List of recipes using Shallot: 169 recipes
List of recipes using Shallot
- Starters : 35 recipes
- Sea food : 21 recipes
- Meat : 18 recipes
- Miscellanous : 78 recipes
- Baking : 3 recipes
- Basic recipes : 11 recipes
- Tips and tricks : 2 recipes
- World recipes : 3 recipes
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...
247K5 2 hours 11 min. December 30th 2019
Artichoke SoupFor this recipe, we will first steam the artichokes, recover all the flesh, and prepare with shallot and milk a delicious soup.
3,760 46 min. December 4th 2022
Cajun-style lentil saladIf you have leftover pulled pork, try this recipe to transform it into a delicious, Cajun-style, warm lentil salad.
9,107 36 min. December 22th 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...
11K 1 hour 21 min. August 1st 2021
Chinese SoupThis 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.
97K 24.5 1 hour 15 min. April 6th 2017
Crunchy verrinesLittle verrines filled with a mixture of cottage cheese (fromage blanc), cream and coriander with diced radish, gherkin and shallot.
124K 24.8 41 min. November 24th 2011
Eggs "en cocotte" with spinachA buttered ramekin, a layer of mushrooms, a layer of spinach, a little cream and an egg added on top in two stages.
120K5 1 hour 30 min. December 30th 2019
Eggs with mayonnaiseSimply 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.
55K5 33 min. October 5th 2014
French bean salad with vinaigretteA 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).
46K4.6 35 min. October 27th 2016
Green hummusYou are probably already familiar with classic hummus. Here's a "green" version, still mainly chickpeas, but with added herbs and vegetables.
18K 17 min. November 29th 2020
GuacamoleFor 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.
275K4.1 1 hour 21 min. November 26th 2011
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.
258K3.9 4 hours 35 min. September 7th 2018
Lebanese-style chickpea saladThis salad combines chickpeas with cauliflower in a light yoghurt dressing, flavoured with lemon juice and sesame paste.
25K5 24 min. February 9th 2020
Leek and potato soupA classic of French family cooking.
464K5 42 min. October 3rd 2010
Lentil and cold-meat saladThis salad combines lentils, chunks of cooked meat, sliced hard-boiled eggs, shallot and herbs, with a good vinaigrette dressing.
56K3.8 43 min. December 7th 2014
Like a Boursin with garlic and herbsIt 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.
175K3.9 35 min. June 12th 2011
Mixed salad with curry mayoA mixed salad (avocado, artichokes, mushrooms and tuna) in a classic mayonnaise, but pepped up with a good dose of curry.
35K 30 min. September 19th 2018
Mixed tomato saladThis 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!
34K4.3 20 min. September 21th 2016
Mushroom veloutéThis smooth, creamy soup with its lovely mushroom flavour is quick and easy to make.
130K4 55 min. February 9th 2012
PanzanellaPanzanella is a recipe from the Tuscany region of Italy, originally a tomato and stale bread salad, but here's a fancier version.
5,533 28 min. October 16th 2022
Rémoulette of celeriacThis 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.
29K 33 min. February 24th 2019
Smooth mixed vegetable soupAny 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.
318K4.4 2 hours 3 min. January 3rd 2014
Sorrel soupSmooth with a slight sharpness, this soup has a very particular taste.
373K3.8 1 hour 4 min. May 8th 2011
Surprise eggsThese 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.
164K5 51 min. September 26th 2010
TabboulehTabbouleh 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.
46K 3 hours 24 min. July 6th 2022
The total turnipThe whole turnip goes into this recipe, in which ramekins are filled with both the root vegetable and its leaves.
291K4.4 57 min. February 21th 2011
Thin tomato jelly and avocado tartFor 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.
19K 5 hours 16 min. September 30th 2020
Tomato and cream cheese terrineTomatoes marinated in olive oil and lime, then arranged in alternating layers with cream cheese: one layer with herbs and the other with walnuts.
141K5 6 hours 12 min. October 30th 2011
Turnip and Jerusalem artichoke soupThis soup combines the earthy flavours of Jerusalem artichokes and turnips. This is the chance to use not only the roots, but the turnip tops as well, if possible.
12K January 11th 2023
Turnip top soupIt 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...
37K 42 min. April 10th 2019
Valay saladThis salad combines ratte potatoes, lettuce, radishes and chicken with a herb dressing.
79K3.9 1 hour 3 min. August 9th 2015
Vegetable tartareThis 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.
60K4.4 49 min. October 19th 2014
Warm broccoli and Tuna SaladIn this recipe, the broccoli is served only just cooked and still warm with tuna, chopped shallot and cherry tomatoes in a good vinaigrette dressing.
48K4 22 min. March 3rd 2016
Warm salad of potatoes and purple artichokesThis salad combines red onion, purple artichokes cut small and slices of warm potato, dressed with a good vinaigrette.
86K3.8 54 min. October 14th 2012
Zucchini and tomato remouladeA quick summer salad with Provencal flavors: zucchini, tomatoes and shallots, bound with a remoulade and basil sauce.
5,463 35 min. September 11th 2022
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.
3,170 1 hour 43 min. January 8th 2023
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.
9,181 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.
93K4.4 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.
32K 2 53 min. May 31th 2020
Cretan-style salmonCooked chopped leek and shallot with cubes of salmon, served in a yogurt, tomato and feta sauce.
162K5 1 hour 1 min. February 8th 2020
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.
59K5 1 hour 7 min. February 20th 2019
Fish fillet in express cooking envelopeVegetables cut in small dice and precooked, fish fillet, lemon juice, olive oil, and 2 minutes in the microwave.
327K 23.8 1 hour 19 min. June 11th 2011
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.
239K4.3 1 hour 34 min. December 31th 2013
Grilled fillet of salmon with corn-salad creamA salmon fillet, grilled slowly to keep the inside tender, served with sesame rice and a little corn salad cream. You'll love it...
250K 13.9 1 hour 14 min. October 13th 2010
Koulibiak in pie dishKoulibiak is a traditional russian recipe from, usually served in a flat puff pastry fish shape. Here is an easier version, in a pie dish.
341K3.8 3 hours 19 min. September 7th 2018
Langoustine and leek tartsSmall puff pastry cases filled with a layer of chopped leeks, fried langoustines (also known as scampi or Dublin Bay prawns), topped with hollandaise sauce.
94K4.2 1 hour 28 min. May 13th 2012
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...
44K2.5 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.
17K2 44 min. February 7th 2021
Pan-fried salmon with white cabbageIn this recipe a salmon steak is accompanied with blanched white cabbage and a rich sherry vinegar sauce.
104K4.5 1 hour 2 min. January 3rd 2014
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.
315K3.8 1 hour March 29th 2020
Scallops au gratinScallops rapidly pan-fried, then arranged in shells on a bed of finely chopped leeks, topped with a bechamel sauce and browned in the oven.
52K 1 hour 7 min. January 13th 2019
Scallops with cabbage juliennePan-fried scallops in a sauce of their juices deglazed with a little Noilly Prat, served with a julienne of blanched cabbage in cream.
116K4.6 1 hour 21 min. December 31th 2013
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.
11K 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".
47K5 52 min. February 19th 2017
Tahitian style fishLittle pieces of fish marinated overnight a night in lime juice.
252K5 12 hours 57 min. February 21th 2011
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.
74K4.1 1 hour 44 min. November 23th 2014
Beef WellingtonBeef 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...
95K5 1 hour 57 min. December 25th 2022
Blanquette of vealBlanquette 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.
395K4.4 2 hours 49 min. February 5th 2015
Chicken breasts with tarragonChicken 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.
289K 15 1 hour 39 min. February 21th 2011
Chinese style chickenOnly "chinese style", not a true chinese recipe.
285K4 1 hour 38 min. February 28th 2012
Coq au vinCoq 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...
63K4.2 14 hours 44 min. July 17th 2016
Escalope of veal in a cream sauceEscalopes of veal, mushrooms and a cream sauce.
235K4.6 1 hour 3 min. March 20th 2011
Express chilli con carneThis is a really express recipe, a "true" chilli is longer and more difficult to do.
372K3.8 33 min. February 21th 2011
HamburgersHamburgers 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.
400K4.8 33 min. December 6th 2015
Pâté de campagneHere 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.
2.0M 23.7 7 hours 54 min. October 3rd 2019
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.
186K 134.2 6 hours 49 min. September 7th 2018
Pork Chops with RosemaryThis 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.
39K4.6 26 min. February 3rd 2016
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.
33K4.7 1 hour 4 min. December 30th 2019
Pork roast with herbsA succulent joint of pork, slow-roasted with herbs and served with baby potatoes cooked in the meat juices.
43K 4 hours 37 min. January 16th 2019
Rabbit with mustardThis 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.
170K4.9 2 hours 9 min. May 15th 2011
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...
47K4.5 5 hours 39 min. July 30th 2017
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...
112K4.5 1 hour 5 min. February 5th 2017
Sautéed chicken with leeksChunks 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.
63K5 1 hour 53 min. January 20th 2019
Sliced veal with leeks and mushroomsSmall strips of veal sautéed with mushrooms and leeks in a creamy sauce.
2,012 2 hours 6 min. March 5th 2023
"Oeufs rabattus" with leeksThis 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".
27K4.3 44 min. March 29th 2017
Artichokes with beefThis dish combines artichokes, sautéed with shallot in olive oil, with cooked beef and potatoes (simply heated through).
64K4.1 46 min. October 15th 2014
Auvergnat tartinesIdeal 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.
9,5865 39 min. September 5th 2021
Baked Mont d'Or with diced mixed vegetablesThe 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.
37K3.8 58 min. February 26th 2017
Beans with tomatoesFresh white haricot beans and leftover chicken cooked with stewed tomatoes, a sprig of parsley and it's ready.
186K4.1 1 hour 55 min. February 21th 2011
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...
34K4.3 1 hour 13 min. December 30th 2019
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.
22K 42 min. January 27th 2021
Cauliflower and purple eggplant with Greek pestoMediterranean flavors for this recipe where cauliflower and purple eggplant are bound together with a Greek-style "pesto".
5,282 56 min. September 4th 2022
Cauliflower curryPlenty of flavour in this cauliflower curry: from the hot spices, of course, but also from dry-roasted cashew nuts.
118K4.8 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.
26K 43 min. December 15th 2019
Chicken and avocado bagelsBagels filled with herby cream cheese, topped with morsels of fried chicken and slivers of avocado.
18K 37 min. June 2nd 2021
Chicken and mushroom brik rollsRoll of brik (or filo) pastry filled with chopped mushrooms, diced chicken and sautéd onions.
105K5 1 hour 6 min. April 24th 2014
Chicken and mushroom pieThis lovely pie has a puff pastry crust filled with a mixture of fried mushrooms, diced chicken and parsley, all bound in a cream sauce.
79K 14.4 1 hour 40 min. September 10th 2018
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?
27K5 1 hour 24 min. February 23th 2020
Chicken pieApart from the obvious chicken, this pie's puff pastry "lid" also conceals mushrooms, bacon, hard-boiled eggs and leeks.
97K4.3 2 hours 29 min. September 8th 2018
Chicken with rice and leeksFor 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.
35K4.1 56 min. January 29th 2017
Creamy cauliflower with smoked salmonA creamy cauliflower purée with steamed leek, and strips of smoked salmon lightly sautéed on the side.
2,213 56 min. February 5th 2023
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.
236K 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...
356K5 2 hours 53 min. June 12th 2011
Crispy rolls with chicken and leekFinely 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.
218K5 49 min. February 21th 2011
EndivesA 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.
298K5 1 hour 29 min. February 14th 2012
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.
9,899 1 hour 2 min. July 11th 2021
Filo leeks and cheese tartThis is a very quick tart recipe, where the crust is made by a stacking filo pastry sheets.
269K4.3 1 hour 14 min. April 17th 2022
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).
31K 14.5 1 hour 16 min. April 30th 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.
325K3.8 1 hour 43 min. September 29th 2012
Gratin slices with spinachA slice of bread with a gratin of bechamel containing hard-boiled egg and topped with cheese, served with fresh spinach.
81K4.1 1 hour 33 min. March 20th 2013
Gratin-style spinach and chicken omeletteA 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.
21K 43 min. August 16th 2020
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.
10K 48 min. October 24th 2021
Hachis parmentierThis 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"...
384K 24.4 1 hour 22 min. February 21th 2011
Hotpot my grandmother's wayIf 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.
314K5 4 hours 7 min. February 21th 2011
Langres-style spinachSpinach in a creamy sauce with Langres cheese and lardons, served with hard-boiled eggs.
6,383 34 min. April 24th 2022
Leek and artichoke tart à la piémontaiseThis 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.
36K5 1 hour 25 min. December 7th 2016
Leek and egg frichtiA "frichti" is a rough-and-ready dish, born of the French bistro tradition, that you can throw together with what you have to hand. This version mixes leeks with hard-boiled eggs, cream and ham.
11K 40 min. September 26th 2021
Leek and tuna loafThis loaf is a savoury cake (quite popular in France) made with tinned tuna and leeks that have been lightly cooked with shallot.
172K4.4 1 hour 18 min. October 3rd 2010
Maroilles cheese quicheTraditional recipe from northern France, using a typical and tasty regional cheese. But this can be replaced by another (see below).
232K 34.7 2 hours 27 min. April 17th 2022
Montbenoit's canapésA 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.
257K4.6 1 hour 45 min. October 13th 2010
Mushroom buckwheat pancakesThe 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.
50K4.6 45 min. March 4th 2015
Mushroom Pancakes au GratinThis 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.
92K4.6 55 min. April 20th 2016
Nanou's tuna tartCrisp puff pastry topped with tuna, mushrooms and cooked shallots.
108K4.2 1 hour 36 min. September 11th 2011
Norwegian tartinesScandinavian-style bread with smoked trout, and a fresh topping with herbs and shallots.
20K 28 min. February 19th 2020
Pasta with mushroomsYour choice of pasta (spaghetti, penne or whatever) in a creamy sauce with mushrooms and shallots.
106K4.3 37 min. June 15th 2016
Penne with purple artichokesIn this recipe, the purple artichokes are braised in white wine, then mixed with the penne and parmesan.
56K5 52 min. February 11th 2016
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.
56K5 1 hour 11 min. June 3rd 2018
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.
247K 24 1 hour 35 min. February 21th 2011
Quartet of brassicas with creamFour kinds of brassicas (Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, romanesco and broccoli), blanched separately, then combined to finish with cream and chopped parsley.
126K4.6 2 hours 41 min. January 16th 2013
Red rice pannequetsThis is a kind of small crusty parcel with flax seeds, filled with a mix of red rice, diced courgette and smoked ham.
219K4 2 hours June 12th 2011
Rice and peasThis is a very simple recipe that can made almost entirely with leftovers: chicken, rice and peas.
116K4.2 27 min. September 1st 2013
Rice with spring greensThis combination of spring cabbage and leeks, cooked separately then mixed with rice, is a simple recipe and everything can be prepared in advance.
6,402 44 min. June 6th 2022
RöstisProbably a swiss recipe originally, but also known in the French region of Franche-comté. This version is more sophisticated.
246K4.2 40 min. February 21th 2011
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.
75K4 1 hour 32 min. March 2nd 2014
Sarladaise potatoesPotatoes 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.
225K4.7 1 hour 25 min. October 13th 2010
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.
227K 24.6 3 hours April 6th 2017
Sautéd broccoli with hamBroccoli cooked until just tender, quickly sautéd in a little olive oil with shallot and ribbons of ham.
195K 14.3 49 min. February 21th 2011
Sautéed Green Vegetables in panA 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.
52K4.1 37 min. December 2nd 2015
Scrambled eggs and leeks on toastScrambled eggs on toast, but with a difference: the eggs are partnered with smoked cheese and topped with just-cooked shredded leeks.
5,880 57 min. March 23th 2022
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...
33K4.6 2 hours 25 min. October 23th 2016
Shiitake eggsBy French standards, this hardly qualifies as an omelette: beaten eggs, simply slammed in the pan with sautéed shiitake mushrooms in soy sauce.
23K4.7 34 min. March 7th 2021
Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheesesThin slices of blanched cauliflower, fried strips of cured ham and 3 different types of cheese grated and gently melted to bind everything together.
79K5 50 min. March 6th 2013
Sliced chicken with mushrooms and broccoliBlanched broccoli sautéed quickly with thin slices of fried chicken.
138K4.5 1 hour 4 min. December 13th 2012
Small ratatouille withIt's a hotch-potch of vegetables, cooked in two stages, onto which eggs are broken and cooked until the white only is just firm.
248K5 1 hour 3 min. June 12th 2011
Spaghetti with mushroomsIn 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.
54K4.1 1 hour 3 min. March 12th 2015
Spaghetti with smoked salmonAfter cooking the spaghetti as usual, strips of smoked salmon are added with cream, lemon, Parmesan and egg yolks.
127K3.8 37 min. March 10th 2013
Spicy roast cauliflower gratinThe cauliflower in this recipe is cooked two different ways: first oven-roasted with chilli spices, then finished with a creamy gratin topping, made with its own trimmings.
7,490 1 hour 23 min. March 20th 2022
Spinach and Comté LoafFor this savoury cake-style loaf, we use a plain basic mixture and add wilted spinach wth shallots and diced Comté cheese.
84K4.3 1 hour 13 min. April 17th 2016
Spinach brik parcelsCrispy brik parcels, filled with a mixture of spinach, feta and chopped shallot.
103K5 43 min. May 5th 2013
Spinach OmeletteAn ultra-simple but delicious omelette recipe. The beaten eggs are poured over spinach that has already been cooked with shallots.
62K4.7 17 min. May 1st 2016
Spinach on toast with bechamelA slice of buttered toast, layers of spinach and sliced hard-boiled egg, topped with bechamel sauce and grated cheese, then browned in the oven.
52K4.3 33 min. February 11th 2015
Stuffed artichokes au gratinFor 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.
77K5 1 hour 33 min. August 30th 2017
Stuffed mushrooms au gratinFor 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.
28K 1 hour 12 min. September 8th 2019
Stuffed tomatoes and courgettesA classic recipe of French family cooking, but with a more sophisticated filling.
322K3.8 1 hour 50 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.
27K 54 min. April 17th 2019
Thaï rice with small vegetablesVegetables cut in small dice, cooked in stages, and mixed with cooked Thaï rice. Delicious alone or served with meat for example.
263K4.7 1 hour 34 min. February 21th 2011
Tomato omeletteTomato omelette is a great classic of Provençale cuisine. This is my personal version with mushrooms.
104K4.6 1 hour 1 min. November 11th 2012
Tuna pastaThis 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.
23K 15 min. March 14th 2021
Upside-down ParmentierParmentier 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.
96K4.2 6 hours 7 min. November 6th 2011
Welsh-style potato puréeA Welsh-style twist on the classic potato purée (posh mash!), with finely sliced leeks, cooked until just done to keep their lovely green colour. This dish could be the main feature or served on the side with meat, for example.
8,871 25 min. December 26th 2021
Aperitif rollsThese are small, bite-sized, soft bread rolls made with bacon bits and topped with grated cheese.
105K4 2 hours 31 min. October 24th 2017
Dipping bread with cheeseIn 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.
37K4.1 2 hours 50 min. October 24th 2017
Tomato sauce for pizzasThis is the sauce to put on pizza bases before the toppings.
502K4.3 1 hour 15 min. October 19th 2010
Béarnaise sauceThis 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.
318K4 1 hour 6 min. May 22th 2016
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.
162K3.8 35 min. February 2nd 2012
Beurre d'escargotBeurre 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.
44K3 51 min. November 7th 2018
Cream and herb dressingA quick and easy recipe for a cream and herb dressing to go with all kinds of dishes, from simple jacket potatoes to fish.
6,768 13 min. June 12th 2022
Cream sauce with Vin JauneThis 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...
145K5 46 min. October 3rd 2018
Gribouille dressingGribouille 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.
16K 18 min. February 17th 2021
Marchand de vin sauceThe 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.
241K4.1 34 min. May 31th 2012
Mushroom duxellesA duxelles consists of finely sliced mushrooms cooked in butter with shallots. It is more of a preparation than a dish in its own right, which can be used in other recipes.
25K 44 min. November 3rd 2021
Red mixed pickleThis 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...
26K 1 hour 29 min. April 29th 2020
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.
185K4.9 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.
181K5 40 min. January 1st 2020
How to prepare cocklesCockles 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.
498K 13.7 1 hour 52 min. March 13th 2013
How to slow cook meatBy cooking meat slowly with no added fat, it will become very tender - almost melt-in-the-mouth - and can be cut with a fork.
146K5 4 hours 45 min. November 6th 2011
Chicken nemsNems 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...
479K3.8 2 hours 21 min. April 6th 2017
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...
29K4.8 7 min. June 13th 2018
Vietnamese prawnsIn this recipe, the prawns are first lightly fried, then spiced up with a piquant sauce.
129K4.3 54 min. May 26th 2013