Feast of Corpus Christi

Today we celebrate the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist. The Feast of Corpus Christi  also known as the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, is a Catholic liturgical solemnity celebrating the Real Presence of the Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ in the elements of theContinue reading “Feast of Corpus Christi”

Comic Strip : Tintin : Book 7

The Black Island is the seventh book in  The Adventures of Tintin series, comprising of 24 comics created by the Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi, who wrote under the pen name Hergé. The series was one of the most popular European comics of the 20th century. Tintin is the titular protagonist of The Adventures of Tintin,Continue reading “Comic Strip : Tintin : Book 7”

Cooking with Joel Robuchon

Sautéed Bass with Lemongrass Active Time 1 HRTotal Time 1 HR 30 MINYield Serves : 4 Ingredients• 1 medium tomato, quartered and seeded • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil • 1 small garlic clove, very finely chopped • 1 thyme sprig • Salt and freshly ground pepper • 3/4 cup vegetable oil, plus more forContinue reading “Cooking with Joel Robuchon”

Cooking with Julia Child

CREAMY CHICKEN and MUSHROOM PREP:       15 MINS COOK:      30 MINS TOTAL:    45 MINS SERVES: 4 PEOPLE INGREDIENTS 4 medium-sized chicken breasts, boneless and skinless 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 pinch pepper 2 tablespoons reduced fat butter (original recipe: 5 tablespoons full fat) 1 tablespoon minced green onions 8 oz (250 g) slicedContinue reading “Cooking with Julia Child”

Cooking with Anthony Bourdain

BODEGA SANDWICH INGREDIENTS6 slices bacon2 kaiser rolls, sliced as for a sandwich4 large eggsSalt and freshly ground blackpepper to taste4 slices American or Swiss cheese SPECIAL EQUIPMENTPlate lined with newspaper INSTRUCTIONS Heat a large, heavy-bottom skillet or cast-iron griddle pan over high heat until hot, then add the bacon and cook until golden brown andContinue reading “Cooking with Anthony Bourdain”

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