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I brough back from the Spice Coast of Malabar this bronze 'unniappan' pan to cook banana-coconut fritters just like they do inKerala. Heavier than an anvil but a resounding success!
Nobody does it like the Italians, but under my patient tutelage you'll give a most convincing performance.
My springerle cookies made with an antique wooden mold of the snowman being devoured by the Sun, bringing the rebirth of nature. Mighty fine pagan dessert.
Most people seem to assume that celebrity chefs have great gastronomic restaurants. Not the case with Bocuse, apparently the King of the French Cuisine is naked.
Homemade freshly-milled spelt flour noodles in a century-old sauce from a grouse that came with the feathers. Quite an experience!
Nothing beats truffles but God knows how expensive they've become.
Beautiful Italian Christmas sweet prepared from scratch using unshelled almonds, honey, lemon and bay leaves. A hit for the last 2000 years!
Use these intriguing cylindrical ash-colored French goat cheeses to make delicious puff pastry appetizers. A traditional French recipe.
A seriously delicious French rhubarb pie for the patient chef.
Extraordinary 19th century Italian pie filled with maccheroni in a pigeon sauce. The height of Italian haute cuisine a century ago.
Restaurants remain 'branché' only for a couple months in Paris. What happens after that? What is a branché restaurants anyway? And most importantly - how good is the food?
Eleonora makes Gelo d'anguria, the cult Sicilian dessert, in her home on Mount Etna.
These Swiss Alpine pies 'cholera' taste infinitely better than Cornish Pasties but neither made it to the exclusive club of export-grade European food specialties.
A recipe of my own creation, very Italian nonetheless. Quickly prepared, this makes an ideal romantic dinner soaked with enough Cognac to guarantee the meal will meet a successful outcome! I even list a most exquisite & highly appropriate musical accompaniment.
It is not easy to find a truffle worth the unreasonable asking price nowadays. I tried my luck at Terre de Truffe and La Maison de la Truffe in Paris. See how it works!