List of recipes using Bayleaf: 60 recipes

List of recipes using Bayleaf
Cornouaillaise salad
Cornouaillaise salad
This salad combines the soft texture of haricot beans with the crunch of croutons. Translator's note: Brittany has its own equivalent of the British Cornwall (hence the similar name), showing how close the languages and cultural roots of the two regions are.
15K 12 hours 56 min. February 23th 2022
Little vegetable omelettes
Little vegetable omelettes
As an appetiser or starter, little thick soft omelettes, with diced tomato, courgette and smoked ham.
291K4 1 hour 10 min. June 11th 2011
Fish in white wine
Fish in white wine
This recipe for cooking fish in the oven is both simple and delicious. The fish is cooked with herbs and onions in white wine. It is served in a light sauce, made with the cooking juices and a little lemon juice.
109K4.3 56 min. December 14th 2016
Salmon marinated like herring
Salmon marinated like herring
In this recipe, the salmon is cured in coarse salt, then left to marinate in oil with herbs, spices, carrots and onions. Salmon prepared like this is served sliced thinly on a bed of potatoes.
132K 44.6 1 day 38 min. December 4th 2011
Spicy seafood plancha
Spicy seafood plancha
A mix of diced fish and uncooked prawns marinated with spices and then simply cooked on a plancha. The fish benefits from the acidic citrus note provided by the lime, and the prawns from a little vinegar.
34K 1 hour 33 min. March 11th 2018
"Au vert" beef
"Au vert" beef
A piece of beef of your choice, grilled and accompanied by sautéed greens and beet tops.
5,861 36 min. June 18th 2023
Beef braised in reduced red wine
Beef braised in reduced red wine
In classic recipes of this kind, the meat is simply cooked in the wine as it comes. This version is different: the red wine is reduced first separately on low heat with herbs, onion and carrot, then the meat is cooked long and slow in this. This method gives the meat a richer, more intense flavour.
44K3.8 3 hours 53 min. March 12th 2017
Cajun pulled pork
Cajun pulled pork
Pulled pork is a joint cooked long and slow so that it can be shredded easily with a fork. This Cajun-spiced version can be eaten like a classic meat meal or served in burger buns.
29K 5 hours 16 min. February 19th 2023
Duo of slow-cooked pork
Duo of slow-cooked pork
Two pork ingredients, smoked sausage and a shoulder joint here, are left to cook slowly on a bed of vegetables and herbs, moistened with a vegetable or poultry stock. This is one of those crafty dishes that can be reheated over and over, getting better each time.
57K 4 hours 49 min. November 18th 2018
Mexican-style pork medallions
Mexican-style pork medallions
For this recipe with a Mexican flavour (New Mexican, actually), I have used tender medallions of pork fillet mignon. These are first marinated in a spicy oil then pan-fried with the remaining marinade. Serve with green beans and sauce made with a reduced vegetable stock in the frying pan.
60K5 29 min. August 11th 2023
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.
2.0M 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.
199K 134.2 6 hours 49 min. September 7th 2018
Pork Chops Champvallon style
Pork Chops Champvallon style
Pork chops à la Champvallon are a nicely historic recipe of meat and potatoes in long cooking.
9,983 3 hours 8 min. April 30th 2023
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.
52K 4 hours 37 min. January 16th 2019
Rabbit civet
Rabbit civet
Rabbit civet is a classic dish of French cuisine. The word "civet" comes from "cive", an old word for onion. These days, the name refers to chunks of meat, marinated then cooked slowly in red wine with bacon, mushrooms and onions. This tasty stew or casserole, with its very tender meat, is like my...
82K4 15 hours 20 min. May 10th 2023
Rabbit civet "à la normande"
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.
47K4.6 15 hours 3 min. March 26th 2017
Rabbit terrine
Rabbit terrine
This is a rather special rabbit terrine, with some of the meat added in larger morsels to the minced mixture before cooking. These whole pieces of rabbit show when the terrine is sliced and add character, both in flavour and texture.
104K4.6 15 hours 32 min. April 8th 2018
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...
55K4.5 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...
127K4.5 1 hour 5 min. February 5th 2017
Tenderloin steaks marinated in red wine with rosemary
Tenderloin steaks marinated in red wine with rosemary
A recipe that brings out all the tenderness of this cut of beef, enhancing it with rosemary and by marinating for a long time in red wine. The tenderloin steaks are then fried and served with green beans.
19K 12 hours 34 min. September 19th 2021
Two-stage beef chuck
Two-stage beef chuck
This recipe cooks beef chuck (or braising steak) in two stages: first, slow-cooked in red wine "in the bag", then fried and served with potato purée and a red-wine sauce.
94K4.3 3 hours 57 min. April 27th 2017
Veal Chop With Assortment of Vegetables
Veal Chop With Assortment of Vegetables
The veal chop in this recipe is cooked in two stages: flash fried first to brown it all over, then gently roasted in the oven. The chop is served with an assortment of vegetables, first lightly boiled, then reheated in the "jus" (cooking juices).
56K5 2 hours 27 min. November 18th 2015
Auvergne gratin
Auvergne gratin
Cauliflower, green cabbage, potatoes and of course Saint-Nectaire for this gratin with Auvergne flavors.
4,513 1 hour 50 min. December 10th 2023
Baker's chicken and potato tart
Baker's chicken and potato tart
A baker's tart is made with bread dough. It is sometimes called a baker's pizza, but this version has no tomatoes. It is topped with potatoes and slices of herb-poached chicken on a bed of cream and cheese with more herbs.
42K 1 hour 23 min. June 16th 2019
Bourguignon potatoes
Bourguignon potatoes
Potatoes 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.
27K 1 hour 55 min. August 12th 2021
Bruschetta and mozzarella
Bruschetta and mozzarella
A very tasty version of bruschetta with herbs and mozzarella.
3,026 46 min. January 11th 2024
Celeriac and mushroom gratin
Celeriac and mushroom gratin
This gratin combines sliced celeriac simmered in milk with fried mushrooms.
66K5 1 hour 8 min. May 10th 2023
Comtoise stuffed tomatoes
Comtoise stuffed tomatoes
These stuffed tomatoes are a bit special: the stuffing is made with Morteau sausage, onions, rice and cancoilotte cheese.
43K4.1 1 hour 36 min. October 5th 2016
Courgettes (zuchinis)
Courgettes (zuchinis)
A classic gratin, but with the courgettes cooked separately to prevent too much juice being released during the oven cooking, and so make a dish that is barely moist.
491K 13.7 1 hour 20 min. October 13th 2010
Creamy cauliflower with smoked salmon
Creamy cauliflower with smoked salmon
A creamy cauliflower purée with steamed leek, and strips of smoked salmon lightly sautéed on the side.
8,877 56 min. February 5th 2023
Feta and spinach brik pie
Feta and spinach brik pie
In this recipe, a feta and cream filling is sandwiched between layers of spinach and wrapped in brik (or filo) pastry.
69K 24.8 55 min. December 10th 2014
Fried eggs with tomatoes
Fried eggs with tomatoes
In this recipe, thick slices of tomato are cooked first, then the eggs are left to cook gently in the spaces between them. Particularly delicious served simply with a trickle of balsamic vinegar.
76K4.8 31 min. November 27th 2013
Green beans with tomato cream sauce
Green beans with tomato cream sauce
Green beans, cooked separately, are added to a tomato cream made with pan-fried cherry tomatoes with herbs.
5,410 1 hour 7 min. September 27th 2023
Mushrooms à la grecque
Mushrooms à la grecque
Mushrooms "à la grecque" (Greek-style) is a simple way to enhance sautéed mushrooms with the flavours of olive oil, herbs and lemon. A common variation is to add tomatoes – just one of many possibilities.
23K 17 min. May 10th 2023
Oxtail Parmentier
Oxtail Parmentier
Rather like the classic hachis Parmentier, but using oxtail stewed very slowly in red wine and herbs.
300K4.7 5 hours 46 min. October 13th 2010
Potatoes with bacon and herbs
Potatoes with bacon and herbs
The potatoes in this recipe are rolled in a slice of lightly cooked bacon with sage and bay leaves slipped in between. They are then baked in the oven.
35K5 1 hour November 14th 2018
Provençal braised carrots
Provençal braised carrots
Chunks of carrot (different coloured varieties here), braised in a vegetable stock with herbes de Provence and served on a bed of couscous.
53K 1 hour 14 min. January 27th 2019
Ratatouille
Ratatouille
Ratatouille is a typical Mediterranean dish. The best-known version comes from Nice. It is a ragout of different vegetables (aubergines, peppers, courgettes, onions) in a tomato sauce.
102K5 1 hour 52 min. September 29th 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.
225K4 2 hours June 12th 2011
Roast potatoes "à la provençale"
Roast potatoes "à la provençale"
These roast potatoes with echoes of Provence are cooked in 2 stages: boiled first, then finished in the oven until golden and crisp. They can be served on their own, to accompany meat, or simply with a good green salad.
26K 1 hour 45 min. September 12th 2021
Sausages with baked beans, French style
Sausages with baked beans, French style
What could be more basic than sausages and beans? This is a rustic French version using dried white haricot beans (or "mogettes") that are first boiled fast, then left to cook slowly with tomatoes and smoked sausages. The long cooking allows the smoky flavour of the sausages to gradually spread down...
119K4.6 1 hour 4 min. March 2nd 2022
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.
255K5 1 hour 3 min. June 12th 2011
Spaghetti Bolognese
Spaghetti Bolognese
Spaghetti "bolognese" (after the town of Bologna, Italiy) is a well-known dish, but so often amounts to nothing more than pasta topped with minced meat in a plain tomato sauce. Here is a more traditional version, in which the sauce is made with tomatoes, herbs, red wine and - of course - meat.
95K3.8 1 hour 19 min. September 29th 2022
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.
61K4.1 1 hour 3 min. March 12th 2015
Spaghetti with tomatoes and pesto
Spaghetti with tomatoes and pesto
For this very simple recipe, just pasta, tomatoes, a few herbs and a little pesto, but a delicious taste you'll see.
6,344 32 min. October 15th 2023
Stuffed tomatoes and courgettes
Stuffed tomatoes and courgettes
A classic recipe of French family cooking, but with a more sophisticated filling.
329K3.8 1 hour 50 min. February 21th 2011
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.
101K4.2 6 hours 7 min. November 6th 2011
White bean gratin "à l'italienne"
White bean gratin "à l'italienne"
White haricot beans enriched with the Mediterranean flavours of tomatoes and herbs. The beans are boiled first then mixed with chopped tomatoes and finished gratin-style in the oven.
21K 13 hours 2 min. August 25th 2021
Bouquet garni
Bouquet garni
Used very frequently in French cuisine, a secret of French chefs, it adds flavour to a lot of recipes, and it's easy to prepare. The basic principle is to make a small bundle of herbs, bind them in green leek leaves and to tie it up, so that the whole thing can be removed and discarded easily after...
402K3.5 12 min. March 21th 2017
Feta in olive oil with herbs
Feta in olive oil with herbs
This recipe tells you how to preserve cubes of feta with herbs. It will keep for a long time and improves with keeping. Using this feta in a salad, such as Greek salad, adds an amazing flavour.
89K4.6 14 min. August 2nd 2015
Herb olive oil
Herb olive oil
This flavoured olive oil, easy to prepare, goes very well with Mediterranean cuisine: pizzas, pastas, pan bagnat, etc...
296K3.8 21 min. February 21th 2011
Home-made chilli oil
Home-made chilli oil
It is very simple and economical to make your own chilli oil. Here's how to do it.
19K 15 min. March 30th 2022
Onion fondue
Onion fondue
Onion fondue is a delicious classic of French cuisine: finely-sliced onions, cooked long and slow until they are melting and caramelized. This can be used in many other recipes.
125K 50 min. March 25th 2020
Preserved lemons
Preserved lemons
For this recipe, the lemons are sliced first (this makes them easier to use later), then salted to drain off the juice before being bottled in herb-flavoured olive oil. These preserved lemons can be used in all sorts of dishes, especially with fish and poultry.
116K 15 12 hours 36 min. December 2nd 2012
Preserved tomatoes
Preserved tomatoes
Softer than dried tomatoes, they can be used as a kind of chutney in pasta dishes for instance, or simply served to accompany an aperitif.
329K4.8 5 hours 6 min. February 21th 2011
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...
34K 1 hour 29 min. April 29th 2020
How to cook potato grenaille
How to cook potato grenaille
The French call very small potatoes "grenaille". This is a typical way of cooking them: the tiny potatoes are pan-fried in their skins and make an excellent accompanient for meat. Grenaille can be made with any kind of potato; it is a question of size, rather than variety, though I think that...
435K4.5 43 min. September 16th 2015
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.
154K5 4 hours 45 min. November 6th 2011
Home-made doner kebab
Home-made doner kebab
The kebab is a way of cooking meat that originated in the Middle East (the word means grill or grilled meat in different languages). The doner kebab is made up of slices of meat skewered and grilled vertically. The Turkish version is traditionally served with a yogurt and herb sauce in bread and/or...
329K 15 2 hours 32 min. May 20th 2015
Polpete
Polpete
The polpete are the delicious meatballs of the Italian cuisine, softer than the classic meatballs because they contain breadcrumbs moistened with milk.
11K 1 hour 51 min. April 8th 2023

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