A great vinaigrette dressing can transform a few green leaves in an amazing salad but what is the secret of a great vinaigrette? Even though French people are better known as meat, cheese, wine...-lovers (what's not to love in food???), we love our fruits and vegetables and a bowl of green salad may well be [...]
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During winter, soup is one of the easiest way to reach your 5-a-day. Yet the first time I tried I was not convinced that soup would be a hit with our children... but I was wrong, they just love it. It is such an easy meal that I have put together a little recap of [...]
Cannelés are divine French treats flavoured with vanilla and rhum. However I have to admit I am not a cannelés purist as I skip the rhum part in our household for the children’s sake :-) Cannelés are historically from the Bordeaux area but they are so popular you will find them in most French patisserie. They [...]
Today I want to share with you one of our favourite Autumn/Winter recipes, a 3-ingredient soup recipe: butternut squash soup. It is one of the most delicious soups yet one of the easiest to make. You can use either a butternut squash (“courge doubeurre” in French) or a red kuri squash (“potimarron” in French and [...]
I hope you all had a wonderful holiday. We did certainly make the most of it between family, friends, outings and food! ;-) Now we are off to a new start... I love new years, new perspectives, new challenges, don't you? A lot of new features should come up on the blog too so watch this [...]