30 novembre 2007

In the bag: Chestnut and hazelnut cake

A piece of cake? Have a look on my 'new' kitchen diaries, I saved you a piece!
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30 octobre 2007

The gourmande who was afraid of cheesecakes

Once upon a time, there was a lazy gourmande who loved cooking for the sake of gourmandise, entertaining loved ones and experimenting flavours. She was lazy but curious: she'd love trying new  ingredients and flavours, experimenting new techniques... In the kitchen, she could be very daring when she felt like it; she was not scared of getting dirty hands when it came to manipulating meat or fish; she loved trying rare ingredients she had never heard of before. Yet, she was cursed with a ridiculous fear for certain dishes and... [Lire la suite]
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20 août 2006

A strawberry tart for my valentine!

Do no get mixed up, when I talk about my valentine, I do not talk about my dutchie, at least not today! Valentine is the nickname we give to a good girlfriend of mine who can sometimes get very grumpy (we are then more tempted to name her otherwise) but can also be a doll when she wants, hence her nickname. I saw valentine last weekend in her parents appartment in Le Touquet Paris-Plage on the north sea cost of France. A beautiful beach resort built in the middle of a beautiful pine tree forest and dunes where I happened to be... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2006

Cooking freak and tea time sweets

I love throwing parties! My mediterranean side is deeply dominant in that matter. Problem is: I always overdo it and end up spending my time in the kitchen, or serving people. Before I notice the evening is gone and I haven't taken the time to sip one of my cocktails and chatt with my guests. This year, for my birthday party, I decided it would be different. I would enjoy my party from the beginning until the end... even if that meant serving beer and peanuts! Ha ha... Of course, I didn't resist. I overdid it again. Less than usual I... [Lire la suite]
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