Savory Galette Recipe (Pancake Day Special)

Claudia MoschiFrench Classics, Videos6 Comments

In France the savory version of the sweet crepes is called galette and is made with buckweat flour and water. The batter has a very nutty flavor that somehow reminds of peanuts and cashew nuts. Johnny, from the Crafts Beer Channel, added a touch of a dark beer rich in hops that perfectly

Cheat’s on Béchamel Sauce

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Do you want to impress your friends with a posh-looking sauce but can’t be bothered with the fuss to make it? Try my cheat version of the Béchamel sauce, a French cuisine staple: you’ll only need a microwave and a couple of heat proof mugs and you will fool them all. This white sauce is the perfect complement to my … Read More

How to pick a real French Croissant

Claudia MoschiFrench Classics9 Comments

Photo by Petr Kratochvil If you are inclined to romanticism you could acknowledge the aroma of caramelized butter as the distinctive fragrance of Paris. Butter really is one of the key ingredients of the French cuisine, and nothing is more quintessentially French than croissants pûr beurre. This delicious pastry is a breakfast staple and should be bought in a boulangerie, asked à emporter – to take … Read More

Shrimp Banh Mi Sandwich recipe

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What do you get when you put together the Frenchiest thing in the world, the baguette, with Vietnamese flavors? The most scrumptious sandwich ever, the Banh mi! Obviously here you will get my twist on it: instead of using shrimps in their classic form I’m giving you my recipe for epic “shrimpballs”. You get the best from both world: the crispiness … Read More