12 octobre 2010

Apéros rigolos à partir de rien (ou presque)...Fun aperitive snacks from scratch...

Petits paniers à la tomate et à l'olive/Olive and tomato mini-basketsMini-burgers de thon et citron confit/Canned tuna dn preserved lemon mini-burgersGougères au fromage et aux herbes/Herbs Cheese puffs A ready-made puff pastry on hand ? Some condiments ? Come on, don't be lazy, and instead of opening a bag of salted pistacchios, let's make a very small (and  little time-consuming) effort with these home-made and quite chic little snacks. Is there a better way to "welcome" your dearest  friends ? As it is... [Lire la suite]
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03 juin 2010

Apéro d'inspiration Bourguignonne...Snacks with a Burgundian flair

Gougères au gruyère et aux herbesGruyere and Parsley Gougères (cheese puffs) Is there a better host than the one who offers his guests home-made savory snacks before dinner ? I don't want to put any pressure on you and I know it is much easier to open a peanuts can or a pack of manufactured crackers (a thing that I have myself done many times), but really, if you have time -and patience-, treat your guests with some little treasures coming directly from your oven. It is such a good way to make everyone feel "spoilt"... [Lire la suite]
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27 avril 2010

Marquez un panier dès l'apéro ! Put all your wows in the same basket !

Mini-paniers apéro aux Olives Olive mini-cuttie Baskets Some puff pastry in the fridge ?  A handful olives and a can of tomato paste in your pantry ? Woohoo, good news, you have everything on hand to make those cute little baskets for a wonderful aperitive snack ! When I saw them in Christophe Felder's lattest cookbook, "Les mignardises de Christophe" (mignardise means bite-size delicacies), I found them totally irresistible ! And as Christophe is one of my favourite Pastry Chefs (I have 4 of his cookbooks, and... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2008

Daring Bakers : Mes "Froggy" Crackers et sauce aubergines/tomates, My Froggy Crackers and eggplant/tomato dip

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