Category: French

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Macarons

I guess I don’t need to explain what this is a this is one of the popular food items this last two decades, it’s so popular you can now buy them everywhere even in...

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Nougat

Nougat is a type of confectionary made out of sugar, honey, egg whites and nuts usually served shaped as a bar or a cube. There are three types of this confectionary where it differs...

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Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon or Beef Burgundy a traditional French stew made out of beef braised in red wine together with garlic, onions, carrots, bouquet garni, pearl onions and mushrooms. This dish is a popular peasant...

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Chicken Chasseur

Chicken Chasseur is a classic French casserole dish where chicken, mushrooms and shallots are cooked in a Chasseur sauce. Chasseur sauce on the other hand is a type of demi-glace sauce which contains fresh mushrooms, shallots,...

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Sweet Chilli and Lemon Fish Parcels

The dish for today is a fusion between the French cooking technique called “En papillote” and Asian flavours like lime, coriander and sweet chilli sauce. En Papillote is an old French method of cooking...

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Chicken Ala King

This is one of the dishes I grew up with, my mom frequently makes this at home and I consider it one of her specialties. Her recipe was quite simple compared to the original...

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Petit Pois ala Francaise

Petit Pois is a classic French dish that is made out of peas, lettuce and bacon in a rich butter and ham stock gravy. A really simple side dish that you can enjoy with...

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Maison Georges Larnicol (Paris, France)

Maison Georges Larnicol is the first place we tried macaron in Paris last summer. We just discovered it after dining in at one of the streets that turn into a long stretch of Al...

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Mixed Berry Mini Galettes

Today is the perfect day to post this recipe and you might be wondering why? While galettes can be enjoyed and offered throughout the year, traditionally they are served at Epiphany which falls on January...

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Sprungli Luxemburgerli (Zurich, Switzerland)

If you think you had already tried the best macaron but haven’t tried Sprungli’s Luxemburgerli then you might be wrong because for me this was the best ever macaron that I ever tasted. I...