List of recipes using Cream: 155 recipes
List of recipes using Cream
- Starters : 21 recipes
- Sea food : 22 recipes
- Meat : 10 recipes
- Miscellanous : 53 recipes
- Desserts : 41 recipes
- Basic recipes : 9 recipes
- World recipes : 1 recipe
Artichoke hearts forestierThis recipe is not very complicated, but does involve some work: an artichoke heart with a layer of mushroom duxelle, a layer of fried bacon, topped with a poached egg and cream sauce. Everything can be prepared in advance (the day before for example), but the final assembly should be done just...
249K5 1 hour 47 min. May 10th 2023
Asparagus "en petit pois"As the name suggests, this historic recipe (see below for more details) treats asparagus like peas, Napoleonic French style: first cooked the usual way, then cut small (to look like peas), cooked again in stock, and finished with a cream and egg yolk sauce.
20K 42 min. May 2nd 2021
Baked eggs with chicken and spinachA classic recipe for baked eggs (œufs cocotte), cooked in ramekins with a base layer of spinach and diced chicken.
24K4 27 min. March 29th 2020
Bisto-style canapésThis recipe captures the hearty and slightly raffish style of French bistro cuisine: fried rounds of baguette with egg, fried ham and a topping of melted cheese.
18K 39 min. March 17th 2021
Cervelle de CanutIn French, this curious name means "silk-weaver's brain", but don't be alarmed, this tasty "brain" consists of cottage cheese mixed with herbs, vinegar and finely chopped shallots. The Canuts were the silk weavers in the area around Lyon, France. In the nineteenth century this was one of their...
13K 1 hour 21 min. August 1st 2021
Cocotte eggs with ComtéA light delicious and quickly prepared dish, an easy and elegant answer to the frequent question "what are we going to eat this evening?". Here is version with Comté (a famous cheese from eastern France, like gruyère, but much better), but it can be made prepared many different ways.
332K4.3 1 hour February 21th 2011
Cream of cauliflower soup with smoked haddockThis soup with a difference plays up an amazing flavour combination: creamy cauliflower with morsels of smoked haddock.
24K 24 min. March 18th 2020
Creamy Winter Vegetable SoupThis is a very simple recipe: lots of winter vegetables cooked in chicken stock, then blended. The soup's special finishing touch comes from cream and a spoonful of mustard.
66K5 1 hour 23 min. January 14th 2015
Crème de foie grasThis is a rather tricky recipe in which foie gras is used to make a savoury cream, similar to a crème brulée but - of course - without sugar and without caramelizing the top. Instead, it is topped with an espuma (a light hot foam) of potatoes, garnished with crispy morsels of serrano ham.
125K3.8 3 hours 33 min. June 3rd 2012
Eggs "en cocotte" with spinachA buttered ramekin, a layer of mushroom duxelles, a layer of spinach, a bit of cream, and an egg, in two layers, on top.
122K5 1 hour 14 min. May 10th 2023
Eggs en Cocotte à la FrançaiseEggs cooked in small ramekins with a tasty mix of peas, bacon, onion and cream - even more French than the classic version!
100K4.6 31 min. April 27th 2020
Endive and beer soupFor this soup, the endives (chicory) and onions are cooked gently together first before adding the vegetable stock and beer. The endives and beer give the soup a hint of bitterness and a unique flavour.
70K4.3 1 hour 5 min. January 12th 2014
Icelandic-style fish and vegetable pieThis recipe is made from vegetables cut small and blanched, mixed with pieces of salt-cod and cream, then baked in small soup dishes with a puff pastry lid.
259K3.9 4 hours 35 min. September 7th 2018
Late Winter Soup with Fresh SpinachThis is a delicious recipe for an end-of-winter soup. It combines fresh spinach with diced potato and smoked sausage.
58K4.9 49 min. May 10th 2015
Pumpkin (or potimarron) soupA smooth and fragrant soup, it's much better with potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) than ordinary pumpkin.
321K4.1 1 hour 10 min. October 13th 2010
Raw beetroot mousse with walnutsA lightly spiced mousse, made with raw beetroot, with a layer in the centre of finely diced beetroot and roughly chopped walnuts. Discover or rediscover the taste of raw beetroot, very special and so "earthy".
341K4 47 min. October 13th 2010
Smoked eggsThis sophisticated, smoky flavoured starter consists of an egg yolk, heated in a bain-marie and a smoked cream mousse with a scattering of chives, served with a buttered-toast "soldier".
51K4.9 12 hours 30 min. March 15th 2015
The total turnipThe whole turnip goes into this recipe, in which ramekins are filled with both the root vegetable and its leaves.
293K4.4 57 min. February 21th 2011
Turnip and sesame puree (tahina) soupFor this quick soup, 15 minutes, an original turnip taste with sesame purée (tahina).
215K4.3 35 min. February 29th 2012
Vegetable rosette tartBlanched courgettes and carrots arranged in a rosette with a feta filling.
162K3.8 1 hour 52 min. October 6th 2010
Breton style shellfish and vegetable soupFor this recipe with marine flavors, we will cook several kinds of shellfish, then add them to small creamed vegetables.
4,342 1 hour 43 min. January 8th 2023
Chilli langoustinesThe langoustines in this recipe are cooked in two stages: boiled briefly in salted water, then sautéed before being spiced and flambéed in cognac. They are served here with a creamy sauce and potato grenaille.
34K5 1 hour 9 min. October 12th 2016
Cockles and cabbage with smoky cream sauceI think you'll like this straightforward recipe which brings together cockles and cabbage with a smoky cream sauce.
10K 1 hour 6 min. December 15th 2021
Cod loin with saffronA thick, deboned loin of fish (cod in this case), pan-fried and served with a reduced white-wine and cream sauce, flavoured with shallot and saffron.
95K4.4 47 min. December 17th 2014
Creamy "terre et mer" potsDiced fish (la mer), boiled vegetables and fried lardons (la terre), with all the delicious flavours of land and sea brought together in a creamy sauce.
33K 2 53 min. May 31th 2020
Crusty cockle tartA small puff pastry tart case filled with cockles in a cream and egg-yolk sauce ("a la poulette" in French).
92K4.3 2 hours 52 min. March 17th 2013
Curried mussels with cabbageThe mussels are cooked "à la marinière", then shelled and served in a creamy curry sauce with shredded, barely-tender cabbage.
30K 1 hour 24 min. December 30th 2019
Fillets of sole DieppoiseIn principal, fillets of sole Dieppoise are poached and served with a creamy sauce and small shellfish. I am offering a new twist on the dish, with the fish sautéed rather than poached, a cream sauce flavoured with mussel stock, and served with shellfish (mussels, cockles and clams), mushrooms and...
54K3.9 1 hour 27 min. December 30th 2019
Firied fillet of sea bream with polentaA fillet of blackspot sea bream (though you can use another fish), fried rapidly and served with a creamy cheese polenta and sautéed cherry tomatoes.
41K4.3 23 min. September 4th 2016
Fish petals, vegetables julienne, and beurre blancThis recipe consists of delicate flakes ("petals") of poached fish, cooked with smoked ham, served on a bed of julienne vegetables (fine sticks of carrots, turnips and cabbage), with a "beurre blanc" sauce made with vinegar and shallots. Not difficult, but entails some work.
240K4.3 1 hour 34 min. December 31th 2013
Langoustine gratinThis elegant gratin has a layer of brunoise vegetables in the bottom, with langoustine tails (scampi) cooked in two stages on top, finished with a thick creamy sauce, made with the "fumet" from the langoustines. This recipe is quite long to make, but can be prepared in stages over a number of days....
48K3.9 2 hours 15 min. December 30th 2019
Normandy seafood stewA "marmite normande" is a combination of different seasonal julienne vegetables and a mix of shellfish, rapidly sautéed, then deglazed with cider. The vegetables and shellfish are then simmered together in cream, which intensifies the flavours while it gently reduces and thickens. This recipe is...
47K2.5 2 hours 13 min. January 9th 2019
Pan-fried fish fillets, braised cabbage with Noilly PratIn this recipe, finely shredded cabbage is braised rapidly, then finished with Noilly Prat and a little cream. This is served to accompany a simple but delicious pan-fried fillet of fish.
19K2 44 min. February 7th 2021
Pan-fried scallops and chanterelles with Noilly Prat sauceThe chanterelles are fried first briefly, then the scallops fried in the same pan. The pan is deglazed with Noilly to make a delicious cream sauce.
212K4.5 1 hour 6 min. May 10th 2023
Rosemary steamed fishIn this recipe the fish is cooked in steam perfumed with rosemary, which makes it tender and aromatic, served on a bed of onions fondue and finished with a dry white wine sauce.
316K3.8 1 hour March 29th 2020
Salmon with sorrelSalmon with sorrel is the perfect mix with tender salmon and the slight acidity of sorrel.
284K 15 1 hour 23 min. October 13th 2010
Scallops with sorrel and Noilly PratSorrel is often used with salmon, and very successfully, but it goes very well with scallops in this recipe, given a boost with Noilly Prat vermouth.
12K 43 min. November 24th 2021
Sea bass with coriander cream en papilloteIn this recipe, the fillets of sea bass are laid on a julienne of leeks (the white part), covered with a coriander cream sauce and cooked "en papillote".
48K5 52 min. February 19th 2017
Spaghetti with mussels and basilMussels and pasta cooked separately, then combined in a cream sauce made with the reduced mussel juices.
141K4.1 1 hour 40 min. September 14th 2011
Summer Salmon BlanquetteThis simple blanquette is a creamy dish of pan-fried salmon chunks with fresh broad beans and mushrooms. Although it is just right for the start of summer, it can be made at any time of year.
52K5 59 min. May 10th 2023
Tagliatelle with cocklesIn this recipe, the cockles and pasta are prepared separately, then mixed with the sauce at the last minute. The cockles are first cooked quickly, then shelled carefully (I find it unpleasant to have to do this on the plate) and the cooking juices are used to prepare a cream sauce. The tagliatelle...
121K 14.7 2 hours 16 min. June 24th 2018
Turban of sole with langoustinesThe turban is made from a rolled fillet of sole poached in fish stock. Each turban is then filled with sautéed langoustines and a tasty cream sauce, flavoured with langoustine stock. This dish takes quite a long time to make because of the langoustine stock, but you will really impress your guests.
76K4.1 1 hour 44 min. November 23th 2014
Filet mignon with mustard and tarragon sauceMedallions of filet mignon (pork tenderloin) are first pan-fried, then kept to one side. The same pan is used to prepare a cream sauce with tarragon and strong mustard. The medallions are returned to the pan to finish cooking in the sauce while it thickens on low heat, keeping the meat beautifully...
58K3.8 1 hour December 30th 2019
InvoltinisInvoltinis are small rolls of meat, usually veal, and cheese. Here is my version.
368K4.4 2 hours 51 min. February 21th 2011
Pork medallions with "full" turnipsThis recipe brings together sautéed medallions of pork filet mignon and turnips, pan-fried then filled with a creamy mixture made from their own green tops. As in all the best cookery, nothing is wasted.
34K4.7 1 hour 4 min. December 30th 2019
Rabbit civet "à la normande"In French cooking, "à la normande" means there are apples involved, as Normandy is famous for them. In this twist on the classic civet, the rabbit meat is cooked on the bone in cider, after marinating overnight. The sauce is made at the end with the cooking juices and cream.
40K4.6 15 hours 3 min. March 26th 2017
Sautéed pork with mushrooms in a cream sauce.For this rich and succulent dish, we begin by frying the mushrooms then the pork separately, before adding the cream, to bring out the fullest flavours.
46K 49 min. May 10th 2023
Sautéed turmeric chicken with mushroomsFor this dish, the chicken and mushrooms are first sautéed separately, then combined in a cream and turmeric sauce.
37K 1 hour 2 min. May 10th 2023
Sliced veal with leeks and mushroomsSmall strips of veal sautéed with mushrooms and leeks in a creamy sauce.
4,000 2 hours 6 min. May 10th 2023
Spring veal sautéThis sauté combines small chunks of veal with spring onions in a white-wine sauce with just a dash of cream.
68K4.5 56 min. May 18th 2014
Tenderloin steak with beetroot tops and mushroomsTenderloin steaks pan-fried with rosemary, served with beetroot tops and mushroom duxelles in a cream sauce.
5,412 28 min. May 15th 2022
Veal with mushrooms and green asparagusSmall strips of fried veal partnered with mushrooms and boiled green asparagus.
7,410 1 hour 7 min. May 10th 2023
Bourguignon potatoesPotatoes cooked "bourguignon" (or Burgundy) style is a delicious twist on a classic potato gratin. The potatoes are cooked in milk, with added flavour from lardons and fried onions. A tasty topping of cream with Époisses cheese is poured over just before the dish goes in the oven.
18K 1 hour 55 min. August 12th 2021
Breton leek and mushroom tartThis is a "tart" with a difference: the case is not made with pastry, but with a double layer of lightly buttered Breton galettes (buckwheat pancakes). The filling is made with shallots, sautéed mushrooms, leeks and cream. You might have noticed that this recipe includes the key elements of...
35K4.3 1 hour 13 min. May 10th 2023
Broccoli savoury custardThis light and delicious savoury custard with broccoli is perfect to serve with meat or fish in a sauce.
76K4 44 min. October 18th 2015
Cauliflower and chickpea puréeCauliflower and chickpeas go really well together. Here they are combined in a creamy purée which makes a delicious accompaniment for red meat, for example.
23K 42 min. January 27th 2021
Cauliflower curryPlenty of flavour in this cauliflower curry: from the hot spices, of course, but also from dry-roasted cashew nuts.
120K4.8 54 min. January 19th 2014
Celeriac in cream and mustard sauceThe celeriac in this dish is cooked in two stages: pan-fried first, then braised in cream with mustard. It can be enjoyed as the main feature with rice or cous-cous, for example, or served to accompany meat.
28K 43 min. December 15th 2019
Chicken Brussels pieThis is a novel twist on the well known cottage or shepherd's pie idea (minced meat topped with mashed potato). Why not try this "Brussels" pie with a mixture of mashed potato and Brussels sprouts on top of chopped chicken?
29K5 1 hour 24 min. February 23th 2020
Chicken with spinach in a cream sauceThis recipe combines morsels of cooked chicken, spinach and potatoes with cream for a simple and tasty dish.
40K 36 min. July 3rd 2019
Creamy artichokesThis hearty vegetable recipe uses the whole globe artichoke (heart and leaves), combining the creamy artichoke texture with the crunch of sautéed potatoes.
18K 1 hour 18 min. August 6th 2020
Creamy asparagus and meat timbaleAsparagus cooked separately first, then sliced and mixed with a reduced cream sauce, full of meaty flavour, and served in individual dishes.
6,124 45 min. April 13th 2022
Creamy cauliflower with smoked salmonA creamy cauliflower purée with steamed leek, and strips of smoked salmon lightly sautéed on the side.
3,473 56 min. February 5th 2023
Creamy rice with green asparagus and sorrelThis recipe partners green asparagus with sorrel, which adds a slight bitterness and hint of acidity, and cooked rice, all blended to a rich finish with cream.
15K 44 min. May 26th 2021
Creamy risotto with diced vegetables and flax seedsRisotto is one of the great Italian recipes. It's the special way in which rice is cooked and mixed with several other things, which produces this famous dish. One can make different flavour risottos, here is a fairly simple recipe with diced vegetables and flax seeds.
238K 14.2 1 hour 49 min. February 21th 2011
Creamy risotto with vegetablesRisotto is one of the many delights of italian cooking... Here is a version with vegetables cooked separately, and their stock used to cook rice. Delicious, as you will see...
360K5 2 hours 53 min. June 12th 2011
Creamy spinach and potato gratinThis is a gratin with a difference: before going in the oven, the layers of spinach and potato are topped with cream in which Mont d'Or cheese has been melted (or another cheese, if you prefer).
51K4 1 hour 5 min. December 17th 2017
Croque-monsieur completThis is a "full Monty" version of the traditional French toasted sandwich: the bread is dipped in beaten egg with cream before cooking, rather like pain perdu, to make the fried bread rich and moist. The French term "complet" here means "with everything": egg, ham and cheese.
61K 14.1 25 min. June 14th 2015
Duet of creamed cauliflower and cabbageFor this creamy "duet", the cauliflower and cabbage are boiled first, then mixed just before serving with a reduced cream sauce.
26K 52 min. July 4th 2021
Filet mignon with asparagusIn this recipe, the filet mignon of pork is pan-fried and the pan deglazed with wine, then cream added with chunks of both green and white asparagus.
11K 1 hour 2 min. July 11th 2021
FlamicheFlamiche is a savoury tart from the Picardy region of northeasten France. It is a cousin of quiche lorraine, but the pastry is characteristically made with lard and the filling has neither bacon nor eggs. This version contains a mixture of endives and leeks (white part only).
32K 14.5 1 hour 16 min. April 30th 2017
French toast "cordon bleu"You are probably familiar with those "cordon bleu" chicken breasts filled with ham and melted cheese that so many kids seem to enjoy. Here's a lighter, bread-based version that is deliciously moist. The bread is dipped in egg, like for French toast, then in a coating of breadcrumbs with herbs before...
37K4.6 38 min. February 12th 2017
Fresh spinach with creamFresh spinach, simply wilted, reheated in a sauce of thickened cream with shallot, and served with quarters of hard-boiled egg.
328K3.8 1 hour 43 min. September 29th 2012
Gratin of Endives with Mont d'OrThis gratin has layers of potatoes and sautéed endives, topped with Mont d'Or cheese and browned in the oven.
40K5 58 min. February 14th 2016
Gratin of leeks with Morbier cheeseIn this recipe of gratin, without potatoes, sliced leeks are bound with a cream with Morbier cheese.
2,639 1 hour April 16th 2023
Green beans "Napoléon"Apparently, Napoléon Bonaparte had a delicate stomach, so his cook made his cream sauces a little gentler with tomato. Here is a version for green beans, cooked in two stages, with a cream and tomato sauce.
12K 48 min. October 24th 2021
Ham pasta bakeHere's a really simple recipe that children love. Just pasta, ham, a little cream and cheese on top.
124K5 42 min. July 15th 2015
Hearty potato and ham gratinA potato gratin with an original twist: fried diced ham with mustard.
11K 1 hour 59 min. February 9th 2022
Langres-style spinachSpinach in a creamy sauce with Langres cheese and lardons, served with hard-boiled eggs.
7,536 34 min. April 24th 2022
Layered Leek and Egg GratinThis gratin combines parboiled leeks with chopped hard-boiled eggs in thin layers.
48K4.1 49 min. January 10th 2016
Madras riceSlices of sautéed aubergine and the lovely yellow colour from the curry spices bring a hint of India to this rice dish, given a twist with a little fried ham.
56K 28 min. December 16th 2018
Mushrooms on toast, French styleThis is a French version of mushrooms on toast! The mushrooms are simmered in cream then served on a slice of fried buttered bread.
202K3.8 2 hours 5 min. April 6th 2017
Pasta with mushroomsYour choice of pasta (spaghetti, penne or whatever) in a creamy sauce with mushrooms and shallots.
107K4.3 37 min. May 10th 2023
Pasta with mustard-cream sauceSimple and quick to make, this is a delicious pasta recipe using lardons with a mustard-flavoured cream sauce.
33K 17 min. June 14th 2020
Penne with MushroomsSautéed mushrooms in a cream sauce with penne - a simple, delicious recipe.
42K5 37 min. May 10th 2023
Polenta with spinach and soft-poached eggA "cake" of fried polenta, blanched spinach and a soft-poached egg on top, with a cream, shallot and white-wine sauce poured over just before serving.
57K5 1 hour 11 min. June 3rd 2018
Rice and peasThis is a very simple recipe that can made almost entirely with leftovers: chicken, rice and peas.
117K4.2 27 min. September 1st 2013
Risotto-style celeriacIn this recipe, the celeriac is cooked rather like for a risotto: diced small, softened in olive oil with onion, then cooked in chicken stock. The dish is finished with cream and maybe a little cancoillotte (or other creamy cheese). It is delicious on its own or to accompany meat.
71K 48 min. December 30th 2019
Rustic chicken and mushroom pieThis homely looking pie gets back to what good, old-fashioned pies are all about: it's round, deep and has both a proper bottom and lid. The one small concession to modernity is the use of puff pastry for a lighter, crisper crust. The filling combines mushrooms, leeks and diced chicken in a cream...
51K 1 hour 35 min. May 10th 2023
Sausage mushroom and cheese crumbleA small ramekin filled with sausage sandwiched between two layers of cooked mushrooms, topped with a savoury crumble made with cancoillotte (a cheese typical of eastern France). All the French region of Franche-comté is in this recipe: Morteau sausage, cancoillotte cheese, and Jura white wine.
228K 24.6 2 hours 45 min. May 10th 2023
Sausage with duchess potatoes and a Mont d'Or fondueThe duchess potatoes are poached in a roll before being sliced and fried. They are served in alternate layers with slices of sausage, also cooked in two stages (boiled then fried), then topped with a fondue of Mont d'Or cheese.
178K3.9 2 hours 13 min. December 12th 2010
Shallot confit tartThis savoury tart is full of flavour: the thin puff-pastry case is filled with lightly grilled slices of ham and a mixture of cream and Époisses cheese, topped with a layer of oven-cooked shallot confit. This tart can be eated hot, of course, but is also good cold or reheated until just warmed...
34K4.6 2 hours 25 min. October 23th 2016
Smoky potato and potimarron gratinThis gratin has an unusual twist: it not only combines potatoes with potimarron, the potatoes are boiled in the water left after cooking a Morteau sausage, to give a lovely smoky flavour. Guaranteed to transport your tastebuds to eastern France!
30K 2 hours 10 min. March 13th 2019
Smoky sausage and mashThis is sausage and mash with a smoky Gallic twist: the smoked sausage (Morteau sausage here) is cooked in with the potatoes, so that they take on its smoky flavour. The potatoes are turned into a French-style purée – softer and richer than British mash.
17K 1 hour 35 min. July 21th 2021
Soft Croque-monsieur with 3 cheesesA croque-monsieur, soft, a bit inspired by French toast, and topped with cheeses before a trip to the oven.
2,962 49 min. April 9th 2023
Sorrel omeletteA sorrel omelette is, unsurprisingly, a classic omelette with chopped sorrel added, but it is also served with a reduced cream and sorrel sauce.
7,813 47 min. June 1st 2022
Spicy mustard cauliflower cheeseThis delicious twist on cauliflower cheese is cooked in 3 stages: the cauliflower is steamed on its own before being fried with the spices. It is then topped with cheese and breadcrumbs, and browned in the oven.
30K 1 hour 1 min. May 24th 2020
Spinach and ricotta ravioliThe filling for these ravioli is a delicious mixture of ricotta with cooked spinach, egg and lightly toasted pine nuts. The ravioli are first boiled in salted water, then baked gratin-style with cream, Parmesan and sage.
45K 14.8 1 hour 12 min. May 29th 2016
Stuffed pumpkin gratinThe small squash used here is the Japanese chestnut pumpkin or "potimarron". For this gratin, we scrape out the seeds and fill the centre with a mixture of two sorts of fried meat (chicken and bacon), chestnuts and cream, then bake it in the oven until the pumpkin flesh is soft. Served straight from...
49K4.3 1 hour 9 min. November 29th 2015
Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara styleClassic pasta: tagliatelle mixed with courgette "spaghetti", and like for carbonara, with a sauce of egg yolks, cream, lemon juice and fried ham.
279K4.7 53 min. February 21th 2011
Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeksIndian flavours pep up this recipe. The leeks are cooked then mixed with chunks of chicken (a good way to use leftovers from a previous meal) and simmered with tandoori spices.
28K 54 min. April 17th 2019
The strange gratinHere is a recipe for a gratin that is a little unusual in its ingredients, which allows the use of vegetable tops and leftover cheese, but for a very successful taste despite everything.
7,882 1 hour 30 min. July 20th 2022
Triple-Cheese Pumpkin GratinThe small squash used here is the Japanese chestnut pumpkin or "potimarron". For this gratin, we scrape out the seeds and fill the centre with a mixture of three sorts of cheese and cream, then bake it in the oven until the pumpkin flesh is soft. Served straight from the oven like this, it is good...
70K4.1 53 min. January 24th 2016
Two-cheese vegetable gratinThis is a vegetable gratin with a difference: 3 layers of different vegetables (cauliflower, broccoli and aubergine) with two different cheeses for a flavousome topping: Comté and Époisse.
34K 1 hour 23 min. October 16th 2019
Vegetable clafoutisClafoutis, the traditional French batter puddings, are normally sweet, but here is a savoury version: a layer of mixed vegetables (pre-cooked in this case) in a gratin dish with a cheesy mixture poured over, then baked in the oven. Here I have used diced carrots and courgettes, chopped onion, fried...
54K4.7 1 hour 31 min. September 28th 2016
Apple and almond gratinImagine a gratin, but sweet, made with apples and toasted ground almonds. This delicious dessert combines apples and almonds with a vanilla custard-like mixture - simply yummy!
40K4.6 1 hour 5 min. February 8th 2017
Apple Batter PuddingsSimilar to a traditional French "clafoutis", usually made with cherries, this simple apple and almond dessert is quick to make.
40K4.7 41 min. March 30th 2016
Apple custard tartYou may well know the classic Parisian custard tart (or "flan"), traditionally vanilla-flavoured. Here is an apple version, with extra apple flavour as the custard is made with apple juice. This is topped with delicious caramelized apple slices.
22K 2 hours 37 min. July 26th 2020
Apricot blancmangeBlancmange is a very old dessert recipe, going back to the middle-ages. Updated for our century, it's almond milk with whipped cream and a smooth apricot puree.
292K4 3 hours 14 min. August 23th 2011
Apricot foolThe traditional fruit fool is a rather old-fashioned dessert, consisting of whipped cream (Chantilly) with a fruit coulis gently folded into it.
174K5 17 min. August 8th 2010
Black Forest gateauBlack Forest gateau is a sophisticated dessert which comes from Germany. It is essentially a combination of four flavours: chocolate, cherries, cream and kirsch. Here is my own version.
139K4.6 2 hours 32 min. November 27th 2011
Blackberry and almond fondant tartBalckberries and almonds go so well together: the slight tartness of the berries is the perfect foil for the sweeter almonds. This combination makes for a delicious tart. The sweetcrust pastry case is filled with a blackberry jelly and an almond panna cotta, presented in a bold and unusual way as a...
28K 3 hours 46 min. December 30th 2019
Caramelized pear custard tartYou may well be familiar with the famous French custard tart, with its creamy vanilla egg-custard filling. It can also be made in individual portions, in ramekins, for example. Here is a delicious version with caramelized pears.
43K 2 1 hour 3 min. July 13th 2022
Chestnut cakeThis delightful cake is doubly chestnutty: it contains chestnut flour, and sweet chestnut purée.
309K5 1 hour 13 min. May 8th 2020
Chestnut mousse in a whipperIn France, chestnut mousse is sometimes called "Mousse Mont Blanc". It is a delicious combination of whipped cream with chestnut purée, traditionally mixed in very gently. Here is a simple, rapid version, made with a cream whipper.
31K 9 min. October 18th 2020
Chocolate and vanilla crème brûléeThis crème brûlée recipe is a sophisticated combination in three layers: chocolate ganache, vanilla custard, and, of course, a delicious thin crust of caramel. It is more complicated than a simple chocolate crème brûlée, but well worth the effort when you see your guests' reactions.
43K5 1 hour 59 min. December 30th 2019
Chocolate cream with a crunch, irish coffee mousseThis is a chocolate cream with chopped candied grapefruit peel and caramelized nuts added to give bit of crunch. The small pot of cream is topped with an Irish coffee mousse (flavours of coffee, fresh cream, sugar and whisky).
241K 15 59 min. March 11th 2011
Chocolate mousse with hazelnutsHere is a marvellous new chocolate mousse recipe that will delight real chocoholics. This is a rich, gourmet version, though not over-sweet and with the added crunchy texture of toasted hazelnuts. You'll love this one!
36K5 55 min. November 26th 2017
Chocolate mug cakeA mug cake is fun to make and only takes a few minutes. It cooks in just one and a half minutes in the microwave.
99K5 11 min. June 4th 2014
Creamy plum and pear clafoutisHere is a clafoutis that is quick to make, with a delicate blend of plums and pears. This recipe can be varied easily to use any good fruit in season.
35K 53 min. November 3rd 2018
Double raspberry tartletsLittle sweetcrust pastry cases filled with a raspberry jelly, then topped with a raspberry-flavoured whipped cream. Despite their intense raspberry flavour, these tartlets are lovely and light.
10K 1 hour 7 min. October 27th 2021
Eton messBehind this strange name there lurks a delicious traditional English dessert made of meringues, strawberries and cream.
150K5 4 hours 55 min. July 25th 2010
Flaked almond tartThis almond tart is an American-inspired version of the classic dessert. This one leaves out the almond cream or frangipane and uses flaked almonds instead. These are toasted, then mixed with cream and sugar. There's no point denying it, this is a rich dessert...
38K4.8 1 hour 24 min. August 27th 2017
FramboisierThis is a classic French raspberry-flavoured dessert. It generally consists of raspberries in cream sandwiched between two layers of cake. In this version, the cake is genoa sponge and the cream is vanilla-flavoured and mixed with mascarpone. This is just as good made as a large rectangle or, as...
39K3.8 2 hours 38 min. July 16th 2017
Fresh mint ice-creamThis well-flavoured ice-cream is excellent on its own, or in profiteroles with a chocolate sauce for example.
500K4.6 1 hour 34 min. February 21th 2011
Frozen NougatImpress your guests with this delightful dessert, a smooth mixture of meringue and dried fruit, which can easily be prepared several days beforehand.
259K4.5 1 hour 28 min. February 21th 2011
Household cake (Gâteau de ménage)A traditional recipe from Franche-comté, it's a flat round kind of brioche, covered with an egg cream called "Goumeau".
472K 25 3 hours 59 min. June 15th 2020
Lemon and lime cakesThese little cakes get their double citrus flavour by combining the delicate bitterness of lemon and lime zest with the slight sharpness of the juice in a syrup, soaked into the cakes while still hot from the oven.
29K 1 hour 44 min. April 3rd 2019
Lemon creamsThese light and flavoursome lemon creams are "set" by the curdling action of the lemon juice on the heated cream, so no thickening agent is needed. They are served in individual glasses, topped with a layer of fruit coulis (blackcurrant here).
30K4.1 41 min. December 6th 2017
Like BountyYou will no doubt be familiar with Bounty, the chocolate-covered coconut bar. Here's a melt-in-the-mouth version "on a plate" for a chic dessert.
134K4.6 1 hour 54 min. August 1st 2011
Little vanilla, clementine and chestnut verrinesThis is a fresh-flavoured verrine with 3 different flavoured layers: vanilla panna cotta, clementine and chestnut mousse.
166K 13.5 25 min. December 11th 2022
Moist chocolate cakeA moist, loaf-shaped cake with all the chocolate flavour that comes from a double dose: melted chocolate and cocoa powder.
65K5 1 hour 11 min. December 30th 2018
Mousse with two chocolatesChocolate mousse is a great classic home-made dessert. Here's a version using two different chocolates (dark and milk) with a hint of vanilla, that owes much to a recipe by Christophe Michalak.
17K 43 min. April 25th 2021
Pain perduThis is a sweet French version of "eggy bread": slices of bread soaked in a mixture of milk, cream, egg yolks and vanilla sugar, then pan-fried until golden. It's really simple and wickedly delicious!
151K3.8 39 min. July 20th 2011
Pear and chocolate tart with a hint of mintThick slices of poached pears in a blind-baked sweetcrust pastry case, their centres filled with mint-flavoured confectioner's custard, and surrounded by a chocolate cream, set by baking briefly in the oven. The flavours of pears, chocolate and mint work perfectly together to create a truly...
22K 2 hours April 22th 2020
Pistachio ice creamRediscover the real, delicate taste of pistachio in this ice cream with its very definite flavour.
94K 13.8 51 min. October 1st 2014
Pistachio panna cotta with custardIn this dessert, the pistachio panna cotta is teamed with real vanilla custard and topped with a few caramelised pistachios.
30K 25 3 hours 12 min. February 18th 2018
Pistachio tiramisuIn this slightly unusual tiramisu, the classic Amaretto is partially replaced by whisky, which goes better with the pistachio flavour.
194K 25 50 min. June 2nd 2013
Plum and almond panna cottaThe combination of plums and almonds is always a winner. Here's a version that uses almonds to make a delicious panna cotta with a difference.
29K 3 hours 25 min. October 20th 2019
Strawberry mousse with mascarponeThis dessert is bursting with strawberry flavour. The creamy mascarpone mousse is made with a cream whipper and served on a bed of lightly sweetened fresh strawberries.
14K 24 min. August 22th 2021
Strawberry, kiwi and mascarpone verrinesChopped kiwi with lemon, ripe strawberries and smooth mascarpone cream.
46K5 22 min. June 12th 2016
Tarte NormandeThis tart showcases ingredients from Normandy: the sweet pastry case is baked blind, then filled with apple sticks sautéed in Calvados, and a cream-egg mixture. The tart is then baked and dusted with icing sugar when cold.
32K 1 hour 30 min. December 30th 2019
Tatin apples with mascarpone creamSmall pieces of apple cooked "tatin" style (caramelized in a pan) with a light mascarpone cream.
166K4.3 1 hour 3 min. November 20th 2011
Toffee apple upside-down cakeWith a flavour reminiscent of the French classic tart tatin, this cake is made with a ring of tart apples arranged on a layer of caramel, then covered with the batter. After baking, the cake is turned out while still hot so that the caramelized apples are on the top with the moist cake underneath.
37K5 1 hour 46 min. December 4th 2016
Vanilla ice creamRediscover the full flavour of a real vanilla ice cream with this classical recipe.
411K3.8 1 hour 7 min. November 6th 2017
Beurre blanc sauceBeurre blanc sauce is a great classic of French cuisine, made with vinegar, white wine and shallots. It is a wonderful accompaniment for fish and shellfish.
163K3.8 35 min. February 2nd 2012
Chantilly creamChantilly cream, it's simply whipped liquid cream with sugar. It is use in many desserts, but already delicious simply with strawberries or other fruits.
644K5 18 min. September 17th 2013
Chocolate sauceThis rich smooth chocolate sauce, with its full flavour, is one of the indispensable ingredients of profiteroles, but it can be used with many others desserts.
280K 24 32 min. February 21th 2011
Leek fondueLeek fondue (literally "melted") consists of finely sliced leeks cooked until barely tender then simmered gently in cream until thickened. The aim is to keep the fresh green of the just-cooked leeks but with a lovely soft, melting consistency. This can be a side dish or an ingredient in lots of...
53K2.5 36 min. March 4th 2020
Panna cottaPanna cotta is an Italian dessert which means "cooked cream". It's a set vanilla cream, similar to blancmange, which is frequently served with other things like fruit coulis (fruit purée), caramel etc.. Here is the basic panna cotta recipe.
325K4.3 25 min. February 21th 2011
Paris flan fillingThis is how to prepare the custard filling for a classic Parisian "flan". This is not the whole recipe, just the filling mixture, which can be used in lots of other flan-style recipes on this site.
36K5 41 min. February 25th 2023
Quiche filling mixtureThe basic mixture for filling quiches is made with seasoned eggs, cream and/or milk. It can be used in many kinds of savoury quiches and tarts, with different ingredients added (lardons, cheese, salmon, etc.).
45K 4 min. April 17th 2022
Roquefort sauceThis is an ideal sauce to make when you have been cooking meat, as it uses the juices left in the pan, but there's a tip for making it without meat juices.
186K4.9 22 min. December 19th 2010
Sauce Normande (for fish)Sauce Normande (or Normandy sauce) is a classic of French cuisine. It is rather "old school", but deliciously velvety and comes in two versions, one for meat and one for seafood. Here is the version to accompany fish or shellfish.
185K5 40 min. January 1st 2020
Pan-baked hash brown (Hash-brown casserole)This hash-brown recipe is an American version of the classic grated potato cake (like roesti), baked in a pan. In the USA hash browns are often served for breakfast.
102K3.8 1 hour 46 min. May 24th 2012