Château Troplong Mondot and its beautiful Partridges

The vines of Troplong Mondot Last week I crossed the Garonne. Yes yes, with all due respect to my friends who often tease me, it happens to me sometimes. But I had a good reason, I was going to Saint Emilion , on the land of Troplong Mondot . Troplong-Mondot ? Yes, the name is…

Oven baked lamb shoulder on a bed of baking potatoes

A few days ago, I spoke to you about taking time to recharge one’s batteries, think, enjoy and forget about the daily run in order to live more in tune with oneself. This dish is made for that. Nothing will stop you from dreaming while peeling potatoes and slicing them with a mandolin. Nothing will…

The 10 favorite dishes of the French

Duck breast (c) 1eyeshut shutterstock The French say yes to taste discoveries when traveling but remain faithful to their traditional duck breast. As we approach La Semaine du Goût®, Expedia.fr unveils the list of favorite dishes of our compatriots . La Semaine du Goût®* which will take place from October 10 to 16, 2016, is…

Marie Dijon, an amazing chef!

Marie Dijon loves to cook and it shows! Just look at the picture below and you understand everything! Marie Dijon loves to cook and it shows (c) Olivier Marie goutsdouest.fr I didn’t know this young 24 year old chef from Marseille at all but I can tell you that I succumbed to the charm of…

Where does the red label come from?

Label rouge A few weeks ago I went to the Landes, on the land of St-Sever, this well known producer of chickens Label rouge farmers in the South West . Maybe you don’t know this brand if you live for example in the North of France but you should know that it is thanks to…

Scoville Scale

Peppers (c) Matteo X license CCBY20 There are pepper and pepper . I don’t know if like me you have ever been fooled by buying sweet peppers and at the time of using them to see that there was as who would say a problem. I remember once I chose peppers that I thought were…

How much does a stick of butter weigh

Butter Stick Internet friends, you like the recipes from across the Atlantic or across the Channel and you weigh in front of the measures in cups , in sticks and other table spoons ? Not easy to convert isn’t it ? It makes me remember that time I wanted to make a recipe for cookies…

Easy veal stir-fry with potatoes and carrots

Veal stir-fry with carrots and potatoes A complete dish, family, to make or in the pressure cooker or, if you have time, in a good old cast iron casserole. It’s up to you, but you’ll enjoy it. On my side I will leave you for a few days to discover Malta. I know absolutely nothing…

Pastizzi, a puff pastry with fresh cheese, speciality of Malta

Pastizzi Malte If you come to Malte , you can’t miss the pastizzi , those little ricotta puff pastry that you see everywhere. Their triangular shape is quite recognizable and they will seduce you by their very crunchy texture 🙂 They are very popular and cheap, especially do not miss them. To taste in the…

Claire Perrot, Comtéologist

Claire Perrot – Comteologue (c) Olivier Marie goutsdouest.fr – Blogger? – Journalist ? arf, not possible, they’ll think I’ve got percings. – Journalist ? arf, not possible either, they’ll think I’m a show-off : – Specialist in digital communication ? han, what’s all this ? – Webmaster ? tss, why not a specialist in the…