Tag: chillies

4th December 2013

Sea bream fusion

I was reading some Chinese cookery books I had bought in Beijing a few years back. I had to smile about the clumsy English but then, I could not read the characters in the original version so the translator helped me a lot. There are a lot of vegetables and herbs the Chinese use in their cooking that are difficult to find here and not […]

21st November 2013

Stir-fried lobster

The other day I found a lobster in my freezer. Not that it was hiding there but I had almost forgotten that I had bought two lobsters for a discount price one day at the close of the market. A defrosted lobster is less delicate in taste than a fresh one so for this specimen I opted to spice it up with an Asian touch […]

9th August 2013

Spareribs with a garlic and chilli sauce

On our village market there is a stall of a butcher specialising in pork. The Landsmann family comes form the east of France, where many people live with German-sounding names due to the changing position of the borders over the centuries. One of his best-selling products is ‘travers de porc’; a cut of ribs with a chunk of filet attached. I grill it on the […]