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Not Chiquetaille d’Hareng Fume

I’ve told you about Edmond Pierre in Haiti and the chiquetaille we used to eat on his boat. In fact there were two different types of chiquetaille, one made with dry, salted cod and the other with dry, salted and … Continue reading

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Foie Gras with Latkes and Apple Compote

I’ve never been a big fan of apples.  I don’t hate them or anything, not like raisins, but I’ve just never been excited about them.  I did like those little, red, hard apples from Washington State but that’s pretty much … Continue reading

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Gravlax

Thank you to everyone who is supporting us in this horrible horrible time.  Still no news.  I made this.

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Char Siu Glazed Chicken Drumettes

The watch words for today are “easy”, “butter” and “char siu”.   Easy chicken drumettes, baked in butter, glazed with char siu sauce, then sprinkled with wild sesame seeds and Angel hair piment. Can’t – Be – Bothered! Char Siu … Continue reading

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Buttery Oven Baked Chicken Wings

This used to be the only way I would make chicken wings; coated with seasoned flour and baked in butter.  The wings are crispy on the outside, juicy and tender inside.  After that, if I wanted a sweet sauce, I … Continue reading

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Beetroot Tiramisu with Pesto Croutons

Talk about gadding about, today I guess I had time on my hands.  I began this morning with the obligatory dog walk, visited both the open market and local 7-11, had my hair done, made my tiramisu and took photos, went to … Continue reading

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American Rarebit

Now I woke up this morning, grimly prepared to walk the dog in the freezing weather, but with a good attitude.  No water in my bathroom probably because the pipes, only in my bathroom, are frozen.  Bizarre.  But no worries. … Continue reading

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Red Pepper and Feta Flan with Saffron Sauce

This recipe was given to me by a very nice French lady that I met at a dinner party last week.  The ones she made were bite sized and absolutely delicious!  I thought I would try them as a full … Continue reading

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The Market Traiteur

I prefer to prepare my blog contributions in the morning.  I’m rested, my energy is high  and by the time I’m finished, around lunch, the light is usually good.  But today I had a lot of things to do in … Continue reading

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Chiquetaille a la Creole

Whenever I make chiquetaille (cod fish salad) I think of Edmond Pierre and his African Queen style boat.  Edmond’s wealth and family went back as far as the Haitian independence from the French in 1804.  Edmond’s family was and is … Continue reading

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