22 mai 2016
Risotto 100% végétarian, 100% printanier, 100% délicieux ! Spring-like, delicious and 100% vegetarian Risotto !
No, I haven't changed my eating habits, I still love meat, poultry and fish, but when one has a lacto-ovo-vegetarian guest, one has to be irreprocheable about respecting the rules. This is a matter of respect. And it was quite fun actually. Here in France, vegetarianism is not as popular as in Great Britain or the USA (only 2% of the population versus 10-20%) so even though it was not an easy task, I think the menu I proposed was truly enjoyed by my guest. We started with slow-roasted Tomato Tatin Tartlets, followed by... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2016
Crostata à la Confiture de Cerises des Soeurs Jumelles Toscanes, the Super Tuscans' Cherry Jam Crostata
Each time I travel to the USA (to my great pleasure, this happens quite often) I return to France with my travel bag loaded with American food magazines : Food&wine, Bon Appétit, Saveur and Foodnetwork magazine from the eponymous TV channel. Funny enough, though, the recipe that caught my attention among all those yankee foodzines was an...Italian one ! In Bon Appétit, I stumbled upon an interesting article about two twin Tuscanian sisters, professional winemakers/amateurs cooks and their Cherry Crostata recipe. That tart was... [Lire la suite]