27 mai 2010

Trois p'tites pommes et puis s'en vont...! The apple of my p-eye !

Tarte Fine aux Pommes simplissimeSuper easy Thin Apple Tart Those of you who follow me on Facebook know that I was recently offered an apple peeler and since then, I have had so much fun with it !!  I'm crazy about it, and it is my daughters' new favorite toy, too !! I know this utensil is far from being a novelty and some of my readers even pointed out that their grandparents already owned one a long time ago, but still, I'm fascinated by the way it so easily peels, cores and slices apples. Now, the question is : what do... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2010

Blanc comme...une asperge ! As white as...asparagus !

Crème d'Asperges BlanchesCream of White Asparagus Soup So far, I have always found white asparagus quite...suspicious ... I thought their taste was just like their color : bland, neutral, in other words nothing to write home about ! And the fact that I am the  biggest fan on earth of their green "cousins" does not help, I know... On the other hand, I have always loved white soups (cauliflower, endives,...) : I find them very elegant, very french actually, lol. So why not try a white asparagus soup ? My verdict :... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2010

Main courses and their side-dishes/Plats principaux et leurs accompagnements

(dernière mise à jour en janvier 2015, last update january, 2015) Beef/Boeuf Standing rib roast beef with Celery Puree/Côte de Boeuf et Purée de Céleri   My Mum's Polpettoni (meatballs)/Les Polpettoni de ma mère   My Beef and vegetable Couscous/ Mon Couscous au boeuf et aux légumes   Beef Lok Lak (cambodian recipe)/Boeuf Lok Lak (recette cambodgienne) Stir fry noodles with beef leftovers/Nouilles sautées au boeuf à l'asiatique   Chicken/Poulet Cashew nut chicken/Poulet aux noix de cajou ... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2010

Breakfast or Tea-time/L'heure du petit-déj ou du goûter

 (last update may, 2015, dernière mise à jour en mai 2015)   (By type of cake, click here, listés par type de gâteau cliquez ici)     Almonds/Amandes Galette des Rois Alsatian Kougelhopf/Kougelhopf alsacien Honeycomb Brioche/Brioche Nid D'abeille "Boulous" Italian style Cantucci/Cantuccis comme à Florence   Apricots/Abricots Apricot and grated chocolate loaf/Cake abricots et chocolat râpé Apricot and Rum Fritters, chocolate sauce/Beignets Abricots et Rhum, sauce chocolat   ... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2010

Appetizers and Small Plates/Entrées

(last update may, 2015, dernière mise à jour en mai 2015)   Certaines soupes sont classées dans "non végétarien" car elles utilisent du bouillon de poulet. Some soups are in the non vegetarian category because they use chicken broth. Vegetarian appetizers/Entrées végétariennes Three-Cheese Soufflé Tatin Shallots Tartlets Blue Cheese, Pear and Rosemary "Pastilla" Pastry/Pastilla gorgonzola, poires et romarin Little eggplant and Basil Mousses/Petites Mousses de Caviar d'aubergines et Basilic Yellow Bellpepper... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2010

Florilège de douceurs pour instants cocooning, Sweet treats anthology for warm moments at home

Siberian cold is back ! No Panic, stay at home next week-end, get dressed in your comfiest outfit (we all know it is also the ugliest one) and get prepared to...bake ! Yes, indeed, it is the perfect weather to caringly prepare sweet treats for your loved ones ! For a brunch or an afternoon tea, you will find everything in the list below, from homey cakes and tarts to more sophisticated madeleines and meringues ! I am currently updating my recipe index (sooooooo time-consuming and boring, but really necessary ), and I took this... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2010

Warm and chilled soups/Soupes chaudes et froides

(last updated january 2015) Chilled Soups/Soupes froides   Yellow Bellpepper Cold Soup/Soupe froide de poivrons jaunes Fava Bean and Mint Soup, Dried Duck Magrets/Soupe de Fèves, Menthe et Magrets Séchés Gwyneth Paltrow's pea and basil soup/Soupe de petits pois et basilic de Gwyneth Paltrow Cucumber and granny Smith Chilled Soup/Soupe froide de cocombre et de granny smith   Warm Soups/Soupes chaudes Aniseed Carrot Soup with Chestnuts/Soupe de Carottes anisées aux ChâtaignesCauliflower and white truffle... [Lire la suite]
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03 mai 2010

La Pistache m'a "tuer"...Killing me softly with these cakes...

Petits Moelleux Pistache-griottesPistachio and Griottes (sour cherries) melt-in-your-mouth Mini Cakes My regular readers know that I am fond of pistachio in sweet recipes. Whole, chopped, powdered or in paste, give me them all !!  It is a fact that my little love handles don't say "thank you" to them, but hey, have I ever said I was a reasonnable person ? That being said, it was totally predictible that I would deeply  fall in love with these decadent pistachio and sour cherry mini cakes, seen in Christophe... [Lire la suite]
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