Monthly Archives: November 2013

Chicken Stroganoff – This smell in the kitchen…

News: the blog might be moving soon because apparently WordPress does ot agree with my iternet supplier – I am writing this from my library. Darn. Anyway, today wasn’t the greatest of days. So I came home and made chicken … Continue reading

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Provence-style meatballs – lovely and classic French recipe

Even though my Mom and I don’t look that much alike, there are many things in which we are the same – one of these being the passion for cooking. And not just any cooking; make that French cuisine. We … Continue reading

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Bollito Misto – If I ever had a restaurant…

If I ever had a restaurant, I would definitely… definitely… make this my winter special. This dish is so delicious, so full of flavour and colour and so satisfying that it left me wondering if I could just make this … Continue reading

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Chocolate cream pie – quick, easy and irresistible

You know how you get soufflés and cakes and pastries with chocolate? Well this pie is not with chocolate, it is chocolate. It is super simple to make, especially if you are using a pre-made pie crust, and tastes like … Continue reading

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Mes dames et Messieurs: Oeuf Benedictine! (Eggs Benedict!)

Well, yesterday morning I decided to have a go at tackling two things at once that have been scaring me for a long time. And that is poaching and egg and making Hollandaise sauce. Yesterday morning’s breakfast was not photographed, … Continue reading

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As promised: super-quick, short and sweet interview with FoodWishes.com’s Chef John!

I wasn’t lying about posting this interview eventually – I just couldn’t find the right time. But after an evening of nothing but a slice of ham and a few bits of pecorino, instead of my boring dinner, I’ll share … Continue reading

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Navarro’s – probably the best tapas restaurant in London

So as you all know it was my birthday a few days ago, and what better way to celebrate that than to visit a restaurant and have a huge wine and dine outing? I picked Navarro’s this year (and last … Continue reading

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Birthday surprise – Crème Bavaroise!

And my birthday surprise is… Delicious crème Bavaroise (or Bavarian cream) with strawberries! That’s right! Now I know this isn’t a great picture and I do apologise. But as I have stated before, I am a terrible photographer. Anyhow, this … Continue reading

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Pecorino with white truffle honey, say what?

Today I stumbled upon a Christmas market just at the end of my street. I have seen the signs up so technically I didn’t really stumble upon it, I went. But it didn’t exactly turn out the way I expected! … Continue reading

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Well now, this isn’t Instagram…

…But still. This sandwich is gorgeous enough to be posted here. Short and sweet: the San Francisco-style sour dough is fresh. And I mean so fresh that I picked it up from the bakery, brought it home and now I’m … Continue reading

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