Roast Beef with Rosemary and Thyme

Roast Beef with Rosemary and Thyme

This roast beef is deliciously juicy, tasty and the rosemary gives it a great flavor. I use a cut called morcillo in Spain; in the US you can use rump roast, and in the UK topside. I roast it until it is done on the outside and really rare and juicy in the center. I...
Laotian Beef Salad with Mint and Cilantro

Laotian Beef Salad with Mint and Cilantro

I first ate this salad in Laos, South-East Asia. It is called lap neua, and features beef. In Laos, they traditionally include a few pieces of chopped tripe to the salad. But “beef only” is delicious, unless you really love tripe 🙂 (this is one of the very...
Thai Yellow Pork Curry

Thai Yellow Pork Curry

This recipe is called moo pad pong kari in thai, and it is very simple to make. Not one of those recipes you need hours to prepare! And children love this curry. The yellow curry paste doesn’t contain spicy chili peppers, and it is very mild. It does have a lot...
Vietnamese Beef and Rice Noodle Salad – Bo Bun

Vietnamese Beef and Rice Noodle Salad – Bo Bun

Vietnamese cuisine is a festival of colors, flavors and perfumes. It’s in the South of Vietnam, in Saïgon, that we ate these Bo Bun salads with fried spring rolls. This salad will usually be eaten lukewarm, which is great on a hot summer day. Not the best fare...
Classic French Pot-Au-Feu

Classic French Pot-Au-Feu

Pot-au-feu simply means Pot on the fire. It’s an all-time French favorite and it’s been around forever. It’s what we call a “Grandma’s recipe”. It’s basically a slow cook dish that you can prepare in 10 minutes, then cook for...
Chicken Tajine with Green Olives and Preserved Lemon

Chicken Tajine with Green Olives and Preserved Lemon

This is a very classical Moroccan tajine that’s really delicious and that usually seduces all my guests. The olives that I use to make this dish are very similar to the original Moroccan ones. They are very fleshy and have a strong flavor. In Spain these are...
Traditional Beef Stuffed Tomatoes

Traditional Beef Stuffed Tomatoes

This is a very classical dish that I would call Grandma’s dish. This is the recipe of my mother, which means that it may actually well be the recipe of famous French chef Paul Bocuse. My mom used to prepare the dish in summer when we had plenty of garden...
Lamb Kidneys In a Rosemary Cream Sauce

Lamb Kidneys In a Rosemary Cream Sauce

Lamb kidneys are delicious and full of nutrients; they are packed with minerals, including iron, and vitamins, and they contain a low amount of fat. Unlike beef kidneys, they don’t have a strong taste. They can be prepared in different ways, and this recipe is a...