List of recipes using Shallot: 149 recipes

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List of recipes using Shallot
Artichoke hearts forestier
Artichoke hearts forestier
This 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...
234K5 2 hours 11 min. December 30th 2019
Cervelle de Canut
Cervelle de Canut
In 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...
4,016 1 hour 21 min. August 1st 2021
Chinese Soup
Chinese Soup
This delicious soup is a flavoursome mix of herbs, mushrooms, soya noodles and small diced vegetables briefly cooked in vegetable stock. It takes a while to make and there are lots of ingredients, but the result is worth it.
86K 24.5 1 hour 15 min. April 6th 2017
Crunchy verrines
Crunchy verrines
Little verrines filled with a mixture of cottage cheese (fromage blanc), cream and coriander with diced radish, gherkin and shallot.
115K 24.8 41 min. November 24th 2011
Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach
Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach
A buttered ramekin, a layer of mushrooms, a layer of spinach, a little cream and an egg added on top in two stages.
109K5 1 hour 30 min. December 30th 2019
Eggs with mayonnaise
Eggs with mayonnaise
Simply known as "œufs-mayo" in French bistros, these hard-boiled eggs are garnished with mayonnaise and are best served with sharply flavoured crudités to balance their creaminess. For this recipe, I have chosen a salad of grated carrot with shallot.
46K5 33 min. October 5th 2014
French bean salad with vinaigrette
French bean salad with vinaigrette
A very simple recipe for a salad of green (or yellow) French beans: The beans are boiled first, then thoroughly drained and served mixed with herbs, chopped shallot and a good vinaigrette (french dressing).
34K4.6 35 min. October 27th 2016
Green hummus
Green hummus
You are probably already familiar with classic hummus. Here's a "green" version, still mainly chickpeas, but with added herbs and vegetables.
9,788 17 min. November 29th 2020
Guacamole
Guacamole
For this typically Mexican recipe there are two main methods: smooth mashed avocado (made with a blender), or simple mashed avocado (made with a fork) with small pieces. And you can add, or not, finely diced tomato. You will find the first version (smooth) below.
259K4.1 1 hour 21 min. November 26th 2011
Icelandic-style fish and vegetable pie
Icelandic-style fish and vegetable pie
This 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.
247K3.9 4 hours 35 min. September 7th 2018
Lebanese-style chickpea salad
Lebanese-style chickpea salad
This salad combines chickpeas with cauliflower in a light yoghurt dressing, flavoured with lemon juice and sesame paste.
15K5 24 min. February 9th 2020
Leek and potato soup
Leek and potato soup
A classic of French family cooking.
446K5 42 min. October 3rd 2010
Lentil and cold-meat salad
Lentil and cold-meat salad
This salad combines lentils, chunks of cooked meat, sliced hard-boiled eggs, shallot and herbs, with a good vinaigrette dressing.
48K3.8 43 min. December 7th 2014
Like a Boursin with garlic and herbs
Like a Boursin with garlic and herbs
It is quite easy to make your own garlic and herb cream cheese, rather like the well-know Boursin. It's fresh, much better, of course, and delicious, especially with a piece of toast.
161K3.9 35 min. June 12th 2011
Mixed salad with curry mayo
Mixed salad with curry mayo
A mixed salad (avocado, artichokes, mushrooms and tuna) in a classic mayonnaise, but pepped up with a good dose of curry.
21K 30 min. September 19th 2018
Mixed tomato salad
Mixed tomato salad
This end-of-summer recipe is very simple: just fresh tomatoes with chopped shallot and herbs in a vinaigrette, but we can play up the variety of flavours and colours to make it something with real eye appeal and, above all, delicious!
27K4.3 20 min. September 21th 2016
Mushroom velouté
Mushroom velouté
This smooth, creamy soup with its lovely mushroom flavour is quick and easy to make.
119K4 55 min. February 9th 2012
Rémoulette of celeriac
Rémoulette of celeriac
This is a variation on the popular French rémoulade (a celeriac salad, similar to coleslaw). Here, a julienne of celeriac is mixed with chopped shallot, fresh herbs and a lemony rémoulade dressing.
18K 33 min. February 24th 2019
Smooth mixed vegetable soup
Smooth mixed vegetable soup
Any vegetables you have, cut into small pieces, mixed with a shallot cooked in butter, cooked together then blended. Even better when it's cold outside.
284K4.4 2 hours 3 min. January 3rd 2014
Sorrel soup
Sorrel soup
Smooth with a slight sharpness, this soup has a very particular taste.
353K3.8 1 hour 4 min. May 8th 2011
Surprise eggs
Surprise eggs
These look like perfectly normal boiled eggs, but when the shell is cracked open - surprise! They contain a mixture of scrambled egg, cured ham, fried prawns and chives.
141K5 51 min. September 26th 2010
Tabbouleh
Tabbouleh
Tabbouleh is a Middle Eastern couscous salad., moistened with olive oil and lemon juice. Its flavour comes from plenty of fresh herbs (mint and parsley at the very least), onion and tomatoes. This refreshing dish is ideal for warm summer or autumn days.
32K 3 hours 24 min. December 30th 2019
The total turnip
The total turnip
The whole turnip goes into this recipe, in which ramekins are filled with both the root vegetable and its leaves.
276K4.4 57 min. February 21th 2011
Thin tomato jelly and avocado tart
Thin tomato jelly and avocado tart
For this sophisticated recipe, we'll be preparing a disc of tomato jelly to sit on a puff pastry base. This is topped with slices of avocado in a lime dressing.
8,833 5 hours 16 min. September 30th 2020
Tomato and cream cheese terrine
Tomato and cream cheese terrine
Tomatoes marinated in olive oil and lime, then arranged in alternating layers with cream cheese: one layer with herbs and the other with walnuts.
131K5 6 hours 12 min. October 30th 2011
Turnip top soup
Turnip top soup
It may no longer be widely known these days, but the leafy tops of certain root vegetables are edible, so it's a shame to waste them. Better still, the leaves can be made into interesting accompaniments for their root vegetable, or soups with amazing flavours. In this recipe, I will show you how to...
21K 42 min. April 10th 2019
Valay salad
Valay salad
This salad combines ratte potatoes, lettuce, radishes and chicken with a herb dressing.
71K3.9 1 hour 3 min. August 9th 2015
Vegetable tartare
Vegetable tartare
This amazing recipe from a great chef is surprisingly straightforward to make. You will need lots of different raw vegetables. These are diced really small, then bound with mayonnaise.
51K4.4 49 min. October 19th 2014
Warm broccoli and Tuna Salad
Warm broccoli and Tuna Salad
In this recipe, the broccoli is served only just cooked and still warm with tuna, chopped shallot and cherry tomatoes in a good vinaigrette dressing.
37K4 22 min. March 3rd 2016
Warm salad of potatoes and purple artichokes
Warm salad of potatoes and purple artichokes
This salad combines red onion, purple artichokes cut small and slices of warm potato, dressed with a good vinaigrette.
78K3.8 54 min. October 14th 2012
Cod loin with saffron
Cod loin with saffron
A 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.
74K4.4 47 min. December 17th 2014
Creamy "terre et mer" pots
Creamy "terre et mer" pots
Diced 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.
17K 2 53 min. May 31th 2020
Cretan-style salmon
Cretan-style salmon
Cooked chopped leek and shallot with cubes of salmon, served in a yogurt, tomato and feta sauce.
151K5 1 hour 1 min. February 8th 2020
Fish "à la Bordelaise"
Fish "à la Bordelaise"
Fish "à la Bordelaise" is a fillet topped with a crust of breadcrumbs, herbs and onions cooked in white wine, then oven-baked until golden brown. It is a classic frozen family meal that many French children have grown up with, but here is a home-made version that is far better.
35K5 1 hour 7 min. February 20th 2019
Fish fillet in express cooking envelope
Fish fillet in express cooking envelope
Vegetables cut in small dice and precooked, fish fillet, lemon juice, olive oil, and 2 minutes in the microwave.
316K 23.8 1 hour 19 min. June 11th 2011
Fish petals, vegetables julienne, and beurre blanc
Fish petals, vegetables julienne, and beurre blanc
This 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.
231K4.3 1 hour 34 min. December 31th 2013
Grilled fillet of salmon with corn-salad cream
Grilled fillet of salmon with corn-salad cream
A salmon fillet, grilled slowly to keep the inside tender, served with sesame rice and a little corn salad cream. You'll love it...
234K 13.9 1 hour 14 min. October 13th 2010
Koulibiak in pie dish
Koulibiak in pie dish
Koulibiak is a traditional russian recipe from, usually served in a flat puff pastry fish shape. Here is an easier version, in a pie dish.
313K4.7 3 hours 19 min. September 7th 2018
Langoustine and leek tarts
Langoustine and leek tarts
Small puff pastry cases filled with a layer of chopped leeks, fried langoustines (also known as scampi or Dublin Bay prawns), topped with hollandaise sauce.
87K4.2 1 hour 28 min. May 13th 2012
Normandy seafood stew
Normandy seafood stew
A "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...
26K3 2 hours 13 min. January 9th 2019
Pan-fried fish fillets, braised cabbage with Noilly Prat
Pan-fried fish fillets, braised cabbage with Noilly Prat
In 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.
6,387 44 min. February 7th 2021
Pan-fried salmon with white cabbage
Pan-fried salmon with white cabbage
In this recipe a salmon steak is accompanied with blanched white cabbage and a rich sherry vinegar sauce.
93K4.5 1 hour 2 min. January 3rd 2014
Rosemary steamed fish
Rosemary steamed fish
In 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.
298K3.8 1 hour March 29th 2020
Scallops au gratin
Scallops au gratin
Scallops rapidly pan-fried, then arranged in shells on a bed of finely chopped leeks, topped with a bechamel sauce and browned in the oven.
30K 1 hour 7 min. January 13th 2019
Scallops with cabbage julienne
Scallops with cabbage julienne
Pan-fried scallops in a sauce of their juices deglazed with a little Noilly Prat, served with a julienne of blanched cabbage in cream.
107K4.6 1 hour 21 min. December 31th 2013
Sea bass with coriander cream en papillote
Sea bass with coriander cream en papillote
In 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".
35K5 52 min. February 19th 2017
Tahitian style fish
Tahitian style fish
Little pieces of fish marinated overnight a night in lime juice.
241K5 12 hours 57 min. February 21th 2011
Turban of sole with langoustines
Turban of sole with langoustines
The 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.
61K4.1 1 hour 44 min. November 23th 2014
Beef Wellington
Beef Wellington
Beef Wellington consists of a beef fillet (or tenderloin) that is first seared, then cooked in the oven in a puff pastry crust stuffed with a mushroom duxelles and morsels of foie gras. The recipe is rather long, but fairly straightfoward. Here I show you all the tips to help you make it sucessfully...
65K5 1 hour 57 min. August 26th 2021
Blanquette of veal
Blanquette of veal
Blanquette is a classic dish of French family cooking, but can also be found in bistros. Veal is cooked slowly, and the sauce is thickened with a mixture of egg yolks and cream. I have set out a rather special way of making it.
377K4.4 2 hours 49 min. February 5th 2015
Chicken breasts with tarragon
Chicken breasts with tarragon
Chicken breasts are slowly cooked in a frying pan, then the sauce is made in the same pan with dry white wine, chicken stock and tarragon, and served with sauté (pan-fried) potatoes.
265K 15 1 hour 39 min. February 21th 2011
Chinese style chicken
Chinese style chicken
Only "chinese style", not a true chinese recipe.
275K4 1 hour 38 min. February 28th 2012
Coq au vin
Coq au vin
Coq au vin is one of those iconic classics of French cuisine, though these days it is more likely to be made with chicken. The poultry is marinated in red wine, fried, then flambéed in cognac before being simmered slowly in the wine marinade. It has much in common with that other classic, boeuf...
48K4.2 14 hours 44 min. July 17th 2016
Escalope of veal in a cream sauce
Escalope of veal in a cream sauce
Escalopes of veal, mushrooms and a cream sauce.
219K4.5 1 hour 3 min. March 20th 2011
Express chilli con carne
Express chilli con carne
This is a really express recipe, a "true" chilli is longer and more difficult to do.
357K3.8 33 min. February 21th 2011
Hamburgers
Hamburgers
Hamburgers don't have to be the greasy flabby things you find in fast-food outlets, well-made they can be excellent. It's a very convivial recipe as everything goes on the table, and everyone assembles their own burger according to personal taste.
384K4.8 33 min. December 6th 2015
Pâté de campagne
Pâté de campagne
Here is a personal version of the famous country pâté. It's an interesting recipe to prepare in large quantities because it keeps well and freezes easily. The secret of a good pâté is of course the ingredients, but also how it is cooked.
1.7M 23.7 7 hours 54 min. October 3rd 2019
Paté en croute (terrine in a pie crust)
Paté en croute (terrine in a pie crust)
The French classic "Paté en croute" is a terrine of different meats layered and baked in a pie crust. There are many recipes which vary the kind of meat and the seasonings. This is my version with pork, veal and chicken, which is not too difficult, though it does entail quite a lot of work.
155K 134.2 6 hours 49 min. September 7th 2018
Pork Chops with Rosemary
Pork Chops with Rosemary
This recipe is cooked in two stages: the chops are flash-fried in a pan, then finished more slowly in the oven. Towards the end of cooking, you can top the meat with slices of cheese, if you like.
32K4.6 26 min. February 3rd 2016
Pork medallions with "full" turnips
Pork medallions with "full" turnips
This 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.
25K4.7 1 hour 4 min. December 30th 2019
Pork roast with herbs
Pork roast with herbs
A succulent joint of pork, slow-roasted with herbs and served with baby potatoes cooked in the meat juices.
26K 4 hours 37 min. January 16th 2019
Rabbit with mustard
Rabbit with mustard
This recipe uses boned rabbit. This is sautéed in mustard then cooked in the oven. It is served with broad beans, bacon and mushrooms, and a sauce made with reduced white wine.
160K4.9 2 hours 9 min. May 15th 2011
Roast beef "like they do it in Santa Fe"
Roast beef "like they do it in Santa Fe"
For this delicious roast, the beef joint is seared all over, then wrapped in slices of grilled (broiled) bacon before the final long, slow roasting in a bag with aromatic ingredients (bayleaf, shallots, carrot, thyme and chilli). Cooked this way, the meat will be well done on the outside, meltingly...
30K4.5 5 hours 39 min. July 30th 2017
Sausage and lentils "en cocotte"
Sausage and lentils "en cocotte"
This is a casserole-style version of the traditional French sausage-and-lentils recipe with a special feature: the lentils are cooked in just the right amount of water. The other ingredients add flavour as does, most importantly, the sausage (preferably smoked). When pricked, this will release its...
74K4.5 1 hour 5 min. February 5th 2017
Sautéed chicken with leeks
Sautéed chicken with leeks
Chunks of chicken marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, vinegar and spices, then sautéed with diagonally cut leeks cooked separately. A simple, healthy recipe with a spicy kick.
39K5 1 hour 53 min. January 20th 2019
"Oeufs rabattus" with leeks
"Oeufs rabattus" with leeks
This quick French way of cooking eggs is similar to an omelette, but with the egg simply drawn in towards the centre during the brief cooking. The eggs here are cooked with sautéed leeks and served with delicious morteau sausage "crisps".
20K4.3 44 min. March 29th 2017
Artichokes with beef
Artichokes with beef
This dish combines artichokes, sautéed with shallot in olive oil, with cooked beef and potatoes (simply heated through).
43K4.1 46 min. October 15th 2014
Auvergnat tartines
Auvergnat tartines
Ideal for a Sunday evening (but not limited to that), these generously topped slices are very simple to make with toasted bread, ham, tomatoes and Saint-Nectaire – and always go down well.
1,9685 39 min. September 5th 2021
Baked Mont d'Or with diced mixed vegetables
Baked Mont d'Or with diced mixed vegetables
The classic hot box method is a delicious way to serve Mont d'Or cheese. For a more original twist, this recipe adds mixed vegetables. The cheese is baked in the oven as usual, but filled with the diced vegetables and mushrooms.
25K3.8 58 min. February 26th 2017
Beans with tomatoes
Beans with tomatoes
Fresh white haricot beans and leftover chicken cooked with stewed tomatoes, a sprig of parsley and it's ready.
176K4.1 1 hour 55 min. February 21th 2011
Breton leek and mushroom tart
Breton leek and mushroom tart
This 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...
23K4.3 1 hour 13 min. December 30th 2019
Cauliflower and chickpea purée
Cauliflower and chickpea purée
Cauliflower and chickpeas go really well together. Here they are combined in a creamy purée which makes a delicious accompaniment for red meat, for example.
7,602 42 min. January 27th 2021
Cauliflower curry
Cauliflower curry
Plenty of flavour in this cauliflower curry: from the hot spices, of course, but also from dry-roasted cashew nuts.
95K4.8 54 min. January 19th 2014
Celeriac in cream and mustard sauce
Celeriac in cream and mustard sauce
The 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.
16K 43 min. December 15th 2019
Chicken and avocado bagels
Chicken and avocado bagels
Bagels filled with herby cream cheese, topped with morsels of fried chicken and slivers of avocado.
5,912 37 min. June 2nd 2021
Chicken and mushroom brik rolls
Chicken and mushroom brik rolls
Roll of brik (or filo) pastry filled with chopped mushrooms, diced chicken and sautéd onions.
87K5 1 hour 6 min. April 24th 2014
Chicken and mushroom pie
Chicken and mushroom pie
This lovely pie has a puff pastry crust filled with a mixture of fried mushrooms, diced chicken and parsley, all bound in a cream sauce.
67K 14.4 1 hour 40 min. September 10th 2018
Chicken Brussels pie
Chicken Brussels pie
This 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?
14K 1 hour 24 min. February 23th 2020
Chicken pie
Chicken pie
Apart from the obvious chicken, this pie's puff pastry "lid" also conceals mushrooms, bacon, hard-boiled eggs and leeks.
85K4.3 2 hours 29 min. September 8th 2018
Chicken with rice and leeks
Chicken with rice and leeks
For this "chicken with rice", the rice is cooked using the pilau method (started on the hob, finished in the oven), but with chicken cooking juices as the liquid to add plenty of delicious flavour. Pieces of cooked chicken are then added. This version also has chopped and lightly fried leeks.
27K4.1 56 min. January 29th 2017
Creamy risotto with diced vegetables and flax seeds
Creamy risotto with diced vegetables and flax seeds
Risotto 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.
221K 14.2 1 hour 49 min. February 21th 2011
Creamy risotto with vegetables
Creamy risotto with vegetables
Risotto 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...
312K5 2 hours 53 min. June 12th 2011
Crispy rolls with chicken and leek
Crispy rolls with chicken and leek
Finely sliced leeks are cooked with a shallot, to which is added leftover chicken with a little cream and parmesan. This mixture is rolled up in filo pastry, and cooked in the oven.
207K5 49 min. February 21th 2011
Endives
Endives
A very classic recipe, but which can easily fail due to two main errors: too much water in bottom of dish because endives give off a lot, and endives that are too bitter so that children hate it. Here is a method which avoids these two problems.
282K5 1 hour 29 min. February 14th 2012
Filet mignon with asparagus
Filet mignon with asparagus
In 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.
3,157 1 hour 2 min. July 11th 2021
Filo leeks and cheese tart
Filo leeks and cheese tart
This is a very quick tart recipe, where the crust is made by a stacking filo pastry sheets.
248K4.3 1 hour 17 min. June 6th 2013
Flamiche
Flamiche
Flamiche 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).
22K 14.5 1 hour 16 min. April 30th 2017
Fresh spinach with cream
Fresh spinach with cream
Fresh spinach, simply wilted, reheated in a sauce of thickened cream with shallot, and served with quarters of hard-boiled egg.
295K3.8 1 hour 43 min. September 29th 2012
Gratin slices with spinach
Gratin slices with spinach
A slice of bread with a gratin of bechamel containing hard-boiled egg and topped with cheese, served with fresh spinach.
74K4.1 1 hour 33 min. March 20th 2013
Gratin-style spinach and chicken omelette
Gratin-style spinach and chicken omelette
A simple omelette treated more like a gratin: the omelette forms the bottom layer in the dish, topped with chicken and spinach in a cream sauce and browned in the oven.
11K 43 min. August 16th 2020
Hachis parmentier
Hachis parmentier
This is the French answer (meat with mashed potato and cheese) to the English cottage or shepherd's pie: a typical family recipe which is an excellent way of using up leftover meat. The proportions are vague here: you need "whatever you have left over"...
372K 24.4 1 hour 22 min. February 21th 2011
Hotpot my grandmother's way
Hotpot my grandmother's way
If you like slow-cooked dishes prepared with loving care (mitonné), you will certainly love this hotpot recipe, with the taste of Franche-Comté, inspired by my grandmother. It's an old-fashioned dish full of flavours and aromas, cooked vegetables, stock, smoked sausages, all cooked long and slow.
280K5 4 hours 7 min. February 21th 2011
Leek and artichoke tart à la piémontaise
Leek and artichoke tart à la piémontaise
This is a quiche-style tart with a Piedmont-inspired twist: the filling is made with eggs, mascarpone (lighter than the usual cream) and Parmesan. The tart still has a moist texture to balance the puff-pastry crust, with the flavour of leeks and purple artichokes.
28K5 1 hour 25 min. December 7th 2016
Leek and tuna loaf
Leek and tuna loaf
This loaf is a savoury cake (quite popular in France) made with tinned tuna and leeks that have been lightly cooked with shallot.
154K4.4 1 hour 18 min. October 3rd 2010
Maroilles cheese quiche
Maroilles cheese quiche
Traditional recipe from northern France, using a typical and tasty regional cheese. But this can be replaced by another (see below).
217K 34.7 2 hours 27 min. February 21th 2011
Montbenoit's canapés
Montbenoit's canapés
A recipe from Franche-comté (lovely region of eastern France): large slices of bread coated with melted shallot, grilled bacon dice, a big slice of Morbier (cheese from the same region) and a brief spell in the oven. It really is a winter dish.
242K4.6 1 hour 45 min. October 13th 2010
Mushroom buckwheat pancakes
Mushroom buckwheat pancakes
The filling is prepared by frying ham and mushrooms with chopped shallot and a drizzle of lemon juice. The pancakes used here are Breton-style buckwheat "galettes" (often sold ready made in France), folded over the filling in the pan before serving.
40K4.6 45 min. March 4th 2015
Mushroom Pancakes au Gratin
Mushroom Pancakes au Gratin
This recipe uses pan-fried mushrooms and shallots in cream as the filling for Breton "galettes": traditional buckwheat pancakes. The stuffed pancakes are then baked gratin-style with cheese and cream.
57K4.6 55 min. April 20th 2016
Nanou's tuna tart
Nanou's tuna tart
Crisp puff pastry topped with tuna, mushrooms and cooked shallots.
100K4.2 1 hour 36 min. September 11th 2011
Norwegian tartines
Norwegian tartines
Scandinavian-style bread with smoked trout, and a fresh topping with herbs and shallots.
12K 28 min. February 19th 2020
Pasta with mushrooms
Pasta with mushrooms
Your choice of pasta (spaghetti, penne or whatever) in a creamy sauce with mushrooms and shallots.
93K4.3 37 min. June 15th 2016
Penne with purple artichokes
Penne with purple artichokes
In this recipe, the purple artichokes are braised in white wine, then mixed with the penne and parmesan.
45K5 52 min. February 11th 2016
Polenta with spinach and soft-poached egg
Polenta with spinach and soft-poached egg
A "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.
47K5 1 hour 11 min. June 3rd 2018
Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin"
Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin"
We could almost say a "Parmentier" of potimarron: a layer of left over cooked chicken, covered with potimarron purée and cheese, put to brown in the oven.
235K 24 1 hour 35 min. February 21th 2011
Quartet of brassicas with cream
Quartet of brassicas with cream
Four kinds of brassicas (Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, romanesco and broccoli), blanched separately, then combined to finish with cream and chopped parsley.
117K4.6 2 hours 41 min. January 16th 2013
Red rice pannequets
Red rice pannequets
This is a kind of small crusty parcel with flax seeds, filled with a mix of red rice, diced courgette and smoked ham.
212K4 2 hours June 12th 2011
Rice and peas
Rice and peas
This is a very simple recipe that can made almost entirely with leftovers: chicken, rice and peas.
103K4.2 27 min. September 1st 2013
Röstis
Röstis
Probably a swiss recipe originally, but also known in the French region of Franche-comté. This version is more sophisticated.
223K4.2 40 min. February 21th 2011
Salt cod brandade
Salt cod brandade
"Brandade de morue" is a classic of French bistro cuisine, especially in the south. It is a puréed mixture of salt cod and olive oil with (or sometimes without) potatoes. Here is a simplified version.
67K4 1 hour 32 min. March 2nd 2014
Sarladaise potatoes
Sarladaise potatoes
Potatoes fried in a little goose fat, with a mixture of chopped parsley, garlic and shallot added just before serving. Greedy folks (like me) melt a few thin slices of foie gras over the top.
192K4.6 1 hour 25 min. October 13th 2010
Sausage mushroom and cheese crumble
Sausage mushroom and cheese crumble
A 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.
219K 24.6 3 hours April 6th 2017
Sautéd broccoli with ham
Sautéd broccoli with ham
Broccoli cooked until just tender, quickly sautéd in a little olive oil with shallot and ribbons of ham.
171K 14.3 49 min. February 21th 2011
Sautéed Green Vegetables
Sautéed Green Vegetables
A recipe full of gorgeous greens: broccoli, romanesco, Brussels sprouts and cabbage. The vegetables are cooked separately in stock before being lightly sautéed with shallot. This is a simple dish, though it takes a while to prepare, and is delicious, light and healthy.
42K4.1 37 min. December 2nd 2015
Shallot confit tart
Shallot confit tart
This 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...
27K4.6 2 hours 25 min. October 23th 2016
Shiitake eggs
Shiitake eggs
By French standards, this hardly qualifies as an omelette: beaten eggs, simply slammed in the pan with sautéed shiitake mushrooms in soy sauce.
6,456 34 min. March 7th 2021
Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheeses
Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheeses
Thin slices of blanched cauliflower, fried strips of cured ham and 3 different types of cheese grated and gently melted to bind everything together.
72K5 50 min. March 6th 2013
Sliced chicken with mushrooms and broccoli
Sliced chicken with mushrooms and broccoli
Blanched broccoli sautéed quickly with thin slices of fried chicken.
120K4.5 1 hour 4 min. December 13th 2012
Small ratatouille with
Small ratatouille with
It's a hotch-potch of vegetables, cooked in two stages, onto which eggs are broken and cooked until the white only is just firm.
238K5 1 hour 3 min. June 12th 2011
Spaghetti with mushrooms
Spaghetti with mushrooms
In this recipe, the mushrooms are cooked in the oven first and are then combined with the cooked spaghetti, shallots and dressed with white wine and soy sauce.
45K4.1 1 hour 3 min. March 12th 2015
Spaghetti with smoked salmon
Spaghetti with smoked salmon
After cooking the spaghetti as usual, strips of smoked salmon are added with cream, lemon, Parmesan and egg yolks.
119K3.8 37 min. March 10th 2013
Spinach and Comté Loaf
Spinach and Comté Loaf
For this savoury cake-style loaf, we use a plain basic mixture and add wilted spinach wth shallots and diced Comté cheese.
60K4.3 1 hour 13 min. April 17th 2016
Spinach brik parcels
Spinach brik parcels
Crispy brik parcels, filled with a mixture of spinach, feta and chopped shallot.
91K5 43 min. May 5th 2013
Spinach Omelette
Spinach Omelette
An ultra-simple but delicious omelette recipe. The beaten eggs are poured over spinach that has already been cooked with shallots.
49K4.7 17 min. May 1st 2016
Spinach on toast with bechamel
Spinach on toast with bechamel
A slice of buttered toast, layers of spinach and sliced hard-boiled egg, topped with bechamel sauce and grated cheese, then browned in the oven.
45K4.3 33 min. February 11th 2015
Stuffed artichokes au gratin
Stuffed artichokes au gratin
For this recipe we'll attempt to use the whole of the artichoke: the heart, of course, but also the leaf bases in bechamel sauce with mushrooms and shallots, as a tasty filling for the hearts.
45K5 1 hour 33 min. August 30th 2017
Stuffed mushrooms au gratin
Stuffed mushrooms au gratin
For this fairly sophisitcated recipe, the mushrooms caps are marinated and pre-cooked in the oven. They are then filled with a delicious mix of potatoes, sausage and cheese before being baked gratin-style.
18K 1 hour 12 min. September 8th 2019
Stuffed tomatoes and courgettes
Stuffed tomatoes and courgettes
A classic recipe of French family cooking, but with a more sophisticated filling.
306K3.8 1 hour 50 min. February 21th 2011
Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks
Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks
Indian 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.
17K 54 min. April 17th 2019
Thaï rice with small vegetables
Thaï rice with small vegetables
Vegetables cut in small dice, cooked in stages, and mixed with cooked Thaï rice. Delicious alone or served with meat for example.
248K4.7 1 hour 34 min. February 21th 2011
Tomato omelette
Tomato omelette
Tomato omelette is a great classic of Provençale cuisine. This is my personal version with mushrooms.
94K4.6 1 hour 1 min. November 11th 2012
Tuna pasta
Tuna pasta
This is typical Sunday night fare, or for when you've simply had enough of cooking. An easy but delicious, creamy combination of pasta and tuna.
7,995 15 min. March 14th 2021
Upside-down Parmentier
Upside-down Parmentier
Parmentier is a French version of shepherd's pie. This variation has slow-cooked meat on top of the mashed potato (purée), instead of underneath. A red-wine sauce adds the finishing touch.
90K4.2 6 hours 7 min. November 6th 2011
Aperitif rolls
Aperitif rolls
These are small, bite-sized, soft bread rolls made with bacon bits and topped with grated cheese.
97K4 2 hours 31 min. October 24th 2017
Dipping bread with cheese
Dipping bread with cheese
In France, "pain trempette" (dipping bread) is a loaf made to be broken easily into bite-sized morsels, perfect for serving with any dip. The dough is fairly soft and I have added shallots and fried bacon bits. The dip shown here is a hot box Mont d'Or, but there are plenty of other possibilities.
29K4.1 2 hours 50 min. October 24th 2017
Tomato sauce for pizzas
Tomato sauce for pizzas
This is the sauce to put on pizza bases before the toppings.
471K4.3 1 hour 15 min. October 19th 2010
Béarnaise sauce
Béarnaise sauce
This very tasty sauce, flavoured with tarragon, chervil and shallot, with its hint of acidity, is perfect for grilled fish or meats. Its well-known as a difficult sauce, but here are all the tips that you need to succeed.
300K4 1 hour 6 min. May 22th 2016
Beurre blanc sauce
Beurre blanc sauce
Beurre 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.
148K3.8 35 min. February 2nd 2012
Beurre d'escargot
Beurre d'escargot
Beurre d'escargot is the typically French flavoured butter added to snails before they go into the oven. In principal, this a simple mixture of butter, chopped parsley and garlic, but here is a more sophisticated gastronomic version with a flavour that simply oozes French savoir-faire.
27K4 51 min. November 7th 2018
Cream sauce with Vin Jaune
Cream sauce with Vin Jaune
This sauce made with Vin Jaune ("yellow wine") is emblematic of Comtoise cuisine from Eastern France. It combines the smoothness of cream with the slight acidity and typical flavour of the Vin Jaune. The tricky aspect of cooking with Vin Jaune is that its fugitive flavour tends to disappear when...
67K 46 min. October 3rd 2018
Gribouille dressing
Gribouille dressing
Gribouille dressing is based on a rémoulade dressing, with shallot, herbs, hard-boiled egg and tuna added. It goes well with fish and vegetables of all kinds and makes a great sandwich filling.
6,517 18 min. February 17th 2021
Marchand de vin sauce
Marchand de vin sauce
The rich "marchand de vin" sauce, made with red wine and shallot, is a classic accompaniment for meats that is traditionally made in the roasting tin or dish. This is a simplified version that can be made while the meat is cooking, even beforehand, so there is no risk of it going cold.
218K4.1 34 min. May 31th 2012
Red mixed pickle
Red mixed pickle
This mixed pickle is made with a variety of vegetables left to mature for 2 weeks in diluted vinegar. The result is similar to gherkins and can be added to lots of recipes, or eaten with a snack or sandwich. This red version gets its name from beetroot and red cabbage, which eventually colour...
14K 1 hour 29 min. April 29th 2020
Roquefort sauce
Roquefort sauce
This 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.
166K4.9 22 min. December 19th 2010
Sauce Normande (for fish)
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.
119K5 40 min. January 1st 2020
How to prepare cockles
How to prepare cockles
Cockles are small Atlantic shellfish which can be used in many delicious dishes. However, they need to be prepared with care before cooking. Here is a simple way to do this.
448K 13.7 1 hour 52 min. March 13th 2013
How to slow cook meat
How to slow cook meat
By cooking meat slowly with no added fat, it will become very tender - almost melt-in-the-mouth - and can be cut with a fork.
130K5 4 hours 45 min. November 6th 2011
Chicken nems
Chicken nems
Nems are probably the best known Far Eastern dish in France. These small crispy rolls can be made in different flavours: chicken, crab, pork, etc. Making your own is not very complicated, the only difficulty is in the rolling stage. You will find in this recipe full details on how to successfully...
459K3.8 2 hours 21 min. April 6th 2017
Pan con tomate
Pan con tomate
"Pan con tomate" (tomato toast) is a staple of Spanish cuisine, where it is often served as an aperitif snack. It is really simple to make and delicious: the bread is rubbed with half a tomato to soak it with the juice. After that, all it needs is seasoning and a drizzle of olive oil. This is a...
21K4.8 7 min. June 13th 2018
Vietnamese prawns
Vietnamese prawns
In this recipe, the prawns are first lightly fried, then spiced up with a piquant sauce.
97K4.3 54 min. May 26th 2013

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