Monthly Archives: September 2011

Veal with Prosciutto and Mozzarella

We found some small packages of veal slices in the 2 for 1 bin in Carrefour and of course I couldn’t resist.  They looked pretty good! I thought whatever I did with the veal, I wanted roasted peppers with it … Continue reading

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Salmon Quiche

Nostalgic today, I was thinking about when Quiche Lorraine used to be the height of lunch elegance.   Maybe it still is.   Quiche Lorraine, a small salad and a chilled glass of Chablis.   Perfect. However, today I felt … Continue reading

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Chez Parret

For a member of the Parret family, I am republishing this post.  Thanks for visiting Ines and tell the Parrets that we miss them. As Jade was off with her class today, Gilbert and Gilberte Parret invited me over for … Continue reading

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Inarizushi with Tuna

I’ve probably said this before, but I started looking at blogs to get ideas for bento boxes. My favorite site was Cooking Cute but I don’t think she’s blogging anymore.  For a long time now,  my “go to” for bento … Continue reading

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Lemon Glazed Chicken Nuggets

Jade has a school outing on Sunday and I thought I would make a bento box for her lunch. She loves fried chicken, so I made some cute, little chicken nuggets with a sweet/sour lemon glaze. Inspiration for the fried … Continue reading

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As Big As Texas: Steak Faux Filet

Do you ever wake up in the morning feeling seriously carnivorous?   Have you been feeling listless, rundown, just not having the energy to accomplish your daily tasks? Maybe you’re suffering from protein deficiency and need to eat some meat (sorry … Continue reading

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Lamb Tajine with Potatoes and Chickpeas

I was browsing through Tastespotting the other day and I saw an absolutely, gorgeous, brick red tajine with chicken.  I immediately went into the garage and began a feverish search for my Moroccan tajine.   No joy.   Since everyone … Continue reading

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Eating Around: Le Petit Senon

Jade’s day off, we did a little shopping and lunch.   Le Petit Senon is a small restaurant on the Sens pedestrian shopping walk, across the street from La Cuisine de Lolie http://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/08/27/eating-around-la-cuisine-de-lolie/.   We had eaten here about a year … Continue reading

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Lamb and Spinach Parmentier

Thinking of making a lamb burger and knowing how difficult it is to find ground lamb, I pre-ordered a couple of kilos of ground lamb in 500 gram packages from M. Parret’s butcher friend in Gron.   Gron is a … Continue reading

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Foie de Veau a la Berlinoise

Time again for our liver fix.   A while ago, I made liver with peaches and balsamic vinegar that turned out really well  http://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/06/24/foie-de-veau-aux-peches/.   While I didn’t have any peaches and was too lazy to go to the market, … Continue reading

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