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Le huit – Obsessions culinaires, winter edition

Always and forever more – An attempt at riz-au-lait ice-cream

Today, I could tell you a long story. From the day I ate riz-au-lait for the first time in years, to the moment I thought it could make a pretty good ice-cream. From the point I actually boiled some viallone nano rice in full-fat milk with a plump bean of vanilla, to the time I […]

Dreams are made of this – A lobster thermidor

There are moments in my life when I couldn’t be happier. Many of them. An endless beach, with crab hunting and kisses in the wind. An unplanned slumber party, with a bed sheet fort and a torch. A note found rolled under my bed, with ink smears. A sneak at my feet, with a flying […]

You’re my favourite flavour – Culinary obsessions

When it comes to food (and many other matters: hello knitting, long bike rides, and papermater felt-tip pens collection), I’m a terribly boring person. I can eat the same thing everyday: breakfast, lunch and dinner; and still feel happy about what I eat. Obviously, those things will change every now and then. This habit must […]

L’espace d’un moment – A party

One prune tart please!, calls the voice through the interphone. Run to the downstairs kitchen. Tell Elliot – the pastry commis – to put a prune tart into the oven. Grab a large rectangle plate. Pipe a thin line of wine reduction. Drain a prune marinated in spiced wine. Place it on the plate. Take […]