Béa : Chicken Tajine / Poulet Tajine


Défilez vers le bas pour voir la recette en français. We’ve been meaning to come together for some time now, our family and Béatrices. But the weekends just keep getting booked. We finally decide on a date – in three weeks. Not very spontaneous, but very little is these days. At least this way it … [Read more…]

Mikael : Lussebullar


Défiler vers le bas pour la recette en français. The snow is falling at a slow pace outside the window, the three candles marking third advent are burning in the candle holder and in the windows the lit Christmas stars fills the kitchen with a gentle yellow light. The radio is playing swedish Christmas songs. … [Read more…]

Jorge : On fire


Jorge stacks wood in his self-made barbecue, made of mostly bricks. He sets fire to the wood and soon flames are bursting with heat. He waits until the temperature is good enough before placing the meat and the potatoes wrapped in tin foil that Isabelle has prepared, while the wood is still burning. It looks … [Read more…]

Albert : Kneidlach


En français, voir ci-dessous. The rain is heavy on this Friday afternoon. Puddles and small rivers are forming, pushing mud over the road and splashing brown spots all over my white, and now not very clean, car. It looks like I’ve been out on a hike in the mountains when I arrive. My uncle Albert … [Read more…]

Jeannine : Boles de Picolats


En français, voir ci-dessous. Last post carried the catalan colours, but this post is as catalan as it gets. “Why”, I asked Jeannine while she was cooking Boles de Picolats with Jean-Pierre. Why is Boles de Picolats Catalan? “Not sure,” she answered. “I guess its because it has ingredients that you can find around here.” Here in Catalunya, … [Read more…]

Cathy : Catalan coloured Cherry tomatoe pie – Tarte au tomate cerise couleur catalane


En français, voir ci-dessou So this is France. But not really. We’re really in Catalonia. There’s the southern part of Catalonia with its splendid Barcelona as capital, and a northern part, where Perpignan is the capital. The northern part was given to France by the spanish crown in 1659. So it is France today. But not really. … [Read more…]

Slow-roasted tomatoes


This week has been a lot about tomatoes. We’ve been harvesting the last ones in our garden and I’ve payed a visit to my dear friend Cathy, the master of gardening, and she has shared a simple but oh so delicious recipe based on her sweet cherry tomatoes (next post). With all that tomatoe I … [Read more…]

Ecological wine


It’s getting easier to find really good ecological wine. People aren’t ready to compromise on taste, and sometimes ecological wine has been better for the consience than for the pallet. Comme 14 is a wine that’s good on both. And it goes really well with Spicy Gambas with Ginger. We stumbled across Erdoäns little stand … [Read more…]