l’Orange… Read more →