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I don’t know what’s wrong with me these days. I’m behind on the posts and don’t sleep or eat well. May was definitely messing with me. It’s the worst month ever! It’s only about deadlines, deadlines because summer is near but I’d rather be lying down in …

October 19, 2020

I’m back from my holidays now and I’ll tell you all about it after I settle back in. But right know I need to tell you something… After months of hard work behind closed doors, I am proud and honoured to say that my cookbook, “Je veux être …

October 15, 2020

One day I will move to the country and live among hens and goats and I will grow my own vegetables. I will break free from the city, its frenzy, the afterwork burnout, stress – and my annual inevitable cough (which I finally got rid of at last). …

October 12, 2020

Mayako is a pastry chef. She also gives cooking classes. She’s quite into French pastries but we were rather tempted for something different and surprising, something from the Far East…that’s why she agreed to share with us her take on the Strawberry Shortcake, as it is prepared in …

October 8, 2020

Moving on in the world of British Food, let’s talk about soup today, and not any soup: the pea soup with milk and mint froth. And if it’s not British enough for you, add some crispy bacon rashers and will really nail it! This is an ideal …

October 6, 2020

This morning I woke up with this overwhelming lust for cheesecake. It’s so great I am not working, it’s gonna be cheesecake time! It is time to let in the kitchen the right colours. And my cheesecake too has to be in tune with the new season. This …

October 2, 2020

Today, a newly opened Restaurant. The latest Cuisine landmark in the heart of Paris, everybody talks about it. You will want to go there for the experience mostly, quirky, original yet cosy. So cosy that the 22 seats of the new David Toutain’s joint in the Quartier Latin …

September 28, 2020

When flicking through my grandma’s old recipe scrapbook I found this one, which is perfectly appropriate for Mardi Gras! Carnival is coming so be ready to have fun and lots of sweet foods!   Orange doughnuts – 3 or 4 oranges – 2 tbsp sugar – 30g sugar …

September 26, 2020

Do you wish you were as slender as an asparagus spear? Yes? Good luck with that! I personally enjoy eating them. No, not the dull asparagus salad with vinaigrette. There are so many other ways to prepare it, and it’s worth it! Asparagus pesto? You didn’t see …

September 24, 2020

What’s best to survive through the heat wave than a refreshing and cold lemonade? I’ve made these three lemonades recipes and labels for the French summer issue of Etsy (the craft and DIY market place). There’s plenty in it to entertain you: games, handcraft tutorials, colouring pages. And …

September 20, 2020
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