#ThatTranslatorCanCook Week Sixteen: Coq au vin

This week, as my husband was visiting France anyway, I decided to opt for a very traditional French recipe: coq au vin! Read on to find out about a few minor translation challenges and the obstacles I face cooking a cockerel!

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#ThatTranslatorCanCook Week Thirteen: Victoria Sponge Cake

This week I thought I’d try something a little different for #ThatTranslatorCanCook and opted for a traditionally British recipe but in French! I thought it might be interesting to see how the recipe differs from a British version of the same recipe.

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#ThatTranslatorCanCook Week Twelve: Galette des Rois

This week, I decided to tackle a traditional French new year’s cake. Yes, I realise I’m a little late to the game (Hannah Lawrence made hers weeks ago…), but I was still in the festive mood and fancied something seasonal!

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#ThatTranslatorCanCook Week Eleven: Stoemp

Did you guess from my post last week what I chose for this week? Well…I chose stoemp! Wikipedia defines this is as ‘the richer Brussels variant of the stamppot dish in the cuisine of Belgium and the Netherlands’. Let’s dive into the translation!

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#ThatTranslatorCanCook Week Ten: Turkey Blanquette

This week I actually decided to tackle two recipes at once, because they seemed like they would pair well together. To find out what the second recipe is, you’ll have to wait for next week’s blog (once it’s up, I’ll link it here). But firstly, blanquette de dinde…

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French Translation: Additional French Resources

I’ve talked in a previous post about my favourite online and paper French dictionaries, but this week I thought I’d add to that with a few more French resources that didn’t make the list last time, but are still useful for French translation.

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#ThatTranslatorCanCook Week Nine: German Christmas Biscuits

Happy New Year! I know this is a little late, although we still are in the festive period (just!), but for this week, I decided to give myself an extra challenge and pick a German recipe: German Christmas Biscuits or Lebkuchen!

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