My dear friend taught me this recipe today. Boston Clam Chowder, made with fresh local clams here in Southern France. It turned out delicious.
Our student Dora did a two-week English homestay with our family over the winter break, and she shared with us a version of Salisbury steak, with a French-twist that was just out of this world. It is rare these days that I write up a new recipe, as of course I could find this one … Continue reading Gallette Pannette – The French Salisbury Steak
Blanquette, French Veal StewThis is a delicate subtle flavoured stew, using clean white meat, normally the finest veal you can find, which is favourable with my children and my picky husband. I COULDN’T BELIEVE THAT EVERYONE HAD SECONDS! This is among the preferable meals in any French house. One, because it is easy to make, … Continue reading Blanquette de Veau
On my birthday this year Alfonz treated me to a traditional French Cassoulet in St. Jeans Minervois paired with the local Muscat. Now, there are different villages in a triangle around Capestang whom all claim to be the origin of Cassoulet. They all … Continue reading Not so slow cooked Cassoulet
The mayor's wife sent over a giant organic savoy cabbage from her father's garden, and along with the generous gift, she told me how she makes her favourite soup from duck confit. Confit is a traditional French dish of slow cooked duck in its own fat. The end result is a super soft, tender and flavourful … Continue reading Duck Confit Soup with Beans and Savoy Cabbage
Learn to make rouladen for any occasion, serves well at parties, looks great and tastes even better
Autumn in the Languedoc where I live brings beautiful pumpkins and squash in a variety of colour and shapes. Here we follow the 100 mile rule, and eat only the local products and seasonal fruits and vegetables. For Halloween we carve jack o'lanterns from the big bright orange variety, which you can find all over … Continue reading Thai Coconut Pumpkin Soup
I am a mother, a wife, a daughter, a sister, an auntie, a friend, a traveller, a writer, a teacher, a singer, a volunteer, a gardener, and also at least once a day, a cook. Whenever we travel to a new country and try new foods, unique flavours, spices and herbs, I come home and recreate … Continue reading Who Am I? Eva HAMORI