• Best Halloween Party Ideas and Recipes 2017

    Have you already got enough candies and chocolate in reserve? Have you already decided where you’re going to place these big pumpkins? Oh! Hope you haven’t forgotten about absolutely outstanding costumes for your nearest and dearest, and for yourself, of course?

    No? Phew! Then you’re almost ready to celebrate the sweetest national U.S. holiday. And we aren’t talking about St. Valentine’s Day now, seriously. If you are native to New England, you probably know it as Cabbage Night. You are highly likely to call it Devil’s Night if you live in Detroit. Or it might be more familiar to you as Gate Night if you come from the Middle West. Fortunately, in any case you mean no other holiday but Halloween! Or the night of October 30th and 31st, to be precise.

  • French Summer Recipes

    What can make you think of French cuisine? Is it a good old French comedy you watched on Friday night? Is it your favorite French song by Edith Piaf or Charles Aznavour? No doubt, you have a very original taste, in every sense of this word, if you do like something particular from French cinema or music.

  • Marky’s Fresh Cheese Overview: Our Cheese Novelties

    What is so special about cheese referred to as fresh.

    You can also find the term “unripened cheese”, which actually refers to the same product. Fresh cheese is never left to age or ripen. Right after milk curdles as a result of enzyme activity, the whey is drained off and the curdles are molded into what will be a cheese. The evolved natural flavor of the cheese is ready to eat by itself or compliment any dish you might imagine such as an appetizer, main dish or desert.

  • Romantic ideas for St. Valentine’s Day

    When Christmas holidays with their cozy home hustle and warm family dinners are gone, when there seems to be no more place for wonders and winter weekdays look all the same, – St. Valentine’s Day will come to cheer us up and once again adorn our homes and town shop windows with hearts, angels, flowers and other cute little things. The morning of February 14th will make us remember how important it is to tell our second halves that we love them and how wonderful it is to know that we are loved.

  • Christmas Dinner for Two

    It is Christmas time again! How wonderful it is to repeat these words! Day after day more and more shop windows are getting decorated with smaller and bigger Santas and their reindeer, while the neighborhood is gradually turning into a fairytale town with numerous lights sparkling cheerfully as the evening comes. Beautiful Christmas songs are playing everywhere, and the spirit of the great holiday is hovering over houses and streets.

  • Legendary French Cuisine: What Makes It So Gorgeous?

    Although there does not need to be any special occasion to share our best impressions about French gastronomy and everything it has given to us, nowadays this nation of real gourmets is preparing to celebrate a big holiday. And we decided that it could be a nice reason to discover something utterly delicious about them.

  • Proscuitto, Mozzarella and Melon skewers

    Summer picnic recipe: fresh, healthy and incredibly tasty!

    When salty prosciutto meets sweet melon, it's a match made in appetizer heaven.

  • Golden Parmesan Crisps with Balmy Thyme

    If you are bored with all traditional ways of serving cheese, why not try something new, original and undoubtedly delicious? Then what about Parmesan crisps? The delicate golden savory cheese and thyme crisps are a fine company to various sauces and soups, as well as a nice appetizer on their own.

  • Saint Patrick's Day extraordinary recipes

    Saint Patrick's Day party is always fun and special. This day involves a great company, green color all around, unbridled joy, Irish drinks and unusual appetizers for them. As a gourmet blog let's see what we can find for your festive table's variety. It must meet three criteria: to be green, easy to cook and incredibly tasty.

  • Traditional French Christmas dinner

    If you're not going to Paris for Christmas, you can always bring French Christmas home. Traditional french-style Christmas dinner isn't complete without Foie Gras. Foie Gras is well-known and popular delicacy that gives a gourmet touch to your holiday festivities.

    How to make a traditional french holiday dinner?

  • Morel and Asparagus Spaghetti


    In this bright spring pasta dish of morels, asparagus, and cream, dried morels are rehydrated in boiling water that is then used to cook spaghetti — infusing the pasta with an earthy, mushroomy flavor.

  • Risotto with Peas & Porcini Mushrooms


    Very delicious and simple to make risotto recipe with peas and porcini mushrooms.

  • Caprese Appetizer

    caprese appetizer

    Caprese Appetizer Perfect For Any Event

  • Truffled Macaroni and Cheese

    Pasta baked with cheese

    Truffled Macaroni and Cheese a fancy twist on a  classic American Dish.

  • Kale and Quinoa Pilaf

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    A great tasty recipe for meatless Monday's. One Pot Kale and Quinoa Pilaf.

  • Potato Risotto with Pan-Grilled Lamb Sausages


    This potato risotto with pan-grilled lamb sausages is an amazing version of a classic risotto.

    Total Time: 1 hr 20 min. Prep: 20 min | Inactive Prep: -- | Cook: 1 hr. Level: Intermediate. Yield: 6 servings

  • Bacon Wrapped Dates Stuffed with Blue Cheese

    bacon wrapped dates stuffed with blue cheese

    Bacon Wrapped Dates Stuffed With Blue Cheese perfect for any occasion.

    "Dates are stuffed with blue cheese, wrapped in bacon and baked until crisp. These are delicious and very easy to make for a party. You can serve them at room temperature, so it is okay to make a few hours in advance!"

  • Black Pepper–Manchego Cheese Puffs

    manchego cheese puffs recipe

    Technically called gougères, these French cheese puffs are normally made by folding lots of Gruyère into choux pastry dough for fluffy, light, cheesy bites. We changed it up by using aged Manchego, Parmesan, and a bit of black pepper, for addictive bites that will be a hit at your next cocktail party.

    Difficulty: Medium | Total Time: 1 hr 15 mins | Active Time: 40 mins | Makes: About 60 cheese puffs