Posts tagged french

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A gratin among others – Mussels and leek gratin with curry sauce

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A gratin parmi tant d’autres – Gratin de moules et poireaux au curry This is probably my last post before I fly to France, next week. I have to fly for family reasons and looking forward to it. June in France is my favorite month, the days are long and it’s still light until 10 pm. Since my mom [...]
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Mes petits choux – Prosciutto wrapped Brussels sprouts on mâche salad and roasted pepper vinaigrette

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Mon petit chou – Choux de Bruxelles enrobés de prosciutto sur lit de mâche et vinaigrette de poivrons grillés This is truly a fun way to eat Brussels sprouts. In case you thought they were a tiny intimidating or boring, or just unappealing, you can play with them so they become exciting. It’s true [...]
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Very Chick – Rosemary shrimp brochette on spicy chick pea purée

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Très chic – Brochette de crevettes en branche de romarin, sur purée epicée de pois chiches  After a few recipes mixing shrimps and cannellini beans, or shrimps and fava beans, let’s have fun with chick peas, I think they’re closer to a bean than a pea, called pois chiche in French but it seems like [...]
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It’s cute and can be eaten too – Mini madeleines with tangerine and cointreau

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C’est mignon et ça se mange – Mini madeleines à la tangerine et cointreau I cannot believe it took me a month to post those. Where did the time go? I miss the days I was able to post more often and I hope that things will slow down soon. As you know, in the US, everything is big and in France [...]
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I got my purse stolen – Purses filled with crayfish, leeks and cherry tomatoes, curry cream sauce

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Aumonières aux écrevisses, poireaux et tomates cerises, sauce curry I am back in the US and I did not post anything while in France, simply because I had no time to cook – I think I prepared lunch for my parents twice, the rest of my stay my mom cooked and we had guests so no time to shot [...]
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Sunday dessert – Espresso pot de crème

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Dessert du dimanche – Pot de crème à l’expresso This is my last post before my trip to France, I am leaving on Monday to fly to Nancy (Lorraine) to visit my parents as every January. Hopefully I will get a lot of inspiration while at home and post some exciting recipes. In the meantime, I wanted [...]
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Thank you Antoine – French vegetarian shepherd’s pie with mushrooms, taleggio and three purées

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Merci Antoine – Hachis parmentier végétarien aux champignons, taleggio et aux trois purées In France Hachis parmentier is something eaten quite frequently and that kids love, due to its combination of potato puree and ground meet. My mom being Italian, she never really prepared this, but when I [...]
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On the thumb – Green bean salad mimosa with herb-butter shrimp tartines

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Sur le pouce – Salade de haricots verts mimosa et tartines de crevettes au beurre d’herbes Sur le pouce, is literally translated by “on the thumb”, je mange sur le pouce, or I eat on the thumb, which means eating fast. It originated in the XIX century when workers didn’t have time to eat, they cut [...]
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Birthday treat – Verrines of pain d’épices, peach compote and fromage blanc mousse

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Gourmandise pour un anniversaire – Verrines de pain d’épices, compote de pêches et mousse au fromage blanc Another year is going by, who likes getting older? I don’t and people who say they do, I am not sure they really mean it…yesterday was my birthday and I got up with a massive headache! So I [...]
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The sweet taste of childhood – Pain d’épices or Spicy bread

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Douce sensation d’enfance – Pain d’épices I decided out of the blue one day to make pain d’épices…I think last time I had one slice I must have been 10 years old. What is pain d’épices? Well it’s another one of those traditional French breads or cake that is popular in Alsace region. It’s [...]
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