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The Little Paris Kitchen

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I love cooking! To me it is almost like a meditation, it completly rescues me from worries, preoccupation and stress – and it is always so much fun to have friends around, talking and drinking a glass of a perfect wine. Because cooking has an important spot in my life, I am always looking for new cooking books and today I am going to try parisian dishes from “The Little Paris Kitchen” by Rachel Khoo:

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Croque Madame Muffin

I first heard of this book whilst watching one of the many cooking channels, actually I was lucky to stumble upon Rachel Khoo’s BBC show, which has the same name of the book. I remember thinking how much fun it might be to reinvent such classic and fine dishes.

I am also like that, I am always trying to optimizing my time in the kitchen and trying to make easy versions of difficult recipes. I would never spend hours on one dish alone, so this was actually what got me interested: How to master the parisian classics without having to spend the entire day in the kitchen – fench food like the french do at home!

Rouleaux de salade Niçoise

Rouleaux de salade Niçoise

 

If you are also a big fan of french food like me but is not looking for a book full of complicated ways on how to do something simple, this is a book you have to have!

Yesterday I invited some friends to try a few dishes. I don’t even have to say how delicious it was and the amount of fun we had – just check my pics and you will see.

Truite en papillote

Truite en papillote

For dessert we had “Îles flottantes” or floating islands, Creme Anglaise as the basis for a delicious Meringue desert. Sadly we forgot to take a photo… but if you want the recipe, just watch this video:

Love,

Elle x

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3 Comments

  • Reply Leila 10. July 2015 at 22:09

    Yeah, I heard she is doing some tv show n Oz, so cool.

  • Reply Jezz 10. August 2015 at 07:59

    She is adorable! And a great cook too.

  • Reply Anna 10. August 2015 at 10:37

    I love Rachel Khoo! Have you seen all the episodes?

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