18 novembre 2011
11 façons de cuisiner le kaki Persimmon11 ways to cook Persimmon Du côté de Saint-Michel, mardi 15 novembre, un petit groupe de bloggeuses a eu l'honneur de participer à un dîner 100% kaki persimmon concocté par le chef espagnol, Alberto Herráiz. Son restaurant, le Fogón ("foyer" en espagnol), une étoile Michelin, nous a donc accueillies chaleureusement, comme les ibériques savent si bien le faire, autour d'un menu 100% kaki et... 100% tapas !! Pour moi qui n'avait jamais dégusté le kaki, je suis allée de... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2011
Coings pochés au miel, quenelles mascarpone-amaretto/Honey-poached Quinces with mascarpone-amaretto cream
I love Williams-Sonoma boutiques! Unfortunately, we don’t have them in France, but as I am lucky enough to be a frequent traveller to the USA, I can enjoy shopping in their outlets on a regular basis. I like their thoughtful selection of cooking utensils, dinnerware, sweet and savory “treats”, and many other things. OK, it is a bit pricey, but even if one does not buy anything, just roaming through the boutique's departments is a treat for the eyes. A year ago, I stumbled upon a book edited by WS: « New York, authentic recipes... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2011
"NOLA's Burnt Sugar Cake" : Delicieusement Kitsch, Kitschissimement délicieux...Deliciously Kitsch, Kitschily Delicious...
NOLA's Burnt Sugar Cake This post was first published in february 2009. Funny how inspiration in a kitchen can come from a...movie*. I would love to tell you that Brad Pitt himself murmured this recipe in my ear, or even his character "Benjamin Button" at the perfect age of 40 (when his mind was just as old as his body). But no, the reality is much less romantic, and don't forget that I am a happily married woman ! When I saw the movie, I thought "Wow, New Orleans ! Seems like a terrific city ! Why I never felt the need to... [Lire la suite]