I’m baaaaack. I can’t believe I took a full two month hiatus from my little food blog. What a big ball of laziness I’ve been. Well, I have been somewhat busy moving, quitting my job and finally watching Breaking Bad so I guess I have some valid excuses?
Anyway, now that I don’t have real work to get in my way, I can get back to some serious cooking. I started by dusting off my cookbook collection and getting off Pinterest. Not that there is ANYTHING wrong with Pinterest. I would marry Pinterest if I could, but there’s a bit of charm in good old fashioned things like actual bound books don’t you think? So I made a vow to try at least two recipes per week from each and every one of my poor, neglected cookbooks.
The first lucky book is “La Tartine Gourmande: Recipes for an Inspired Life” by Beatrice Peltre. The Author’s stories along with her amazing recipes and beautiful photographs will make you wish you were born and raised in the French countryside just like her and will give you a sudden urge to sell your car in exchange for a bicycle with a basket and a bell so you can ride it to the local market and pick up baguettes and fresh vegetables. It will also make you want to rent a house in Nantucket and have clam bakes and build sand castles all summer long. Seriously.
Here’s a quick and easy recipe to get you started on your journey to becoming a casual yet elegant Parisian living in New England: Continue reading