At the risk of sounding like a complete skinflint I’d like to moan and groan about cocktail prices in restaurants, bars and night clubs. Am I the only one who thinks they are hideously overpriced?!
a) 30 mins or less
Ch’tiramisu is Northern France’s answer to Italy’s Tiramisu. What a strange name, I thought. Where is it from? A quick search on the net yielded very few English results and the rest were all in French. There is a famous French movie, called Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis, which means “welcome to the sticks”. “Ch’ti” means […]
This soup is definitely different from the rest. A rich, silky, green taste rolls over your tongue and slips into your stomach, satisfying it instantly. The star ingredient is the avocado. This fantastic idea comes from Mexico where avocados come aplenty and are used from starters to desserts, even drinks! Also, usually soups containing avocado […]
English doesn’t seem to be the only language which contains words with multiple meanings. Take “tortilla” in Spanish for example. Tortilla can mean the unleavened flatbreads made out of corn or wheat which originated in Mexico, or a Spanish omelette. “Torta” means cake or tart and “illa” is the dimunitive, i.e. it means little cake. […]
Lately I’ve been very lazy in the kitchen. For months on end I have been planning the week’s meals with militant precision and quite simply grew tired of it. All spontaneity has flown out of the window and I got seriously bored and not that excited about mealtimes. That’s it, I said, things are going […]