Note: French version is on my other blog: La cuisine de Babeth
I wish you a wonderful and delicious new year!
I wanted to put together a little summary and best of before the end of 2008, but life happens and I didn't get a chance to finish.
But hey it's never to late for a little round up, isn't it? 2008 had ups and downs.
February 2008 was sad, my grand-mother from whom I inherited her vibrant ginger hair color as well as a delicious madeleine recipe, passed away.
We were really unlucky in our last days before moving away from Antibes:
Zoe, our fury friend, escaped and like in a movie she found her way back to "la gendarmerie" :-)
Our apartment got visited. Even if the intruders took only electronics, we felt physically attacked. In this rough time I met true angels.
Our new home sweet home is between Lorraine and Luxembourg, at least for now.
Before jumping to the food posts awards, let me talk about a cause I cherish: help beat sarcoma, an unknown cancer. For that matter I created a blog:
http://help-beat-sarcoma-a-thon.blogspot.com , where I'm asking people to help raising awareness about this type of cancer while sharing a memorable edible brunch moment. I'm sad because nobody is participating. Please come and join me!
Here the others causes I supported: here, here , here and here.
2 rant posts: the mailman doesn't like me much and ranting and raving about the pink atmosphere
Few trips in 2008: London, New-York, The Netherlands, Venice, Munchen, La Mancha and Portugal.
And now the best food related posts:
In 2008 I shot my second and third cooking video.
Best crackers recipe: Heidi's crackers
Best savory dish: 2-gingers maple-glazed salmon
Best soup: soup at Tiffany
Best surprisingly easy recipe: no brainers citrus asparagus
Best of the husband in the kitchen: tarte tatin
Best muffins: mixed berry quinoa muffins
Best restaurant in Antibes: Mamalu
2 best regional recipes tested and approved by Babeth: mochis and flammenkueche