Food

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photo of my brompton folding bike

Let me introduce you to my new best friend: My Brompton folding bike. It takes very little space, is very comfortable, solid (I cycle about 20 miles/day with it) and I just take it everywhere: in the eurostar when I go to Paris, in th ebus in London when it starts raining, in th eplane
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Photo of runners at the Park and Tower Race 2011

Two days ago I runned for a charity the Mayfair Park and Tower Race. I was invited by one our customers, the fantastic restaurant Galvin at Windows. They created a few years ago Galvin’s Chance, a charity designed to help disadvantaged young people at risk from gun and knife crime by opening up opportunities for
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pizza dough

Ingredients For 3 large and thin pizzas or 2  thick ones 400 g flour. I use plain classic flour. I use strong flour to make bread 220 g water 1 teaspoon dried yeast or 10g fresh yeast 8 g salt (2 teaspoons) A pinch of sugar 2 tablespoons olive oil For this pizza dough recipe you will first
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Cambodge 2004Cambodia 2004

I had the chance in 2004 to do a 3 months internship in Cambodia. This gave me the opportunity to discover some of the kindest persons on earth.

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petits biscuits à la pralinoise

Recipe Ingredients 75g butter 1 egg 85g brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 150g self-raising flour 1 teaspoon salt 110g pralinoise (as shown on the right) How to proceed Preheat the oven (180°C). Mix the butter (at room temperature) with sugar and eggs. Add flour, salt and pralinoise. Using a spoon, drop tiny portions of
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photo des poivrons farcis à la brandade de Nimes

Recipe About “Brandade de Nîmes”: This typical fish dish from the city of Nîmes, in the Languedoc Roussillon, is made of a refined salt cod puree. It is also known as “Cod Brandade”. The name comes from the Provençal word “brandado” meaning “things stirred”. Indeed, the Brandade’s success is mainly based on a very prolonged
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home made chestnut pine nuts corsican bread

Recipe Chestnut flour is very important in Corsican cuisine because in the old days, when means of communication with the continent were rare and expensive, the Corsican did not have enough wheat on the island to reach self-sufficiency. As a consequence, to replace wheat flour they used chestnut flour because chestnut trees are very abundant
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Brésil 2005Brazil 2005

In 2005 I did a six-months internship in Brazil. This was a fantastic experience. I got to learn speaking Portuguese and to understand this fascinating culture. Brazil has always been my favourite country ever since.