How to feel in Italy with cheap ingredients and especially by mixing the flavors and smells….
Ingredients for two verrines
- 1 egg
- 125 gr ricotta
- 125 gr mascarpone
- 25 g pine nuts
- 1 large tomato
- 2 handfuls of rocket
- 4 grissini
Separate the egg white from the yolk and add a pinch of salt in the egg yolk . Add the mascarpone and the ricotta until smooth. Beat the egg white until stiff and stir into mixture then mix again. Refrigerate.
Cut the tomatoes into small dices, ideally transfer the seeds. Add the pine nuts.
In the verrines, arrange chopped grissini, rocket salad (rocket without More >
A few days ago I posted the “making-of” of our Christmas bûche, the first part was dedicated to the first layer, made with French Genoise with pear. Now I gonna show you how to make the second layer of our “bûche de Noêl” and here again it’s really simple !
Ingredients for More >
The quiche lorraine is a very old and emblematic recipe of Lorraine, a northeastern french region. The first written record of this recipe goes back to the 16th century. Furthermore, we know that the Duke of Lorraine, Charles III loved that recipe.
At that time, traditional recipes used ingredients that were More >
Here is a savory tart tatin both simple to perform while being very tastyIngredients for 4 people :
- 1 Ready-rolled puff pastry
- 10 plum tomatoes cut into 2
- 1 onion, thinly sliced
- brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
- 20 g butter
Preheat the oven gas mark 6 (180 ° C). Arrange tomatoes, cut into 2 on a baking sheet in single layer, bake 20 minutes in theoven until they are tender and golden.
Cook the onion with butter until it turns light brown, add 3 tablespoon caster sugar and balsamic vinegar, cook until the onion caramelize.
In a pie plate place a disc of greaseproof paper (the diameter of the mold), oil More >
Génoise is an all-purpose cake that I use in many recipe such as this “Bûche de Noël” (the 1st layer) Basically a génoise is a sponge cake made with butter, its firm texture allows it to be cut into many shapes. Usually there is no fruits in the recipe, but More >
A few days before Christmas, you’d better eat light and warm. Here is an example of a french “potage” you could do with seasonal vegetables.Ingredients for 4 people :
- 3 leeks
- 3 potatoes
- 4 carrots
- 1 turnip
- 1 onion
- 50ml olive oil (1 3/4 ounces)
The recipe is quite simple :
one : Peel vegetables and cut into small cubes. two : Brown the onion in olive oil. three : In a pressure cooker, More >
Want to try a new rice recipe ? Come along and let me show you the rice based famous Chinese recipe ! But we gonna do the Creole’s version.Ingredients for 4 people :
- 200gr rice (7 ounces)
- 6 eggs
- 4 slices of ham
- 200gr bacon (7 ounces)
- 4 tablespoons soy sauce
- 250gr peas (9 ounces)
- a bunch of parsley
- 3 green onions
- a More >