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20 Feb

What is the Red Guide or The Michelin Guide?

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The Michelin Guide, also known as “Red Guide”

Michelin, the tire manufacturer, began his Michelin Guide in France in 1900 by publishing maps to help drivers locate mechanics, gas stations, and places to eat and sleep during their trip. Gradually, the guide has become a benchmark restaurant accessory throughout Europe. Today, it also assesses the restaurants in some cities in the United States, Japan and of course in Britain.

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20 Feb

What is a M.O.F (Meilleur Ouvrier de France)?

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The competition Meilleur Ouvrier de France shorten to (MOF) (One of the Best Craftsmen of France) is held every four years since 1924. It is, for several trades of crafts, to honor excellence and expertise. The restoration is of major significance. Leaders who have graduated from MOF feature a blue-white-red collar at their kitchen jacket.

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20 Feb

Cooking with wine – How to cook with wine?

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Cooking with wine allows food to absorb lush and diverse flavors. Wine has three main uses in the kitchen as a marinade ingredient, as a cooking liquid, and as a flavoring in a finished dish. Reds lend rich, velvety flavors to meats and decadent desserts. Whites help to create a lighter sauce for broths and pastas, but too much or the wrong style wine can put a stop on a potentially delicious dinner. 

Do not use the so-called cooking wines!  


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20 Feb

Kitchen of flowers – What are the edible flowers?

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Edible Flowers have played a vital part in our food experiences dating back to the times of the Greeks, Romans, and Ancient Chinese. Edible Flowers have been used in table decorations and as part of our meals. These flowers not only impact our visual and olfactory senses, but, are also used to tantalize our taste buds. The vibrant colors provided by flowers can be either visually subtle or brilliant in color, which can help to elevate or complete the presentation of your plate. In most cases, Edible Flowers are used to complement your food. One can simply place a Basil Blossom Flower or Kale Blue Flower on a dish or add sugar coated roses or pansies to desserts for additional flare, sprinkle tender buds in salad, laminate pastry sheets with colorful petals, or stuff whole blossoms with any fillings. The options are almost endless.


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14 Feb

Different types of French Breads

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In France, it exists different types of French Breads. Breads are made from a flour mixture (wheat or other cereals), water and salt, fermented choice using baker’s yeast or leaven. There is a wide variety of breads that differ in their manufacturing recipes but also their shapes (rod, ball, spike, focaccia …)

Worldwide, the Baguette is one of the typical symbols of France and especially Paris . Along with the wine , the beret or cheese , she became a symbol even though there are other varieties of bread.


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03 Feb

Explanations on the different types of flour. Which one?

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From bread to biscuits, cookies to cakes, baking is the art of turning flour into delicious food. Flour finely milled wheat or other grains lends structure to baked goods, but different baked goods demand different structural supports. Choose the right flour for the right task and you’re a long way toward baking success. Choose the wrong flour and you’re courting trouble.


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