I have a lot of different interests and hobbies, but if there’s one thing that I especially love, it’s a challenge. The type of challenge doesn’t matter as long as I’m trying something new and that passion has led to so many great experiences, from swimming with whale sharks to perfecting restaurant-quality Chinese fried rice.
Now I’m teaming up with Motrin to take on a new challenge over the next two weeks. It’s one that I’ve thought about for quite some time. Since I love cooking as much as I love new challenges, I’ve decided to master three classic French recipes that will require learning some brand new cooking techniques. French food is so delicious and I’ve always wanted to be able to make a few of the most beloved dishes.
I’ll be starting with a simple appetizer that looks impressive: Coquilles St. Jacques. Served in natural shells, it’s always a beautiful way to start a meal. Then I’ll perfect a flavourful Coq au Vin for a main dish. Finally, I’ll attempt flambé for the first time with Crepes Suzette for dessert! [Read more…]