Sometimes, you will find some Italian recipes popping up in my blog which is initially dedicated to French cuisine. Don't be surprise: I lived in Sardinia for a couple of years and I married an Italian who also happens to be a fine cook. Italian gastronomy is part of our daily life, it is my … Continue reading La Caponata – Sicilian Recipe
It is well known, French people don't snack. Three meals a day is the rule, more or less copious depending on your agenda: breakfast, lunch and dinner. Following this pattern is probably the best nutritional advice I could give to somebody going on a diet to loose some weight. Yet, if while in France you're wandering in … Continue reading 4:30 pm – Le Goûter
While thinking about easy french recipes I could tell you more about, the Quatre-Quarts (literally four quarters) popped up. Very appreciated in Brittany, it is nothing else that what you usually call a Pound Cake. Nothing new, the quatre-quarts is baked with 4 ingredients used in same proportion as its name implies: sugar, eggs, butter, … Continue reading Le Quatre-Quarts – The Pound Cake
Happy Candlemas! Joyeuse Chandeleur! Candlemas is one of my favorite celebration. Every body in France dine of crêpes which can be sweet or savoury, even both. This event is known to be the candle feast, but also refers to a past tradition: the bear feast which was celebrating the awakening of the bear at the end of … Continue reading Happy Candlemas – Time for crêpes flipping!