Chocolate Fondant

Chocolate Fondant

Chocolate Fondant seems to crop up in the same category as soufflés in terms of difficulty. In actual fact they are quite straightforward as...
Pain d'epices

Pain d’epices

Pain d'epices is a cross between a cake and a bread, Pain d’epices is commonly associated with the French city of Dijon. Translated into...

Cooking in our French Apartment: Goats Cheese and Ham Salad with Baguette Crouton

Something that i’ve always wanted to do is cook abroad. I love restaurants and street food but to pass up the cracking selection of...
Beef Tagliata

Beef Tagliata

If you fancy an easy starter or a healthy dinner this dish is perfect. ‘Tagliata’ meaning ‘to cut’ in Italian is a variation on...
Fillet of Beef ‘Rossini’

Fillet of Beef ‘Rossini’

The perfect special occasion dish. Beef Rossini was named after the famous composer Gioachino Rossini, for whom the dish was created. The dish is...
Argentine-style steak with Chimichurri and Rocket

Argentine-style steak with Chimichurri and Rocket

Argentine style steak with chimicurri. You can find this steak nearly everywhere in Buenos Aires. Charred lightly on the outside and medium-rare on the...
Blackcurrant-Sorbert

Blackcurrant Sorbet

This is an easy and refreshing sorbet that's perfect served as it is or with a slice of cheesecake or tropical fruits. Blackcurrant puree...
Panzanella

Panzanella

Panzanella is traditionally a Tuscan salad made up of fresh tomatoes, basil and bread with other flavours added according to personal preference. Here I've...

Grilled Hake with Polenta and Almond Pesto

Hake is becoming more common in supermarkets nowadays and it’s a fish prized by the Spanish who have some excellent ways of preparing it....
Truffle Risotto

Truffle Risotto

Truffles are highly prized, one of the most expensive ingredients the world has to offer. Fortunately this recipe will not set you back a...
Baguette

Baguette

Most baguette recipes call for 24 hours of preparation and a specialist baguette tray for baking. You won’t need any of those for this...