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Mussels with Jerusalem Artichokes and Chorizo

Posted on: 7th May, 2014by frenchie

This recipe comes from Greg Marchand’s book ‘Frenchie New Bistro Cooking’. Greg opened his bistro Frenchie in Paris in April 2009 and was quickly recognised as one of the new breed of French chefs making fresh market driven food at reasonable prices. I bought his book in Paris last week at his newest venture – […]

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Spinach & Sorrel Tortilla

Posted on: 6th Mar, 2014by frenchie

I love having plenty of different herbs growing in our garden. We only have small spaces for planting but I’ve managed to grow most things successfully in pots. Last year I planted sorrel for the first time and didn’t realize that it’s a perennial. This summer’s crop is great. It has a lemony taste and […]

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Chicken & Vegetable Soup Recipe

Posted on: 5th Mar, 2014by frenchie

Frances has been helping me in the kitchen again this week. I was fighting off a cold and thought homemade chicken and vege soup might just do the trick to keep it at bay and at the same time Frances would learn how to make chicken stock and a simple vege soup. This is a […]

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Baked Stuffed Sardines

Baked Stuffed Sardines

Posted on: 13th Feb, 2014by frenchie

A few days ago I was hunting for one of my recipe books and found an old one I’d bought in the early 80s and hadn’t opened for years. Many of the recipes are based on classical French cooking methods but all are easy. There are lots of interesting ideas. I know that I’m going […]

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