Go to the social interactions list When you invite people at your home, if it's for a lunch or a dinner, they might offer you a bottle of wine. It might be wrapped or not. In France, we open our presents immediately in front of our guests. Then we thank...
Here's a "casse-noix" : See the "crabe" article.
These beautiful crabes are "tourteau" : How to cook them ? when you buy a "tourteau", it is alive ! So, you must boil a lot of water. When it starts boiling, put your crabe into. Cook for 20 minutes. Most of what you 'll eat is in his legs. You need a...
Oursins : Where can I find them ? It's really difficult to find "oursins" in a supermarket. If you know a good "poissonnerie" fish shop, you might find some there. The best place to have "oursins" is close to the sea. There, you will easily find them...
Huîtres We mainly eat "huîtres" for "Noël" Christmas or "jour de l'an" New Year. But if you leave close to the sea, you might eat "huîtres" much more often. Most of the time, we eat them raw with a glass of white wine. But it's also possible to cook them...
Olives in the South of France : Some are "piquantes" (spicy). Just choose different kinds, eat them with a glass of rosé as an apéritif. If you buy "anchoïade" (anchovy paste) just spread it on a piece of bread. Back to the condiment article
Radis belong to " crudités ". We eat them raw, as an entrée with salt, pepper and sometimes butter. Just rinse them, remove their end : Where to find them ? "rayon fruits et légumes" in your supermarket, or an open market. Back to the vegetables list
Ingrédients 1 kg pommes de terre (potatoes), ½ lire huile oil (tournesol). You can try with olive oil for a different taste. All you must keep in mind is to use a « huile pour friture », sel et poivre (salt and pepper). Peler (peel) the potatoes, slice...
Pomme de terre (also " patate") is very common in French cooking. The pink ones are not sweet. In France, you won't easily find "patates douces" (sweet potatoes). You might find "patates douces" in some supermarkets or in Asiatic shops. But if you go...
Here are different types of onions on an open market : Oignon jaune on the left, oignon blanc in the middle, oignon rouge. How to use it ? We use a lot of onion in French cooking, especially for vegetables : oignon sauté, ail and vegetables. See some...