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A Guide to Quick and Easy French Meals

Since I spent three years living in France and eating their food, I can say that the easiest guide to creating any meal in the French manner is to use a cream-based sauce with mushrooms and wine, not “cooking wine” that grocery stores sell but a good bordeaux for red meat and sherry for poultry. […]

How to Make Pickled Lemons Morroccan

Pickled Lemons are a fabulous and exotic ingredient, they are┬ámost commonly used in Moroccan and middle eastern cuisine, for example in Tagine or couscous,┬ábut will impart an intense tangy lemony flavour to any savoury dish. In terms of both time and money they are a great value item to make, as they are quick to […]

Easy Pickled Eggs

Pickled eggs are cheap and easy to make. Once you try this recipe, you will always want to have a jar or two of pickled eggs in your refrigerator. What you need to make pickled eggs: Hard boiled eggs, peeledWhite vinegarWaterSeasonings (optional)A clean jar To make pickled eggs, you will need to boil and peel […]

What’s on the Menus in Spain

Not so long ago, Fuengirola was a small fishing village on the southern coast of Spain, a picturesque, but insignificant stop on the way from Cadiz to Malaga. Today it is a thriving resort, but it’s marine roots have not been forgotten. Fish play an important part on the local menu, and in particular as […]

Recipes Pickled Onion Slices

Pickled onion slices are a wonderful addition to any relish tray and a tasty ingredient for cold pasta and potato salads. You can pickle them fresh from your garden or fresh from the grocery store. Add some colorful pepper slices to the canning jar and the end product will be as pretty as it is […]

A Guide to Traditional French Cookies

The name biscuit may be derived from the French language (roughly translating as “twice cooked”) but offer a Frenchman a biscuit and you’ll be pretty sure to be greeted with blank looks. However, the French do have a wide selection of delicious and usually dainty sweet delicacies that I suppose the English would call biscuits […]

Pickled Beets

Pickled Beets are really delicious and they also have a beautiful deep red color. You must be careful when pickling them because the vinegar can really hide their flavor. All you need is enough to enhance the flavor and not hide it. They make a great addition to any table and a nutritious snack anytime. […]

What is Birds Nest Soup

Bird’s nest soup is a Chinese delicacy dating back centuries which is now sold around the world in top Chinese restaurants. There are some people who believe the name to be a misnomer and that there are in fact no bird’s nests used in the preparation of the soup but that is not the case. […]

How to Cook Milkfish Filipino Style

Milkfish, also called bangus, is a long-bodied fish that almost resembles a yellowfin tuna. In the Philippines, the milkfish is an important source of food. In the town of Dagupan, Pangasinan, milkfish are cultivated and caught in nets and sold all over the Philippines and even exported to the United States. Preparing this delicious fish […]

Make sure they are Fresh

Fresh seafood! The very thought of a fresh seafood dinner makes the salivary glands come alive! Such a variety of seafood exists that just choosing which one you want is as difficult for a seafood lover as choosing which candy to try is for a ten year old child in a candy store. The difference […]