Posts tagged french
Legend attributes the authorship of hypocras to Hippocrates, a Greek physician of the 4th century BC. In the Middle Ages, the hypocras was primarily a medicinal wine with spices and can only be found in an apothecary. It was also used to boost weary warriors but was also as a More >
Savory has been renowned for centuries for its tonic and stimulant effects. Beside having a good neurological benefit, the savory is also good for the immune systems and the circulatory system. By friction, it is an excellent remedy for fatigue, hypotension and temporary depression.Savory also has anti-infective and analgesic. Consumed as More >
If there is one thing really well with cooking, is that you can easily innovate, find new flavors, new tastes… Even if not for all the tastes.
Today we offer a rearrangement of taste, classy and original : Champagne in a sorbet !
- 4 tsp. of sweetener
- 7 fl oz of water
- 7 More >
You want to create a new cake but you don’t really know how to start ? One of my favorite way to start a “new cake” is to make a genoise cake as a first layer like in thoses verrines.
I often try new genoise recipes, but for now I gonna show 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 >
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 >
Noël… hum sorry Christmas is getting close and I have to show you what frenchs eat beyond any limitation ! I didn’t find any english word for those Chocolate wrappers so lets call them as Frenchmen call them, Papillotes !
The papillotes are from Lyon, our town (south east of France) and are one More >