Pâte d’amandes, marzipan, almond paste. Grandma Gaby’s recipe! The Nona!

Have you heard, or witnessed how we used to cook in our grandma and great-grandma generation? Why Am I sexist, I could say in our grand-pa and great grand-pa generation. Man also like to cook! Some of them. In my father family,  men were and are always cooking. In my mom’s family it is woman only! Until she met my father, who took over the … Continue reading Pâte d’amandes, marzipan, almond paste. Grandma Gaby’s recipe! The Nona!

Looking for good Persian haute cuisine in NYC? A Taste of Persia is were you should go.

Last week I ran by accident into an amazingly good Persian “small” restaurant, located in the “vitrine” of an other restaurant! On 12 west 18th street NYC between 5ft and 6th avenue. I was lately missing oriental food, and feel in luck when I turned my head.  Did not know what to choose, no problem, “we’ll let you try it all”! The chef passes by, … Continue reading Looking for good Persian haute cuisine in NYC? A Taste of Persia is were you should go.

Weekly photo challenge : the Hue of you

I guess it looks less romantic than the following image. But it does “talk to me” “a big mix” More of this challenge: Weekly Photo Challenge: The Hue in You (Lighthouse aka Phare) http://chrisbreebaart.wordpress.com/2013/10/20/weekly-photo-challenge-the-hue-in-you-lighthouse-aka-phare/ And the challenge Weekly Photo Challenge: The Hue of You | The Daily Post http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/10/18/hue-photo-challenge/ Fall is so lovely in the sun light! …. on a luxembourgish wine yard | parislux … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge : the Hue of you

Snap shot of a relaxing Sunday at home, for a change!

Nice to be home sometimes. Making plum (quetsch) jams, as it is the season in Luxembourg, plum pie, and pickles. Now place to the snapshot, and nice colors to enter in the autumn. Quetsch jam: Configure de Quetsches 1kg of quetsch 750gr of sugar ( or less, depending on your taste) 1 lemon juice Cut the quetsch on 4 and take the pit away. Put … Continue reading Snap shot of a relaxing Sunday at home, for a change!

Pickles? Give me a hint? Any idea?

Once upon a time, a Gardner gave me a seed.. I decided to plant it… Weeks later, a little plant appeared and turned into a “zucchini”, “courgette”… But it was different, it looked like a “cornichon”, “gherkin”… I waited and waited as it was of a pale yellow color, for it to turn into green… The gardener disapeared, as if he came out of thin … Continue reading Pickles? Give me a hint? Any idea?

Miniatures Restaurant Paris France

Have you heard about Top chef? A French TV program, about cooking…lots of stressing challenges on the clock! And really making you want to try all those delicious looking dishes! In Paris, some weeks ago, we decided to try the restaurant of one of the chef we really enjoyed watching ! We went ( my husband and I) with my childhood friend ( who accepted … Continue reading Miniatures Restaurant Paris France