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Category Archives: French
Happy National French Toast Day! This special food holiday was recently celebrated on November 28. French toast also happens to be my favorite breakfast/brunch item, which is no surprise since I have a big sweet tooth. I’m on a mission to try all the best French toast dishes in the Boston area, and hopefully around the world since it is a dish that is enjoyed in so many countries.
It doesn’t take rocket science to whip up a French toast meal: soak slices of bread in a mixture of beaten egg/milk/cream, fry both sides on a skillet, and finish it off with a sweet topping (i.e. powdered sugar, …
I collect recipes with the best intentions of making them all even though I know most likely I will only make a small percentage of those recipes I collect. I will make a recipe I have never tried and bring it to someone’s house for better or worse. Luck has been on my side or I am a good judge of a recipe. For now I will say luck is on my side! I needed a dessert to bring to a friend’s house and remembered I had this recipe for a chocolate pine-nut tart.
I found this recipe in 2009 and …
Recently I took a class at the BCAE in Boston which I will tell you about at another time with Gordon Hamersley from Hamersley’s Bistro in Boston. The class was incredible but again you will have to wait to read more about the class and why you should take any class that Gordon teaches. He is a teacher and listening to him you learn so much and Gordon shares so much with you. I wished the evening did not end!
Tags: BCAE, Boston, cold butter, cooking class, eggs, Featured, French, Gordon Hamersley, Hamersley's Bistro, kosher salt, nonstick pan, pepper, scramble eggs, …
Photo by José Picayo
It is the week to enjoy chocolate, after all isn’t that what you do when Valentine’s Day comes? I came across a recipe for Dorie Greenspan’s Chocolate Mousse and it looked so easy to make I could hardly believe I could get so lucky! The recipe only had four ingredients! I had to make it! Move over 5 Ingredient Fix, this was Four Ingredient Fix!
Tags: bittersweet chocolate, Cambridge, Chez Henri, Chez Jean, chocolate, chocolate mousse, Desserts, Dorie Greenspan, Featured, Five Ingredient Fix, four ingredient recipe, heavy cream, organic eggs, sugar, Valentine's Day