Tag: fresh

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 →

Smoked Salmon Farfalle Recipe

Smoked Salmon Farfalle Recipe

This Smoked Salmon Farfalle Recipe is very easy to prepare as you can prepare everything you need beforehand, and the last minute preparations will be very quick. If you are preparing it for a dinner party, you will only have to excuse yourself for a few minutes from your guests! Jump to Recipe The pasta should always be cooked and… Read more →

Comfort Food homemade english muffin egg benedict

Back to School Comfort Food: Homemade English Muffins

Comfort food for children after their first week back to school: Egg Benedict with homemade English muffins La rentree scolare, back to school, is never easy; this year in particular as our son Liam is attending the Lycee International de Valbonne: new school, new schedule and new friends. It has been a long and exhausting week; leaving the house at… Read more →

Floating Nicoise Salad

Nicoise Salad

Nicoise salad is one of the most famous dish from the Cote d Azur region, and recipes using the term Nicoise have strict rules to follow. Too often traditional recipes have been misrepresented by “unscrupulous” cooks and I have no intention of getting into trouble with locals. So I did some research and on my French cooking bible, Larousse Gastronomique… Read more →

Pasta Caprese salad

Pasta Caprese Salad

This Pasta Caprese salad is a quick, fresh, light and delicious lunch you can make in minutes and this is how it is made in Capri. The name already reveals the ingredients: fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and basil all season with an Italian extra virgin olive oil. Jump to Recipe If you have the real mozzarella and tomatoes from Naples, you… Read more →