World Food

Mulled wine, winter trips and happy memories

Mulled wine, winter trips and happy memories

Following the mulled wine recipe relaxes me, and I’m not referring to the scent emanating from the pot while it cooks, but to the thoughts and memories that I let loose in the meantime. The mulled wine recipe means memories of short winter escapes between European capitals and Scandinavian countries; […]

The original cannelés recipe, directly from Bordeaux

The original cannelés recipe, directly from Bordeaux

The Cannelés were delicious sweets I eat, perhaps too often, since 2001 when I tasted them by accident during a weekend in Bordeaux. It was my first quick working visit to the city. Between my arrival at the train station and the beginning of the performance at the Grand Théâtre, […]

The taste of Thailand in the Panaeng Gai recipe

The taste of Thailand in the Panaeng Gai recipe

During my first stay in the north of Thailand in 2007, I was a delighted guest of Peter and Pai in Chiang Mai, in their beautiful Secret Garden. To make my stay in Chiang Mai even more idyllic, I got to enter the kitchen of Pai, amazing both from the architectural point of […]

The precious Cinque Terre Sciacchetrà wine

The precious Cinque Terre Sciacchetrà wine

To fully understand and experience a place, there’s nothing like approaching the local food and wine, with its aromas and flavors, and to fully grasp the spirit of Cinque Terre, I heartily recommend you taste a glass of the famous Sciacchetra. An amber, sweet wine that to me always meant the feast days and the rare […]

The real Sicilian granita

The real Sicilian granita

One of the most enjoyable times of my short stay in Lipari was undoubtedly the break I treated me with at the Chitarra Bar in Marina Corta: two hours chilling out in the sun, with a stunning view on this little corner of the world and a delicious Sicilian pistachio granita. Pure […]

My recipes to drink iced tea and feel on holiday in Asia

My recipes to drink iced tea and feel on holiday in Asia

The summer is coming, the temperature is increasing, and I can’t stop drinking iced tea! Actually, I’m not too fond of iced tea, or I don’t like the classic lemon or peach one. I’m quite greedy, and I prefer those discovered in Southeast Asia, especially between Thailand and Myanmar: refreshing, […]

How to make dulce de leche, my favorite dessert

How to make dulce de leche, my favorite dessert

That I am greedy, you might have already noticed. If you peeked a bit into my presentation on the blog and some posts, you also know that part of my family lives in South America, in between Argentina, Uruguay, and Brazil, where eating well and a lot is an essential […]