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 souffl├ęs 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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