Monday, January 12, 2009

THE 12 BEST RECIPES OF 2008

As a new year has started, I have decided to look back at 2008 and make a list of the twelve (actually 14) recipes which have left a mark on me...

Etant donné qu'une nouvelle année a commencé, j'ai décidé de regarder en arrière et de choisir 12 (en réalité 14) recettes qui ont marqué 2008...

January - Janvier Gravlax Or Salt-Cured Salmon from Sweden (recipe by Chef Marcus Samuelsson) Gravlax, spécialité suédoise (recette par Chef Marcus Samuelsson)

February - Février
Fish Rendang from Malaysia (Recipe taken from "Easy Malaysian-Style Cookery" by The Australian Women's Weekly and adapted by Rosa @ Rosa's Yummy Yums)
Rendang De Poisson, spécialité malaise (Recette tirée de "Easy Malaysian-Style Cookery" par The Australian Women's Weekly et adaptée par Rosa @ Rosa's Yummy Yums)

March - Mars
Artisan French Bread from France (Recipe taken from "Mastering the Art of French Cooking: Volume Two" by Julia Child and Simone Beck)
Baguette Parisienne, spécialité française (Recette tirée de "Mastering the Art of French Cooking: Volume Two" de Julia Child et Simone Beck)

April - Avril
Ajvar Dip from the Balkan/Switzerland (Recipe by Rosa @ Rosas Yummy Yums 2008)
Dip a l'Ajvar, spécialité des Balkans et de Suisse (Recette par Rosa @ Rosas Yummy Yums 2008)

May - Mai
Lemony Beef & New Potato Tagine from Marocco (Recipe by Rosa @ Rosas Yummy Yums 2008)
Tajine Au Boeuf, Pommes De Terre Nouvelles et Citron Confit, spécialité marocaine (Recette par Rosa @ Rosas Yummy Yums 2008)


June - Juin
Danish Braid from Denmark (Recipe by Sherry Yard "The Secrets of Baking")
Tresse Danoise, spécialité danoise (Recette par Sherry Yard "The Secrets of Baking")

July - Juillet
Dukkah Spice Blend from Egypt (Recipe taken from the magazine "Australian Women's Weekly" and adapted by Rosa @ Rosa's Yummy Yums 2008)
Dukkah, spécialité égyptienne (Recette tirée du magazine "Australian Women's Weekly" et adaptée par Rosa @ Rosa's Yummy Yums 2008)

August - Août
Feta, Almond & Cilantro Pesto from Italy (Recipe by Rosa @ Rosas Yummy Yums 2008) Pesto Aux Amandes, A La Coriandre Et A la Feta, spécialité italienne (Recette par Rosa @ Rosas Yummy Yums 2008)

September - Septembre
Moroccan Charoset Truffles from Morocco (Recipe taken from "Jewish Cooking In America" by Joan Nathan and adapted by Rosa @ Rosa's Yummy Yums)
Charoset, spécialité marocaine (Recette tirée du livre "Jewish Cooking In America" de Joan Nathan et adaptée par by Rosa @ Rosa's Yummy Yums)

October - Octobre
Basic Pizza Dough from Italy (Recipe taken from “The Bread Baker’s Apprentice” by Peter Reinhart)
Pâte A Pizza, spécialité italienne (Recette tirée du livre “The Bread Baker’s Apprentice” de Peter Reinhart)

or/ou

Dark Chocolate & Peanut Butter Cupcakes from USA ("Dark Chocolate Cupcakes" recipe by Magnolia Bakery "The Magnolia Cookbook", "Peanut Butter Frosting" by Alisa Huntsman "Sky High: Irresistable Triple-Layer Cakes" & adapted by Rosa @ Rosa's Yummy Yums) Cupcakes Au Chocolat Noir Et Au Peanut Butter, spécialité américaine (Recette pour les cupcakes par Magnolia Bakery "The Magnolia Cookbook", recette pour le glaçage par Alisa Huntsman "Sky High: Irresistable Triple-Layer Cakes" toutes les deux adaptées par Rosa @ Rosa's Yummy Yums)

November - Novembre

Caramel Cake With Caramelized Butter Frosting from USA (
Recipe by Shuna Fish Lydon)
Cake Au Caramel, spécialité américaine (Recette par Shuna Fish Lydon)

or/ou

Pumpkin Bread Pudding from USA (Recipe from "Bon Appétit" and adapted by Rosa @ Rosa's Yummy Yums)

Pudding Au Potimarron, spécialité américaine (Recette tirée du magazine "Bon Appétit" et adaptée par Rosa @ Rosa's Yummy Yums)

December - Décembre
Macarons With Chocolate And Peanut Butter Ganache from France (
Recipe by Helen at "Tartelette" (USA) and adapted by Rosa @ Rosa's Yummy Yums)
Macarons Au Chocolat Et Au Peanut Butter, Spécialité française (Recette par Helen de "Tartelette" (USA) et adaptée par Rosa @ Rosa's Yummy Yums)

Let's see what this year will bring in terms of exciting food and culinary discoveries!

54 comments:

  1. que de délices durant cette année !

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  2. 2008 was a stellat year for you Rosa. I look forward to all that this year brings!!!!

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  3. une bonne façon de redécouvrir des recettes !

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  4. I love your fig picture:)
    Thamks for the recap of 2008:)

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  5. what a great list of recipes. i will have to look hrough them in detail. some breads sound delicious!

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  6. Beautiful photos!
    What a great assortment of winning recipes, I look forward to seeing what the new year brings.

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  7. C'est une bonne idée ce retour en arrière !

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  8. Yes the best of Rosa :-) A lot of great recipes and stunning pictures,
    Bises++

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  9. Que de belles et bonnes recettes, toujours sympa de faire la rétrospective, dès que je peux je m'y colle ! bises

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  10. Wow, I can eat my way around the world with all of these fabulous recipes.

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  11. Quel plaisir de redécouvrir tes belles recettes:)

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  12. Love them all! My personal favorite is the pumpkin bread pudding!

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  13. I am glad you included the beef rendang, Pumpkin bread, and the macarons. Overall I agree all list are delicious.
    Cheers,
    Elra

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  14. Je salive en lisant ton best of ;)
    Et je te souhaite une nouvelle année tout aussi délicieuse :)

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  15. I'm taking the caramel cake! Oh, what I would do for a slice right about now! (dieting!) xo

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  16. thanks for the great list of recipes. I will have take a look through them in details. Great pictures.

    Commercial mixers

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  17. ooooh these all sound so delicious, will have to try some of them.

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  18. Hi!

    Excellent recap for these delicious recipes. I'm still delighting with the macarons with the luscious ganache :)
    Rosa, the Best 2009 for you!

    Gera .:. sweetsfoods

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  19. They all look good! I am excited for more recipes in 09!

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  20. You've posted some lovely photos here. The one with the fig is great.

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  21. ..non mais il était franchement temps que je découvre cette chaumière..enivrant..oui,un bon terme..

    ~nancy

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  22. I couldn't see anything Turkish Rosa:)
    Iffet

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  23. Ces recettes, c'est pour nous un beau cadeau! La prochaine recette que je t'emprunterai est ta tajine de boeuf...

    Happy New Year Rosa!

    Vanessa

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  24. Rosa, may you feed us well all through 2009.

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  25. Fabulous recipes! I cannot wait for the upcoming new year and what you have to offer! Happy new year!

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  26. Superbe récap' tout en gourmandise...
    Tu as vraiment un don pour les photos, elles sont superbes!
    Bises

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  27. hübsche Idee, eine Auswahl der besten Rezepte zusammenzustellen. Danke.

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  28. If I had to vote for one I would pick the Dark Chocolate & Peanut Butter Cupcakes. I think I'll make them soon. They look too good.

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  29. Une bien belle brochette de recettes. J'en profite pour te souhaiter une belle année 2009 Rosa.
    Bises
    Hélène

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  30. Nice idea. Those recipes all sound great! I hope 2009 is just as fun and yummy!

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  31. Une bonne idée cette récap pour découvrir un blog, un peu mieux. Les photos sont si belles et donnent envie. Meilleurs voeux pour cet An neuf malgré tout...

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  32. Hi Rosa, you cook and bake so much that it's indeed very handy to highlight your top 10,especially I only join the blogophere in mid 2008. Look forward to more great recipes in 2009.

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  33. Et comment as tu reussi a choisir entre toutes, dis?
    Bises et bonne journee Rosa, et en avant pour de nouvelles aventures.

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  34. beaucoup de bonnes choses et toujours de superbes photos! biises micky

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  35. Thanks for the list, I'm definitely going to try some of these!

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  36. un délicieux récapitulatif et toujours de très belles photos
    bises

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  37. What a fun list to peruse, the colors of the pictures you chose are all so vibrantly colorful.

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  38. Wow! That's quite a list. Looking forward to 2009 now!

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  39. I'll have to check out each of your wonderful recipes of 2008!

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  40. You had a year full of quality blogging my friend. Evreything you do is excellent.

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  41. March is my favourite month. I LOVE bread and yours look amazing!

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  42. What an excellent way to reminisce about last year. The Danish Braid has my attention!

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  43. Very nice roundup... Congrats on a great year of blogging :)

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  44. now my to-do-list is gonna grow even longer! :)

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  45. Merci pour cette belle rétrospective gourmande !

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  46. i just keep staring at the pics...lol

    long time no see..so stopped by to say hi

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  47. Tu fus, comme toujours, très productive en 2008, de grands succès!

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  48. Voilà le récapitulatif d'une année riche e gourmande Rosa.
    Bises et bon dimanche.
    Superbes tes photos.

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