Christmas, Fish, Healthy, Main course

Crispy monkfish tail with Serrano ham

Monkfish tail is a delicious fish very much appreciated in France for its firm and delicate flesh. Quite close to the lobster flesh it’s common to find it on festive tables. Besides, particularly lean (0.7% of fat!) and without fish bones, it’s very easy to prepare. This monkfish is prepared with a smoked moutain ham… Read More Crispy monkfish tail with Serrano ham

Christmas, Fish, Main course

Crayfish with lemon and herb butter

Looking for some ideas for Christmas? Personnaly I always prefer the sea option: salmon, scallops, lobster, crayfish… For this coming Christmas, I have selected crayfish: I particularly appreciate its delicate and firm flesh with fine iodized flavours. (You can also prepare this recipe with lobsters, both seafoods are perfects!) There are many ways to prepare crayfish… Read More Crayfish with lemon and herb butter

Soup

French onion soup

Onion soup is a French institution. You cannot escape it if you come to France! It’s delicious, it’s a very easy and affordable soup. In France, we use to eat it in fall and in winter (from october to march) French onion soup history French onion soup has always existed in Paris: Romans already used… Read More French onion soup

Chicken and poultry, Main course

Cheddar chicken and baked potatoes

  A cheddar chicken and baked potatoe easy recipe for everyday with a small touch of originality. My husband and kids loved it! Cheddar is generously melting and garlic-parsley-lemon touch will transform an easy-everyday French chicken recipe into an unforgettable dish. Delicious and recumforting in winter, this dish is also interesting from a nutritional point… Read More Cheddar chicken and baked potatoes

Dessert, Sweet treats, Tea time

Orange cake : French pastry recipe

Even if we can find orange throughout the year, I consider it as an end-of-year fruit. In December, I love preparing orange-based recipes: orange cake, orange pie, orange duck (a famous French specialty). I also enjoy very much special Christmas warm squeezed orange juice! Prepared with cinnamon it smells deliciously Christmas. But let’s start with… Read More Orange cake : French pastry recipe

Christmas, Tea time

Christmas biscuits “Winàchtsbredele”

  Christmas is coming as well as its recumforting traditions: christmas tree, advent wreath, Christmas crib… But do you know the tradition of “Winàchtsbredele”, the Chistmas biscuits from Alsace ? Christmas biscuits: an important tradition in Alsace (East of France) In Alsace, Christmas is not taken lightly, Christmas traditions are everywhere and heavily present. People… Read More Christmas biscuits “Winàchtsbredele”