Le Menu de Catherine



A weekend in Amsterdam

At the beginning of May, my friend Caitlyn and I went to Amsterdam. We had talked about going away together for such a long time, and as there are about three bank holidays in May it seemed like good a... Continue Reading →


Warm Salmon and Chickpea Salad

As I'm making humous for myself and others on a weekly basis at the moment I am inundated with chickpeas, which is not a bad position to be in at all and allows me to experiment more with their protein-y... Continue Reading →

Friday Night in Marie d’Issy

For this particular Friday night (it was actually a Wednesday night but for all intents and purposes let's say that it was a Friday), we decided to eat at 'our place' for the last time in quite a while. Located... Continue Reading →

Cod and Artichoke Risotto

Lesson number one: Do not fret about how little of the artichoke leaves are actually going into the risotto, the rest will be dipped into vinaigrette or added to any kind of stock (that’s what I did with mine). I... Continue Reading →

Friday Night at Canal Saint Martin

  Sticking with the theme of making the most of the east Paris, we chose to go Canal Saint Martin. It’s a shame that this area is on the other side of the city to us because it’s so great,... Continue Reading →

Italian Cabbage and Chicken Stew

Cabbage is the vegetable of the week. It’s just a pleasing vegetable not only to eat but also to look at, and I couldn’t remember the last time I cooked one. I wanted to use it with a light meat... Continue Reading →

Le Menu Anglais: Joyeuse Pâques!

For our part, we are not a terribly religious family however, like Christmas it is a wonderful reason to get the family together (which happens twice a year nowadays) and have a great meal. This was one of such times.... Continue Reading →

Raspberry Quinoa Breakfast

  PROTEIN! In my sleepy morning haze I definitely added too much almond milk. This is a variation of my very first Breakfast post that I wrote when I started this blog back in November. I've been nuts for porridge... Continue Reading →

Lemon Salmon baked in a parcel with Root Vegetables

I like getting vegetables which I never really eat, for a change and also to experiment, a few posts ago it was aubergine, and for yesterday’s meal it was celeriac. Being a lover of fish lover for now and forever, I... Continue Reading →

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