Month: May 2019

Caillettes

The « caillettes » is a culinary specialty of the departments of Drôme and Ardèche. This little (just fist-sized) patty, based on pork meat (neck and liver), is stuffed with aromatic herbs (parsley, thyme, savory) and veggies (Swiss chard, spinach, or greed salad). Like many other regional specialties, the geographic origins ofcaillettes are rather unclear …

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Baked apples

Have you ever tasted baked apples? No? Then it’s time to try! By the way, baked apples are not only a delicious – but also a very healthy treat. An interesting fact: baked apples bring much more health benefits than fresh ones. Moreover, baked apples can become an amazing dessert, especially if you add some cinnamon, …

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Alheira de Mirandela

Have you ever tried the Portuguese dish “Alheira de Mirandela”? The alheira, a type of fowl sausage, is one of the cheapest and most common Portuguese dishes with a fascinating history. When the Jewish population was expelled from Portugal in 1498, many hid in the mountainous region of Trás-os-Montes in the northeast of Portugal, practising …

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