Cooking in Paris

Cooking in Paris

We got stuck in a congested Paris street with a car about to run out of gas anytime soon. I am not going to mention this story since I am trying to forget the exact moment I said “We have enough gas to make it to the city centre, no need to lose time with fueling up!”. By a miracle we managed to get there and I felt one of the biggest relieves I had experienced up to now. To my surprise, it looks like we were not late this time. She was waiting there; a young, slim Parisian lady with a fashionably short haircut in front of a door that was opening to a well equipped kitchen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Baked Sea Bass with Vegetables

baked sea bassA strange thing happened the day before and I received an e-mail from Greenpeace Mediterranean office. Of course receiving an e-mail is not strange at all but the content was quite surprising considering the recipe I was about to publish. Read the rest of this entry »

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Fishballs with Fresh Tarragon

Fishballs with fresh Tarragon

When I came across the anchovies at our fishmonger’s in the neighborhood last week I remember the day when I first saw this small fish on our kitchen counter. Being so naïve as a little boy I thought that these small fishes were just for the kids not for grownups. Even though sharing them with other family members made me a little blue because of this assumption, I can still recall the salty sea flavor and crispy texture I liked at that time. Read the rest of this entry »

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