Most people cannot resist bacon and cheese.
I cannot resist a white wine / yogurt sauce.
As the weather cools and the cooking returns to the kitchen, my thoughts turn to our favorites.
We have all winter to think about healthy….
The turkey cutlets we get here are so versatile.
They are big, so I normally buy 2 cutlets and … Continue reading.....
This is not proper aioli.
This is a marinade and basting sauce for grilling.
I am not going to go through the effort of making a proper aioli or allioli to have it cooked on a barbecue.
For the curious…..
Aioli is, usually, the French version of a garlic and olive oil emulsion and is often made with an egg … Continue reading.....
When we lived in the US I could buy turkey tenderloins, ground turkey, turkey sausage, and whole turkeys.
Here I can buy turkey legs (including the thigh), turkey cutlets and whole turkeys – but I can only get the whole turkeys at Christmas. The other two are always available.
I love the turkey cutlets. They are thinly sliced and perfect … Continue reading.....
I get a huge amount of French spam through my French email address.
Every few months I take the time to unsubscribe to 90% of it. It disappears for a few days, then slowly, inexorably, it creeps back.
Maybe if I unsubscribed to 100% I might have more success but there is always one or two that look, well, interesting.… Continue reading.....
When we lived in the US I could get ground turkey and whole turkey tenderloins.
I can’t get either here…..
But I can get these wonderful, thin turkey cutlets. They cook in minutes on the grill and are great for making ‘birds’ or rolls, wrapped around Prosciutto or asparagus or just about anything you like.
They also absorb the … Continue reading.....
They say that travel is educational.
It can also be educational for those that stay home.
On the very first night I was gone mon mari learned not to leave the cover off the large container that holds the kibble….. which happens to be kept in the pantry where the puppies sleep.
This lesson was reinforced the next morning … Continue reading.....
We're wining and dining in Italy…. old, but appropriate, bit on timing… and a new recipe
Living in other countries has taught me that, while there in an underlying humanism that binds us all together, it's the little things that can be so befuddling, particularly to the novice traveler!
Something as simple as daily habits can leave people scratching there … Continue reading.....
Glazed Turkey Cutlets
When we moved to Ireland we lived in one of the tall, skinny, attached houses that so typify the British Isles.
On the ground floor we had a living room, a small dining room and a Hobbit-size kitchen that was tucked under the stairs.
On the two floors above were the bedrooms and bathroom. All of the … Continue reading.....