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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…
Welcome to The Continental Touch (CT)! This short standard post shows that the idea came about in March 2011; It’s about time to make it grow…
Food & Drink ›
Christmas Spritz Bredele recipe
Christmas Diary ›
The Galette des Rois
The Bredele contest is on!