Monkfish with Piperade & Bayonne ham

I´ve never been to the Basque country, that remote piece of land in the Southwest corner of France, but there´s no doubt I´d like it there. A region where so many delicious things come from – from acorn fed black pigs, cured meats, incredible sheep´s cheeses to piment d´Espelette – , where they create such outstanding produce from what nature has to […]

Normandy on a plate: Sole & apple cider cream sauce

This is one of my very favorite dishes: Sole à la normande, with a creamy shrimp and apple cider sauce. The combination may sound unusual, but the buttery tenderness of the fish, the nutty crevettes, that somewhat fruity, sweetish aftertaste of the sauce – all these amazing flavors come together just wonderfully. I love how this recipe reflects the two […]