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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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Salmon Salad

I just want you all to know that I took the salmon out of the freezer at 8:00 a.m. this morning before I went shopping and when I returned was completely intimidated by Roger’s pretty little tart  http://stowell.wordpress.com/2011/11/30/ill-follow-the-sun-with-a-smoked-salmon-tart-in-tow/.  Oh well, … Continue reading

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Seafood Ramekin

We had a few people over for lunch today in spite of the plastic current hanging from the ceiling to shield the rest of the house from the dust created by the fireplace remover. Ambiance for days!  Paper napkins. The menu was … Continue reading

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Foie Gras with Figs

My baby’s coming home tomorrow!   I thought we’d better eat the foie gras now; not his favorite.  More for us!  Lancanshire hot pot for him. I found this great video.  I love the way he just dumps the cooking … Continue reading

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Indonesian Style Garlic Frog Legs

Whenever I make Indonesian style frog legs, I think of the Nigerian ambassador who became violently ill after he learned that the three plates of the buttery, garlicky dish he had consumed during my international pot luck buffet were not chicken. … 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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