“I do not know that cocktail” was the reaction of a contact in New York after he heard of my plan to have a “cool John Dory with lime” after a late afternoon (for me) conversation. It is a fish. There are many competing explanations on why the fish is called that way in EnglishRead More
It is almost a year ago that I put a recipe for this dish on the blog. This time I made it even simpler and purer. I had a few heads of garlic left over, bought on an organic market, and they were starting to get mouldy so I had to use them or throwRead More
There are some dishes you make with a certain idea in your head and some available ingredients. It can turn out nice or not. This ‘Spanish’ omelette turned out very nice but let me wonder about what I had planned to make in the first place.
An aubergine is a rather strange-looking vegetable and I believe the first time I ever used one was when I made a Turkish-inspired dish of stuffed aubergine with minced meat when I was living on my own as a university student. Since then, the abundance of Turkish, Greek and Indian restaurants has helped to bringRead More