A MOIST AND EASY BANANA BREAD RECIPE

THE REASON Jayne and I went away visiting friends in Yorkshire last week-end. Unfortunately, we left a few bananas at home and when we came back the bananas were well ripened. Too ripe for either of us to want to eat. However, instead of waste them, it was a good excuse to make a deliciously…

CHEWY SALTED CARAMEL WHITE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

Cookies loinBaked Cookies If you're hosting a birthday party or just have the desire to have a sneaky snack, these chewy, crispy and delicious salted caramel cookies are so easy to make. This mouth watering cookie recipe is like a taste of heaven! Salted Caramel White Chocolate Chip Cookies are a combination of sweet and…

TARTIFLETTE, THE TRADITIONAL RECIPE

REBLOCHON, POTATO, LARDONS, ONIONS FACT It always break my heart when I see on a kitchen recipe website that a simple recipe cooked with love in the past, has been modified for generating traffic on Instagram or Facebook. A basic example is the Tartiflette. I went through a few recipes on the web and this…

DATES, RASPBERRY LEAF TEA AND CHOCOLATE ENERGY BALLS

Cacao powder and coconut dates balls. INTRODUCTION I have been away for a few weeks from my blog as I have started a new position as Head of Food for a company based in London. Also, in the coming weeks, a new addition will be joining our family, hopefully, a future new talent in the…

A FRENCH SIDE DISH, DAUPHINOISE

HISTORY What a rich and earthy Sunday lunch could be without a side of Dauphinoise. From the Dauphiné region in south-eastern France, a Dauphinoise is a French classic side dish to accompany a variety of meals through the cold days. Dauphiné includes some famous French cities for their cultural gastronomy heritage. Grenoble, Vienne, Valence, Gap…

SHORT RIB OF BEEF, DAUPHINOISE AND SAVOY CABBAGE

Set UpBraised short Rib of Beef INTRODUCTION To announce officially the start of the Autumn season, I have experimented a dish including 1 braised meat and 2 sides to accompany this rich cut of beef. Last weekend the clocks went forward one hour. Although one extra hour of sleep has been earned it gets dark…