“Real men don’t eat quiche”! Yeah, right, not when it is my quiche or should I say the Bouchon quiche. I really do not know where that reputation came from. Probably from the tiny dainty pieces of puff pastry painted with a substance that might’ve been egg at some point and frozen in boxes that…… Continue reading Real Men Don’t Eat quiche, they eat Quiche!
Timpano al Antica
Have you seen Big Night? No! Well you need to. When thinking about a film that deals with food, very few movies come close to this one. It is a classic. Film is not the subject of this post however, it is the Timpano. That awe- inspiring masterpiece of pastry, pasta and sauces that Primo…… Continue reading Timpano al Antica
Basque Style Halibut with Clams in Salsa Verde – “Merluza” con Almejas en Salsa Verde
Merluzza en salsa verde is a traditional Spanish dish from the Basque region it consists of thick chunks of a fish called Merluzza, Hake in English, gently seared and simmered in a mixture of olive oil (lots of it), garlic (lots of that too) and parsley (yeap, also a healthy dose). It is also traditional to…… Continue reading Basque Style Halibut with Clams in Salsa Verde – “Merluza” con Almejas en Salsa Verde
Diana’s First Fondant Cake
Look here what Diana did on her first try at making cake with rolled fondant. Looks pretty awsome, right? She even made marzipan from scratch to make little fruits and the rose on top. The fondant was bought and she promises to make that from scratch next time too.
I’ve made, or more like tried to make, these elusive awsome French (well actually they are of Viennese origin) a few times over the past 3 years. Never have been blown away with a recipe. The first one truth be told was downright horrible, with pools of grease that the poor little breads more…… Continue reading Glorious Croissant