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Le Menu de Catherine

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Food in Paris

Cooking resourcefully and organically is where Le Menu de Catherine began, and I will be sharing everything I prepare in my little Parisian kitchen (unless it didn’t work), whether it’s my own inventions or tried and trusted recipes.

Sweet Potato and Pineapple Curry

It's currently 30Β°C in Paris which is 86Β°F for any American's currently reading, so quite frankly, it's far too warm to be writing about a hot curry I cooked the other night, but I'm doing it for you, out of... Continue Reading →

Chilaquiles: Breakfast for dinner and a visit from the Mothership

Every time my mum comes to visit? we set ourselves up for a weekend of 'yes of course we should do *insert decadent activity*, we're together for a limited amount of time, in Paris, and it's your holiday'. This occasion... Continue Reading →

Ratatouille: One of life’s essential dishes

Ratatouille is one of my favourite meals of all time, and I'm fairly certain I do not stand alone when voicing this opinion. It's a meal that warms you from the inside out, it is staggeringly good for you, and... Continue Reading →

Roasted cauliflower with port and tomato sauce

Cauliflower is a very giving vegetable, it goes with so many dishes but very rarely do I give it time in the spotlight, cauliflower cheese is of course, a classic, but it's not a dish which I make very often... Continue Reading →

The Women’s March on Paris and Prune with Goat Cheese Tart

β€œIf there ever comes a time when the women of the world come together purely and simply for the benefit of mankind, it will be a force such as the world has never known.” Matthew Arnold On Saturday 21st January,... Continue Reading →

Warm Jerusalem artichoke salad and a word about the Women’s March on Paris

January 2017 is turning out to be an odd month. I've spent the first half celebrating the crap out of my sister's birthday, and the second half trying to conquer a cold before it's had a chance to properly take... Continue Reading →

Tomato and basil bruschetta: Dear Italy, please don’t hate me…

This is one of the easiest dishes you will ever make, you're welcome. Have you ever watched Julie and Julia? Meryl Streep,  portrays the great, adorable, determined American cook Julia Childs, and Amy Adams plays Julie Powell a former writer... Continue Reading →

New Years Day Feast Part 2: Roast Duck with roast sweet potatoes and port gravy

Roast Duck is a meal which I've wanted to cook for a while, and despite initially wanting to make it on the 30th December but couldn't due to fog (see Part 1), we moved our little Christmas to New Year's... Continue Reading →

New Year’s Day Feast Part 1: Pear and beetroot salad, plus a tale of the most tragic journey home

I've always found New Year's Day to be a bit odd. It always begins with one voice in my head telling me to spend the day getting over the festivities of the night before (i.e., playing Skyrim, drinking copious amounts... Continue Reading →

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