Category Archives: Roasties

What’s for dinner

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And the main course tonight is……

Pork Filet mignon , sauce made with Limousin Cider and  mustard Violette ( local product at Brive de  Gaillarde) , roast potatoes and Local apples “Golden” – speciality of Limousin region

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What do you do with mash leftovers?

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Leftover mash potato cakes

Leftover mash potato cakes

 

 

Simple! You make  potato cakes!

 

 

 

Ad egg or two into the mashed potato, sweet corn from a can or fresh ( the more the better!) and a spoon or two of flour, salt and pepper

Mix all well and fry on a frying pan with a little oil. Serve on its own or as a side dish to any meat or fish!

Bon appetite!

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20 May What’s for dinner at La Croix du Reh

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Yes , the summer is coming and we are very much on a BBQ mode! Marinated for 24 hrs in a special Shashlik * marinade pork can be cooked just under the grill (if weather does not permit barbecue)

* Shashlik – is what we call BBQ in Russia, with a difference that we never use coal or gas, it is always a proper  and tastier way: over the wood.

Marinated Pork Skewers

Marinated Pork Skewers

8 May. What’s for dinner?

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8 May. What’s for dinner?

 

 

Today’s Main course Magret de canard with Madera sauce, Carrots Vichy, Roasted Potatoes and  beans. The plates came back wiped clean! 😉

Bon Appetite!

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Dinner is served!

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Spring brings new seasonal veggies on the table. The asparagus is one of the season’s favorites. Last night’s starter: ” Asparagus and smoked trout with sesame dressing”

Asparagus and smoked trout

Followed by “Mushroom Fete on your plate” : mushrooms cooked 3 different ways served with Potato roasties, Carrot Vichy and Tomato Provançale. Our vegetarian guests were delighted!

Mushroom Fete on the plate

 If you really cannot wait until June when the proper open air sun kissed strawberries will come on the market, there are things you can do with strawberries, that are not yet sweet enough…

Warning! This Strawberry delight contains alcohol 🙂

Strawberry delight