3 Holidays Appetizers: Peruvian Ceviche Recipe

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It’s party season! This means tons of party food which often translates into those oldie but goldie appetizers that are so good and yet so… boring. That’s why I’m sharing with you three easy, cheap and unexpected canapés recipes from as many different and wonderful corners of the world: Asia, Middle-East and South America.  I’ve been really inspired by the food and culture … Read More

3 Holidays Appetizers: Miso Glazed Eggplants Recipe

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It’s party season! This means tons of party food which often translates into those oldie but goldie appetizers that are so good and yet so… boring. That’s why I’m sharing with you three easy, cheap and unexpected canapés recipes from as many different and wonderful corners of the world: Asia, Middle-East and South America.  I’ve been really inspired by the food and culture … Read More

AWARD NOMINEE ! Need your help…

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Hum Hum ! The French Guy Cooking ( meaning me supported by my amazing friends, aka you 🙂 ) need your help … I am nominated for a « TASTE AWARD », the highest award for the

Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

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Are you craving something sweet but you’re not that into chocolate right now? Are you more up to something smashing and bright and incredibly fancy looking? Then you’re in need of this posh but very easy Tarte au Citron Meringuée aka a Lemon Meringue Pie: a crumbly and buttery dough filled with a creamy, lemony and tangy custard topped with … Read More

Lastminute Thanksgiving Gravy Recipe

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I don’t know who had the brilliant idea of placing Thanksgiving in the middle of the week: who has the time to go shopping for loads of fresh ingredients mid-week? Luckily I don’t have this problem (in France we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving) but you might so… good luck with the Big Preparation, you have less than 24 hours to do … Read More

Smoky glazed ham recipe

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When you have to feed a large group of hungry people, meat always serves you well so it’s important to choose a very good quality meat, preferably coming from higher welfare farming. That’s why it’s primordial to befriend and trust your butcher: he/she’s the only one able to suggest you the right cut for your purposes. For my dinner I … Read More

French Pot au Feu Recipe (French Beef Stew)

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If sharing is caring there is absolutely nothing better to share than a family meal, especially if it’s cheap, easy to make and deliciously filling. A French Pot au Feu fits the bill with flying colours: this simple beef stew will give you a savoury broth, plenty of super-tender meat and healthy veggies. The beauty of this recipe is that requires minimum effort and feeds many … Read More

12 cooking herbs every cook should know about

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Herbs are that wonderful thing that can transform a dish from dull to extraordinary with just a few leaves. Think of a boring tomato sauce, then mentally add a bunch of basil leaves and you have the most delicious pasta sauce you could ask for. Substitute the basil with oregano and you’re halfway to an unforgettable pizza. How boring can … Read More