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FXcuisine | Otsar Ma'adanim

Archive for FXcuisine


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Processing shelling beans from my garden

Here is how I process my home grown beans.

Dhal Makhani with homegrown beans

For those who thought vegetarian cuisine is light, here is a delicious epiphany, cooked with beans from my garden.

Khoresht-e Bademjan

Beautiful persian confort food with roasted eggplants and lamb in a fragrant, sweet and sour tomato sauce.

Japanese TV behind the scenes

Lots of fun shots including how to
light stuff on location for good photo/video,  more stuff about my new kitchen, some advice about dealing with TV people and more.

FXcuisine on Japanese TV

A TV crew from Tokyo Broadcasting System, one of the largest TV channels in Japan, came to film me for 4 days for George Tokoro”s World Delivery, a Sunday afternoon world food show.

Frying Eggplants like a Persian Mama

Very easy way of frying sliced eggplants in an oven with very little oil, yielding beautiful, tasty and very light eggplants with no effort.

French Medieval Bread Fouées

This is hands-down the easiest great bread you can bake in a wood-fired oven. Trust the French - it takes no time to prepare, no hand kneading, no proving and it bakes in 120 seconds flat. Way tastier than pita.…

Swiss Chard Pkhali

These lovely little sides dishes will adorn your table like flowers in a spring meadow. They are so pretty guests will hesitate to eat them!

Georgian Chicken Walnut Satsivi

Cult recipe with the mighty bazhe sauce based on pounded roasted walnuts, garlic and pomegranate juice. Not for the faint of heart but delicious and utterly memorable!

Wood Fired Chestnut Pancakes Necci

This is a recipe I have discovered a year ago and took me a full year to get right. But now I cook it almost once a week so simple, quick, delicious and spectacular it is.

Decadent Baked Vacherin Cheese

Uber decadent personal baked Vacherin Mont d”Or, gorgeous creaminess topped with toasted walnuts, dried fruits soaked in sweet wine and apples sautéed in butter and honey.

Kampot Pepper Plantation

Adventure in a remote black pepper plantation run by a young Frenchman.


Swiss Saffron Harvest

Yesterday I woke up at 6 AM to drive to Venthône in my beloved Swiss canton of Valais, and meet up with France & Bernard to take part in my first ever saffron harvest.

String-Roasted Leg of Lamb (VIDEO)

How to roast a leg of lamb using only a piece of string. Watch me do it at the St-Luc mills in Switzerland.