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Paris in Four Hours

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Paris, Seine

Ah! Ce Paris! I want to stay for months. Watch people come and go while sitting in a bistro on the bank of the Seine. Spend days lost in the corridors of the Louvre. Wait for hours to get up on the Eiffel Tower. Buy myself a real French baguette… You shouldn’t visit Paris like this. On the run.

But, all I could do on that January 19th was to run through the city. I had a few hours between flights and decided to make the best of it!

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Rooster Galantine

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Rooster Galantine (adapted from Sale & Pepe magazine, Serbian issue for January/February 2011) 1 rooster, about 2 kg* 200 ml Porto 150 g prosciutto, diced 200 g cooked pork tongue, diced** 40 g blanched, peeled pistachios 150 g dry-cured pork tenderloin, diced 200 g bacon, diced 500 g mixture of pork and beef ground meat 200 g Mortadella, diced 2…

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Pain Perdu

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Pain Perdu (French Toast) (recipe from Savoring Provence: Recipes and Reflections on Provencal Cooking) slices of a day old bread from a square cornered loaf 100 g butter, at room temperature 100 g red currant jam 500 ml milk 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise 3 whole eggs, + 2 egg yolks 125 g + 2 Tbsp granulated sugar boiling water,…

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french food side dish vegan 37 Comments

This was my attempt of recreating this dish from the movie Ratatouille. It’s not the real thing, but I liked it Ratatouille 2 zucchinis 2 small eggplants (approximately the same size as zucchinis) 1 red bell pepper 1 yellow bell pepper 1 big + 1 small red onion 1 small tomato 1 clove garlic olive oil dried herbs: rosemary, thyme,…

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