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3 Cold Tapas: Salmon Rillette, Verrine of Ratatouille & Goats Cheese, Bayonne Ham Fig & Roquefort Parcel

French Tapas – 3 Cold Starters

In Starters On April 25, 2012 2 Comments

FOR SALMON RILLETTES First poach your fresh salmon fillet in a pan of boiling water for 8 minutes until just cooked. Remove and let it cool and then… Read More »

Fantastic French Tapas – 3 Délices De France

In Blog On April 24, 2012 6 Comments

A few months ago, my husband and I went skiing and we stayed overnight in a Pyrenean resort called Saint Lary. The weather was in fact so cold… Read More »

Living La Vie De Veggie Part II

In Blog On April 11, 2012 5 Comments

Following on from my last blog post, I want to stick with the theme of vegetarian food and share some more recipes from the 3 weeks my family… Read More »

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Aubergine & Tomato Gratin (Boumiano Bohemienne)

In Main Courses On April 11, 2012 2 Comments

First cut your aubergines into 2cm cubes. Spread them out in a colander and sprinkle lightly with sea salt. Leave for a good 30 minutes so that the… Read More »

Cauliflower Vinaigrette with Capers & Red Onion

Cauliflower Vinaigrette with Capers & Red Onion

In Main Courses On April 11, 2012 0 Comments

First make the dressing by mixing the olive oil, red wine vinegar and Dijon mustard together in a bowl. Season and set aside. Cook your cauliflower florets in… Read More »

Endive, Pear, Walnut & Roquefort Salad

Endive & Pear Salad with Walnuts & Roquefort

In Main Courses On April 11, 2012 0 Comments

Remove the outer leaves of the endive, slice in half length ways and then cut out the root. Then slice into long thin strips. Give the endive a… Read More »

Roasted Onion Soup with Mustard & Marmite

Roasted Onion, Mustard & Marmite Soup

In Starters On April 11, 2012 0 Comments

Heat your oven to 200C/180F/Gas 6. Put your thinly sliced onions into a roasting tray and drizzle over the olive oil, season and stir. Roast in the oven… Read More »

Living La Vie De Veggie!

In Blog On March 28, 2012 14 Comments

I have lived the last 3 weeks of my life as a fully fledged vegetarian. We have had a lovely young girl from California staying with us and… Read More »

Baked Tomato Rice with Cruchy Vegetables & Raclette Cheese

Baked Tomato Rice with Crunchy Vegetables & Raclette Cheese

In Main Courses On March 28, 2012 3 Comments

Pre-heat your oven to 200C/180F/Gas 6. First of all, cook your rice according to the packet instructions. Drain and mix with the pasta sauce and the sundried tomatoes…. Read More »

Black Olive & Feta Tart

Black Olive & Feta Tart

In Main Courses On March 28, 2012 1 Comment

Pre-heat your oven to 200C/180F/Gas 6. Lay your puff pastry on some baking paper on a baking tray. Spread the onion confit all over the pastry leaving a… Read More »