Marcela’s lemon and wholegrain mustard cod

I discovered Iceland during the summer 2016, the fire and ice land where nature is salvage and strong. During our trip, we slept at Marcela’s in Reyðarfjörður, a fjord on the East coast of Iceland. Marcela was very welcoming. She is Continue reading

An evening at Monsieur Paul Bocuse’s

Last summer for my greatest joy, I went to the three-Michelin-stars Paul Bocuse restaurant for my 30th birthday, at Collonges-au-Mont-d’Or. The Auberge du Pont de Collonges has been three-starred for 50 years, it’s amazing! Well done Monsieur Paul. I feel Continue reading

Steamed foie gras with Armagnac and Calvados

I tried to steam some foie gras and the result is amazing. The foie gras is perfectly cooked, with few “yellow fat”. I left it to marinate with Armagnac (French kind of brandy) and Calvados (apple French brandy), a perfect Continue reading

Crêpe Suzette

I met the Crêpe Suzette quite recently actually. It was in these classic Parisian brasseries, after having a big plate of sea food in a very elegant but noisy Belle Epoque style atmosphere: le Dôme, la Coupole, Mollard, le Vaudeville, Bofinger… Continue reading

Savoyard fondue

Ah Savoyard fondue! Cheese, wine and bread. Everything French people could kill for! Fondue is something you share, it’s warmth, it’s comfort food, it’s joy and happiness together. As I was on a weekend with some friends in Savoy, I Continue reading

Horn of plenty mushrooms with rabbit

That black freaky mushroom is just so delicious and fragrant, perfect in sauce with meat. Here’s a dish my mother has been doing for years in autumn, after our mushroom pickings in the forest. It’s very easy to make, tasty Continue reading

Pompadour potatoes, recipe from Le Dôme restaurant in Paris

Do you know that classy Parisian “brasserie”, boulevard du Montparnasse, named “Le Dôme” ? I tasted some great Saint-Pierre fish in this restaurant, that came with these famous Pompadour potatoes. This side dish was absolutely perfect with the delicate and Continue reading

Summer peach tart

Here is a special peach tart recipe made of an extra buttery pastry dough (Breton shortbread recipe), stewed caramelized white peaches, vanilla and mascarpone whipped cream and some fresh yellow peach segments. It’s a delightful summer tart, perfect at the Continue reading

Anastasia’s chocolate and almond molten cake

Here is a very simple and quick recipe from a friend, to make a beautiful and really delicious individual dessert. Chocolate addicts will be delighted, and food lovers replete with this molten cake recipe. This half-baked little cake is so soft Continue reading

Jerusalem artichoke purée

Wanna discover some new vegetables? Need some fresh ideas of side dishes to serve with meat or fish? Here is a very uncommon vegetable. Each time I cook some Jerusalem artichoke, I can hear my grandfather tell his stories: during Continue reading