Monthly Archives: December 2011

2007 indian wells Merlot columbia valley Chateau Ste Michelle

I’ve been repeatedly disappointed by the white wines of our region. A while back I bought this 2007 indian wells Merlot columbia valley Chateau Ste Michelle and left it in the basement to age. This week I needed some wine … Continue reading

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Moussaka

We were very happy with the results of this recipe: http://greekfood.about.com/od/eggplant/r/moussaka.htm We cooked only half the amont however, and that feeds still maybe 6 people. The recipe is not simple also, and took us more than the announced two hours … Continue reading

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Yum…

http://cuisine.journaldesfemmes.com/recette/316074-tarte-aux-pommes-alsacienne And now you know why puff pastry dough recipe was needed. Xiaobei wisely choose not to touch the pie in fear of not be able to stop eating it.

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Don’t forget the baby on the yoghurt please!

Yes Mr Manufacturer, how dare you forget to print a happy babby on every pot of yoghurt from my 6 pack? Do you really think I was going to eat any pot that does not have a happy baby on the … Continue reading

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US measures “Pâte feuilletée” recipe

1 cup flour Slightly less than 1/2 cup water. Maybe 7 Tbps of water? 13 Tbps (unsalted) butter, at room temperature. 1 tsp salt Steps are very well described with pictures in this French recipe: http://www.meilleurduchef.com/cgi/mdc/l/fr/recettes/pate_feuilletee_ill.html

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