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Recipe of the week:

Hot sesame-cream chicken tartines

Hot sesame-cream chicken tartines

Slices of lightly toasted bread topped with sesame and tarragon cream, morsels of chicken and a little grated cheese. Just popped in the oven for a few minutes to brown.

[Translator's note: in French, a tartine is simply a slice of bread spread with something (butter, jam...) or an open sandwich, sometimes hot. The term is now catching on in English.]

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Just coming into season: Endives (head of chicory), Cabbage,
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In season: Oranges, Grapefruit, Apple, Kiwi, Mandarins, Pineapples, Bananas, Chestnuts, Japanese chestnut pumpkin (Potimarron), Leek, Beetroot, Brussels sprouts, Pumpkins, Mont-d'Or,

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