Butter Squash Soup with Garlic & White Wine

I wish I could say that this wonderful recipe is mine but this soup recipe comes from my favourite cooking book “Seven Fires” written by Francis Mallmann an Argentinean chef born in Patagonia.  In his book simple ingredients are transformed into glorious food, charred meats and vegetables become an array of contrasting flavours and textures all cooked on the BBQ, or on […]

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Louisiana, My Danish Salad

My Danish Salad for a hot summer in Perth! You wonder why my salad is called a Louisiana Salad if it is a Danish salad?  The answer is simple;  30 miles from Copenhagen there is the Louisiana museum of Modern art.  It is a must see museum.  It is an outside inside museum over looking the Oresund sea between Denmark and Sweden.  […]

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Salade Nicoise

This recipe is for the most commonly served Salade Nicoise.  However, the traditional Salade Nicoise in Nice may not always come with cooked beans or cooked potatoes.  This salad for them reflects the seasons, so the Salade Nicoise varies with the seasons.  In the spring they may use fava beans and artichokes, in the summer sweet yellow rock melon, and in the Autumn finely sliced […]

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Pan Bagnat the Star of Nice

I recently visited the stunning city of Nice and frankly I did see some changes, perhaps less tourists, the streets of Nice have become big parking lots, and many new restaurants that cater French food for tourists.  But, thank goodness there are still lots of old restaurants and cafes that have not changed their menu since I was a teenager and spent many happy […]

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