List of recipes using "Cream": 215 recipes

List of recipes using "Cream"
Asparagus "en petit pois"
Asparagus "en petit pois"
As the name suggests, this historic recipe (see below for more details) treats asparagus like peas, Napoleonic French style: first cooked the usual way, then cut small (to look like peas), cooked again in stock, and finished with a cream and egg yolk sauce.
13K 42 min. May 2nd 2021
Beetroot and cream cheese verrines
Beetroot and cream cheese verrines
Diced beetroot, marinated in lemon juice and walnut oil, between layers of cream cheese with herbs.
90K5 2 hours 46 min. May 29th 2013
Cocotte eggs with Comté
Cocotte eggs with Comté
A light delicious and quickly prepared dish, an easy and elegant answer to the frequent question "what are we going to eat this evening?". Here is version with Comté (a famous cheese from eastern France, like gruyère, but much better), but it can be made prepared many different ways.
323K4.3 1 hour February 21th 2011
Cream of cauliflower soup with smoked haddock
Cream of cauliflower soup with smoked haddock
This soup with a difference plays up an amazing flavour combination: creamy cauliflower with morsels of smoked haddock.
18K 24 min. March 18th 2020
Creamy Winter Vegetable Soup
Creamy Winter Vegetable Soup
This is a very simple recipe: lots of winter vegetables cooked in chicken stock, then blended. The soup's special finishing touch comes from cream and a spoonful of mustard.
58K5 1 hour 23 min. January 14th 2015
Crème de foie gras
Crème de foie gras
This is a rather tricky recipe in which foie gras is used to make a savoury cream, similar to a crème brulée but - of course - without sugar and without caramelizing the top. Instead, it is topped with an espuma (a light hot foam) of potatoes, garnished with crispy morsels of serrano ham.
118K3.8 3 hours 33 min. June 3rd 2012
Du Barry soup
Du Barry soup
Du Barry is a creamy cauliflower soup, including small whole pieces of cauliflower.
240K5 1 hour 1 min. October 17th 2018
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.
115K5 1 hour 30 min. December 30th 2019
Eggs en Cocotte à la Française
Eggs en Cocotte à la Française
Eggs cooked in small ramekins with a tasty mix of peas, bacon, onion and cream - even more French than the classic version!
89K4.6 31 min. April 27th 2020
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.
252K3.9 4 hours 35 min. September 7th 2018
Mushroom velouté
Mushroom velouté
This smooth, creamy soup with its lovely mushroom flavour is quick and easy to make.
125K4 55 min. February 9th 2012
Raw beetroot mousse with walnuts
Raw beetroot mousse with walnuts
A lightly spiced mousse, made with raw beetroot, with a layer in the centre of finely diced beetroot and roughly chopped walnuts. Discover or rediscover the taste of raw beetroot, very special and so "earthy".
325K5 47 min. October 13th 2010
Thin summer tart "à la grecque"
Thin summer tart "à la grecque"
A fresh, summery tart with a thin base of pre-cooked puff pastry, spread with a cream-feta mixture, and topped with slices of tomato and cucumber.
6,289 51 min. July 18th 2021
Vol-au-vent
Vol-au-vent
The classic vol-au-vent of French cuisine consists of a very light puff pastry case (supposedly so light that it could fly off in the lightest puff of wind) with a cream-based filling. There are many different recipes for fillings. This version uses bacon, chicken, mushrooms and leeks.
118K4.3 1 hour 23 min. October 20th 2013
Chilli langoustines
Chilli langoustines
The langoustines in this recipe are cooked in two stages: boiled briefly in salted water, then sautéed before being spiced and flambéed in cognac. They are served here with a creamy sauce and potato grenaille.
30K5 1 hour 9 min. October 12th 2016
Cockles and cabbage with smoky cream sauce
Cockles and cabbage with smoky cream sauce
I think you'll like this straightforward recipe which brings together cockles and cabbage with a smoky cream sauce.
5,050 1 hour 6 min. December 15th 2021
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.
25K 2 53 min. May 31th 2020
Crusty cockle tart
Crusty cockle tart
A small puff pastry tart case filled with cockles in a cream and egg-yolk sauce ("a la poulette" in French).
88K4.3 2 hours 52 min. March 17th 2013
Fillets of sole Dieppoise
Fillets of sole Dieppoise
In principal, fillets of sole Dieppoise are poached and served with a creamy sauce and small shellfish. I am offering a new twist on the dish, with the fish sautéed rather than poached, a cream sauce flavoured with mussel stock, and served with shellfish (mussels, cockles and clams), mushrooms and...
47K3.9 1 hour 27 min. December 30th 2019
Fisherman's Ragout
Fisherman's Ragout
This ragout combines vegetables (cut small and cooked until just tender in vegetable stock) with a mix of cockles and chunks of fish, all simmered together with cream and saffron.
77K4.1 2 hours 17 min. December 30th 2019
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...
243K 13.9 1 hour 14 min. October 13th 2010
Langoustine gratin
Langoustine gratin
This elegant gratin has a layer of brunoise vegetables in the bottom, with langoustine tails (scampi) cooked in two stages on top, finished with a thick creamy sauce, made with the "fumet" from the langoustines. This recipe is quite long to make, but can be prepared in stages over a number of days....
36K3.9 2 hours 15 min. December 30th 2019
Lobster Thermidor
Lobster Thermidor
In this recipe, the lobster are cooked first in a court bouillon (stock), then the flesh is removed and cut into small pieces before being cooked with the cream and alcohol. The dish is browned in the oven to finish.
134K 14.7 35 min. January 22th 2012
Nicholas's fish
Nicholas's fish
This is a very easy recipe, everything hinges on the brief cooking of the leeks, then the fish.
228K4.8 56 min. February 21th 2011
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...
35K3 2 hours 13 min. January 9th 2019
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.
99K4.5 1 hour 2 min. January 3rd 2014
Pan-fried scallops and chanterelles with Noilly Prat sauce
Pan-fried scallops and chanterelles with Noilly Prat sauce
The chanterelles are fried first briefly, then the scallops fried in the same pan. The pan is deglazed with Noilly to make a delicious cream sauce.
204K4.5 1 hour 6 min. November 28th 2010
Quick prawn curry
Quick prawn curry
A very quick way to prepare a creamy prawn curry with lime and spring onion.
108K5 34 min. August 12th 2015
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.
112K4.6 1 hour 21 min. December 31th 2013
Scallops with fondue of leeks
Scallops with fondue of leeks
In this very creamy dish, the scallops are pan-fried, then the leeks fondue is added to absorb all the flavours.
293K 24.6 23 min. March 6th 2020
Scallops with sorrel and Noilly Prat
Scallops with sorrel and Noilly Prat
Sorrel 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.
6,688 43 min. November 24th 2021
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".
42K5 52 min. February 19th 2017
Spaghetti with mussels and basil
Spaghetti with mussels and basil
Mussels and pasta cooked separately, then combined in a cream sauce made with the reduced mussel juices.
135K4.1 1 hour 40 min. September 14th 2011
Summer Salmon Blanquette
Summer Salmon Blanquette
This simple blanquette is a creamy dish of pan-fried salmon chunks with fresh broad beans and mushrooms. Although it is just right for the start of summer, it can be made at any time of year.
47K5 59 min. July 5th 2015
Tagliatelle with cockles
Tagliatelle with cockles
In this recipe, the cockles and pasta are prepared separately, then mixed with the sauce at the last minute. The cockles are first cooked quickly, then shelled carefully (I find it unpleasant to have to do this on the plate) and the cooking juices are used to prepare a cream sauce. The tagliatelle...
101K 14.7 2 hours 16 min. June 24th 2018
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.
68K4.1 1 hour 44 min. November 23th 2014
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.
387K4.4 2 hours 49 min. February 5th 2015
Escalope of veal in a cream sauce
Escalope of veal in a cream sauce
Escalopes of veal, mushrooms and a cream sauce.
228K4.5 1 hour 3 min. March 20th 2011
Filet mignon with mustard and tarragon sauce
Filet mignon with mustard and tarragon sauce
Medallions of filet mignon (pork tenderloin) are first pan-fried, then kept to one side. The same pan is used to prepare a cream sauce with tarragon and strong mustard. The medallions are returned to the pan to finish cooking in the sauce while it thickens on low heat, keeping the meat beautifully...
49K3.8 1 hour December 30th 2019
Involtinis
Involtinis
Involtinis are small rolls of meat, usually veal, and cheese. Here is my version.
355K4.4 2 hours 51 min. February 21th 2011
Lille style chicken
Lille style chicken
Chicken breasts and mushrooms, cooked separately, then mixed with a tasty cream sauce before serving. It's a dish with a "cuisiné" taste, but which unfortunately is becoming increasingly rare in restaurants.
323K3.8 1 hour 5 min. December 21th 2019
Loin of pork with herbs and julienne vegetables
Loin of pork with herbs and julienne vegetables
Pork loin is cut into individual portions, which are split and filled with herbs before cooking. They are served with crunchy julienne vegetables and a cream sauce.
331K4.2 2 hours 33 min. November 27th 2015
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.
29K4.7 1 hour 4 min. December 30th 2019
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.
34K4.6 15 hours 3 min. March 26th 2017
Sautéed pork with mushrooms in a cream sauce.
Sautéed pork with mushrooms in a cream sauce.
For this rich and succulent dish, we begin by frying the mushrooms then the pork separately, before adding the cream, to bring out the fullest flavours.
34K 49 min. August 30th 2020
Sautéed turmeric chicken with mushrooms
Sautéed turmeric chicken with mushrooms
For this dish, the chicken and mushrooms are first sautéed separately, then combined in a cream and turmeric sauce.
23K 1 hour 2 min. March 24th 2021
Spring veal sauté
Spring veal sauté
This sauté combines small chunks of veal with spring onions in a white-wine sauce with just a dash of cream.
63K4.5 56 min. May 18th 2014
Tenderloin steak with beetroot tops and mushrooms
Tenderloin steak with beetroot tops and mushrooms
Tenderloin steaks pan-fried with rosemary, served with beetroot tops and mushroom duxelles in a cream sauce.
1,507 28 min. May 15th 2022
Veal with mushrooms and green asparagus
Veal with mushrooms and green asparagus
Small strips of fried veal partnered with mushrooms and boiled green asparagus.
2,197 1 hour 7 min. May 29th 2022
Baked potoatoes with herb butter or cream
Baked potoatoes with herb butter or cream
Here's how to prepare good baked potatoes, and two ideas for toppings. Herb butter can be easily be made in advance and store in the fridge folded in plastic film, it can also be served with red meat because it look like very much to the "Beurre maitre d'hotel" (butler's butter, usually with parsley...
176K 13.8 1 hour 42 min. October 24th 2010
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.
9,850 1 hour 55 min. August 12th 2021
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...
28K4.3 1 hour 13 min. December 30th 2019
Breton Pie
Breton Pie
This unusual pie from Brittany is made with piled-up layers of buckwheat pancakes (galettes), sandwiched with a filling of onion and bacon mixed with a little cream. The whole thing, assembled in a baking tin, is then browned in the oven.
45K4.1 1 hour 9 min. October 25th 2015
Broccoli savoury custard
Broccoli savoury custard
This light and delicious savoury custard with broccoli is perfect to serve with meat or fish in a sauce.
69K4 44 min. October 18th 2015
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.
21K 43 min. December 15th 2019
Chicken with spinach in a cream sauce
Chicken with spinach in a cream sauce
This recipe combines morsels of cooked chicken, spinach and potatoes with cream for a simple and tasty dish.
31K 36 min. July 3rd 2019
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.
476K 13.7 1 hour 20 min. October 13th 2010
Creamy artichokes
Creamy artichokes
This hearty vegetable recipe uses the whole globe artichoke (heart and leaves), combining the creamy artichoke texture with the crunch of sautéed potatoes.
13K 1 hour 18 min. August 6th 2020
Creamy asparagus and meat timbale
Creamy asparagus and meat timbale
Asparagus cooked separately first, then sliced and mixed with a reduced cream sauce, full of meaty flavour, and served in individual dishes.
2,220 45 min. April 13th 2022
Creamy rice with green asparagus and sorrel
Creamy rice with green asparagus and sorrel
This recipe partners green asparagus with sorrel, which adds a slight bitterness and hint of acidity, and cooked rice, all blended to a rich finish with cream.
9,850 44 min. May 26th 2021
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.
230K 14.2 1 hour 49 min. February 21th 2011
Creamy spinach and potato gratin
Creamy spinach and potato gratin
This is a gratin with a difference: before going in the oven, the layers of spinach and potato are topped with cream in which Mont d'Or cheese has been melted (or another cheese, if you prefer).
42K 1 hour 5 min. December 17th 2017
Croque-monsieur gourmand
Croque-monsieur gourmand
This "gourmand" (or "greedy") version of the traditional French toasted sandwich has 3 fillings: fried potato slices, creamed leeks and fried ham.
44K5 49 min. March 6th 2020
Curried polenta
Curried polenta
Made like a classic polenta, then pepped up with curry powder and mixed with morsels of separately cooked globe artichoke.
1,693 44 min. May 25th 2022
Duet of creamed cauliflower and cabbage
Duet of creamed cauliflower and cabbage
For this creamy "duet", the cauliflower and cabbage are boiled first, then mixed just before serving with a reduced cream sauce.
13K 52 min. July 4th 2021
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.
6,337 1 hour 2 min. July 11th 2021
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).
27K 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.
313K3.8 1 hour 43 min. September 29th 2012
Gratin Dauphinois
Gratin Dauphinois
This recipe is a bit sensitive for people from Dauphiné (a French area around the city of Grenoble), many of them are sure to have the "true" recipe. Here is the version of the famous French chef Michel Guérard. The most interesting thing about gratin Dauphinois, is that it has a delicate hint of...
366K 25 1 hour 3 min. August 13th 2016
Green beans "Napoléon"
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.
6,110 48 min. October 24th 2021
Ham pasta bake
Ham pasta bake
Here's a really simple recipe that children love. Just pasta, ham, a little cream and cheese on top.
111K5 42 min. July 15th 2015
Hot sesame-cream chicken tartines
Hot sesame-cream chicken tartines
Slices of lightly toasted bread topped with sesame and tarragon cream, morsels of chicken and a little grated cheese. Just popped in the oven for a few minutes to brown. [Translator's note: in French, a tartine is simply a slice of bread spread with something (butter, jam...) or an open sandwich,...
18K 26 min. January 22th 2020
Individual creamy endive gratins
Individual creamy endive gratins
In this recipe, the endives are first blanched, then baked with cream and mushrooms in individual cassolettes (small gratin dishes or large ramekins).
98K4.6 1 hour 5 min. March 4th 2012
Langres-style spinach
Langres-style spinach
Spinach in a creamy sauce with Langres cheese and lardons, served with hard-boiled eggs.
2,574 34 min. April 24th 2022
Layered Leek and Egg Gratin
Layered Leek and Egg Gratin
This gratin combines parboiled leeks with chopped hard-boiled eggs in thin layers.
42K4.1 49 min. January 10th 2016
Mushroom tart
Mushroom tart
Puff pastry, cream and mushroom "duxelle" are the perfect combination to create an elegant savoury tart with a crisp, flaky base.
7,488 52 min. November 10th 2021
Mushrooms on toast, French style
Mushrooms on toast, French style
This is a French version of mushrooms on toast! The mushrooms are simmered in cream then served on a slice of fried buttered bread.
193K3.8 2 hours 5 min. April 6th 2017
New York style pasta
New York style pasta
Pasta served like in NYC: tagliatelle or spaghetti with lightly fried ham, peas and a nutmeg-flavoured cream sauce.
78K4.3 46 min. July 1st 2013
Pasta with green asparagus
Pasta with green asparagus
In this recipe, the pasta is cooked separately, then mixed with chunks of green asparagus, ribbons of smoked ham and a cream sauce with nutmeg.
77K3.9 1 hour 8 min. July 21th 2013
Pasta with mushrooms
Pasta with mushrooms
Your choice of pasta (spaghetti, penne or whatever) in a creamy sauce with mushrooms and shallots.
101K4.3 37 min. June 15th 2016
Pasta with mustard-cream sauce
Pasta with mustard-cream sauce
Simple and quick to make, this is a delicious pasta recipe using lardons with a mustard-flavoured cream sauce.
25K 17 min. June 14th 2020
Penne with Mushrooms
Penne with Mushrooms
Sautéed mushrooms in a cream sauce with penne - a simple, delicious recipe.
37K5 37 min. February 28th 2016
Polenta with Mont d'Or
Polenta with Mont d'Or
This recipe offers you a way to make polenta that will turn out creamy, with the woody notes of the Mont d'Or.
4,490 31 min. January 5th 2022
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.
52K5 1 hour 11 min. June 3rd 2018
Potato gratin
Potato gratin
This classic French recipe is made with sliced potatoes baked in milk and browned on top.
1.1M 14.6 1 hour 47 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.
122K4.6 2 hours 41 min. January 16th 2013
Quiche Lorraine
Quiche Lorraine
Quiche Lorraine is a recipe that is both simple and delicious. This savoury tart combines bacon and grated cheese with an egg and cream filling in a short-crust pastry case.
120K4.9 1 hour 5 min. April 17th 2022
Risotto-style celeriac
Risotto-style celeriac
In this recipe, the celeriac is cooked rather like for a risotto: diced small, softened in olive oil with onion, then cooked in chicken stock. The dish is finished with cream and maybe a little cancoillotte (or other creamy cheese). It is delicious on its own or to accompany meat.
56K 48 min. December 30th 2019
Scallop and leek pancakes
Scallop and leek pancakes
These pancakes are filled with pan-fried scallops and creamed leeks.
47K4.3 13 min. March 6th 2020
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...
30K4.6 2 hours 25 min. October 23th 2016
Sorrel omelette
Sorrel omelette
A sorrel omelette is, unsurprisingly, a classic omelette with chopped sorrel added, but it is also served with a reduced cream and sorrel sauce.
1,849 47 min. June 1st 2022
Spaghetti Carbonara
Spaghetti Carbonara
A very famous Italian pasta recipe: egg yolks, cream, bacon, Parmesan and lemon juice.
306K 24.8 24 min. February 21th 2011
Spicy roast cauliflower gratin
Spicy roast cauliflower gratin
The 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.
3,519 1 hour 23 min. March 20th 2022
Spinach and ricotta ravioli
Spinach and ricotta ravioli
The filling for these ravioli is a delicious mixture of ricotta with cooked spinach, egg and lightly toasted pine nuts. The ravioli are first boiled in salted water, then baked gratin-style with cream, Parmesan and sage.
38K 14.8 1 hour 12 min. May 29th 2016
Stuffed pumpkin gratin
Stuffed pumpkin gratin
The small squash used here is the Japanese chestnut pumpkin or "potimarron". For this gratin, we scrape out the seeds and fill the centre with a mixture of two sorts of fried meat (chicken and bacon), chestnuts and cream, then bake it in the oven until the pumpkin flesh is soft. Served straight from...
43K4.3 1 hour 9 min. November 29th 2015
Summery cheese on toast
Summery cheese on toast
Lightly toasted bread topped with a mixture of cream cheese, chopped spring onions, sliced radishes and fresh herbs.
28K4 21 min. July 20th 2016
Tartiflette
Tartiflette
A personal version of a classic recipe from Savoy.
543K 14.6 1 hour 27 min. September 16th 2019
Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin
Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin
The small squash used here is the Japanese chestnut pumpkin or "potimarron". For this gratin, we scrape out the seeds and fill the centre with a mixture of three sorts of cheese and cream, then bake it in the oven until the pumpkin flesh is soft. Served straight from the oven like this, it is good...
54K4.1 53 min. January 24th 2016
Apple amandine tarts from Brélès
Apple amandine tarts from Brélès
Amandines are small sweetcrust pastry tarts filled with fruit and topped with almond cream. Here's a rather more sophisticated version made with stewed apple, rice pudding and almond cream.
165K3.7 1 hour 10 min. March 1st 2012
Apple and almond gratin
Apple and almond gratin
Imagine a gratin, but sweet, made with apples and toasted ground almonds. This delicious dessert combines apples and almonds with a vanilla custard-like mixture - simply yummy!
36K4.6 1 hour 5 min. February 8th 2017
Apple Batter Puddings
Apple Batter Puddings
Similar to a traditional French "clafoutis", usually made with cherries, this simple apple and almond dessert is quick to make.
36K4.8 41 min. March 30th 2016
Apple macaronade
Apple macaronade
This gratin-style apple pudding has an almond "macaronade" crust for a delicious combination of flavours.
12K 1 hour 15 min. December 27th 2020
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.
57K4.1 3 hours 28 min. December 14th 2014
Apricot and almond cream tart
Apricot and almond cream tart
Half apricots arranged on a thin layer of almond cream.
303K4.1 1 hour 45 min. February 21th 2011
Apricot blancmange
Apricot blancmange
Blancmange is a very old dessert recipe, going back to the middle-ages. Updated for our century, it's almond milk with whipped cream and a smooth apricot puree.
286K4 3 hours 14 min. August 23th 2011
Apricot fool
Apricot fool
The traditional fruit fool is a rather old-fashioned dessert, consisting of whipped cream (Chantilly) with a fruit coulis gently folded into it.
166K5 17 min. August 8th 2010
Baked Alaska
Baked Alaska
The name may be odd, but Baked Alaska is an elegant dessert. The core of this version is a "sandwich" of vanilla ice cream and blackcurrant sorbet between 2 layers of sponge soaked in rum-flavoured syrup. This is then covered in a layer of meringue and put in a very hot oven for just a few minutes...
30K4.3 6 hours 47 min. November 12th 2017
Belle-helene in a glass
Belle-helene in a glass
It's a recipe where you make 4 layers of different creams in a small glass: vanilla cream, small dice of pear cooked in maple syrup, chocolate mousse and whipped cream. It should be served to your guests cool but not too cold .
236K3.8 1 hour 47 min. February 21th 2011
Black Forest gateau
Black Forest gateau
Black Forest gateau is a sophisticated dessert which comes from Germany. It is essentially a combination of four flavours: chocolate, cherries, cream and kirsch. Here is my own version.
133K4.6 2 hours 32 min. November 27th 2011
Blackcurrant sorbet for Edith
Blackcurrant sorbet for Edith
If you love the taste of blackcurrants (like Edith), this sorbet is for you...
228K4.9 23 min. October 13th 2010
Blackcurrant, vanilla and lime verrine
Blackcurrant, vanilla and lime verrine
Vanilla-lime, confectioner's custard and blackcurrant coulis, topped with a layer of whipped cream (chantilly) and dusted with a little matcha green tea powder. Light and flavoursome.
172K4.9 1 hour 9 min. September 12th 2010
Brioche slices with almond cream
Brioche slices with almond cream
A brioche slice, soaked in rum syrup and covered with almond cream, then browned in the oven. It's a dessert, and also a pastry which goes very well with tea or coffee at the end of the afternoon, especially when it's cold outside.
190K4.1 54 min. June 13th 2013
Chantilly rice pudding
Chantilly rice pudding
A rice pudding with a difference: it is cooked the classic way and left to cool. Whipped cream is then gently folded in to give a light-textured and original dessert.
22K 2 hours 50 min. April 1st 2020
Chaud-froid of grapefruit, pineapple and lime custard
Chaud-froid of grapefruit, pineapple and lime custard
Cold grapefruit quarters with slices of hot caramelized pineapple, lime custard (crème anglaise) and citrus crunch.
237K4.6 2 hours 5 min. December 20th 2010
Cherry and pistachio tarts
Cherry and pistachio tarts
A shortcrust pastry case baked with pistachio cream, then topped with Griottine cherries.
160K 25 1 hour 20 min. July 4th 2010
Chestnut mousse in a whipper
Chestnut mousse in a whipper
In France, chestnut mousse is sometimes called "Mousse Mont Blanc". It is a delicious combination of whipped cream with chestnut purée, traditionally mixed in very gently. Here is a simple, rapid version, made with a cream whipper.
21K 9 min. October 18th 2020
Chocolate cream with a crunch, irish coffee mousse
Chocolate cream with a crunch, irish coffee mousse
This is a chocolate cream with chopped candied grapefruit peel and caramelized nuts added to give bit of crunch. The small pot of cream is topped with an Irish coffee mousse (flavours of coffee, fresh cream, sugar and whisky).
235K 15 59 min. March 11th 2011
Chocolate mousse with hazelnuts
Chocolate mousse with hazelnuts
Here is a marvellous new chocolate mousse recipe that will delight real chocoholics. This is a rich, gourmet version, though not over-sweet and with the added crunchy texture of toasted hazelnuts. You'll love this one!
30K5 55 min. November 26th 2017
Chocolate rice pudding
Chocolate rice pudding
If you're already a fan of classic rice pudding, I'm sure you'll enjoy this even more comforting version, made with two kinds of chocolate.
18K 29 min. November 15th 2020
Clementine sorbet
Clementine sorbet
To capture the delicate flavour of clementines, we need to use not only the juice, but also a little zest to add a delicious hint of bitternes. Here's a simple method using sugar cubes.
102K4.3 2 hours 47 min. December 24th 2018
Coconut-vanilla cream for Elsa
Coconut-vanilla cream for Elsa
A dessert in three layers: a first of smooth vanilla cream, a second of coconut cream (also very smooth), and to finish, a thin crunchy layer of coconut tuiles. In the spirit of crème brulée: break through the crisp surface layer to discover the smooth melting coconut and vanilla creams beneath. A...
194K3.8 4 hours 58 min. February 21th 2011
Coupe Augustin
Coupe Augustin
A "coupe Augustin" is a kind of sundae made with mint ice cream, slices of white peach poached in a light syrup, Chantilly cream, raspberry coulis and topped with toasted flaked almonds.
60K4.7 28 min. September 8th 2013
Creamy plum and pear clafoutis
Creamy plum and pear clafoutis
Here is a clafoutis that is quick to make, with a delicate blend of plums and pears. This recipe can be varied easily to use any good fruit in season.
27K 53 min. November 3rd 2018
Crème brulée
Crème brulée
Crème brûlée (burned cream) is quite easy to prepare: it's a simple egg-cream dessert. The only difficulty is in making the delicious crunchy caramel layer on top. The perfect crème brulée (for me) is a cold and soft cream, with on top a nice hot caramel crust. This is a completely new version...
1.6M 74.3 4 hours 38 min. December 31th 2011
Crème caramel
Crème caramel
Crème caramel (upside-down caramel cream) is a classic of bistro cuisine. The vanilla cream is made with eggs, cooked in a dish with a layer of caramel in the bottom, and placed in a bain-marie. It's traditionally served turned out so that the liquid caramel runs down over the cream.
232K5 3 hours 33 min. February 21th 2011
Double raspberry tartlets
Double raspberry tartlets
Little sweetcrust pastry cases filled with a raspberry jelly, then topped with a raspberry-flavoured whipped cream. Despite their intense raspberry flavour, these tartlets are lovely and light.
5,825 1 hour 7 min. October 27th 2021
Elsa's Comtoise galette
Elsa's Comtoise galette
This galette is a classic Comtois dessert that resembles choux pastry (pâte à choux).
76K4 46 min. January 20th 2013
Eton mess
Eton mess
Behind this strange name there lurks a delicious traditional English dessert made of meringues, strawberries and cream.
145K5 4 hours 55 min. July 25th 2010
European glass
European glass
A little dessert that's rather long to make, but which will always impress your guests. Layered in a glass: a jellied red fruit coulis, a layer of pineapple charlotte cream, a layer of kiwi coulis, topped with a peeled clementine segment. It's "european" because it resembles the italian flag, and in...
211K5 2 hours 29 min. August 15th 2010
Exotic fruit tart
Exotic fruit tart
An exotic fruit tart (bananas, kiwi and pineapple), with crisp pastry and almond cream which are cooked beforehand. It's a rather simple recipe, but the final result will impress your guests.
286K5 2 hours 23 min. May 27th 2020
Flaked almond tart
Flaked almond tart
This almond tart is an American-inspired version of the classic dessert. This one leaves out the almond cream or frangipane and uses flaked almonds instead. These are toasted, then mixed with cream and sugar. There's no point denying it, this is a rich dessert...
31K4.8 1 hour 24 min. August 27th 2017
Fondant-iced pithivier
Fondant-iced pithivier
The classic French pithivier is a traditional dessert, rather like the Epiphany galette: puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée) filled with almond cream. But there is also an iced cake version called a "pithivier fondant": moist, very simple, and without the puff pastry. Here's how to make it.
4,053 1 hour 58 min. March 2nd 2022
Fraisier (French strawberry cake)
Fraisier (French strawberry cake)
This classic French patisserie is a delicious assembly of 2 layers of genoa sponge filled with strawberries and crème mousseline (confectioner's custard with butter). The sponge is soaked in strawberry syrup and the cake is topped with a thin layer of marzipan.
152K4.2 2 hours 43 min. September 18th 2011
Framboisier
Framboisier
This is a classic French raspberry-flavoured dessert. It generally consists of raspberries in cream sandwiched between two layers of cake. In this version, the cake is genoa sponge and the cream is vanilla-flavoured and mixed with mascarpone. This is just as good made as a large rectangle or, as...
33K4 2 hours 38 min. July 16th 2017
French custard tart
French custard tart
Custard pie is made with a shortcrust pastry base, and filled with an egg vanilla "custard" mix (prepared beforehand). Filling and pastry cook together in the oven. It's a great classic of the French bakery, found in all good shops.
406K 234.4 1 hour 41 min. August 18th 2019
Fresh mint ice-cream
Fresh mint ice-cream
This well-flavoured ice-cream is excellent on its own, or in profiteroles with a chocolate sauce for example.
482K4.6 1 hour 34 min. February 21th 2011
Frozen cottage cheese with strawberries
Frozen cottage cheese with strawberries
Here is a refreshing and very quick recipe (if your fruit is already prepared). In just a few seconds you can enjoy a delicious frozen cream cheese and strawberry dessert, with no need for an ice-cream maker.
35K 13 min. April 24th 2019
Frozen Nougat
Frozen Nougat
Impress your guests with this delightful dessert, a smooth mixture of meringue and dried fruit, which can easily be prepared several days beforehand.
252K4.5 1 hour 28 min. February 21th 2011
Household cake (Gâteau de ménage)
Household cake (Gâteau de ménage)
A traditional recipe from Franche-comté, it's a flat round kind of brioche, covered with an egg cream called "Goumeau".
455K 25 3 hours 59 min. June 15th 2020
Ice-cream Vacherin
Ice-cream Vacherin
Ice-cream vacherin is a festive French dessert. It consists of two different flavours of ice cream (blackcurrant and vanilla here) sandwiched between two circles of meringue, topped with whorls of Chantilly (whipped cream) which is then frozen. It is not too complicated, but involves a bit of work...
141K4.5 8 hours 45 min. December 21th 2014
Individual charlottes with morello cherries
Individual charlottes with morello cherries
The French "griottines" are delicious little wild morello cherries, stoned and macerated in a Kirsch syrup, used here in individual vanilla charlottes.
174K 15 4 hours 49 min. February 21th 2011
Jamaican cup
Jamaican cup
A delicious combination of flavours: coffee with rum, the first in a cream, the second in a sabayon, with the added crunch of a few toasted almonds.
795 49 min. June 29th 2022
Lemon and lime custard tart
Lemon and lime custard tart
This is a delicious version of the classic French baker's "flan", with the twin flavours of lemon and lime. It involves two different confectioner's custards poured one on top of the other. This gives an attractive layered effect when the tart is cut. Not just pretty, it is delicious.
35K 3 hours 13 min. December 30th 2019
Lemon creams
Lemon creams
These light and flavoursome lemon creams are "set" by the curdling action of the lemon juice on the heated cream, so no thickening agent is needed. They are served in individual glasses, topped with a layer of fruit coulis (blackcurrant here).
24K4.1 41 min. December 6th 2017
Lemon tart
Lemon tart
Lemon tart (tarte au citron) is one of France's great classic desserts, though there are many different versions. This is more or less the classic version, with sweetcrust pastry and a creamy filling that uses both lemon zest and juice for a deliciously tart tart!
24K 1 hour 33 min. September 18th 2019
Little apple and verbena tarts
Little apple and verbena tarts
A sweetcrust pastry case, filled with a smooth verbena-flavoured diplomat cream, and topped with caramelised apples. You will see how well the caramelised apples and verbena go together.
3,860 59 min. January 9th 2022
Little caramelized peach tarts
Little caramelized peach tarts
This is an elegant summer dessert: a thin base of puff pastry, topped with caramelized peach slices. For a delicious contrast of hot and cold, serve with the reduced caramel and citrus sauce poured over over hot and, at the last minute, a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top, .
33K3.8 1 hour 15 min. September 11th 2016
Millefeuille
Millefeuille
Millefeuille is one of the best pastries available, if it is well made, i.e.: 2 layers of light vanilla cream between 3 layers of fine crispy (possibly caramelized) puff pastry.
306K4.6 1 hour 42 min. October 13th 2010
Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs
Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs
These mini choux puffs are topped with a layer of craquelin and filled with Mont-Blanc cream: a mixture of whipped cream and sweetened chestnut purée.
30K 1 hour 43 min. March 17th 2019
New tiramisu
New tiramisu
This new version of tiramisu is easier, and in my opinion much better. You will certainly appreciate, like me, the light creamy taste, this time presented in brandy goblets.
347K3.3 54 min. January 19th 2015
Pain perdu
Pain perdu
This is a sweet French version of "eggy bread": slices of bread soaked in a mixture of milk, cream, egg yolks and vanilla sugar, then pan-fried until golden. It's really simple and wickedly delicious!
144K3.8 39 min. July 20th 2011
Paris-Brest
Paris-Brest
The Paris-Brest is a famous French patisserie: a ring of choux pastry, scattered with flaked almonds and icing sugar and filled with a praline cream. The name comes from a historic cycle race between Paris and Brest (600 km or 372 miles), as the shape is like a bicycle wheel.
167K4.6 2 hours 18 min. May 8th 2011
Peach and blackcurrant coupe
Peach and blackcurrant coupe
A delightful coupe combining mint-flavoured peaches with a scoop of blackcurrant sorbet.
42K3.8 55 min. September 7th 2014
Peach and blackcurrant sundae
Peach and blackcurrant sundae
Peach and blackcurrant flavours work well together. Here is an indulgent sundae that makes the most of this: poached peaches with blackcurrant sorbet and Chantilly cream. Delicious!
6,654 1 hour 2 min. August 18th 2021
Peach and verbena feuilleté
Peach and verbena feuilleté
In French, a "feuilleté" can be anything, sweet or savoury, wrapped in or with a base of puff pastry, from a sausage roll to a millefeuille. This is an elegant tart-style feuilleté with a caramelized pastry base, topped with a light custard flavoured with verbena. This is based on a confectioner's...
21K4.1 2 hours 23 min. September 3rd 2017
Pear and chocolate Paris puddings
Pear and chocolate Paris puddings
Morsels of pear, caramelised in maple syrup, topped with a chocolate "Paris flan" custard, and baked in ramekins.
6,315 57 min. August 8th 2021
Pear charlotte
Pear charlotte
A charlotte filled with pear mousse (made with whipped cream and pear coulis).
105K4.1 13 hours 59 min. April 7th 2013
Pear sorbet
Pear sorbet
For a great pear sorbet, choose your fruit carefully: they should be perfectly ripe and full of flavour. You will get good results with williams, but any other variety of your choice will work.
307K4 54 min. February 21th 2011
Pear tart with almond cream
Pear tart with almond cream
This is a very quick and easy tart to make, as everything (or almost) can be done in advance. A piece of sweetcrust pastry, some almond cream and pears? You have "everything you need".
333K4.3 1 hour 14 min. March 17th 2011
Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart
Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart
A sweetcrust pastry case filled with pistachio cream, topped with pear and grapefruit slices.
70K4.3 1 hour 37 min. February 17th 2013
Pistachio ice cream
Pistachio ice cream
Rediscover the real, delicate taste of pistachio in this ice cream with its very definite flavour.
77K 13.8 51 min. October 1st 2014
Plum tart
Plum tart
This tart made with sweetcrust pastry and almond cream is especially tasty with those rather sour little plums that can be found in such profusion in late summer.
190K4.9 2 hours 37 min. September 6th 2017
Poire Belle Hélène
Poire Belle Hélène
Poire Belle Hélène is a fairly simple cold dessert. The pears are poached in a vanilla-flavoured syrup, then served on top of vanilla ice cream with hot chocolate sauce poured over.
58K4.7 1 hour 46 min. April 6th 2014
Profiteroles
Profiteroles
Small choux pastry puffs, filled with vanilla ice cream and topped with a rich smooth chocolate sauce.
288K 14.5 1 hour 35 min. October 13th 2010
Quick Strawberry Millefeuille
Quick Strawberry Millefeuille
A millefeuille (which in french means "thousand sheets") is a delicious pâtisserie consisting of layers of puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée) sandwiched together with cream, fruit, etc. In this recipe, we will be using sheets of caramelized brik or filo, which makes a delicious, light...
46K5 48 min. May 3rd 2015
Raspberry sorbet
Raspberry sorbet
To make a seriously good raspberry sorbet, the fruit must be of the best quality, of course, but there is another little secret: you need to remove all the seeds to make a really smooth coulis. It is this smooth coulis that makes the sorbet so deliciously velvety.
28K4.6 2 hours 20 min. July 5th 2017
Rum babas
Rum babas
Rum baba is a classic French dessert, consisting of a small cake soaked in rum syrup and filled with a little Chantilly (whipped cream).
78K3.9 3 hours 33 min. November 24th 2013
Saint Honoré cake
Saint Honoré cake
The Saint Honoré cake is a famous example of French patisserie. It consists of a puff pastry base surrounded by a ring of caramel-coated choux puffs and topped with whipped cream (Chantilly). It is a bit tricky to make, but this recipe gives you all the hints you need.
99K4.7 2 hours 51 min. April 14th 2013
St Tropez tart
St Tropez tart
This famous dessert from St Tropez is more of a cake than a tart. The sugar-sprinkled brioche layers are sandwiched together with a rich vanilla filling which is a mixture of confectioner's custard and whipped cream.
84K3.8 3 hours 34 min. September 11th 2018
Strawberries in a thyme and lemon-flavoured red wine reduction
Strawberries in a thyme and lemon-flavoured red wine reduction
Serving strawberries in red wine is a classic French dessert. Here is a more sophisticated version, with the red wine reduced to a light syrup with notes of thyme and lemon.
26K 1 hour 23 min. June 30th 2019
Strawberries with mint and cream
Strawberries with mint and cream
Minty confectioner's custard, diced strawberries and whipped cream.
222K5 1 hour 30 min. February 21th 2011
Strawberry Charlotte
Strawberry Charlotte
This is a faily quick charlotte recipe. It begins, as usual, by soaking finger biscuits in syrup, in this case flavoured with lime. The charlotte is then assembled with alternate layers of Chantilly (whipped cream) and strawberries.
123K5 3 hours 9 min. June 17th 2012
Strawberry mousse with mascarpone
Strawberry mousse with mascarpone
This dessert is bursting with strawberry flavour. The creamy mascarpone mousse is made with a cream whipper and served on a bed of lightly sweetened fresh strawberries.
8,469 24 min. August 22th 2021
Strawberry tart
Strawberry tart
For this great dessert classic: a sweetcrust pastry case, vanilla confectioner's custard and the best strawberries available. This recipe is simple yet demanding, but the result is an exceptional tart.
106K4.6 2 hours 30 min. June 16th 2013
Strawberry Verveine Tart
Strawberry Verveine Tart
This tart has a crisp sweetcrust pastry case filled with verveine-flavoured cream and, of course, strawberries.
48K3.8 1 hour 31 min. June 9th 2014
Strawberry, kiwi and mascarpone verrines
Strawberry, kiwi and mascarpone verrines
Chopped kiwi with lemon, ripe strawberries and smooth mascarpone cream.
40K5 22 min. June 12th 2016
Strawberry-mint sorbet
Strawberry-mint sorbet
For this strawberry and mint-flavoured sorbet, we will be using an unusual method: blending the strawberries with mint leaves. This mixture is then left overnight for the flavours to mingle before being strained and then churned. This makes a delicious sorbet with its full-on strawberry flavour...
25K3.8 12 hours 26 min. August 13th 2017
Succès praliné (praline meringue)
Succès praliné (praline meringue)
The "succès" (success) is a classic of traditional French patisserie, made with two layers of almond meringue filled with praline butter cream. It's very rich and a little old-fashioned these days, but still has many faithful fans. The original recipe comes from the master chef Gaston Lenôtre, and...
320K 34.4 4 hours 16 min. June 20th 2010
Tarte Bourdaloue
Tarte Bourdaloue
This tart is a classic of French pâtisserie. It's quite simple: a sweetcrust pastry case filled with almond cream and pears poached in syrup. Invented in the middle of the 19th century, it gets its name not from its creator but from Rue Bourdaloue, the street where he had his pâtisserie.
20K 1 hour 27 min. March 15th 2020
Tarte Jurassienne
Tarte Jurassienne
This tarte jurassienne (from France's Jura region) has a sweetcrust pastry case, filled with rich hazelnut buttercream and topped with a rosette of apple slices that have been sautéed in Macvin du Jura liqueur.
34K 25 1 hour 17 min. December 30th 2019
Vanilla ice cream
Vanilla ice cream
Rediscover the full flavour of a real vanilla ice cream with this classical recipe.
389K3.8 1 hour 7 min. November 6th 2017
Viennese chocolate cups
Viennese chocolate cups
A Viennese-style hot chocolate comes topped with whipped cream. This more sophisticated dessert version is based on a thickened chocolate cream with a piped rosette of Chantilly cream on top.
9,778 31 min. March 21th 2021
Galette de Fougerolles
Galette de Fougerolles
This Galette de Fougerolles is a flattish cake filled with a hazelnut buttercream and topped just before baking with a "craquelin" (sweet cracker) crust, studded with griottine cherries.
23K 3 hours 21 min. February 17th 2019
Pains briochés aux raisins
Pains briochés aux raisins
This classic French "viennoiserie" is a sweet bun containing confectioner's custard (crème pâtissière) and rum-soaked raisins. It demands a bit of skill, but is not too complicated.
115K4.8 2 hours 37 min. September 12th 2018
Italian hot chocolate
Italian hot chocolate
This delicious, custardy chocolate treat is made in minutes. A treat for kids (and big kids) to enjoy at teatime, or any other time.
100K 10 min. April 26th 2020
Almond cream or frangipane
Almond cream or frangipane
Light and delicious, it is used in a lot of desserts like tarts, cakes and pies (epiphany galette).
399K 25 44 min. January 23th 2022
Bavaroise cream
Bavaroise cream
A "bavaroise" is made with custard, set with gelatin after cooking, and with whipped cream added once it has cooled. This makes a delicious, smooth cream that can be used to create many different desserts.
2,791 40 min. May 8th 2022
Butter cream
Butter cream
Butter cream is made with egg yolk, sugar syrup and, of course, butter. These days it has fallen rather out of fashion, probably because it's very rich, but it still has its aficionados. Here is the classic plain version, which you can lighten and flavour as you wish.
287K4.6 58 min. October 13th 2010
Chantilly cream
Chantilly cream
Chantilly cream, it's simply whipped liquid cream with sugar. It is use in many desserts, but already delicious simply with strawberries or other fruits.
629K5 18 min. September 17th 2013
Chocolate ganache
Chocolate ganache
A chocolate ganache is a mixture of cream and chocolate made while hot. This gives a kind of paste which solidifies somewhat as it cools but remains fairly soft. This is the filling used in many chocolates.
296K 13.7 15 min. January 25th 2022
Clementine Chantilly
Clementine Chantilly
As the Clementine season is now in full swing, I would like to tempt you to try this surprisingly different clementine-flavoured Chantilly. The recipe is very simple but delicious.
5,581 20 min. February 2nd 2022
Clementine diplomat cream
Clementine diplomat cream
Diplomat cream, as delicious as ever, in a double clementine-flavoured version. It can be used in lots of desserts and pastries.
7,782 28 min. February 13th 2022
Coffee custard
Coffee custard
You are probably familiar with the classic real custard (crème anglaise). Here's a coffee-flavoured version.
2,526 29 min. May 4th 2022
Cream and herb dressing
Cream and herb dressing
A quick and easy recipe for a cream and herb dressing to go with all kinds of dishes, from simple jacket potatoes to fish.
1,847 13 min. June 12th 2022
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...
108K 46 min. October 3rd 2018
Diplomat cream
Diplomat cream
Diplomat cream or "crème Madame" (a much prettier name) is one of many creams in French pâtisserie based on confectioner's custard. The classic confectioner's custard (crème pâtissière, or french pastry cream) has gelatin added while hot, then whipped cream is folded in when cold. This gives a...
39K 1 hour 47 min. October 30th 2019
Fruit crémeux
Fruit crémeux
This kind of "crémeux" (it means "creamy", but contains no actual cream) is a basic recipe in the repertoire of French pastry chefs. It is smoother but less frothy than a mousse and uses gelatin to set it as it cools. Often used as a tart filling or in other desserts, crémeux is usually poured to...
107K3.2 40 min. September 12th 2020
Green bean purée
Green bean purée
Green (or French) beans are usually served whole, for instance as an accompanying vegetable or in a salad, but they make a good purée, too. This is tasty on its own, but also goes very well with meats, and children usually prefer it to "normal" beans.
50K 48 min. October 23th 2019
Leek fondue
Leek fondue
Leek fondue (literally "melted") consists of finely sliced leeks cooked until barely tender then simmered gently in cream until thickened. The aim is to keep the fresh green of the just-cooked leeks but with a lovely soft, melting consistency. This can be a side dish or an ingredient in lots of...
38K2 36 min. March 4th 2020
Lime (or lemon) curd
Lime (or lemon) curd
Lime curd is a delicious conserve and variation on the traditional lemon curd, made with limes, eggs and butter. It's the perfect filling for either large or small tarts.
137K5 54 min. July 10th 2011
Lime confectioner's custard (pastry cream)
Lime confectioner's custard (pastry cream)
Taking its inspiration from lemon confectioner's custard, this version has a distinctive lime flavour. Both juice and zest are used to combine the juice's slight acidity with a hint of bitterness from the zest.
56K 56 min. July 21th 2019
Panna cotta
Panna cotta
Panna cotta is an Italian dessert which means "cooked cream". It's a set vanilla cream, similar to blancmange, which is frequently served with other things like fruit coulis (fruit purée), caramel etc.. Here is the basic panna cotta recipe.
304K4.3 25 min. February 21th 2011
Paris flan filling
Paris flan filling
This is how to prepare the custard filling for a classic Parisian "flan". This is not the whole recipe, just the filling mixture, which can be used in lots of other flan-style recipes on this site.
20K 41 min. May 30th 2021
Pistachio confectioner's custard
Pistachio confectioner's custard
This is very similar to the classic confectioner's custard (crème pâtissière, or french pastry cream), but its marked pistachio taste brings a distinctive flavour to a whole range of desserts.
122K4.7 31 min. November 21th 2018
Pistachio cream
Pistachio cream
Very similar to almond cream, pistachio cream is ideal for filling or topping all kinds of cakes and tarts. Just like almond cream, it swells during cooking.
253K 64.1 33 min. October 4th 2012
Potato purée
Potato purée
The French have fond childhood memories of this, and while nothing will ever be as good as "Maman" made, here's a fairly straightforward way to make it.
207K5 1 hour 35 min. October 3rd 2010
Quiche filling mixture
Quiche filling mixture
The basic mixture for filling quiches is made with seasoned eggs, cream and/or milk. It can be used in many kinds of savoury quiches and tarts, with different ingredients added (lardons, cheese, salmon, etc.).
8,757 4 min. April 17th 2022
Rich hazelnut buttercream
Rich hazelnut buttercream
This delicious preparation is an alternative to almond frangipane: a nutty buttercream enriched with eggs, designed to be cooked into various pastries.
95K4.1 40 min. November 15th 2017
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.
176K4.9 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.
155K5 40 min. January 1st 2020
Toasted flaked almonds
Toasted flaked almonds
Toasted flaked almonds are the perfect finishing touch for desserts, ice creams in particular, because of their delightful crunch.
237K4.8 27 min. March 9th 2020
How to use gelatin
How to use gelatin
Gelatin is a gelling agent use in some desserts where a rather firm texture is required when cold. It can also be used to stabilize a dessert (mousses especially) that you need to keep longer than usual.
321K4.8 7 min. July 9th 2018
Cranachan
Cranachan
Cranachan is a traditional Scottish dessert made with whipped cream, raspberries, rolled oats and whisky. In this recipe, the oats are made into a nougatine before being incorporated into the cream.
76K 14.1 42 min. October 13th 2013
Pavlova
Pavlova
Pavlova is a dessert which originated in New Zealand (or was it Australia?). It consists of a meringue shell filled with a layer of whipped cream and topped with seasonal fruit.
97K4.3 2 hours 34 min. March 24th 2013
Potatoes with prawns
Potatoes with prawns
This recipe, originally from Belgium, consists of baked potatoes which are hollowed out and filled with fried prawns. A cream and white wine sauce is then poured over the potatoes before returning them to the oven.
98K3.8 1 hour 49 min. January 14th 2016

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