Tag Archives: Julia Child

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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Pissaladière Niçoise with goat’s cheese

It was about time I got a little homesick – if nothing else, right now I am craving my mum’s cooking. So what better to do on a day off than to recreate my favourite dish? Pissaladière Niçoise is technically … Continue reading

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Taste of Le Cordon Bleu

So it has been a while since I have written – this is mainly due to the new year attempt at a diet and surviving on simple stir-fries that don’t really deserve to be photographed. But today was the day … Continue reading

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I’m back with Carbonnades á la Flamande. What?

Well I know it has been a while, but I have been extremely busy with enjoying my life and doing nothing. After that, I was very busy resting after all this doing nothing. Life is hard right now. But I … 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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Duck devoured!

May I just say, I did it. Because I get to say that. The duck turned out perfect, thank Heavens. You cannot imagine the fear I felt when I first cut into it at the dinner table with 10 people … Continue reading

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Duck stuffed

It’s day two of the duck project, and I have to say – whoever said it’s easier to bone a duck than to stuff it was utterly wrong. Today was stuffing day, but first of all, I spent about an … Continue reading

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