Book review: My Little French Kitchen

I'm overjoyed with my new cookbook by Rachel Khoo: My Little French Kitchen. If you have been following my blog from the start, you know that I also have her other cookbook and that I often use her recipes in my blog posts. The reason why I love her recipes is that they are not too difficult, they require common ingredients, and the food makes you feel like you are really in France. The flavours transport you to Paris, the France country and small French villages. Her new cookbook is no … [Read more...]

Book review: The French Market Cookbook

Whenever I'm in Paris, I go to one of the many produce markets. So when I found out that food blogger Clotilde Dusoulier had written a book about cooking with seasonal produce I was sold. Clotilde finds that there is a lot more to French food than the classic cuisine. There is regional cooking too which is mostly a peasant diet and rich in plant-based foods and local bounty.  Her book The French Market Cookbook, Vegetarian recipes from my Parisian Kitchen, focuses on cooking with seasonal … [Read more...]

Most wanted cookbook: Small Plates & Sweet Treats

I have the most wanted cookbook of 2012 in my hands. When Small Plates & Sweet Treats: My Family's Journey to Gluten-Free Cooking by Aran Goyoaga arrived in the mail it felt like early Christmas. I don't think I have ever been more excited about a book before. I'm totally in love with the book and have given it a prominent place on my coffee table. I have been following Aran Goyoaga for some time through social media, and on her internationally successful blog Cannelle et Vanille. She is my … [Read more...]

Desserts in jars

I just love my new recipe book by Shaina Olmanson: Desserts in jars - 50 sweet treats that shine.  Although it is Shaina Olmanson's first published book, she is a well-known food blogger. Her blog Food for my Family is full of recipes and cooking tips for the busy moms like herself, because Shaina has four kids and a husband to satisfy with her cooking. I was intrigued by her cooking, blogging, family life and in the meanwhile also publishing a book. So I decided to give Shaina a call and find … [Read more...]

Inspirerende recepten in La Tartine Gourmande

Ik zal de komende tijd regelmatig bloggen over boeken. Ik heb mij namelijk weer een hele stapel aan prachtige boeken eigen weten te  maken die het aanschaffen meer dan waard zijn. Vandaag blog ik over het inspirerende kookboek: La Tartine Gourmande door Béatrice Peltre. Een receptenboek waar je gaat watertanden bij het zien van de foto's. Wat het boek extra bijzonder maakt zijn de persoonlijke anecdotes bij elk recept. La Tartine Gourmande is eigenlijk een blog en is uitgegroeid tot één van … [Read more...]