Le Foie de Veau – Veal Liver

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Le Foie de Veau – Veal Liver & Petits Pois à la Française – French Green Peas

The Backstory

This recipe combination comes from a grandmother named Gaby, a native of the Bordeaux. She is the paternal grandmother of my pal Chef Fred here in Bordeaux, who demonstrated these recipes for me. Chef Fred worked in several famous restaurants in Paris before returning to his native region of Bordeaux about 10 years ago. He taught cooking at an atelier in Bordeaux and has plans to start a food truck on his own, we’ll keep our eyes peeled for that! You can follow him on Instagram at FREDO_TRUCK_

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Let’s Get Started: About Me

This Is Me With My Mixing Tools

This Is Me With My Mixing Tools

Like everyone else on this planet, I like to consider myself as having something unique to contribute to the world. So what could that unique thing be? I think, therefore I am. Not unique. I speak five languages? Getting there. I have a parasite called Cryptosporidium? Boom! That’s unique! Ugh, it’s also unhealthy and tedious.

Now before you hit the Gong on this blog entry, that reference will date me, I encourage you to read on: I have a unique spin I’d like to share with the world other than that of battling a parasite alone. The spin? Actually, it’s several spins. Here are some key words: ancestral, seasonal, French, recipes and wine pairings. I like to mix language, culture, ingredients, art styles, music, thoughts. I like to meet people, speak their language, and then go home and take a nap.

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Recipes from the Bordeaux Kitchen: Ground Rules

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I am about to embark on a new path, building a repertoire of recipes within a new paradigm of healthy eating that the French have always known, but within some limitations that are not unlike other approaches to eating such as paleo, primal, metabolic, raw, GMO-free, etc.

I will try to work within the boundaries of no refined sugars, no vegetable or hydrogenated fats, non-GMO, grain-free (which also means gluten-free), pasteurized dairy-free, and instead unlock the secrets of French cooking using ingredients that do not fall into those categories.

And if there’s one thing I love to do, it’s MIX, whether it’s ingredients, languages, cultures, art forms, sports, ideas and approaches to living life to its fullest.

Please join me on this journey of health, wellness, vitality and fun!   ~Tania

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