One of my favourite home comforts is soup. Growing up in the mountains in France, soup is a staple for most households; the snow falling outside as you warm your cheeks and and fill your nostril with the full smell of a courgette soup makes me want to cozy up with a blanket and a good book. So of course, when we travelled through the … Continue reading Recipe: Turmeric and ginger Kabocha squash soup (by a lake in Washington)
When I was back home a few weeks ago I took a trip up to my mothers home and where she grew up; Alsace. Alsace is a region right on the border of Germany and Switzerland, and it has alternated between French and German control over the centuries and the wars. Home of sauerkraut and known for its sausages, the cuisine truly reflects the cultures … Continue reading Christmas markets in Alsace: the snack edition.
Home feels so damn good after almost a year away. I am privileged enough to have grown up in arguably one of the most picturesque places in the world, if you’re into mountains. Chamonix is a township nestled in a valley between towering mountain ranges in the French Alps. The Mont Blanc, one of the highest and most famous mountains in Europe, stands proudly and … Continue reading RECIPE: Crispy-skin spiced chicken thighs with couscous