Author Archives: Kerry

Gastropub at Home: What I’m Making for the Opening Ceremony

RECIPE: Jamie Oliver's Sausage Rolls

As many of you know, I live in London.  Which means, the Olympics are upon me.  And while I am going for the first time in my life, I couldn’t swing tickets to the Opening Ceremony.  So I’m bringing the … Continue reading

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Veal Milanese in a Flash with Arugula Salad

RECIPE: Veal Milanese with Arugula Salad

The summer is tricky.  You’re for something substantial, but you want it to feel light.  Veal Milanese is the perfect dinner.  It’s fast.  It’s hearty.  It’s light.  And it strikes the perfect balance between indulgent and virtuous.  Fried meat, topped … Continue reading

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Paris Knock-Off Fresh Tuna Tartare with Tomato and Basil

RECIPE: Tuna, Tomato, and Basil Tartare

I had this dish in Paris last summer, and I had to knock it off.  The French are really into seafood tartares.  I just had a salmon version last weekend.  But they are generally the same: a bit of shallot, … Continue reading

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Fresh Rigatoni and Steak “Bolognese”

RECIPE: Fresh Rigatoni and Steak "Bolognese"

I love, love, love a hearty rigatoni Bolognese.  Not a soupy tomato sauce, but a thick ragu that sticks to your ribs, with meat that you have to scrape off the bottom of your plate and onto your fork and … Continue reading

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Pictures from France
(Who Are We Kidding: What We Ate)

I have been exceptionally lucky this summer.  Living in London means that I’m always a two-and-a-half-hour train ride straight to the heart of Paris.  Diana Vreeland said that ‘the best thing about London is Paris.’  Dare I say she is … Continue reading

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Categories: Côte d'Azur, Guides, Paris, Provence, Voyages
 

Bastille Day 2012, Chez Nous

I have one Bastille Day tradition: pétanque!  I love it, not so secretly because it’s the only ‘sport’ in which I can actually perform.  (Embarrassing fact: I was number two on my MBA pétanque team…shh!).  I measure my Bastille Days … Continue reading

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Kir Royale Sangria: Perfect for Bastille Day

RECIPE: Kir Royale Sangria

There are drinks you make in glasses, and drinks you make in pitchers.  The drinks in the pitchers are the party drinks.  This Saturday is Bastille Day, and it is a day for parties.  Of course, being American, it’s a … Continue reading

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