French but with Eastern European origins, I am married to a Greek and live in the UK. After 15 years in advertising I felt like putting my own creativity to the test via The Continental Touch www.continentaltouch.com
or French chic, a Scottish banker and an Italian jewellery maker… So close to Valentine’s day, you probably have your present sorted. Jewellery being a classic when it comes to Valentine’s day presents, we wanted to explore the story of… Read More ›
Carnival, Candlemas and Pancakes!
When I was little, January was the month I dreaded the most. Christmas and New Year were gone; it was dark and cold. The only highlight was that great-grand-aunts and neighbours were bringing me homemade doughnuts (beignets). Added to those… Read More ›
Les crêpes de Cyril Lignac Ingredients: Eggs: 3 Flour: 250g Salt: a pinch Milk: 50cl Sugar: 3 table spoons Sunflower oil: 2 table spoons Butter: just a bit to cook the pancakes in a pan… Method: – Whisk the eggs… Read More ›
Les Beignets de Paulette Ingredients: Flour – 400g Sugar – 150g Eggs – 2 Greek yogurt (natural) or fromage blanc – 250g Sunflower oil – 8 table spoons Milk – 5 table spoons Baking powder – 1 to 2 tea… Read More ›
Continental Breakfast Please!
Continental breakfast is one of the expressions that influenced the name of our blog. According to http://www.wisegeek.org and http://www.businessdictionary.com, a continental breakfast is a light morning meal that traditionally includes bread products, with butter/jam/honey, cheese, meat, croissants, pastries, rolls, fruit… Read More ›
An architectural tour of Europe
http://www.lshep.com Following up on the introductory Continental Touch post yesterday – and to get a small break from Christmas themed posts – here is a movie that presents breath taking architectural landmarks across Europe. Mostly Continental Europe but three of… Read More ›
Not long now!
Putting the final touches to our first post(s).
Watch this space…