Archive for the ‘Daily Eats’ Category

Vache de Chalais

This fabulous cheese is made from cow’s milk. It comes wrapped in chestnut leaves that have been soaked in white wine.
The rind has a slight blueish-yellow mold and is a little chewy. When the cheese is young, it is chalky and crumbly, with a sweet-tart tang, but when it ripens, the leaves become [...]

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Potato and Bacon Scones

These taste fantastic!  But, I don’t make them as often as I should, probably because I prefer the little bite size ones which take longer to cook.    We eat these as the main breakfast dish, but they would also taste great accompanied with eggs!
Ingredients: makes 2-3 servings; 88 calories per scone.

3-4 medium potatoes [...]

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Fresh Veggie Soup

When was the last time that you made your own soup?  For me, it was just a few days ago, but I really never even thought about it until about 1 1/2 years ago!  I don’t think that enough people make their own soup, even though it is super simple and very delicious!  It is [...]

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Broccoli and Cauliflower Bake

Yum, yum! We must bake this dish once a week, and it is so filling there are always a lot of leftovers! I got this recipe from Cook Yourself Thin, a book that has information and recipes taking into account caloric intake.
Ingredients: makes 6 servings; ~355 calories per serving

300g of pasta (We usually [...]

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Tarte aux courgettes et feta

I love tarts, and this one is super easy! Luckily, in France, they have a pastry dough called pate brisee for savory dishes, so I don’t have to worry about making my own.
Tarte aux courgettes et feta

1 pate brisee / pie crust
2 zucchinis
100g feta
salt, pepper, & basil

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