List of recipes using "Cooking": 62 recipes

[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.
103,5204.7/5 for 3 ratings 3 hours 19 min.
[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 melting roasted shallots and finished with a dry white wine sauce.
82,8213.8/5 for 17 ratings 1 hour 50 min.
[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.
3,3903.8/5 for 17 ratings 3 hours 53 min.
[Boeuf (beef) bourguignon]
Boeuf (beef) bourguignon
Bœuf bourguignon is a traditional recipe of French cuisine (bourguignon means from Burgundy). It's chunks of meat cooked slowly with bacon, onions, carrots and mushrooms in red wine.
105,687 32.5/5 for 2 ratings 4 hours 20 min.
[Carbonnade]
Carbonnade
Carbonnade is a dish that comes from Belgium and the north of France. Large pieces of beef are slowly simmered in beer with carrots and onions. Here's a personal version.
36,292 14/5 for 4 ratings 2 hours 44 min.
[Confit of carrots with bacon]
Confit of carrots with bacon
As with any confit, these carrots are cooked long and slow. This is done in the oven in chicken stock, with the carrots rolled in a strip of bacon or cured ham that has been lightly fried.
3,6334.8/5 for 12 ratings 2 hours 32 min.
[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...
6,3974.2/5 for 11 ratings 14 hours 44 min.
[Cured Pork Belly With Lentils]
Cured Pork Belly With Lentils
Pork belly with lentils is a typical French bistro dish. In principal, it is a mixture of different cuts of pork, usually salt-cured, cooked slowly until "confit" and meltingly tender, served with lentils cooked in stock. This dish takes a good while to prepare, but it's a real treat! It reheats...
6,7094/5 for 18 ratings 3 hours 19 min.
[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.
1,187 4 hours 49 min.
[Five hours poultry]
Five hours poultry
Perhaps simplest recipe on this site, but what a result! The idea is to cook the bird, without fat, at low temperature, covered, and for a long time. In this way, the poultry cooks so as to be almost like a "confit": soft and very tasty. The effect is more spectacular with duck because it is a...
86,0113.8/5 for 17 ratings 5 hours 12 min.
[Melt-in-the mouth meat and vegetables in a sealed casserole]
Melt-in-the mouth meat and vegetables in a sealed casserole
In this recipe a good joint of beef is slow-cooked, surrounded by an assortment of vegetables in small chunks. To concentrate the flavours, the cooking time should be long at a moderate temperature and, most important of all, the dish should be sealed. By the end of cooking, the vegetables will be...
3,9864.1/5 for 16 ratings 5 hours 28 min.
[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.
48,645 134.3/5 for 15 ratings 6 hours 49 min.
[Pork chops in the oven]
Pork chops in the oven
To cook a pork chop well, without it drying out, one of the best methods is to cook it in two stages: start by pan-frying, then finish in the oven. This recipe adds flavour with mustard and thyme, with the cooking juices deglazed and reduced before serving.
22,2073.5/5 for 6 ratings 25 min.
[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.
803 4 hours 37 min.
[Potted meat (rillettes)]
Potted meat (rillettes)
Potted meat (rillettes) is cooked long and slow in fat. Rillettes can be of pork or duck. Here is the pork version.
93,153 25/5 for 1 ratings 6 hours 46 min.
[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...
10,5824/5 for 1 ratings 15 hours 20 min.
[Rillons de Tours]
Rillons de Tours
Rillons de Tours (a town in the West of France, in the Loire valley) is a winter pork recipe. Bacon is cooked long and slow in lard and white wine until "confit". Rillons can be eaten like potted meat (rillettes) with bread, wine and pickled gherkins, but they can also be used instead of lardons in...
11,2604.3/5 for 12 ratings 2 hours 19 min.
[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...
3,1714.5/5 for 12 ratings 5 hours 39 min.
[Roast pork with sage, cooked in a bag.]
Roast pork with sage, cooked in a bag.
Pork goes particularly well with sage (true for white meats in general), but in this recipe, we'll bring out these flavours to the full by slow-cooking in a bag. The pork roasting joint is simply salted and peppered before being put in the bag and cooked for hours at low temperature. The delicious...
3,2114.6/5 for 19 ratings 3 hours 56 min.
[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...
3,6224.6/5 for 14 ratings 1 hour 5 min.
[Seven-hour lamb]
Seven-hour lamb
Seven-hour lamb is a good old country recipe and very simple. There's really not much to do, just long, slow cooking and the result is always amazing: the lamb is so tender it can be cut with a fork.
21,2233.9/5 for 12 ratings 7 hours 33 min.
[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.
3,4394.1/5 for 16 ratings 56 min.
[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.
69,6355/5 for 1 ratings 4 hours 7 min.
[Oven-roasted Sprouts]
Oven-roasted Sprouts
Here is an original way to pep up Brussels sprouts: roasted in the oven. Cooked this way, they will be lightly crisped on the outside and melting in the middle.
7,0744/5 for 1 ratings 53 min.
[Ratatouille confite]
Ratatouille confite
In this ratatouille recipe, the vegetables are cooked longer than usual to get a richer melting dish.
66,912 13.8/5 for 17 ratings 2 hours 40 min.
[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...
3,1394.6/5 for 14 ratings 1 hour 4 min.
[Steamed leeks with morel sabayon]
Steamed leeks with morel sabayon
For this very simple recipe, steamed leeks (cooked in 2 stages) are served with a sabayon made with mushroom "jus", preferably from morels. The sabayon is the major taste element in this dish, and adds a delicious woodland-mushroom flavour.
3,1094.1/5 for 16 ratings 37 min.
[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.
29,3474.2/5 for 12 ratings 6 hours 7 min.
[Winegrowers' sausage casserole]
Winegrowers' sausage casserole
This sausage casserole is a simple mix of vegetables with smoked sausage, but the cooking liquid in this case is dry white wine (and hence the name). The casserole is cooked long and slow in the oven with a lid. This allows all the flavours of the vegetables, wine and sausage to mingle harmoniously.
2,331 2 hours 36 min.
[Apple crisps]
Apple crisps
This is a really simple recipe - there's really not much to do, other than wait while the crisps (or chips for Americans) cook gently in the oven.
2,9574.5/5 for 18 ratings 2 hours 8 min.
[Apple Tatin Terrine]
Apple Tatin Terrine
Imagine a sweet terrine, made of layers of apples with sugar, cooked slowly in the oven until caramelized. Serve warm in slices with custard.
10,4504.1/5 for 19 ratings 3 hours 28 min.
[Meringues]
Meringues
A very simple recipe but which always impresses.
91,1534.5/5 for 19 ratings 4 hours 17 min.
[Burger buns]
Burger buns
Much better, softer, in particular not as sticky as the commercial buns, these buns are ideal for hamburgers, but you can also use them for sandwiches.
83,5864.3/5 for 12 ratings 2 hours 48 min.
[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...
71,8833.5/5 for 2 ratings 12 min.
[Caramelized Onions]
Caramelized Onions
Caramelized onions are sliced thinly then cooked for a long time until completely brown. They can be used in lots of recipes. For example, they can transform a simple omelette into a divine treat.
7,0893.3/5 for 3 ratings 29 min.
[Chocolate Chantilly ]
Chocolate Chantilly
If we look at the more scientific side of Chantilly cream we can see that it's mainly cream, and cream is a mix of very small droplets of milk fat and water, which is called an emulsion. When we whip this emulsion, we incorporate air into it and so create a mousse or foam. In the end Chantilly is a...
22,0145/5 for 13 ratings 15 min.
[Clarified butter]
Clarified butter
This is a way of melting butter to eliminate all the impurities. The clarified butter can then be heated without spoiling, and is more digestible. It is ideal for cooking at high temperatures where small black specks would spoil the appearance, or for emulsified sauces like béarnaise or mousseline.
71,1314.2/5 for 12 ratings 2 hours 14 min.
[Foie gras Chantilly ]
Foie gras Chantilly
Chantilly is a method which is applied to cream of course, but also to other surprising ingredients. If we look at the more scientific side of Chantilly we can see that it's mainly cream, and cream is a mix of very small droplets of milk fat and water, which is called an emulsion. When we whip this...
22,7594.6/5 for 14 ratings 28 min.
[Noisette butter]
Noisette butter
"Noisette" means hazelnut in French. Noisette butter is made by melting butter, then boiling and raising it to a high temperature until it takes on both a light brown hazelnut colour and also a characteristic nutty smell. Compared with simple clarified butter, this noisette butter has a delicate...
1,0764.5/5 for 2 ratings 15 min.
[Cooking sugar]
Cooking sugar
Cooking sugar, which is one of the basics of patisserie and sweet-making, is a delicate operation in which sugar is heated from 100°C or 212°F to 180°C or 356°F. Here is some information on this tricky subject. [Translator's note: the terms used below correspond to the French tradition, as often...
33,8005/5 for 19 ratings 43 min.
[How to bake blind a pastry cake ]
How to bake blind a pastry cake
This method allows you to cook the bottom of a tart, and then fill with a preparation which may or may not need further cooking (fruit, chocolate, crème patissière , etc...).
27,8565/5 for 13 ratings 1 hour 40 min.
[How to cook bacon and remove excess fat]
How to cook bacon and remove excess fat
To prevent excess fat in a recipe using bacon, you can "blanch" it before use, leaving most of the fat in the pan with the water.
53,242 44.8/5 for 5 ratings 14 min.
[How to cook caramelized puff pastry well]
How to cook caramelized puff pastry well
When puff pastry is caramelized to use in patisseries like millefeuille, French chefs call it a "feuilletage" (which means "lamination" or "leafing"). This is baked on its own before being assembled with cream, fruit, etc. The baking needs to be carefully managed: the pastry should puff into layers,...
5,4705/5 for 19 ratings 36 min.
[How to cook hard-boiled eggs properly ]
How to cook hard-boiled eggs properly
A hard-boiled egg is properly cooked when: shell is not broken, white and yolk are firm, yolk is only yellow with no traces of green around it. Here are some tips to make this easy.
94,462 45/5 for 3 ratings 1 hour 28 min.
[How to cook pasta properly]
How to cook pasta properly
Here is some advice for pasta that's properly cooked and doesn't stick.
55,5714.8/5 for 12 ratings 22 min.
[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...
18,6504.8/5 for 12 ratings 43 min.
[How to cook red meat properly]
How to cook red meat properly
Cooking red meat well is not as simple as it might seem. Even if you start with high quality meat, with poor cooking it can become dry and tough. Here's a way that will guarantee you a perfect result.
88,1413/5 for 9 ratings 1 hour 24 min.
[How to cook rice in rice-cooker]
How to cook rice in rice-cooker
Cooking rice in a specially adapted "rice-cooker" is practical and quick: you don't have to watch it during cooking, it's fast (15 minutes) and the rice-cooker switches automatically to "keep warm".
76,351 14.9/5 for 20 ratings 20 min.
[How to keep meat tender after cooking]
How to keep meat tender after cooking
When you cook meat, the cooking heat causes the juices to run back inside, so the outside dries up somewhat. Here is a tip to avoid this.
12,9664.3/5 for 15 ratings 5 min.
[How to prepare a bain-marie]
How to prepare a bain-marie
A bain-marie is the best way to cook or heat a preparation gently without risk of burning.
23,0535/5 for 2 ratings 7 min.
[How to prepare asparagus]
How to prepare asparagus
Preparing asparagus spears properly involves washing and peeling, then cooking them just right. Here is a simple way to do this.
9,6234.9/5 for 19 ratings 33 min.
[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.
50,978 14.2/5 for 11 ratings 1 hour 52 min.
[How to prepare endives ]
How to prepare 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.
29,6293.7/5 for 18 ratings 26 min.
[How to prevent a sheet of paper sliding]
How to prevent a sheet of paper sliding
If you put cooking parchment on a baking sheet, you will find it slides all over the place, which is annoying.
8,4284.5/5 for 19 ratings 3 min.
[How to prevent butter burning during cooking]
How to prevent butter burning during cooking
Butter, which is excellent for fixing flavours in a recipe, burns if the temperature is too high. It darkens and produces unpleasant small black specks (by the way, note that the famous recipe "raie au beurre noir", ray in black butter, is a kind of sacrilege!).
22,306 24.1/5 for 19 ratings 3 min.
[How to remove fat from meat juices]
How to remove fat from meat juices
After cooking meat, we are left with the delicious cooking juices, but these can often be rather fatty. Here is one simple and effective way to remove much of the fat.
3,3075/5 for 1 ratings 3 hours 4 min.
[How to seal a terrine or casserole dish]
How to seal a terrine or casserole dish
The French have a term for it: "luter", which means to seal around the lid of a cooking dish with dough. The dough forms a crust and hermetically seals in all the steam and flavours while the dish is cooking in the oven. This is a good way to concentrate flavours. The dish is brought to the table...
5,4683.8/5 for 17 ratings 33 min.
[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.
31,4335/5 for 13 ratings 4 hours 45 min.
[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...
104,9554/5 for 9 ratings 2 hours 21 min.
[Taos hotpot]
Taos hotpot
This hotpot inspired by a stay in Taos (New Mexico) is a mix of different meat and vegetables cooked long and slow, served with polenta. The preparation is rather long, as is the cooking time, but it reheats very well.
2,795 3 hours 14 min.
[The fastest type of hob]
The fastest type of hob
You may have asked yourself already: between gas, electric and induction, which is the quickest? Let's try the experiment...
8,1184/5 for 10 ratings 22 min.
[When to add salt to cooking water?]
When to add salt to cooking water?
Is it better to salt cooking water, for vegetables for example, at the beginning when it is cold or when it boils? I always heard that one should salt "after", when water is boiling, because if it is salted "before" it will take longer to boil. True or false? Let's try the experiment...
8,0594/5 for 1 ratings 12 min.

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