Simply delicious…Créme Catalane

Stage 14 takes us from Grenoble to Risoul in another mammoth mountain task for the riders in the Tour. For Stage 14 I bring you a dessert heavily influenced by the Spanish dish Creme Catalana, and if I am completely honest, a dish that is probably a little more representative of regions just a little…

One month to go…

Yes, my friends, on the 5th July 2014 we will start the gastronomic journey that is le Tour de France all over again. Last year, my goal was to keep up with Gabriel Gaté as he cooked his way through le Tour on behalf of SBS (a local TV station here in Australia), trying out…

Duck…need I say more?

Okay, well I’ll say a bit more!  Todays challenge was Roast Duck with Prunes .  It was a really delicious recipe.  Sweet and sticky, tender and rich.  Just a great combination of flavours.  If you have not tried cooking with duck at home, give it a go. See you all tomorrow for Snails with Herb…

Get your palate on… we’re off to Corsica!

Okay ladies and gentleman, it’s time to join me on a journey through the culinary highlights of the 2013 Tour de France!  Kicking off at 10pm tonight on SBS we are heading to Corsica where Gabriel Gaté will be cooking up a storm with a Crayfish Linguine (langouste de Corse aux linguine) on Taste le…