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
One of the most iconic snack of the French cuisine must be the Croque Monsieur: this sandwich is crispy on the outside and divinely melty in the inside and can be prepared in well under 10 minutes, which is quite unusual for a French dish. It’s something you can put together when you’re in hurry or when you’re in need … Read More
It’s the end of summer, the best season for eating fresh fruits and vegetables: wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could eat gorgeously ripe tomatoes, peppers, courgettes and eggplants all year long? Yes, you can find them in your supermarkets 365/365 but they’re not seasonal ergo not properly good for you nor the environment (or your pockets for that matter). So … Read More
Who’s scared of preserving? You think that lots of thing might go wrong and you’ll end up getting a nasty food poisoning. If you’re intrigued by the magical art of preserving flavours for an entire year then follow my 11, easy, tips. Trust me: everything is gonna be fine. #1 Perfect preserving materials : always start with intact, unspoiled surfaces. It’s ok … Read More
Crushing garlic isn’t difficult but it might take a couple of minutes to peel. Don’t bother, with this simple trick you’ll have minced garlic in no time at all.
Who has time to slice in half a single cherry tomatoes per time? Most of the times I don’t and even if I did I wouldn’t anymore after learning this trick. I hope you find it as useful as I do!
Being always up for a good challenge I accepted the one thrown at me by Anna from Cooking with Karma. The Aussie lady wanted me to prepare the famous Australian treat known as Lamingtons whereas I challenged her to prepare French Profiteroles. Lamingtons are very simple to prepare: delicious squares of sponge-cake are covered in a chocolate frosting and then coated in dessicated coconut. As … Read More
Do you like the idea of a proper French Steak Tartare but you’re not that into raw meat or meat in general? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered with my vegetarian twist on this beloved classic that involves three gorgeous shades of red groceries: red bell peppers, cherry tomatoes and strawberries. These ingredients together oddly work magic and don’t be put off by … Read More
Today I feel like showing you my take on another beloved classic: the French Steak Tartare. This dish doesn’t require cooking, just a bit of fine chopping. The only compulsory step is for you to shop for the freshest ingredients since all you are going to eat is raw: that’s why I urge you to buy higher welfare meat (fresh and not … Read More