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Gas and electricity: 5 tips to lower your bill

1- Do not overheat your home Of course, your energy bill will not be the same depending on whether you live in the north or south of France. Your gas and electricity costs will depend on how cold the winter is in your area and when you need to turn on the heating. But, regardless of the clima ...

20
Oct
2021

Weather: how to interpret the record heat observed in France?

Record temperatures With an average of 17.8°C across metropolitan France, temperatures in May 2022 in France broke the heat record previously held by May 2011. Over the past month, many records for warmth and mildness at night have also been broken locally. Temperatures reached summer levels, s ...

07
June
2022

Heat wave and mental health: how heat affects your mood

Heat increases the risk of violence When the temperature outside climbs to the point of being unbreathable, our bodies suffer and our moods suffer. While sunny weather is usually associated with seaside vacations and outdoor recreation, when the heat wave sets in, our spirits are not in the mood. ...

21
July
2022

Pasta carbonara: the real recipe without cream

aghetti is cooked, drain it retaining about a bowl of cooking water. 2- Pour the spaghetti into the sauté pan that was used to brown the bacon and heat over low heat. 3- Add the egg and Parmesan or Grana Padano mixture and continue to heat over very low heat, stirring constantly. Copyr ...

08
Sep
2021

Vegetarian california rolls: the recipe in pictures

n put it in a pot with water to the top and bring to a boil. Copyright: Audrey Vautherot 4- When the water boils, leave the pan on medium heat, stirring for 2 minutes, then cover and cook on very low heat for 12 minutes. Note:watch the cooking and stir the rice often to prevent it fro ...

25
Feb
2022

The chocolate tonka mousse: an easy recipe

lavoring. Preparation To prepare this chocolate tonka mousse, we start by melting the chocolate in a bain-marie. 1- Break the chocolate into a heatproof container and add the hazelnut milk. Copyright: Audrey Vautherot 2- Place the container on a double boiler and let it heat over ...

25
Mar
2022

Easter nest with three chocolates: an easy recipe

ake by grating half a tonka bean into the batter (optional). 4- Add the olive oil last and mix well. Copyright: Audrey Vautherot 5- Preheat your oven to 150°C. 6- Pour the batter into a buttered crown mold. Copyright : Audrey Vautherot 7- Bake this cocoa crown cake for ...

13
Apr
2022

Navarin from the sea: a light holiday recipe

cm cubes. 4- Dilute the fish stock or the vegetable stock cube in 25 cl of boiling water, add the saffron and keep the stock warm. Cooking 1- Heat the olive oil in a casserole dish and brown the chopped leek. Season with salt and pepper. 2- Add the carrot slices and the diced potatoes suc ...

22
Dec
2021

Heating with wood: 5 tips for a nice blaze

1- Use dry wood The first of 5 tips to know about making a great blaze and getting the most out of your wood heat is to use good, dry wood. Forget about wet wood, chipboard or wood salvaged from construction sites. To avoid polluting the atmosphere, firewood should not be not treated or painted. ...

19
Jan
2022

Indian halva with coconut milk: a vegan recipe

k-bottomed saucepan, cook the carrots in coconut oil, stirring often so they don't stick. Copyright: Audrey Vautherot 3- Stew them over low heat and uncovered for at least 20 minutes until they become tender. 4- In another pan, mix the coconut milk with the wholemeal sugar, spices, rais ...

29
July
2022

Marine heatwave: the Mediterranean Sea beats temperature records

What is a marine heat wave? As the name implies, a marine heatwave is an exceptional rise in temperatures seen at sea. This phenomenon was named by IPCC scientists in 2019. The origin of this phenomenon, of course, are the heat episodes on the coast. When the mercury climbs on land, the sea ends ...

02
Aug
2022

Green plants: how to take care of them during the heat wave?

the ground more often Houseplants, which are mostly plants of tropical origin, are used to temperatures ranging from 18°C to 28°C. Even in periods of heat waves like France is experiencing this summer, they are therefore quite capable of withstanding the heat. To help them get through these hea ...

10
Aug
2022

Osteoarthritis of the hands: what to do?

Relieve pain with heat or cold When you have arthritis in your hands, fingers and/or wrists, you sometimes wonder what the best trick is to relieve stiffness and pain. If you're unsure whether to apply heat or cold to your aching hands, know that both have beneficial effects. Applying heat, usin ...

01
Sep
2022

Sunstroke: symptoms and remedies

Insulation and heat stroke Insolation is an abnormal rise in body temperature (or 'hyperthermia') due to prolonged exposure to the sun. It is distinguished from other forms of body temperature derangement: - the heat stroke caused by exposure to ambient heat (heat wave, overheated atmosphere) - ...

09
May
2008

Polenta: an easy recipe

lenta for 6 people: - 250 g of polenta - 1 liter of water - 1 tablespoon of olive oil - a pinch of coarse salt - grated cheese. Preparation 1) Heat the water in a pan with the salt and olive oil. 2) When the water boils, pour in the polenta, stirring with a wooden spoon. 3) Let the pole ...

23
Oct
2009

Tuna and Vegetable Bricks: An Easy Recipe

the filling of the bricks by mixing the cooked vegetables with the other ingredients. 1- Carefully drain the tuna and flake it with a fork. 2- Heat a little olive oil in a large pan. 3- Fry your remaining cooked vegetables in the pan over medium heat. In my case, I used pan-fried zucchini ...

15
Sep
2021

Christmas tree: 5 tips to keep your tree green

ation The number one rule to know about keep a Christmas tree green is to carefully choose its location in the house. Reserve it a place away from heat sources before you even go to buy your tree! Indeed, if you put it up near a radiator or a fireplace for example, you are sure that the tree w ...

22
Dec
2021

The chocolate tangerine king cake: a vegan recipe

sible. 2- Using a serrated knife, slice the mandarins in a pan. Copyright: Audrey Vautherot 3- Add the vanilla sugar and stew over low heat for about 15 minutes. Copyright: Audrey Vautherot 4- Let this mandarin compote cool before blending in a food processor or with an im ...

05
Jan
2022

Pork pavés with cider: an easy recipe

mogeneous mixture as in the picture below. Copyright: Audrey Vautherot 3- Reserve this mixture for the rest of the recipe. Cooking 1- Heat the olive oil in a frying pan over high heat. 2- Sear the pork steaks about 2 minutes. 3- Turn the pork steaks over, season with salt and p ...

04
Feb
2022

Bruschetta with leek: an easy recipe

eeks carefully to remove all the sand. 2- Remove the hardest green leaves, then finely chop the white of the leeks and the soft green parts. 3- Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan and fry the sliced leeks over medium heat. Season with salt and pepper. 4- Lower the heat and cover the pa ...

11
Feb
2022