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Delicious 19th century French dish - asparagus served like green peas. This was a favorite of Napoleon's Foreign Minister Talleyrand. Simple, healthy and thoroughly decadent.
Extraordinary pre-starter offered in top French chef Alain Ducasse's restaurant in Provence - delicious crispy toasted bread with eggplant caviar and anchovy sauce. A resounding success! See how Ducasse makes it and you can do it at home too.
Serious risotto from the king of modern Italian cookbooks - Il Cucchiaio d'argento. It contains strawberries for a surprising but successful and now well established match.
Make an extraordinary dessert in no time using stale bread an apple. A timeless classic from the Swiss Alps.
Eat like a president for 5 Euros in one of Napoli's most famous pizzeria.
Italian comfort food on steroids. Only Italians love pasta enough to stuff it with such plain ingredients as a potatoes. Right they are, these make for a highly refined dish - and very affordable.
Learn how to make the very best strawberry sorbet you will ever taste exactly like they do at one of the world's top restaurants, Philippe Rochat in Switzerland. Read my interview of chef Rochat where he tells which strawberry to use for this sorbet.
Homemade wholewheat spaghetti with a delicious beans ragu for a typical Tuscan peasant dish.
One of the most elegant desserts in French cooking, the moelleux is a chocolate muffin rich like a brownie with a liquid raspberry heart. Incredible!
Pasta all'arrabbiata Popular
By request of a reader, one of the most popular Southern Italian pasta sauces ever. Simple, affordable, healthy, delicious.
Visiting Pierre Hermé's Pastry Shop in Paris Very Popular
Pierre Hermé is the king of French pastry. His tiny boutique in Paris is so successful that people stop to ask why there is queue. See what's inside!