05 mai 14

Risotto with Parmesan Cheese and Pancetta

Love Risotto? This traditional Italian risotto is really easy and quick to prepare. This Risotto makes a perfect dinner. My 16 year old son loves it! It's always a pleasure to make and to eat this Risotto. I like the creamy texture. There is a lot of varieties of Risotto. You can cook the Arborio Rice with mushrooms and chicken, asparagus and sour cream, or calamari and chorizo... Thanks to Cyril Lignac, a French Chef, who inspired me for this wonderful recipe :) Make 4 servings Ingredients : 2 tablespoons... [Lire la suite]
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11 avr. 14

Stromboli

Stromboli is my family favorite dinner. I always made it with my 13 y old daughter. It's a perfect meal  that I cook almost every week! You can choose whatever you want to garnish it, ground beef and green or red bell peper, salami and roasted green pepper, ground beef and pepperoni, ham and spinach. It's a good way to finish the leftovers. You can add sliced provolone, grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, mozarella or cheddar cheese... Which ever cheese you prefer. If you've never made a stromboli, you can try it. It's... [Lire la suite]
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27 nov. 13

Au revoir Lisa / Daring Bakers' November 2013 Challenge - Sfogliatelle Frolle

When I was baking one day of this week our challenge, I heard about Lis, about her passing. I am so angry, I am so sad. I remember her emails so nice. I remember my first challenge in 2008. It was so fun in my kitchen, my husband and my kids helped me to make a Danish Braid. And we were so proud to make it. She will be missed by so many of us. Au revoir Lisa. Sandie from Crumbs of love is our hostess this month. She challenge us to make great italian desserts : Sfogliatelle Ricci, Sfogliatelle Frolle or American Lobster Tails. I... [Lire la suite]
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27 oct. 13

Daring Bakers' October 2013 Challenge - Mediterranean Pizza Pot Pie

This month Hannah from Minnesota challenged us to make savory Pot Pies. She proposed us two recipes: Classic Chicken Pot Pie or Mediterranean Pizza Pot Pie. I chose the Mediterranean Pie, this surprising and delicious large Italian bread loaf stuffed with meats, cheese, vegetables and garlic. Garlic adds a subtle Mediterranean flavor. I really enjoyed making this Pot Pie. When I made the Creamy Garlic Gravy, I remembered my childhood. I remembered the "Sauce Bechamel" that my mother made when she cooked a gratin de chou-fleur, a... [Lire la suite]
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