Carbonnade de Boeuf

Diary of a Wannabe Chef: Day 7 of my Chef Diploma at Ceria Brussels This is a classic Belgian Stew, and one that is extremely delicious during a cold winter’s day.  The addition of the spiced bread and mustard, gives the dish a lovely sweet tang, that leaves you with a lovely comforting feeling – … More Carbonnade de Boeuf

Crème Caramel

Diary of a Wannabe Chef: Day 6 of my Chef Diploma at Ceria Brussels Each week we change courses, this week I was on dessert, and we were making Crème Caramel.  This is a simple, and yet very effective dessert.  When done correctly, you cannot go wrong with serving this at the end of the … More Crème Caramel

Braised Beef Cheeks with Potatoe Puree and Carrots

I have hosted a number of large dinner parties recently, and I keep reaching for the same recipe.  It is a beautiful rich dish, very simple to make, and always creates gasps of satisfaction from guests.  Serve it with smooth, creamy, mashed potatoes and baby carrots. This recipe is for 10 people, but you could … More Braised Beef Cheeks with Potatoe Puree and Carrots