Appetizer

  • Prosciutto and Melon

    Sunday, 29th April 2018Tyler

    I’ve spent a lot of time staring into the endless void this weekend (the refrigerator). I went on a picnic and couldn’t decide what to bring as my contribution. A picnic pie would have been lovely, sandwiches would have been too classic, fresh bone eye steak aren’t very good unless they’ve been cooked. My mind could not settle on a dish, and then a lightbulb went off. ** BING ** My moment of inspiration had come: prosciutto and melon. A deliciously simple appetizer.   Out of all the dishes I’ve made thus far, I can’t think of one more simple…

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  • A French Salade Landaise Recipe

    Salade Landaise

    Thursday, 22nd February 2018Tyler

    Quick shameless plug, I made salade landaise as a second course after eating poulet vallée d’Auge (French Chicken with Apples) and it went together beautifully 🙂 Honest to goodness, this is the best salad I’ve had all year. I know it is still February, but this was definitely better than any salad I had last year. That is how good salade landaise really is, and you’ll love it too after the first bite! This incredible gourmet salad is known for duck and being from the Landes region. (You could have guessed that last one by the name, no?) If you Google Landes cuisine, food, history then you…

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  • Recipe for Homemade French Onion Soup

    French Onion Soup

    Tuesday, 13th February 2018Tyler

    ‘French onion soup, that sounds wonderful!’ ← One of the first thoughts I had this morning after waking up. Well, I had to fulfill that thought! Right? I mean how often do you get to have the food you first thought of in the morning!?!?!? Hmmm… well, actually thinking about it now when I want pancakes, oatmeal, toast, eggs, etc. in the morning I make it. This has to be the first time I planned my dinner upon waking up! But hey, don’t worry I didn’t spend all day working on the soup. It, in reality, only took a few minutes.…

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  • How to Make Homemade Cream of Fennel Soup, Recipe

    Cream of Fennel Soup

    Thursday, 1st February 2018Tyler

    Hey! Welcome to the first ever French February! To kick off this annual celebration, we’ll take a big hearty scoop of Cream of Fennel Soup. Now, this stuff is amazing. A friend tried this at Le Mas Candille (a 5-star restaurant just outside of Cannes, France) and couldn’t stop talking about it. So, I tried to whip up my own version of this delicious dish. Personally, I think I nailed it. But I’ll leave that up to you. (If I ever run into that guy again with a warm bowl of cream of fennel sitting on hand, then we’ll find out.…

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  • A French Pissaladiere Recipe

    French Pissaladiere

    Thursday, 18th January 2018Tyler

    Yesterday, my brother got engaged! It was really exciting! He asked me to be chauffeur (he wanted a limo-like ride in my Grandpa Car – 1994 Lincoln Town Car), cameraman, and chef on his special night. All day I practiced a gluten-free version of the Asturian cachopo. Then when the time came for me to pick him up, I quickly did my best to plate the food like a pro and rushed off to his apartment. (On my way I realized that I had forgotten to buy him 12 red roses. The next ten minutes felt like a scene from…

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