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Sole Meuniere, or Close – Discovering the Fishmonger

For the past three years, I have always shopped at supermarkets. In the area where I was based, there wasn’t really a nearby opportunity to buy fresh stuff – no butcher, no market, mainly just quick stop stores and superstores. … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Cookies – Baking Still Gets Me Mad

For some reason, to me, ultimate nuisances come from baking – even though I am the kind of person who gets angry pretty easily. But honestly, nothing gets me as much as when the sweet pastry doesn’t stick, or the cookie … Continue reading

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Delicious French classic after a few days of napping

Well, I’m back in the kitchen – I think I deserved these few days of rest after that cursed duck. Delicious, but cursed. A last note on the beast : it was even more delicious on the 25th. It got … Continue reading

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How to make scrambled eggs – the real deal

There has always been a debate about scrambled eggs within the culinary world. As students, we call scrambled eggs that dry, fried dish that looks like mini pancakes in the texture of an over-cooked potato, and let’s face it, gives … Continue reading

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My first proper step towards French Cooking – Chicken Fricassée!

I first tried chicken fricassée when my Hawaiian (then) flatmate brought her boyfriend who decided to cook for us. But that was chicken fricassé, or chicken fricasse, and had little or nothing to do to with where this incredible dish … Continue reading

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