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Spinach soup to keep the winter warm

Autumn has started tough in coughing and sneezing. As we did not had a proper cold freezing winter, germs can be stronger. In my family, we always cure cold with a warm soup, lots of tea with honey, ginger and lemon. I do believe on the virtue of natural therapy, especially if you start at …

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The International Vegetarian Day

Today, is the International Vegetarian Day so I will be sharing some of the great recipes appearing online. I love veggies. Never eat enough. Starting by this Turkish egg dish. Reminds me of the Chakshouka dishes my Friend Andre Nataf, father of JP Nataf of Les Innocents Rock band, that I have no news, used …

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Lentils with Jasmine rice

Today’s recipe has been graciously past on by a French Lawyer known on Twitter as @Lawyer971. You would be surprised by the number of lawyers who enjoy cooking. Part of life appreciation and the share of pleasure. Actually, one of my good Twitter bud’s Nicole Black (@NicoleBlack) has created a Twitter List of ‘Epucrian lawyers’). …

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Buñuelos de viento and Never get enough sushi

Dinner tonight, miso soup, sushi and sashimi followed by Spanish Bunuelos. Enjoy! and the Spanish Bunuelos for desert ! Recipe for Bunuelos : Hemos explicado algunas recetas de buñuelos pero creemos que esta vez le toca a todo un clásico, los Buñuelos de viento. Este es un dulce típico en algunas regiones en la celebración …

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Sweet and Sour Chicken

Tonight, an easy and fast meal. short version of a recipe we tried on our cooking lesson in China when we visited the gorgeous Yangshou area. We fly to Hong Kong, from where we went to Shenzhen, a long walk to cross the border, we stayed a night at Shenzhen before flying for Guilin. From …

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Hachis parmentier a ‘comfort food’ dish!

We had a roast beef dinner with friends and lots of leftover. Not a big beef eater, what better than acomodate the left over to make an ‘Hachis parmentier’, this is how traditionally hachis parmentier was made. Of course you can make it with dedicated minced beef or any small piece of beef in tomatoe …

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Winter warm recipies

After the holidays and lots of heavy meals, time for simple warm dishes. Since I left France, there is one vegetable I miss, apart from the artichoke and fennel, is endive. Not that you can’t find any, just that they are not popular and can be expensive. They call them chicory in the UK. I …

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Blanquette de veau

A very simple recipe. The hardest part is to find veal which is rare in the UK. In France, you would just asked some ‘veau pour une blanquette’ and they would know exactly which part of the veal you need, ideally some parts with bone. I was lucky to find some at Marks & Spencer …

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Veal scaloppine and butter Bean from Montecatini

Few years ago, we did a trip to Italy in the region of Florence. After long research, I found this lovely town of Montecatini where we stayed at the Grand Hotel Nizza et Suisse. It’s a short distance from Florence, in a little hill. an old termal town. It was very convenient, with fresh air …

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Simple things are so often the best

I had somehow let down my cooking blogging lately as too busy with the rest. Recently, we had few ‘tweet exchanges’ with my Twitter bud @LizAzayan, charming young lady, Social Media Doctoral Researcher in UK. Like me, she wants ‘simple’ and easy recipes. I passed her my recipe for the chicken supreme and she discovered …

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