Stéphane’s salmon and hash brown club

So, yes, smoked salmon was the main ingredient. I went for a salmon and potato club sandwich and it was every bit as delicious (in it’s own way of course) as any great Peking Duck I had ever had on Stockton Street or in Soho (London) :0)

Of eggs, black truffles and my family tree…

Pierre (my cheesemonger) and I were talking about truffles the other day. I was telling him that I wish I had access to fresh truffles year round. Indeed, truffles are harvested in December, January and February. After that, you can only get them in jars. They taste very good, but it is nothing like the fresh stuff. Pierre told me that he keeps a few for himself every year and freezes them.

Heavenly islands – Des îles qui font rêver

(In English below) Pas plus Français que l’île flottante. Trois desserts sont quasiment toujours inclus au menu d’un restaurant traditionnel: La crème caramel, les profiteroles et l’île flottante. C’est quand même fou ce qu’on peut faire avec des oeufs, du lait et un peu de sucre :0) Préparez ne crème Anglaise (1 litre pour 4…