Monthly Archives

December 2016

  • cidre chaud épicé
    Drinks

    Hot cider

    During winter season and especially around the Christmas period there is nothing better than a good glass of hot cider and I feel it’s different as well from mulled wine (which is what we…

    23 December 2016
  • cocktail champagne des îles
    Drinks

    Champagne cocktail with vanilla

    I created a new category on my blog (another one!) which is called “Drinks” and I have added this delicious champagne cocktail with orange and vanilla (it makes me think of flavors from islands!).…

    22 December 2016
  • Potimarron rôti et pain d'épices grillé
    Side

    Roasted winter squashes with grilled gingerbread

    Today I’m sharing with you another idea of a side for your Christmas meal with these roasted winter squashes in maple syrup and grilled gingerbread. For that occasion, I’ve just created a new category…

    21 December 2016
  • Pain d'épices
    Desserts

    Gingerbread from Christophe Michalak

    This gingerbread, recipe from the chef Christophe Michalak is a pure delight! It is soft, well spicy but not too much, in short just perfect! Sometimes I find gingerbreads (especially the ones purchased in…

    20 December 2016
  • capuccino de potimarron aux épices
    Soupes

    Spicy butternut cappuccino

    Exquisite little starter to realise and that will blow away your guests a bit more than with a classic soup! The spicy mousse that comes in the top brings freshness to the soup and…

    19 December 2016
  • pommes duchesse
    Side

    Pommes duchesse

    A stylish side for a Christmas meal with these pommes duchess who will perfectly go with your Turkey or any other Christmas meat. The pommes duchess are in fact a potatoes puree to which…

    18 December 2016
  • bûche pralinée aux éclats de noisettes
    Desserts

    Praline and caramelized hazelnuts Christmas log

    This praline and caramelized hazelnuts Christmas log is really really good! It is made with a “Joconde biscuit” which is rolled (this is basically a sponge cake with almond powder) inside of which we…

    18 December 2016
  • velouté carotte orange et ses St Jacques Poêlées
    Entrées

    Carrot and orange soup with scallops

    An idea of a light starter for Christmas with this Carrot and orange soup with scallops. I added a little bit of parma ham to add some crispy to the dish. Adding orange juice…

    16 December 2016
  • Brochettes terre et mer
    Idées apéritives

    Scallops skewer

    After the recipe I posted this week of Chioggia beetroot, granny smith apple and duck breast fillet carpaccio, I had some duck fillet left so I wanted to create a recipe for a Christmas…

    14 December 2016