Tag Archives: Irish

Plat d’Etain: Bruno Has the “Irish” In

The French always surprise me with their intense enthusiasm for vacations and hobbies.  I once saw a group of French country western dancers performing on the promenade, boots, hats and all. They were good! Last night Bruno of the Plat d’Etain … Continue reading

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Magret de Canard with Walnut Oregano Dressing

On this last visit to France, I loaded up the cooler with good quality magret duck breasts. In addition, I stopped by Jean Louis’ stall and threw in some superior quality duck breasts from his farm.  A little more expensive, … Continue reading

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Wake Me Up!

I was seriously dragging this morning; not wanting to get up or, for that matter, to stay in bed.  Thank God Chantal called me from Sens.  Her husband Antonio is having a birthday celebration on October 5th and wanted to … Continue reading

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Irish Beef Stew with Colcannon

Other than Christmas, I haven’t really been blogging the holidays.  I guess I just couldn’t be bothered :)  But today, because this is my husband’s favorite holiday (He’s Irish American on both sides and owns an Irish passport) and he’s … Continue reading

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Bacon, Spinach and Feta Frittata

I was really excited about my version of the frittata that I saw over at the Irish Food Board(Bord Bia)http://www.bordbia.ie/aboutfood/recipes/eggs/pages/italianfrittata.aspx until I saw Roger Stowell’s blog post today http://stowell.wordpress.com/2012/03/02/bring-back-the-birch/.  Here I am “cooking cute” and taking pictures of omelettes, while he’s over … Continue reading

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Saltimbocca, an Italian-Irish Recipe, in the land of the French

Today I cooked with the Irish, who were cooking Italian.   I received a brochure in the mail a few days ago, encouraging the French to buy Irish beef.   Included in the brochure were lots of recipes and I … Continue reading

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