Month: November 2014

Some Like It Hot – Aji Chilli Sauce

Some Like It Hot – Aji Chilli Sauce

We have an array of chilli sauces here at Lover of Creating Flavours, some which have been given as presents, some home-made and some that are so hot that not even I can eat them. There is one person in our family who can eat them and when she is […]

Food Heroes – Escoffier

Food Heroes – Escoffier

In the first in a short series of blogs we are looking at the life and work of some of our favourite food heroes today the king of chefs, George, Auguste Escoffier. Georges Auguste Escoffier was born on 28 October 1846 and is considered one of the culinary greats, alongside Marie-Antoine […]

Meat Free Monday – Vegetarian Paella

Meat Free Monday – Vegetarian Paella

Paella is a Valencian rice dish with ancient roots that originated in its modern form in the mid-nineteenth century near Albufera lagoon, a coastal lagoon in Valencia, on the east coast of Spain.The dish is widely regarded as Spain’s national dish, but most Spaniards consider it to be a regional Valencian […]

Le Beaujolais Nouveau Est Arrive !

Le Beaujolais Nouveau Est Arrive !

At one minute past midnight on the third Thursday of each November, the world welcomes that year’s Beaujolais Nouveau to the news that ”Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé! (The New Beaujolais has arrived!)” French law states that Beaujolais Nouveau can only be released on that  date so millions of cases […]

International Fusion Recipe Swap Challenge.

International Fusion Recipe Swap Challenge.

  These days there are a lot of fusion cuisines blooming up with fresh ideas waiting to be discovered. And with the variety of ready-made sauces and marinades which available in most supermarkets also make it stress less to prepare International cuisines such as Moroccan Chicken, Thai Tom Yum Soup, […]

Chicken Dijonnaise

Chicken Dijonnaise

The French mustard house Maille has  a slogan: “Il n’y a que Maille qui m’aille.” (a rough translation would be that “Only Maille works for me!”) Maille has been making mustard (and many other condiments  recently) for over 260 years with two boutiques that feature nothing but the company’s mustard, […]

Eat More Fish – Roasted Brill With Sauce Vierge

Eat More Fish – Roasted Brill With Sauce Vierge

The brill (Scophthalmus rhombus), is a flatfish of the turbot family (Scophthalmidae) in the order Pleuronectiformes. Brill lives  in the North Atlantic, Baltic Sea, and Mediterranean, mainly in deeper waters offshore. Although turbot is considered superior, Brill is one of the best quality flat fish with firm, white, delicate yet […]