List of all the recipes: 1155 recipes (alcohol-free)
List of all the recipes
- Starters : 197 recipes
- Sea food : 63 recipes
- Meat : 43 recipes
- Miscellanous : 287 recipes
- Desserts : 253 recipes
- Baking : 55 recipes
- Drinks and cocktails : 3 recipes
- Recipes for kids : 7 recipes
- Basic recipes : 125 recipes
- Tips and tricks : 85 recipes
- World recipes : 33 recipes
- Culinary sayings and myths : 5 recipes
"Buttonhole" quail eggsThis little appetizer consists of a small finger of toast, a slice of cured ham and three quail egg yolks arranged on a rectangle of egg white. It is a bit tricky to make, but very attractive to serve, and delicious, of course.
158K5 59 min. June 26th 2011
Alsatian-style saladThis salad is based on a traditional Alsatian recipe: cabbage julienne, warm potatoes, bacon, parsley and vinaigrette.
262K4.4 1 hour 11 min. January 3rd 2014
Artichoke SoupFor this recipe, we will first steam the artichokes, recover all the flesh, and prepare with shallot and milk a delicious soup.
4,618 46 min. December 4th 2022
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.
20K 42 min. May 2nd 2021
Avocado "tarte fine"The French "tarte fine" (pronounced "feen") is a literally a thin tart, made on a precooked flat base of puff pastry. This delicious, crisp, savoury tart is topped with cream cheese, slices of avocado, a trickle of lime juice and fresh coriander.
31K 59 min. July 15th 2020
Avocado and smoked salmon terrineIn this colourful terrine, layers of avocado alternate with smoked salmon and diced tomato in balsamic vinegar.
163K5 4 hours 7 min. April 10th 2011
Avocado mousse with sorrelAvocado is rarely paired with sorrel, yet they go well together as the slight acidity of the sorrel balances the smooth richness of the avocado nicely. In this recipe they are combined in a cool, fresh avocado and sorrel mousse, served here with eggy bread fingers.
6,936 43 min. July 6th 2022
Avocado with gravlaxDiced avocado with morsels of gravlax salmon and cream cheese with herbs for a simple yet delicious starter.
41K4.5 18 min. July 31th 2016
Avocado with Sautéed PrawnsJust a classic prawn cocktail with avocado? Oh, no! The prawns in this recipe are sautéed briefly to enhance the flavour, then mixed with a curry mayonnaise.
50K4.3 30 min. March 6th 2016
Avocado with TunaHere is a quick recipe for a simple starter: avocado, tuna, chopped herbs and mayonnaise.
69K5 12 min. April 29th 2015
Avocado, artichoke and chicken saladThis fairly simple recipe combines slices of avocado, spring onions, diced chicken and artichoke hearts in a good vinaigrette dressing.
24K 23 min. September 6th 2020
Baby courgette saladEarly in the season, it is easy to find young courgettes that are still small and delightfully crunchy raw. They are ideal for this salad recipe, combined with radishes and tuna in a lemon mayonnaise.
27K 21 min. July 31th 2019
Baby spinach saladIt might not be obvious, but spinach can be eaten raw, as in this salad, where the leaves are shredded and mixed with croutons, lardons (bacon bits) and hard-boiled eggs.
72K 42 min. June 12th 2019
Baked eggs with chicken and spinachA classic recipe for baked eggs (œufs cocotte), cooked in ramekins with a base layer of spinach and diced chicken.
24K4 27 min. March 29th 2020
Beetroot and black radish saladThe slight bitterness of black radish goes well with the sweetness of beetroot in this very simple salad recipe.
13K 27 min. December 8th 2021
Beetroot and cream cheese verrinesDiced beetroot, marinated in lemon juice and walnut oil, between layers of cream cheese with herbs.
95K5 2 hours 46 min. May 29th 2013
Beetroot and fried chicken saladA raw beetroot salad, enriched with toasted almonds, diced fried chicken and potatoes. As beetroot tends to colour everything it touches, you can be sure that your diced chicken will be an unusual but attractive bright pink - children love this!
38K4.2 39 min. October 16th 2016
Beetroot salad with cashew nutsThis pink — almost hot pink — salad gets its colour from the raw beetroot, teamed here with toasted cashew nuts and fried croutons.
29K5 32 min. July 29th 2018
Bisto-style canapésThis recipe captures the hearty and slightly raffish style of French bistro cuisine: fried rounds of baguette with egg, fried ham and a topping of melted cheese.
18K 39 min. March 17th 2021
Bistro-style beetroot saladBeetroot salad is a well-known classic, but have you come across the "bistro" version? The beetroot is still diced, but raw and served with croutons and fried ham in a rémoulade dressing.
27K 38 min. December 30th 2019
Bistro-style cabbage saladThis salad, inspired by French bistro cuisine, combines cabbage with fried potatoes and lardons, and hard-boiled eggs in a vinaigrette dressing.
8,393 38 min. April 6th 2022
Bistro-style endive saladThis delicious late-winter salad is made with red endives, slivers of Mimolette* cheese and toasted walnuts. In France it is known as a "Dutch" salad and typical bistro fare. *Currently banned in the USA.
9,265 27 min. March 27th 2022
Bistro-style red endive saladHave you tried red Belgian endives? They are similar in size to the more common white sort, just as crunchy, but slightly less bitter. They are the main feature in this salad inspired by French bistro cuisine: combined with chopped hard-boiled eggs, fried ham and croutons, in a rémoulade dressing.
27K 29 min. March 11th 2020
Bouchées montagnardesLiterally "mountain mouthfuls" in French, these canapés combine ingredients from the mountainous region of eastern France: Morteau sausage, Morbier cheese and mushrooms. They make a hearty aperitif snack or are ideal for an informal supper.
7,412 30 min. May 18th 2022
Bread with TomatoThis tomato-flavoured bread, the famous "pan con tomate" of our Spanish friends, is ridiculously simple, but such a treat! It only takes a few minutes to prepare and makes a delicious aperitif snack.
41K4 6 min. November 8th 2015
Breton coleslawColeslaw with a French twist from Brittany, using finely sliced raw cauliflower instead of cabbage.
25K 17 min. January 8th 2020
Broad bean salad with ParmesanA salad that combines crunchy almonds, tender broad beans, with the flavours of balsamic vinegar, parmesan and herbs.
257K3.8 35 min. February 21th 2011
Brussels sprout saladIt might seem unlikely, but Brussels sprouts are very good raw, like in this salad, pepped up with lemon and Parmesan.
15K 32 min. March 28th 2021
Cajun-style lentil saladIf you have leftover pulled pork, try this recipe to transform it into a delicious, Cajun-style, warm lentil salad.
10K 36 min. December 22th 2021
Cashew-nut and Parmesan biscuitsFor an ideal aperitif snack, why not try these delicious savoury biscuits made with cashew nuts and Parmesan?
15K 12 1 hour 55 min. March 31th 2021
Cauliflower and chickpea saladChickpeas go well with cauliflower, so here is a salad that makes the most of this with sliced radishes for extra crunch.
14K 19 min. February 14th 2021
Cauliflower and egg saladThis very simple recipe combines crunchy raw cauliflower with hard-boiled eggs and herbs in a rémoulade dressing.
34K 19 min. July 1st 2020
Cauliflower taboulehIn this tabouleh recipe, the couscous or bulgur is replaced with grated cauliflower florets. This gives it a very fresh and amazing flavour.
110K4.1 1 hour 38 min. April 22th 2012
Cauliflower, chicken and avocado saladIn this really simple recipe, crunchy cauliflower is balanced with the soft texture of avocado and tender morsels of diced chicken. A delicious summer salad.
25K 28 min. July 12th 2020
Cauliflower, red bean and avocado saladThis combination of crunchy (raw cauliflower) and soft textures (red beans and avocado), in a rémoulade dressing with fresh herbs, makes a simple yet delicious salad.
14K 19 min. April 21th 2021
Celeriac and parsley soupA very simple but delicious soup, this may well win you over (if need be) to the flavour of celeriac, partnered here with parsley.
11K 34 min. March 9th 2022
Celeriac and sesame soupCeleriac soup with a double dose of sesame flavour: tahini (sesame paste) in the smooth, creamy soup and a crunchy sesame-seed crumble scattered on top.
7,144 58 min. April 3rd 2022
Celeriac RémouladeA classic recipe of traditional French bistro cooking (winter salad).
380K5 18 min. December 21th 2020
Celeriac soup with mustardThis delicious creamy soup is very quick to make.
135K4.6 43 min. May 4th 2012
Celery and avocado saladFor this recipe, very simple, we mix celeriac and avocado and we bind them with a remoulade sauce. The association celery and avocado is not common, but you will see that it works very well.
2,672 18 min. March 26th 2023
Celery soup bourguignonne styleCelery and Époisses cheese flavors for this very simple soup recipe.
3,436 33 min. January 22th 2023
Cervelle de CanutIn French, this curious name means "silk-weaver's brain", but don't be alarmed, this tasty "brain" consists of cottage cheese mixed with herbs, vinegar and finely chopped shallots. The Canuts were the silk weavers in the area around Lyon, France. In the nineteenth century this was one of their...
12K 1 hour 21 min. August 1st 2021
Cherry tomato and green bean saladHere is a quick recipe for a very simple but delicious summer or late summer salad.
5,157 32 min. October 30th 2022
Cherry tomato and two cabbage saladGreen and red cabbage with cherry tomatoes make up this quick fall salad.
4,149 22 min. November 20th 2022
Chicken and Avocado SaladA delicious salad of radishes, tomato, avocado and chicken.
42K5 32 min. October 14th 2015
Chicken club sandwichIn this club sandwich: chicken marinated in lime, fried bacon, lettuce, red onion and mayonnaise.
107K4.1 1 hour 42 min. November 19th 2012
Chickpea saladThis quick salad includes chickpeas, of course, but with spring onions, radishes and chopped coriander, too.
56K4.7 14 min. May 28th 2014
Chinese SoupThis delicious soup is a flavoursome mix of herbs, mushrooms, soya noodles and small diced vegetables briefly cooked in vegetable stock. It takes a while to make and there are lots of ingredients, but the result is worth it.
98K 24.5 1 hour 15 min. April 6th 2017
Cocotte eggs with ComtéA 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.
332K4.3 1 hour February 21th 2011
Comtoise endive saladAn endive salad given a hearty boost with fried croutons, diced Comté cheese and Morteau sausage.
21K 26 min. March 10th 2021
Comtoise endive saladThis endive salad has a Comtoise twist as a change from the usual pairing of endives with walnuts. The endives are finely sliced, mixed with fried smoked bacon, diced Comté cheese and a little chopped parsley, then dessed with a good vinaigrette.
35K 38 min. March 6th 2019
Corn salad with croutonsCorn salad (or lamb's lettuce) leaves mixed with chopped hard-boiled eggs, mushrooms, spring onions, butter-fried croutons, and - of course - a good vinaigrette dressing.
112K5 54 min. April 8th 2012
Cornouaillaise saladThis 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.
9,481 12 hours 56 min. February 23th 2022
Courgette tart with mintFried rounds of courgette in a puff pastry case with a feta and mint filling. You will find that this combination of feta with mint gives an agreeable fresh lift to this tart.
148K4.1 1 hour 23 min. June 11th 2011
CrackersThese crisp savoury biscuits are ideal for dipping into a sauce as an aperitif snack. It is quite easy to make your own crackers at home and they are much healthier and even more delicious than the commercial kind.
106K 14.8 1 hour 38 min. December 9th 2012
Cream of cauliflower soup with smoked haddockThis soup with a difference plays up an amazing flavour combination: creamy cauliflower with morsels of smoked haddock.
24K 24 min. March 18th 2020
Creamy cauliflower and avocado saladFor this simple and delicious recipe of cauliflower and avocado salad, linked by a rémoulette dressing, you will surely notice the very creamy side of the whole, due to the association of avocado and sauce. This creaminess will become more pronounced if you stir the mixture. The name "Caulicado...
2,604 24 min. February 26th 2023
Creamy Winter Vegetable SoupThis 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.
66K5 1 hour 23 min. January 14th 2015
Cretan saladA hint of Crete in the flavours of this salad, with a mix of crunchy and soft textures: diced tomatoes, sliced spring onions, feta and tuna.
45K 49 min. August 29th 2018
Crispy cheese parcelsSmall crisp parcels filled with cheese and linseeds, hot and crunchy on the outside, melting in the middle. They can be served with a light green salad.
124K4.1 37 min. December 18th 2011
Croque-monsieurA classic of French "street food" or bistros: a slice of ham between two slices of bread spread with béchamel sauce. The sandwich is then sprinkled with cheese and toasted in the oven.
239K4 46 min. August 1st 2010
Crunchy Cauliflower Salad with LemonCrunchy slices of cauliflower and radish in a delicately flavoured lemon mayonnaise.
42K4.6 16 min. March 11th 2018
Crunchy courgette and mushroom saladThis very simple salad contains a mix of crunchy raw ingredients, balanced by the softer texture of tuna, and dressed with mayonnaise.
29K 41 min. May 10th 2023
Crunchy radish and carrot saladQuick and straightforward, this fresh, crunchy salad is ideal for early spring.
32K 16 min. June 17th 2020
Crunchy saladCrunchy vegetables, pine nuts and rice with a rémoulade dressing.
136K 14.6 36 min. April 3rd 2011
Crunchy spring saladFresh and crunchy, this colourful spring salad combines baby courgettes, radishes, cauliflower, beetroot and spring onions with chopped herbs in a good vinaigrette.
41K4.6 27 min. May 22th 2016
Cubed saladFor this fun salad, all the ingredients are cut into small dice, hence the name.
74K4.3 49 min. August 4th 2014
Cucumber and salmon saladFor this summer salad: slices of cucumber, morsels of smoked salmon, diced avocado and a little tuna, dressed in a herb mayonnaise.
161K4.6 28 min. August 15th 2010
Cucumber, avocado and mussel saladA bold salad idea that brings together 3 ingredients which rarely end up on the same plate: cucumber, avocado and mussels, in a rémoulade dressing.
20K 21 min. August 9th 2020
Dauphinoise potatoes with Serano hamThese tasty, bite-sized rosettes can be served as an aperitif snack or to accompany a meal.
91K4.6 40 min. January 23th 2013
Du Barry soupDu Barry is a creamy cauliflower soup, including small whole pieces of cauliflower.
247K4.5 1 hour 1 min. October 17th 2018
Eggs "en cocotte" with spinachA buttered ramekin, a layer of mushroom duxelles, a layer of spinach, a bit of cream, and an egg, in two layers, on top.
121K5 1 hour 14 min. May 10th 2023
Eggs ArsèneEggs Arsène is a rather more rustic version (and definitely more Comtoise in style) of eggs Benedict , that indispensible breakfast dish in Ian Fleming's novels. And you're right, there is a nod to James Bond here.
35K5 1 hour 2 min. October 25th 2018
Eggs BenedictSoft-boiled eggs, served on toast with a slice of fried smoked ham, and the whole covered with Hollandaise sauce.
209K4 1 hour 4 min. April 8th 2023
Eggs en Cocotte à la FrançaiseEggs cooked in small ramekins with a tasty mix of peas, bacon, onion and cream - even more French than the classic version!
100K4.6 31 min. April 27th 2020
Eggs with mayonnaiseSimply known as "œufs-mayo" in French bistros, these hard-boiled eggs are garnished with mayonnaise and are best served with sharply flavoured crudités to balance their creaminess. For this recipe, I have chosen a salad of grated carrot with shallot.
55K5 33 min. October 5th 2014
Endive and cheese salad with croutonsThis starts out as a classic salad of shredded endives, but is pepped up with sliced spring onions, fried croutons and chunks of cheese.
30K 31 min. May 12th 2019
Endive and walnut saladThis salad has a double dose of walnut flavour: walnut oil in the vinaigrette and crunchy walnut kernels.
63K4.9 22 min. May 11th 2014
Foie gras fingersAn elegant canapé which consists of a crisp layer of shortcrust pastry topped with a layer of foie gras.
119K4.6 2 hours 50 min. December 21th 2011
Four-tier glassesThis starter recipe, served in a glass, consists of four tiers of different vegetable preparations. Each can be made the day before, and it's only the assembly that is tricky.
246K5 1 hour 36 min. June 2nd 2015
French bean salad with vinaigretteA very simple recipe for a salad of green (or yellow) French beans: The beans are boiled first, then thoroughly drained and served mixed with herbs, chopped shallot and a good vinaigrette (french dressing).
47K4.6 35 min. October 27th 2016
GougèresGougères are small cheese choux pastries, sometimes (like here) with bits of ham.
229K 13.8 56 min. February 21th 2011
Grandma's saladThis salad harks back to the ones French grandmas used to make: green beans and potatoes (preferably still warm) mixed with diced cheese, parsley and chopped onion in a good vinaigrette dressing.
19K 1 hour 4 min. September 29th 2021
Greek saladThis is a classy version of that perfect summer food, Greek salad. The only difficult part is the care and patience needed for dicing the vegetables.
183K 14.9 57 min. July 13th 2010
Green and red salad with sardines and eggs mimosaThis colourful salad combines green lettuce, rosy beetroot, the flavour of eggs mimosa and sardines, and crunchy croutons.
8,897 27 min. March 13th 2022
Green avocado saladThis salad is all green and fresh, with diced avocado, lettuce, spring onion and the softness of pieces of hard-boiled egg. The flavour is brought out further with a lime and olive-oil dressing, pepped up with a touch of Tabasco.
43K 27 min. July 8th 2018
Green hummusYou are probably already familiar with classic hummus. Here's a "green" version, still mainly chickpeas, but with added herbs and vegetables.
19K 17 min. November 29th 2020
Green Piedmont SaladIn this version of Piedmont salad, the usual tomato has been replaced by raw courgette.
70K3.9 33 min. July 16th 2014
GuacamoleFor this typically Mexican recipe there are two main methods: smooth mashed avocado (made with a blender), or simple mashed avocado (made with a fork) with small pieces. And you can add, or not, finely diced tomato. You will find the first version (smooth) below.
277K4.1 1 hour 21 min. November 26th 2011
Ham à la RusseHam "à la Russe" is a slice of cooked ham rolled up around a macédoine of vegetables in mayonnaise.
83K4.3 8 min. September 10th 2014
Ham spiralsThese puff pastry spirals made with smoked ham are delicious and quick to make.
108K3.8 58 min. September 7th 2018
Hearty leek and sprout soupThe method for this rustic winter soup is anything but typical: the sprouts are first roasted in the oven, before being mixed with the leeks (pre-cooked with onions) and simmered in chicken stock. Served with morsels of crispy ham, the full-on flavour is sure to hit the mark.
18K2 1 hour 29 min. January 17th 2021
HummusHummus (or houmous), is one of the famous and delicious Lebanese "mezzes".
316K4.7 16 min. May 30th 2020
Icelandic-style fish and vegetable pieThis recipe is made from vegetables cut small and blanched, mixed with pieces of salt-cod and cream, then baked in small soup dishes with a puff pastry lid.
259K3.9 4 hours 35 min. September 7th 2018
Italian toastThese Italian toasts are slices of fried bread with pesto, omelette and cooked tomatoes, garnished with a basil leaf.
85K 14 49 min. December 1st 2013
Jerusalem artichoke saladThis very simple salad combines thick slices of tender Jerusalem artichokes with chopped hard-boiled eggs. The salad can be served warm, with the artichokes freshly cooked, or cold later.
27K 11 min. January 11th 2023
Julia saladThis salad takes its inspiration from the famous Caesar salad, but is simpler. The combination of chicken with croutons is a delicious way to use up leftovers.
17K3 32 min. February 10th 2021
Kalamata SaladThe Kalamata salad (a Greek city in the Peloponese) is made of tomatoes, feta cheese and pine nuts roasted with a lemon, olive oil and oregano sauce.
7,057 47 min. August 14th 2022
Late Winter Soup with Fresh SpinachThis is a delicious recipe for an end-of-winter soup. It combines fresh spinach with diced potato and smoked sausage.
58K4.9 49 min. May 10th 2015
Lebanese TabboulehLebanese tabbouleh is different from the classic version. It is made from bulgur wheat (burghul), rather than semolina and, most characteristically, includes a lot of parsley.
67K3.9 48 min. September 28th 2014
Lebanese-style chickpea saladThis salad combines chickpeas with cauliflower in a light yoghurt dressing, flavoured with lemon juice and sesame paste.
25K5 24 min. February 9th 2020
Leek and Jerusalem artichoke soupJerusalem artichoke and leek is a much rarer combination than the classic potato and leek, but it works rather well, as you will see in this recipe.
15K 51 min. April 28th 2021
Leek and potato soupA classic of French family cooking.
465K5 42 min. October 3rd 2010
Leeks in vinaigretteA classic dish of French family and bistro cooking. It's both simple and good. The secret lies in cooking the leeks until they are only just tender, so that they keep their lovely green colour. The special vinaigrette includes herbs and hard-boiled eggs.
165K4.3 45 min. September 29th 2012
Lemony cabbage and potato saladThis salad combines, on the one hand, finely shredded cabbage with herbs and, on the other, diced potatoes. The fresh, summery dressing is made with olive oil and lemon.
16K5 28 min. July 7th 2021
Lemony chicken and radish saladThis salad combines the crunch of finely sliced radishes with tender cubes of chicken. The tang which lifts the flavour comes from fresh herbs and the dressing of lemon mayonnaise.
24K5 21 min. September 24th 2017
Lentil and cold-meat saladThis salad combines lentils, chunks of cooked meat, sliced hard-boiled eggs, shallot and herbs, with a good vinaigrette dressing.
57K3.8 43 min. December 7th 2014
Light Broccoli SoupThis soup is simple and light but tasty, made with a delicate vegetable stock and broccoli.
51K4.6 29 min. December 16th 2015
Like a Boursin with garlic and herbsIt is quite easy to make your own garlic and herb cream cheese, rather like the well-know Boursin. It's fresh, much better, of course, and delicious, especially with a piece of toast.
176K3.9 35 min. June 12th 2011
Little vegetable omelettesAs an appetiser or starter, little thick soft omelettes, with diced tomato, courgette and smoked ham.
285K4 1 hour 10 min. June 11th 2011
Mexican saladThis Mexican-inspired salad combines red kidney beans with avocado, chopped onions and tomatoes. It is dressed with olive oil, lime and a touch of Tabasco heat.
65K5 28 min. October 9th 2019
Mexican tartThis unusual tart features two star ingredients of South American cuisine: red kidney beans and avocado. The shortcrust pastry case is filled with a red bean and onion purée, then topped with sliced avocado dressed with lime and garnished with fresh coriander.
47K 1 hour 17 min. December 30th 2019
Mimosa eggsMimosa eggs are hard boiled eggs where the yolks are removed, chopped and mixed with a herb mayonnaise, then this mix is used to refill the whites. It's a classic recipe of traditional French bistro cooking.
274K 25 46 min. February 21th 2011
Mini cheese and mustard toastsFor an aperitif snack with a difference, try these little toasted slices of baguette topped with cheese and mustard. Easy to make and can be served in a jiffy.
45K 24 min. June 28th 2020
Mixed saladMixed salad is one of those simple but delicious summer recipes which go so well with a barbeque. It's a mix of several fresh vegetables, herbs and French dressing (vinaigrette).
273K4.6 1 hour February 21th 2011
Mixed salad stackA stack ("pressé" in French) can be made of sliced vegetables or other ingredients piled up and pressed in a ring mould to keep them in shape. The ring is removed before serving. This stack consists of tomato, avocado, red onion, hard-boiled egg and anchovy fillets. Serve surrounded with with a...
48K5 30 min. November 25th 2015
Mixed salad with curry mayoA mixed salad (avocado, artichokes, mushrooms and tuna) in a classic mayonnaise, but pepped up with a good dose of curry.
36K 30 min. May 10th 2023
Mixed tomato saladThis end-of-summer recipe is very simple: just fresh tomatoes with chopped shallot and herbs in a vinaigrette, but we can play up the variety of flavours and colours to make it something with real eye appeal and, above all, delicious!
35K4.3 20 min. September 21th 2016
Multicoloured cucumber-tomato saladThis salad is a good way to enjoy tomatoes at the height of their season, and all the different varieties available with their different flavours and colours.
97K4.3 1 hour 3 min. September 16th 2012
Mushroom veloutéThis smooth, creamy soup with its lovely mushroom flavour is quick and easy to make.
131K4 55 min. May 10th 2023
Nanou's red cabbage saladIf you are used to the usual red cabbage salad (just cabbage in a vinaigrette), I hope you will be agreeably surprised with this more sophisticated version using herbs, diced Parmesan and fried croutons.
19K 30 min. November 22th 2020
Olive twistsThese savoury puff-pastry twists (rather like smoked salmon sacristains) make an ideal aperitif snack. The pastry is simply spread with tapenade.
49K3.6 1 hour 39 min. September 7th 2018
Paimpol saladThis warm Paimpol salad captures the flavours of Brittany with mussels and white beans. These are combined with crunchy slices of baby courgette.
28K 13 hours 22 min. August 7th 2019
Pan bagnatPan Bagnat is a traditional recipe from the Nice area. The name means "soaked bread", as it consists of a round bread roll that has been drenched with a mix of oil and vinegar then filled vegetables and fish. Years ago this was the snack that fisherman took with them on their boats, but this is a...
141K4.1 43 min. October 18th 2020
PanzanellaPanzanella is a recipe from the Tuscany region of Italy, originally a tomato and stale bread salad, but here's a fancier version.
6,437 28 min. October 16th 2022
Pea and avocado saladThis very green salad recipe combines the soft texture of peas, avocado and hard-boiled eggs with the crunch of flaked almonds. Shavings of Mimolette add a colourful finishing touch with both flavour and bite.
24K 29 min. July 5th 2020
Pesto crackersThese are delicious little aperitif biscuits, really crisp and with the full-on flavour of pesto. They can be eaten on their own with dips, such as hot tomato or houmous.
37K 24.1 1 hour 41 min. July 24th 2021
Poivrade artichoke Salad"Poivrade" artichokes are the small purple ones, often eaten raw in salads. Choose the smallest ones, as they are the tenderest and have practically no fibrous "choke". For this recipe, they are combined as a salad with herbs, spring onion and Parmesan shavings in an olive oil and lemon dressing.
82K5 23 min. August 26th 2015
Polish-style beetroot saladThis salad combines raw beetroot with fried potato slices and morsels of smoked sausage.
17K2 41 min. February 24th 2021
Potimarron and celeriac autumn soupThis soup has a naturally smooth and creamy texture. The blend of autumnal potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) and celeriac flavours is warmed with French mustard.
46K4.6 51 min. December 30th 2019
Potimarron and leek soupThis autumnal soup combines the flavours of Japanese chestnut pumpkin (potimarron) and leeks - they go so well together. The resulting soup is velvety smooth and delicious.
74K 13.9 1 hour 7 min. November 29th 2017
Pumpkin (or potimarron) soupA smooth and fragrant soup, it's much better with potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) than ordinary pumpkin.
320K4.1 1 hour 10 min. October 13th 2010
Purée of Jerusalem artichokes with foie grasThis recipe features a rather unexpected combination that works really well: the distinctive flavour of Jerusalem artichoke with the richness of foie gras. The Jerusalem artichokes are puréed with potatoes. This is serves hot mixed with very cold diced foie gras. The combination of flavours and...
51K4.1 20 min. January 11th 2023
Purple sprouting broccoli and endive saladThis crunchy salad combines endives with purple sprouting broccoli and radishes in a good herb vinaigrette.
12K 31 min. May 5th 2021
Quail egg canapésThis starter is a small canapé consiting of a toasted and buttered bread slice covered with a slice of smoked ham topped with a fried quail egg.
313K5 54 min. February 21th 2011
Quick courgette soup with cheeseThis really is an express recipe, less than 30 minutes from washing courgettes to serving soup.
249K5 27 min. October 13th 2010
Radish and mushroom saladThis quick salad balances the crunch of radishes with the yielding texture of mushrooms.
24K 19 min. May 10th 2023
Ramekins of duchess potatoesDuchess potatoes are a mix of mashed potato and egg yolks, cooked in the oven, in a decorative shape and delicious. In this recipe they top a ramekin containing a layer of mashed potato, cooked leek, and thinly sliced bacon.
277K 24.6 2 hours 5 min. March 4th 2020
Raw beetroot mousse with walnutsA 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".
341K4 47 min. October 13th 2010
Raw beetroot saladThis is a very simple salad. It contains raw beetroot (of course), but also walnuts, parmesan shavings and a vinaigrette made with balsamic vinegar.
138K4.1 31 min. November 2nd 2015
Raw green asparagus saladFull of spring flavour, this salad partners raw green asparagus with sliced radishes, herbs and slivers of Cheddar.
5,609 20 min. May 11th 2022
Red cabage salad with toasted almondsThis salad has a lovely crunch to it: not just the red cabbage, but also from thinly sliced radishes and toasted almonds.
27K 28 min. May 26th 2019
Red cabbage salad with chivesThis simple winter salad recipe combines red cabbage with spring onions (or chives) in a good vinaigrette.
54K5 20 min. February 18th 2015
Rémoulette of celeriacThis is a variation on the popular French rémoulade (a celeriac salad, similar to coleslaw). Here, a julienne of celeriac is mixed with chopped shallot, fresh herbs and a lemony rémoulade dressing.
30K 33 min. February 24th 2019
Rice and fresh spinach saladSpinach is usually eaten cooked. Though seen less often, it can also be eaten raw, like in this salad where it is combined with rice, crunchy radishes and tinned tuna.
25K 27 min. January 29th 2020
Rice and purple-sprouting broccoli saladLike a classic rice salad, but with the crunch of purple-sprouting broccoli.
11K 15 min. July 28th 2021
Roscoff saladThis Roscoff salad, named after the pretty little town on the Brittany coast, is a delicious mix of regional ingredients: sliced cauliflower, smoked sausages and, of course, onions.
31K 2 32 min. December 30th 2019
Salad lyonnaiseSalad lyonnaise conjures up the cuisine of the French city of Lyon and the region around: traditionally a salad of dandelion leaves with croutons, lardons and poached eggs. Here is a slightly simpler version with shredded lettuce instead of dandelions.
11K 42 min. December 29th 2021
Salad paysanneThis rustic traditional dish (literally "peasant salad") combines cold sliced potatoes and green beans (cooked separately) with chopped red onion and fried lardons. The salad is finished with a vinaigrette dressing and parsley, or your choice of herbs.
25K1.5 17 min. October 21th 2020
Salade NiçoiseSalade Niçoise is a typical Mediterranean dish that originated around the French city of Nice. As there is no real "official" recipe, everyone has their own personal version. This is mine.
85K4.9 40 min. June 7th 2018
Salmon and spinach quicheThis quiche recipe uses a traditional filling mixture, but adds slices of smoked salmon and blanched spinach.
392K 14 1 hour 11 min. April 17th 2022
Savoury mini-madeleines with 2 cheesesThese moist-textured savoury madeleines have a delicious combination of 2 cheeses: Cheddar and Parmesan. They make an ideal aperitif snack.
68K4.4 37 min. May 8th 2016
Scandinavian cocktailA very refreshing starter, containing prawns and smoked fish.
282K5 54 min. February 21th 2011
Sesame fried scampiScampi, coated with a sesame crust, fried quickly, and served with a herb salad.
282K5 33 min. November 11th 2012
Simple mushroom salad with thyme and lemon, 3 waysThis aptly named salad is a breeze because you can enjoy it three different ways: raw, marinated or cooked, all prepared exactly the same way.
32K 9 min. May 10th 2023
Small cheese and bacon rollsThese small aperitif snacks can be prepared in advance and heated at the last minute, or served cold.
338K5 1 hour 23 min. September 7th 2018
Small foie gras pastiesDainty pasties, filled with a morsel of seasoned foie gras.
300K4.6 2 hours September 7th 2018
Smoked eggsThis sophisticated, smoky flavoured starter consists of an egg yolk, heated in a bain-marie and a smoked cream mousse with a scattering of chives, served with a buttered-toast "soldier".
50K4.9 12 hours 30 min. March 15th 2015
Smoked salmon sacristainsSacristain (sexton in English, a strange name though common in French cooking) is a small pastry twist, made with puff pastry. There are many recipes with different flavours, sweet or savoury. Here is one with smoked salmon, ideal as an aperitif.
214K 33.9 1 hour 30 min. February 21th 2011
Smoky canapésThese tasty morsels combine the freshness of a pistachio and spinach pesto with the smoky flavours of Morteau sausage and cheese. They make original aperitif snacks or starters.
10K 50 min. February 16th 2022
Smooth mixed vegetable soupAny vegetables you have, cut into small pieces, mixed with a shallot cooked in butter, cooked together then blended. Even better when it's cold outside.
321K4.4 2 hours 3 min. January 3rd 2014
Sorrel soupSmooth with a slight sharpness, this soup has a very particular taste.
375K3.8 1 hour 4 min. May 8th 2011
Souda saladThe port of Souda in Crete is the inspiration for this colourful salad, combining cucumber and tomatoes with feta cheese. This salad is best served cold from the fridge, perfect for a hot summer's day.
27K 58 min. July 7th 2019
Soup CornouaillaiseThis rustic soup comes from Cornouailles in Brittany – France's very own Cornwall. It is made with fried bacon and onions, and thickened with a little buckwheat flour, typical of the region.
14K 42 min. May 9th 2021
Spicy hot toasted cashew nutsToasting cashews greatly improves both their flavour and texture over the plain raw nuts. This is also the ideal opportunity to spice them up a little, like in this very simple recipe.
30K 29 min. September 20th 2020
Spring courgette and tuna saladCrunchy baby courgettes, spring onion, fresh herbs and tuna in a rémoulade dressing combine to make a true spring salad.
6,269 17 min. June 5th 2022
Spring radish and avocado saladThis spring salad makes the most of the season's big radishes, balancing their crunch with the soft texture of avocado, in a rémoulade dressing.
12K 29 min. June 16th 2021
Springtime mixed saladThis salad is a way to make the most of the first baby courgettes (if you can get them). The crunchy little darlings are mixed with shredded lettuce, hard-boiled eggs, tinned tuna and diced cheese.
58K 25 min. June 5th 2019
Super-green, super-thrifty soupIt's all too easy to just throw away the leaves or other green parts of our usual fresh vegetables. This is a real shame, because most of them can be cooked, as in this very green soup that uses up radish tops, spring onion greens and pea pods. I'm sure you'll get how it's "green" in every sense:...
22K 53 min. June 24th 2020
Surprise eggsThese look like perfectly normal boiled eggs, but when the shell is cracked open - surprise! They contain a mixture of scrambled egg, cured ham, fried prawns and chives.
165K5 51 min. September 26th 2010
TabboulehTabbouleh is a Middle Eastern couscous salad., moistened with olive oil and lemon juice. Its flavour comes from plenty of fresh herbs (mint and parsley at the very least), onion and tomatoes. This refreshing dish is ideal for warm summer or autumn days.
47K 3 hours 24 min. July 6th 2022
Tahitian saladThis Tahitian-inspired salad combines fish cured in lemon juice with lettuce, tomatoes and raw mushrooms.
14K 43 min. May 10th 2023
The total turnipThe whole turnip goes into this recipe, in which ramekins are filled with both the root vegetable and its leaves.
293K4.4 57 min. February 21th 2011
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.
10K 51 min. July 18th 2021
Thin tomato jelly and avocado tartFor this sophisticated recipe, we'll be preparing a disc of tomato jelly to sit on a puff pastry base. This is topped with slices of avocado in a lime dressing.
20K 5 hours 16 min. September 30th 2020
Tomato and courgette tartThis summer tart has a puff pastry base topped with a rosette of sliced tomatoes and sautéd courgettes. For a more substantial dish, add some diced feta on top before cooking.
211K4.2 2 hours 5 min. July 18th 2010
Tomato and cream cheese terrineTomatoes marinated in olive oil and lime, then arranged in alternating layers with cream cheese: one layer with herbs and the other with walnuts.
143K5 6 hours 12 min. October 30th 2011
Tomato tartThis tart is very easy and quick to prepare.
265K4.8 1 hour 18 min. January 13th 2011
Tomato tatinA savoury shortcrust pastry with Parmesan is used to cover tomatoes cooked in two stages, first in the pan, then in the oven. As for a classic tart tatin, the whole thing is then turned upside down.
132K4.8 2 hours 35 min. December 5th 2010
Tomatoes MacédoineTomatoes macédoine are stuffed salad tomatoes, filled with a macédoine of vegetables in mayonnaise.
56K4 45 min. September 17th 2014
Turnip and Jerusalem artichoke soupThis soup combines the earthy flavours of Jerusalem artichokes and turnips. This is the chance to use not only the roots, but the turnip tops as well, if possible.
13K January 11th 2023
Turnip and sesame puree (tahina) soupFor this quick soup, 15 minutes, an original turnip taste with sesame purée (tahina).
215K4.3 35 min. February 29th 2012
Turnip top soupIt may no longer be widely known these days, but the leafy tops of certain root vegetables are edible, so it's a shame to waste them. Better still, the leaves can be made into interesting accompaniments for their root vegetable, or soups with amazing flavours. In this recipe, I will show you how to...
39K 42 min. April 10th 2019
Two-colour cauliflower saladTowards the end of winter you can sometimes find purple cauliflower, as well as the usual white sort, or purple-headed broccoli (calabrese). Mix the varieties for a delicious, crunchy two-tone salad.
31K 18 min. April 7th 2019
Valay saladThis salad combines ratte potatoes, lettuce, radishes and chicken with a herb dressing.
80K3.9 1 hour 3 min. August 9th 2015
Vegetable rosette tartBlanched courgettes and carrots arranged in a rosette with a feta filling.
162K3.8 1 hour 52 min. October 6th 2010
Vegetable tartareThis amazing recipe from a great chef is surprisingly straightforward to make. You will need lots of different raw vegetables. These are diced really small, then bound with mayonnaise.
61K4.4 49 min. October 19th 2014
Verrine of avocado mousse and crabA layer of light avocado mousse on a bed of crab meat in a herb rémoulade dressing.
165K5 35 min. October 16th 2011
Vol-au-ventThe 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.
128K4.3 1 hour 23 min. October 20th 2013
Warm broccoli and Tuna SaladIn this recipe, the broccoli is served only just cooked and still warm with tuna, chopped shallot and cherry tomatoes in a good vinaigrette dressing.
49K4 22 min. March 3rd 2016
Warm chicken saladThis salad is a mixture of fresh, crunchy ingredients (spring onions, radishes and lettuce) with ribbons of pan-fried chicken, added while still warm.
108K4.2 29 min. June 24th 2012
Warm haricot bean saladMelt-in-the-mouth haricot beans, pan-fried lardons and croutons with chives and a good vinaigrette dressing.
34K 36 min. November 28th 2018
Warm lentil saladLentils boiled until just tender, then mixed with fried smoked bacon, onion, chives and dressed with a good vinaigrette.
168K4.6 53 min. September 5th 2010
Warm salad of potatoes and purple artichokesThis salad combines red onion, purple artichokes cut small and slices of warm potato, dressed with a good vinaigrette.
87K3.8 54 min. October 14th 2012
Warm scallop and cabbage saladThis salad combines the crunchiness of raw white cabbage, the softness of fried scallops and yielding cooked potatoes, bound in a good herb vinaigrette.
49K5 26 min. January 11th 2015
White asparagus saladThis spring salad combines warm white asparagus, hard-boiled eggs and small croutons, dressed with a tasty herb vinaigrette.
103K4.3 48 min. May 21th 2014
Zucchini and tomato remouladeA quick summer salad with Provencal flavors: zucchini, tomatoes and shallots, bound with a remoulade and basil sauce.
6,337 35 min. September 11th 2022
"Land and sea" kebabsFor these kebabs, cubes of lime-marinated fish (sea) alternate with mushrooms and bacon (land) along the skewer.
88K5 44 min. May 10th 2023
Baked salmon filletThis is a quick recipe for salmon fillet, surrounded by sliced potatoes and baked with lemon juice, olive oil and herbs.
95K4.6 33 min. March 26th 2015
Baked sea bass fillet with lemon and tarragonThis really simple recipe allows the natural nobility of sea bass to shine through: fillets baked until just done, complemented with lemon and tarragon.
33K 34 min. June 30th 2021
Breton style shellfish and vegetable soupFor this recipe with marine flavors, we will cook several kinds of shellfish, then add them to small creamed vegetables.
4,155 1 hour 43 min. January 8th 2023
Canapés of red mullet with poppy seedsTasty morsels of red mullet, fried with poppy seeds and served as canapés on toast with feta, basil and preserved tomatoes.
38K4.2 45 min. July 13th 2016
Cockles and cabbage with smoky cream sauceI think you'll like this straightforward recipe which brings together cockles and cabbage with a smoky cream sauce.
10K 1 hour 6 min. December 15th 2021
Crab CakesThese crab cakes are a mixture of crab meat - of course - with onion, parsley, breadcrumbs, egg and mayonnaise. The cakes are made fairly thick and shallow fried in a pan, but they can also be deep fried.
59K4.7 1 hour 3 min. July 1st 2015
Creamy "terre et mer" potsDiced fish (la mer), boiled vegetables and fried lardons (la terre), with all the delicious flavours of land and sea brought together in a creamy sauce.
33K 2 53 min. May 31th 2020
Cretan-style salmonCooked chopped leek and shallot with cubes of salmon, served in a yogurt, tomato and feta sauce.
163K5 1 hour 1 min. February 8th 2020
Crispy prawn rollsThe prawns are fried, then mixed with finely diced carrots and courgettes before being rolled up in a sheet of brik or filo pastry.
67K4.8 34 min. July 27th 2014
Crunchy little pieces of fishSmall pieces of fish, dipped in beated egg then in breadcrumbs, and fried. Preferably serve with something with slightly acidic like herb salad, or Béarnaise sauce.
245K5 49 min. February 21th 2011
Crusty cockle tartA small puff pastry tart case filled with cockles in a cream and egg-yolk sauce ("a la poulette" in French).
92K4.3 2 hours 52 min. March 17th 2013
Curried mussels with cabbageThe mussels are cooked "à la marinière", then shelled and served in a creamy curry sauce with shredded, barely-tender cabbage.
30K 1 hour 24 min. December 30th 2019
Curried tuna cubesIn this recipe chunky cubes of fresh tuna are marinated, then double-dipped to coat them before cooking: first in curry spices, then breadcrumbs. The cubes of fish are pan-fried to a crispy coating on the outside but stay tender in the middle.
52K4.9 2 hours 40 min. June 22th 2016
Erika's cevicheEricka's ceviche is a Peruvian version of the classic South American dish. The diced fish is cured (effectively "cooked") in lime juice. This dish is fairly simple to make, but delicous and full of fresh flavours.
56K 1 hour 9 min. December 30th 2019
Fillet of pollack cooked in two stagesThis pollack fillet is cooked in two stages: first pan-fried briefly to seal it and colour the outside, then baked gently in the oven in a parcel (en papillotte) on a bed of melting onions, julienne carrots and peas. This double cooking will give you a fish that's lightly crisped on the outside and...
163K4.7 1 hour 40 min. January 23th 2011
Fillet of salmon meunièreA fillet of salmon can be cooked in a similar way to sole: à la meunière. The fish is lightly floured, pan-fried in butter and served drizzled with lemony butter and flat-leaved parsley. Every bit as good as sole.
26K 25 min. April 11th 2021
Fillets of sole meunièreSole "meunière" gets its name no doubt from the flour used to coat the fish ("meunière" is French for miller's wife). It is a classic of French bistro cuisine, rich with butter, basically simple, but easy to do badly. Here are all the tips you need to succeed, using fillets rather than fish on the...
172K4.3 24 min. November 10th 2014
Firied fillet of sea bream with polentaA fillet of blackspot sea bream (though you can use another fish), fried rapidly and served with a creamy cheese polenta and sautéed cherry tomatoes.
41K4.3 23 min. September 4th 2016
Fish fillet in express cooking envelopeVegetables cut in small dice and precooked, fish fillet, lemon juice, olive oil, and 2 minutes in the microwave.
328K 23.8 1 hour 19 min. June 11th 2011
Fish fillet with preserved lemonsA thick fish fillet stuffed with slices of preserved lemon - crispy on the outside and tender inside.
107K4.3 36 min. January 30th 2013
Fish in a salt crustFish cooked in a salt crust is simply baked in the oven, surrounded and completely covered by a layer of coarse salt. This allows the fish to cook gently and it should be eaten as soon as the salt crust is opened. In this version, it is stuffed with lemon and herbs. Using a thermometer is the best...
148K3.8 1 hour 8 min. January 29th 2012
Fish in a seed crustFish fillets coated with a mixture of breadcrumbs and seeds, then fried.
71K4.2 30 min. June 1st 2014
Fish in a sesame crustFish portions cooked in 2 stages: first in the pan, then in the oven, covered with a sesame paste which turns crisp when baked.
140K4.4 42 min. February 28th 2012
Fish MousselinesMousselines are a lighter version of the classic French quenelles, but without breadcrumbs. They are poached first in fumet (fish stock), then served "en gratin" in sauce normande.
64K 24.3 38 min. December 29th 2018
Fish petals, vegetables julienne, and beurre blancThis recipe consists of delicate flakes ("petals") of poached fish, cooked with smoked ham, served on a bed of julienne vegetables (fine sticks of carrots, turnips and cabbage), with a "beurre blanc" sauce made with vinegar and shallots. Not difficult, but entails some work.
240K4.3 1 hour 34 min. December 31th 2013
Fish terrine with spinach and tomatoesThis terrine is made up of alternating layers of fish fillets with spinach and preserved tomatoes. It is cooked gently in the oven, then served in slices (yes, it really is a kind of terrine) with hollandaise sauce, for example.
20K5 1 hour 52 min. November 8th 2020
Fisherman's RagoutThis 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.
83K4.1 2 hours 17 min. December 30th 2019
GravlaxGravlax is a Nordic speciality and consists of boned salmon dry-cured overnight in salt and sugar. The cured salmon can be eaten like smoked salmon, just with a trickle of lemon juice, or with a light sauce of cream cheese and herbs.
51K5 12 hours 21 min. July 11th 2016
Grilled fillet of salmon with corn-salad creamA salmon fillet, grilled slowly to keep the inside tender, served with sesame rice and a little corn salad cream. You'll love it...
251K 13.9 1 hour 14 min. October 13th 2010
Koulibiak in pie dishKoulibiak is a traditional russian recipe from, usually served in a flat puff pastry fish shape. Here is an easier version, in a pie dish.
343K3.8 3 hours 19 min. September 7th 2018
Langoustine and leek tartsSmall puff pastry cases filled with a layer of chopped leeks, fried langoustines (also known as scampi or Dublin Bay prawns), topped with hollandaise sauce.
95K4.2 1 hour 28 min. May 13th 2012
Langoustine sabayon tartFor this recipe, the tart cases are made with sheets of filo pastry. These are filled with langoustines coated in a delicious lime-flavoured sabayon.
58K3.8 1 hour 6 min. July 2nd 2014
Mackerel rillettesThis recipe for mackerel rillettes (or potted mackerel) starts with poaching the fish. The flesh is then taken off the bones and forked into a seasoned mixture of butter, mustard, cream and lemon juice. In France this is traditionally eaten as an aperitif snack, served on small slices of toast.
35K 1 hour June 19th 2019
Marinated tuna and cabbageGrilled tuna, marinated in lemon and herbs, accompanied by finely sliced cabbage, which is cooked in the tuna cooking pan to enjoy the flavours.
6,329 1 hour 5 min. August 21th 2022
Marinated tuna with herbsHere is a very simple recipe, preferably for a barbecue or plancha, but could be made in the kitchen. As for any summer-barbecue-backyard recipe, all proportons can be varied according to taste.
250K4.3 1 hour 22 min. February 21th 2011
Mussels with arroz negroThe famous Spanish arroz negro (black rice) is prepared by adding squid ink towards the end of cooking. This gives the rice not only its curious dark colour, but delicious marine flavours. In this recipe it forms the bed for mussels, cooked simply and served out of their shells – a perfect...
28K 1 hour 10 min. January 30th 2019
Mussels with beurre d'escargotIn this recipe, the mussels are cooked briefly first in salted water, just until they open. They are then shelled and popped in the oven for a few minutes with a knob of beurre d'escargot (butter for snails).
28K 21 min. December 2nd 2018
Nicholas's fishThis is a very easy recipe, everything hinges on the brief cooking of the leeks, then the fish.
233K4.8 56 min. February 21th 2011
Parcels of fish fillet in spinachThese parcels are made with small pieces of fish fillet, wrapped in a blanched spinach leaf and lightly fried in butter. They can be served with a salted white wine sabayon (as in the recipe of scallops with crunchy vegetables), a beurre blanc, a dash of olive oil with herbs, or any other sauce of...
222K5 2 hours 23 min. March 18th 2013
Pollack fillet baked with rice and vegetables.This oven-baked recipe teams layers of rice and vegetables (sesame-flavoured rice, sautéed courgettes, onions and tomatoes) with fillets of fish (pollack here) and thyme laid on top. Everything is then cooked together in the oven.
42K4.3 1 hour 7 min. September 25th 2016
Quick prawn curryA very quick way to prepare a creamy prawn curry with lime and spring onion.
114K5 34 min. August 12th 2015
Red mullet fillets in a quick marinadeFor this recipe, the marinade is made in a jiffy: oil, lemon, parsley, salt and pepper. The red mullet fillets are marinaded for an hour, then pan-fried quickly. They are served with plain white rice.
65K4.6 1 hour 21 min. February 22th 2015
Red sea bream fillets in a soy-sauce marinadeIn this recipe, fillets of red sea bream are marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, lime juice and olive oil before being pan fried.
83K4.9 25 min. March 16th 2014
Rolls of fish in smoked hamPieces of white fish rolled in thinly sliced smoked ham. These rolls are cooked in a little olive oil and served with French beans. The pairing of smoked ham with fish might seem a little strange, but in fact these flavours marry well.
291K4.9 54 min. February 21th 2011
Salmon "en papillote" with small vegetablesA fresh salmon escalope just salt and pepper with small dices of small vegetables.
229K 15 1 hour 28 min. June 22th 2011
Salmon chard rollsFor this dish only the green part of the chard is used. The blanched leaves are rolled around grilled salmon portions. The rolls are served coated with a savoury lemon sabayon, or the sauce of your choice.
155K3.8 1 hour 21 min. August 8th 2010
Salmon marinated like herringIn 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.
126K 44.6 1 day 38 min. December 4th 2011
Salmon rillettesA terrine of two kinds of salmon (cooked and smoked) with butter and lemon.
267K4.3 2 hours 38 min. March 26th 2013
Scallops au gratinScallops rapidly pan-fried, then arranged in shells on a bed of finely chopped leeks, topped with a bechamel sauce and browned in the oven.
53K 1 hour 7 min. January 13th 2019
Scallops with fondue of leeksIn this very creamy dish, the scallops are pan-fried, then the leeks fondue is added to absorb all the flavours.
303K 24.6 23 min. March 6th 2020
Scallops with green asparagus tips and parmesanIn this recipe scallops are fried quickly, then cooked aaparagus tips are added with a sprinkling of parmesan to serve.
227K4.1 38 min. February 21th 2011
Scrambled eggs with langoustines and asparagus tips.For this dish, the langoustines and asparagus tips are sautéed bafore being mixed with the beaten eggs and finished like scrambled eggs.
24K 50 min. August 28th 2019
Sea bass with coriander cream en papilloteIn this recipe, the fillets of sea bass are laid on a julienne of leeks (the white part), covered with a coriander cream sauce and cooked "en papillote".
48K5 52 min. February 19th 2017
Sea bass with Indian spicesIn this recipe, the whole secret is in the cooking. The sea bass (or other fish of your choice) is simply fried with an Indian spice mix.
10K 22 min. September 1st 2021
Seafood feuillantinesLittle savoury "millefeuilles" with a very Breton taste of the sea: a mix of crab and salmon in a herb mayonnaise, piled up between crisp circles of buckwheat pancake.
87K5 48 min. April 28th 2013
Seafood rice saladThis warm rice salad ("riz du pêcheur" – fisherman's rice in French) combines cooked rice with sautéed prawns, mussels and flaked salmon in a rémoulade dressing.
13K 26 min. October 17th 2021
Seared tuna with lemon and limeThis is a very simple way to prepare and cook tuna - a fish that tends to dry out very quickly if you are not careful about how you cook it. In this recipe the tuna medallions are marinated in a mixture of olive oil, lemon and lime, before being seared briefly on both sides. Serve with rice cooked...
36K4.8 2 hours 18 min. July 23th 2017
Spicy seafood planchaA 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.
28K 1 hour 33 min. March 11th 2018
Stock-pot fishA julienne of vegetables (small sticks) mixed with choice morsels of fish, slowly cooked in vegetable stock.
291K4.3 2 hours 36 min. December 31th 2013
Tagliatelle with cocklesIn 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...
121K 14.7 2 hours 16 min. June 24th 2018
Tahitian style fishLittle pieces of fish marinated overnight a night in lime juice.
253K5 12 hours 57 min. February 21th 2011
Tender tunaCooking tuna can be tricky: undercooked it is unappetising, overcooked it dries out rapidly. Here is a method which guarantees that your tuna will be perfectly cooked and tender.
134K4.7 49 min. March 26th 2014
African style chickenThis is a sort of smoked chicken, cooked in a tomato-coconut sauce, and served with kidney beans and plain rice. It's quite a simple recipe, with ready-made ingredients, but which needs a long cooking time on low heat (one hour).
381K5 2 hours 4 min. February 21th 2011
Beef WellingtonBeef Wellington consists of a beef fillet (or tenderloin) that is first seared, then cooked in the oven in a puff pastry crust stuffed with a mushroom duxelles and morsels of foie gras. The recipe is rather long, but fairly straightfoward. Here I show you all the tips to help you make it sucessfully...
97K5 1 hour 38 min. May 10th 2023
Cajun pork with rice.In Cajun cooking, rice dishes with meat, like the famous jambalaya, take pride of place. Here is a simplified version using marinated pork.
47K 2 hours 27 min. May 6th 2020
Chicano burgerTime for a fresh take on burgers with this Mexican-inspired version. The beef patty is pepped up with chilli spices and partnered with a plainer patty made with red kidney beans.
17K 1 hour 2 min. May 12th 2021
Chicken breasts in a potato crustIn this recipe, instant mashed potato powder is used to give an original crusty coating to the chicken breasts. These are fried and served with peas.
115K4.8 1 hour 3 min. August 26th 2012
Chinese style chickenOnly "chinese style", not a true chinese recipe.
286K4 1 hour 38 min. February 28th 2012
Confit of carrots with baconAs 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.
34K4.8 2 hours 32 min. April 16th 2017
Duo of slow-cooked porkTwo 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.
48K 4 hours 49 min. November 18th 2018
Escalope of veal in a cream sauceEscalopes of veal, mushrooms and a cream sauce.
236K4.6 1 hour 3 min. May 10th 2023
Escalopes in a sesame crustFried veal escalopes in a crisp crumb coating with sesame seeds.
8,895 31 min. March 6th 2022
Express chilli con carneThis is a really express recipe, a "true" chilli is longer and more difficult to do.
374K3.8 33 min. February 21th 2011
Fillet of beef in a rosemary crustThis is a sophisticated way to cook beef fillet (tenderloin): we make an unleavened bread dough (which will not be eaten), adding plenty of salt and lots of roughly chopped springs of rosemary. The beef fillet is seared all over in a frying pan, then wrapped in the dough before being cooked in a hot...
42K 14.8 50 min. August 26th 2021
Five hours poultryPerhaps 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...
519K3.8 5 hours 12 min. January 27th 2012
HamburgersHamburgers don't have to be the greasy flabby things you find in fast-food outlets, well-made they can be excellent. It's a very convivial recipe as everything goes on the table, and everyone assembles their own burger according to personal taste.
401K4.8 33 min. December 6th 2015
Hay-baked poultryCooking poultry in hay may seem strange, but it is a very simple method. The bird is just seasoned and cooked slowly for a long time with a large bunch of hay. During the slow cooking the poultry takes on the flavour of the hay, with its mix of grassy herbal and floral notes. This recipe is inspired...
9,276 4 hours 21 min. October 13th 2021
Involtini-Style Filet MignonThis filet mignon of pork is split, rather like an involtini, and stuffed with grilled bacon, parsley and cheese.
48K3.8 52 min. April 15th 2018
InvoltinisInvoltinis are small rolls of meat, usually veal, and cheese. Here is my version.
368K4.4 2 hours 51 min. February 21th 2011
Larded pork tenderloinTenderloin of pork stuffed with mustard and parsley, then wrapped in thin slices of bacon and oven roasted.
217K 14.7 1 hour 28 min. November 3rd 2011
Lille style chickenChicken 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.
337K3.8 50 min. May 10th 2023
Loin of pork with herbs and julienne vegetablesPork 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.
338K4.2 2 hours 33 min. November 27th 2015
Mexican-style pork medallionsFor 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.
52K5 44 min. November 6th 2016
Morteau sausageIn this recipe Morteau sausage is cooked on a bed of potatoes cut into medium sized pieces. The idea of this recipe is that the pricked Morteau sausage cooks slowly, so that its smoky flavour seeps down onto the potatoes - it's a pure delight.
1.2M 34.1 1 hour 31 min. October 13th 2010
Morteau sausage "crisps"To make these "crisps", the Morteau sausage is first boiled before being sliced thinly. The slices are then baked in the oven until they start to crisp. These make a very tasty aperitif snack or can be served to accompany any dish you choose.
40K4.5 1 hour 9 min. March 15th 2017
Pan-fried chicken breast on mozzarellaChicken breasts pan-fried with sage leaves, topped with thinly sliced mozzarella and preserved tomatoes, then served turned over on a bed of the "toppings".
54K4.1 23 min. December 30th 2019
Pork Chops Champvallon stylePork chops à la Champvallon are a nicely historic recipe of meat and potatoes in long cooking.
2,298 3 hours 8 min. April 30th 2023
Pork Chops with RosemaryThis recipe is cooked in two stages: the chops are flash-fried in a pan, then finished more slowly in the oven. Towards the end of cooking, you can top the meat with slices of cheese, if you like.
40K4.6 26 min. February 3rd 2016
Pork medallions with "full" turnipsThis recipe brings together sautéed medallions of pork filet mignon and turnips, pan-fried then filled with a creamy mixture made from their own green tops. As in all the best cookery, nothing is wasted.
34K4.7 1 hour 4 min. December 30th 2019
Pork roast with herbsA succulent joint of pork, slow-roasted with herbs and served with baby potatoes cooked in the meat juices.
44K 4 hours 37 min. January 16th 2019
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.
403K 25 6 hours 46 min. October 3rd 2019
Quick chicken curryThis curry is quick to make if you have left over cooked chicken, and is always delicious.
253K5 33 min. August 25th 2011
Roast beef "like they do it in Santa Fe"For this delicious roast, the beef joint is seared all over, then wrapped in slices of grilled (broiled) bacon before the final long, slow roasting in a bag with aromatic ingredients (bayleaf, shallots, carrot, thyme and chilli). Cooked this way, the meat will be well done on the outside, meltingly...
49K4.5 5 hours 39 min. July 30th 2017
Roast in the bag pork with fondant vegetables.Roasting "in the bag" is a simple but long method. The meat is sealed in a bag and cooked slowly at moderate temperature, keeping it very tender and with an amazing flavour. Meat cooked like this produces delicious juicies without adding anything else. These can be used to cook vegetables to a...
72K3 5 hours 43 min. April 12th 2020
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...
60K4.6 3 hours 56 min. December 30th 2019
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...
114K4.5 1 hour 5 min. February 5th 2017
Sautéed chicken with leeksChunks of chicken marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, vinegar and spices, then sautéed with diagonally cut leeks cooked separately. A simple, healthy recipe with a spicy kick.
65K5 1 hour 53 min. January 20th 2019
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.
46K 49 min. May 10th 2023
Sautéed turmeric chicken with mushroomsFor this dish, the chicken and mushrooms are first sautéed separately, then combined in a cream and turmeric sauce.
36K 1 hour 2 min. May 10th 2023
Sliced veal with leeks and mushroomsSmall strips of veal sautéed with mushrooms and leeks in a creamy sauce.
3,776 2 hours 6 min. May 10th 2023
Steak burger topped with eggA succulent steak burger, topped with a perfect egg. Here are all the tips you need to produce this simple but delicious dish.
241K4.9 52 min. June 22th 2013
Tenderloin steak with beetroot tops and mushroomsTenderloin steaks pan-fried with rosemary, served with beetroot tops and mushroom duxelles in a cream sauce.
5,226 28 min. May 15th 2022
Veal Chop With Assortment of VegetablesThe 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).
50K5 2 hours 27 min. November 18th 2015
Veal with mushrooms and green asparagusSmall strips of fried veal partnered with mushrooms and boiled green asparagus.
7,230 1 hour 7 min. May 10th 2023
Wiener SchnitzelA Wiener schnitzel is a thin veal cutlet (escalope) coated in breadcrumbs.
125K4.1 1 hour 20 min. September 7th 2018
"Day After Pork Belly" SoupIf you have made cured pork belly with lentils, you will no doubt have some of the stock left from cooking the meat and lentils. This will be full of flavour, so can be turned into a quick and delicious soup. Here's how to do it.
42K4.1 35 min. November 15th 2015
"Oeufs rabattus" with leeksThis quick French way of cooking eggs is similar to an omelette, but with the egg simply drawn in towards the centre during the brief cooking. The eggs here are cooked with sautéed leeks and served with delicious morteau sausage "crisps".
28K4.3 44 min. March 29th 2017
Algerian brik rollsIn this recipe, the brik (or filo) rolls are filled with fried minced meat, flavoured with cous-cous spices, garlic and onion.
54K5 37 min. June 3rd 2015
AligotAligot is a traditional family dish from the Auvergne mountains in France. It is basically a potato purée enriched with cheese and stirred for a long time.
104K4.2 1 hour 17 min. April 5th 2012
Artichokes with beefThis dish combines artichokes, sautéed with shallot in olive oil, with cooked beef and potatoes (simply heated through).
65K4.1 46 min. October 15th 2014
Asparagus and spinach gratinA quick vegetable gratin made with asparagus and spinach cooked beforehand, in a bechamel sauce and topped with slivers of Brie.
13K 1 hour 2 min. June 20th 2021
Auvergnat tartinesIdeal for a Sunday evening (but not limited to that), these generously topped slices are very simple to make with toasted bread, ham, tomatoes and Saint-Nectaire – and always go down well.
11K5 39 min. September 5th 2021
Avengers' potatoesLurking behind this strange name (see reason below) is a kind of potato-cheese gratin, which is wrapped in thin slices of bacon. It's cooked first on the hob, then in the oven.
287K5 1 hour 54 min. February 21th 2011
Baby broad beans and peas with rice and mascarponeFresh spring vegetables (peas and young broad beans here) with white rice, made creamy at the last minute with a little mascarpone.
6,149 37 min. July 3rd 2022
Bacon and cabbage omeletteA classic, peasant-style omelette with fried bacon bits and blanched green cabbage.
48K4 50 min. April 26th 2017
Baked Camembert with WalnutsCamembert can be melted in the oven, like this hot box cheese, but here it has the added delight of toasted chopped walnuts, served on a bed of hot potatoes.
40K3.8 56 min. March 13th 2016
Baked leek and Camembert slicesIn this recipe slices of bread are topped with creamed leeks and slivers of Camembert before browning in the oven.
38K4.8 21 min. March 6th 2020
Baked Mont d'Or with diced mixed vegetablesThe classic hot box method is a delicious way to serve Mont d'Or cheese. For a more original twist, this recipe adds mixed vegetables. The cheese is baked in the oven as usual, but filled with the diced vegetables and mushrooms.
38K3.8 58 min. February 26th 2017
Baked potatoes with poached egg and tuna sauceYou will no doubt have baked potatoes the classic way, but here's a version inspired by Yotam Ottolenghi, served with a delicious tuna and caper sauce, and a poached egg.
22K 1 hour 16 min. September 27th 2020
Baked potoatoes with herb butter or creamHere'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...
181K 13.8 1 hour 42 min. October 24th 2010
Baker's chicken and potato tartA 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.
36K 1 hour 23 min. June 16th 2019
Baker's tuna and mushroom tartA baker's tart, sometimes called a baker's pizza, is a tart with a base made of bread dough. This version, without tomatoes, combines tuna with mushrooms.
29K 1 hour 2 min. May 10th 2023
Beans with tomatoesFresh white haricot beans and leftover chicken cooked with stewed tomatoes, a sprig of parsley and it's ready.
187K4.1 1 hour 55 min. February 21th 2011
Big knife-cut chips (French fries)These chips (French fries) are made from potatoes steamed then fried in their skins. Usually we make big ones (3 times the usual French fry) and serve 2 or 3 per guest.
258K4.1 1 hour 19 min. February 21th 2011
Boulangère potatoesThis great classic of French home cooking consists of sliced potatoes with slivers of bacon between, on a bed of onion fondue, moistened with poultry (or beef) stock and baked in the oven. It takes a fairly long time, but is so good, and reheats very well.
24K 2 1 hour 36 min. April 5th 2020
Bourguignon potatoesPotatoes 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.
17K 1 hour 55 min. August 12th 2021
bread-crust quicheUse quiche filling mixture to transform a dry loaf into a spectacular bread-crust quiche. It can be enjoyed on its own or is ideal as an aperitif snack. The bread crust will crisp up when it is baked a second time, the perfect foil for the soft quiche filling.
9,3384 58 min. April 20th 2022
Breton galettes (pancakes)Of uniquely Breton origin, this is a buckwheat pancake on which you cook an egg with ham and cheese before folding it over. Easy and quick to make, it's an ideal answer to the question "what are we going to eat this evening?".
204K 23.9 16 min. February 21th 2011
Breton leek and mushroom tartThis is a "tart" with a difference: the case is not made with pastry, but with a double layer of lightly buttered Breton galettes (buckwheat pancakes). The filling is made with shallots, sautéed mushrooms, leeks and cream. You might have noticed that this recipe includes the key elements of...
35K4.3 1 hour 13 min. May 10th 2023
Breton PieThis 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.
50K4.1 1 hour 9 min. October 25th 2015
Breton SandwichThis is a sandwich with a difference: its Breton character comes not only from the crab in mayonnaise, but also from pieces of "galette" (buckwheat pancake), fried in butter.
41K3.8 22 min. November 11th 2015
Broccoli savoury custardThis light and delicious savoury custard with broccoli is perfect to serve with meat or fish in a sauce.
76K4 44 min. October 18th 2015
Cabbage julienne with hamA quick recipe: cabbage julienne cooked English style, pan-fried ribbons of ham, a knob of butter and some parsley, and it's ready.
210K 34.1 27 min. December 31th 2013
CassouletCassoulet is typical, even emblematic, of southern French cuisine. It is a "slow food" casserole in which meat and vegetables, particualrly dried beans, are cooked together for a long time. Here is a simplified version of this famous dish.
182K4.1 16 hours 9 min. September 17th 2021
Cassoulet-style shepherd's pie.You may well have come across hachis parmentier, the French version of shepherd's pie. Here's a variation using puréed haricot beans, inspired by another classic French dish: cassoulet.
25K 54 min. June 3rd 2020
Cauliflower "moelleux" in ramekinsThis melt-in-the-mouth cauliflower dish is a kind of purée, bound with a little potato and cooked in milk to add creamy smoothness. This makes a great accompaniment for meat, or as the main feature, served in ramekins with slivers of fried dry-cured ham.
38K 58 min. March 3rd 2019
Cauliflower and avocado rémouladeThe combination of cauliflower and avocado is generally a successful one. In this recipe the cauliflower is grated tabbouleh style then mixed with the avocado and a rémoulade dressing for a fresh, summery starter.
7,074 22 min. June 26th 2022
Cauliflower and chickpea puréeCauliflower and chickpeas go really well together. Here they are combined in a creamy purée which makes a delicious accompaniment for red meat, for example.
23K 42 min. January 27th 2021
Cauliflower and purple eggplant with Greek pestoMediterranean flavors for this recipe where cauliflower and purple eggplant are bound together with a Greek-style "pesto".
6,099 56 min. September 4th 2022
Cauliflower coconut curryCurry sauces are often heavy with cream, but here's one that's non-dairy, made with coconut milk, so much lighter. It's every bit as delicious.
8,906 54 min. February 27th 2022
Cauliflower curryPlenty of flavour in this cauliflower curry: from the hot spices, of course, but also from dry-roasted cashew nuts.
120K4.8 54 min. January 19th 2014
Celeriac and mushroom gratinThis gratin combines sliced celeriac simmered in milk with fried mushrooms.
60K5 1 hour 8 min. May 10th 2023
Celeriac in cream and mustard sauceThe celeriac in this dish is cooked in two stages: pan-fried first, then braised in cream with mustard. It can be enjoyed as the main feature with rice or cous-cous, for example, or served to accompany meat.
27K 43 min. December 15th 2019
Chard and potato gratinAll of the chard leaves (greens and stalk) will be used in this recipe. They are first boiled, then layered with sliced potatoes and topped with a bechamel sauce.
31K 1 hour 6 min. June 10th 2020
Cheese and tomato tartA thin puff pastry base, precooked to be extra crisp, filled after cooling with a bed of cream cheese, then a generous layer of tomatoes (as many different colours as possible) to create a colourful and flavoursome tart.
16K 1 hour 44 min. September 2nd 2020
Cheese SouffléA soufflé - one of those dishes with a reputation for being tricky to get right. In fact, it's not as difficult as all that. The important thing is to break the process down into stages: start by making the bechamel sauce, add some cheese (this turns it into a Mornay sauce), then add the egg yolks...
109K 14.4 1 hour 34 min. September 11th 2013
Chicken and avocado bagelsBagels filled with herby cream cheese, topped with morsels of fried chicken and slivers of avocado.
20K 37 min. June 2nd 2021
Chicken and mushroom brik rollsRoll of brik (or filo) pastry filled with chopped mushrooms, diced chicken and sautéd onions.
108K5 51 min. May 10th 2023
Chicken and mushroom pieThis lovely pie has a puff pastry crust filled with a mixture of fried mushrooms, diced chicken and parsley, all bound in a cream sauce.
80K 14.4 1 hour 40 min. May 10th 2023
Chicken Brussels pieThis is a novel twist on the well known cottage or shepherd's pie idea (minced meat topped with mashed potato). Why not try this "Brussels" pie with a mixture of mashed potato and Brussels sprouts on top of chopped chicken?
28K5 1 hour 24 min. February 23th 2020
Chicken pieApart from the obvious chicken, this pie's puff pastry "lid" also conceals mushrooms, bacon, hard-boiled eggs and leeks.
98K4.3 2 hours 29 min. May 10th 2023
Chicken with rice and leeksFor this "chicken with rice", the rice is cooked using the pilau method (started on the hob, finished in the oven), but with chicken cooking juices as the liquid to add plenty of delicious flavour. Pieces of cooked chicken are then added. This version also has chopped and lightly fried leeks.
36K4.1 56 min. January 29th 2017
Chicken with spinach in a cream sauceThis recipe combines morsels of cooked chicken, spinach and potatoes with cream for a simple and tasty dish.
40K 36 min. July 3rd 2019
Chilli chicken and spinach gratinA classic combination of chicken and spinach is pepped up with chilli spices and balanced with a velvety bechamel sauce, topped with cheese and browned in the oven.
20K 1 hour 35 min. May 23th 2021
Chilli potato wedgesTo make these spicy wedges, the potatoes are boiled whole first, then cut, coated in your choice of spices and cooked in the oven until browned and beautifully crisp.
14K 1 hour 51 min. May 16th 2021
Comtoise stuffed tomatoesThese stuffed tomatoes are a bit special: the stuffing is made with Morteau sausage, onions, rice and cancoilotte cheese.
38K4.1 1 hour 36 min. October 5th 2016
Comtoise tart for SeànThis tart has all the flavour of the Franche-Comté: the puff-pastry base is covered with diced Morteau sausage and fried potatoes. This is topped with cancoillotte cheese - totally delicious!
65K4.2 1 hour 49 min. March 10th 2021
Country vegetable soupIn this "country" (paysanne) style soup, the vegetables are left in small pieces, rather than blended.
77K 14.3 1 hour 11 min. April 2nd 2014
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.
485K 13.7 1 hour 20 min. October 13th 2010
CouscousIn couscous, the meat and vegetable mixture is rather long to cook, but not difficult. And the couscous itself (a kind of coarse semolina) is simple and quick to prepare.
491K4.3 2 hours 36 min. November 16th 2017
Crab and smoked salmon club sandwichesA club sandwich has three slices of bread, filled with a mayonnaise-style dressing. Here is a crab and smoked salmon version with cocktail sauce.
204K 15 1 hour 2 min. October 13th 2010
Creamy artichokesThis hearty vegetable recipe uses the whole globe artichoke (heart and leaves), combining the creamy artichoke texture with the crunch of sautéed potatoes.
18K 1 hour 18 min. August 6th 2020
Creamy asparagus and meat timbaleAsparagus cooked separately first, then sliced and mixed with a reduced cream sauce, full of meaty flavour, and served in individual dishes.
5,986 45 min. April 13th 2022
Creamy cauliflower with smoked salmonA creamy cauliflower purée with steamed leek, and strips of smoked salmon lightly sautéed on the side.
3,317 56 min. February 5th 2023
Creamy Comtoise artichoke gratinThis is an artichoke recipe with a difference: we'll be using both heart and leaves, first steamed, then lightly sautéed before being blended with cancoillotte cheese to make a creamy purée. This is then browned in individual ramekins.
16K 49 min. December 9th 2020
Creamy rice with green asparagus and sorrelThis 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.
15K 44 min. May 26th 2021
Creamy rice with spinachFor this simple recipe, rice is mixed with a shallot cream before adding cooked spinach.
666 18 min. May 28th 2023
Creamy spinach and potato gratinThis 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).
51K4 1 hour 5 min. December 17th 2017
Crispy potato and mushroom brik rollsThese crispy rolls have a mashed potato filling with mushrooms and herbs.
49K5 46 min. July 26th 2015
Crispy potato galette with leeksFor this recipe, we make a "galette" of fried potatoes, then add layer of steamed leeks and melt cheese over the top. The galette is folded over, rather like an omelette, before being cut into portions.
39K4.1 39 min. May 5th 2016
Crispy rolls with chicken and leekFinely sliced leeks are cooked with a shallot, to which is added leftover chicken with a little cream and parmesan. This mixture is rolled up in filo pastry, and cooked in the oven.
219K5 49 min. February 21th 2011
Crispy smoked salmon and herb rollsThis recipe is for rolls of brik or filo pastry with a filling of smoked salmon, eggs, herbs and mustard. These are cut into sections before being cooked in the oven.
54K4.1 48 min. February 26th 2015
Croque-monsieur completThis is a "full Monty" version of the traditional French toasted sandwich: the bread is dipped in beaten egg with cream before cooking, rather like pain perdu, to make the fried bread rich and moist. The French term "complet" here means "with everything": egg, ham and cheese.
61K 14.1 25 min. June 14th 2015
Croque-monsieur gourmandThis "gourmand" (or "greedy") version of the traditional French toasted sandwich has 3 fillings: fried potato slices, creamed leeks and fried ham.
50K5 49 min. March 6th 2020
Croque-monsieur potatoesA way to revive potatoes, "croque-monsieur" style: topped with bechamel sauce, ham and cheese, then browned in the oven.
13K 40 min. August 4th 2021
Curried polentaMade like a classic polenta, then pepped up with curry powder and mixed with morsels of separately cooked globe artichoke.
6,191 44 min. May 25th 2022
Deep leek and potato quicheThe French make a "tourte" that is smaller and deeper than a normal quiche. This recipe makes the most of this difference: it has plenty of texture and flavour, with bacon, potatoes, leeks, two different cheeses, and an egg and cream filling poured over.
50K 1 hour 36 min. April 17th 2022
Duck ParmentierThis recipe is very simple to make as everything can be prepared in advance. A layer of duck meat is sandwiched between two layers of potato purée. This is topped with grated cheese before being put in the oven.
93K3.9 51 min. January 27th 2013
Duet of creamed cauliflower and cabbageFor this creamy "duet", the cauliflower and cabbage are boiled first, then mixed just before serving with a reduced cream sauce.
26K 52 min. July 4th 2021
Eggs ComtoiseIn this recipe from eastern France, an egg yolk sits inside a potato nest with a topping of hot cancoillote cheese. The nest is served with fried sliced potatoes.
36K3.8 40 min. January 17th 2016
Eggs in brioche nestsThis is an original way to serve an egg: with cheese in a savoury brioche nest. This looks elegant for when you have guests and it is delicious as well.
44K4.1 3 hours 37 min. December 6th 2015
Eggs in tomato shellsThis is a novel way of cooking eggs: in tomato "shells" or egg-cups! For extra flavour, we'll put a spoonful of caramelized onions in the tomato first.
42K3.9 1 hour 3 min. October 11th 2015
Eggs with tomatoes and courgettesMelting courgettes with tomatoes and onions into which the eggs are slid carefully, without breaking the yolk, and cooked gently. The secret of success in this recipe is to combine the tomatoes and courgettes when they are really soft, and cook the egg white, leaving the yolk still runny.
66K3.8 52 min. September 27th 2015
Endive gratin with cancoillotteHere is a variation on the classic French recipe for endives with ham. This recipe uses cancoillotte cheese instead of the usual béchamel sauce.
94K3.8 57 min. February 5th 2014
EndivesA very classic recipe, but which can easily fail due to two main errors: too much water in bottom of dish because endives give off a lot, and endives that are too bitter so that children hate it. Here is a method which avoids these two problems.
299K5 1 hour 29 min. February 14th 2012
Endives "bonne femme"A one-pot endive dish with potatoes, onion and bacon. [Translator's note: the French "bonne femme" style is good, straightforward home cooking (whether the cook is a man or a woman!).
100K4.3 1 hour 23 min. May 12th 2013
Feta and spinach brik pieIn this recipe, a feta and cream filling is sandwiched between layers of spinach and wrapped in brik (or filo) pastry.
62K 24.8 55 min. December 10th 2014
Filo leeks and cheese tartThis is a very quick tart recipe, where the crust is made by a stacking filo pastry sheets.
270K4.3 1 hour 14 min. April 17th 2022
Fine multi-tomato tartThis simple but very elegant tart makes the most of different tomato varieties. Their diversity allows us to create a multi-coloured tart, featuring all their attractive shades.
34K 59 min. October 14th 2018
FlamicheFlamiche is a savoury tart from the Picardy region of northeasten France. It is a cousin of quiche lorraine, but the pastry is characteristically made with lard and the filling has neither bacon nor eggs. This version contains a mixture of endives and leeks (white part only).
32K 14.5 1 hour 16 min. April 30th 2017
French toast "cordon bleu"You are probably familiar with those "cordon bleu" chicken breasts filled with ham and melted cheese that so many kids seem to enjoy. Here's a lighter, bread-based version that is deliciously moist. The bread is dipped in egg, like for French toast, then in a coating of breadcrumbs with herbs before...
36K4.6 38 min. February 12th 2017
French-style peasA traditional French recipe, "Petis pois à la Française", with a personal twist, but very easy to prepare. It is an ideal accompaniment for meat, poultry or even a grilled fillet of fish.
144K3.8 28 min. July 15th 2012
Fresh spinach with creamFresh spinach, simply wilted, reheated in a sauce of thickened cream with shallot, and served with quarters of hard-boiled egg.
328K3.8 1 hour 43 min. September 29th 2012
Fried bread with leek and poached eggA slice of fried buttered bread with fried sliced leek, topped with a poached egg. For the best effect, split the egg open just before serving.
34K4.8 31 min. September 18th 2016
Fried cheese toasties with avocadoCheese toasties just got naughtier: pan-fried with butter, the French way. Serve with sliced avocado and lime juice for a delicious contrast of hot and crunchy with cold and yielding – and a clearer conscience!
16K 28 min. January 20th 2021
Fried egg in breadThis is a novel way to cook an egg in the middle of a slice of fried bread. For a continental twist to the English breakfast, it comes with a slice of grilled bacon and a little pesto. The tricky part (explained in full in the recipe) is to cook the egg white through but keep the yolk runny.
101K 15 29 min. September 8th 2015
Fried eggs with tomatoesIn 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.
70K4.8 31 min. November 27th 2013
Fried rillettesRilletes formed into thin cakes and fried. This allows the fat to drain off during cooking and leaves crunchy and tasty discs of lean meat which can be served with mashed potato (purée).
108K4.9 29 min. December 11th 2011
Genoese croque-monsieurHere is an Italian version of the famous French toasted sandwich: a croque-monsieur from Genoa. The two slices of fried bread hold together scrambled egg, pesto and grated Parmesan.
44K 24 min. July 22th 2018
Gisèle's PastiesThese small pasties ("rissoles" in the original French version) are made with shortcrust pastry, filled with a mixture of cooked meat, onion, parsley, garlic and egg.
185K3.8 1 hour 14 min. September 10th 2018
Glazed mushrooms with plain riceIn this very simple recipe, the mushrooms are lightly sautéed, then glazed with soy sauce and lemon juice, and served on a bed of plain white rice.
14K 29 min. May 10th 2023
Gnocchi alla romanaGnocchi are a type of pasta made with flour and potatoes or, as here, semolina. For this recipe, the gnocchi are made quite large and cooked "au gratin", topped with grated cheese.
31K 2 hours 59 min. July 29th 2020
Grated potato cakesThese grated potato cakes (similar to hash browns, but without the onion) can be deep or pan fried. They are excellent with meat, but quite delicious on their own. Children love them.
132K4.3 39 min. November 23th 2014
Gratin "grilled inside"We think of a classic gratin, potatoes and cauliflower, but in this recipe we start by grilling them before assembling the gratin, which gives a slightly crunchy texture, and especially a delicious taste.
6,673 1 hour 44 min. September 25th 2022
Gratin ComtoisThis version of Gratin Comtois begins like the classic gratin dauphinois, but uses Morbier cheese, and diced Morteau sausage for a hint of smoky flavour. There's no denying it, this is a rich and hearty dish!
18K 1 hour 13 min. April 7th 2021
Gratin DauphinoisThis 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...
373K 25 1 hour 3 min. August 13th 2016
Gratin of chicken with rice and sautéed mushroomsThis is a very simple gratin, mainly using leftovers (chicken and rice), ideal for a Sunday night supper.
34K3.8 52 min. May 10th 2023
Gratin of Endives with Mont d'OrThis gratin has layers of potatoes and sautéed endives, topped with Mont d'Or cheese and browned in the oven.
40K5 58 min. February 14th 2016
Gratin of Jerusalem artichokes à la ComtoiseFor this recipe, a half-topinamus, half-potato gratin, with a little smoky taste provided by diced Morteau sausage.
4,146 1 hour 20 min. January 15th 2023
Gratin of leeks with Morbier cheeseIn this recipe of gratin, without potatoes, sliced leeks are bound with a cream with Morbier cheese.
2,275 1 hour April 16th 2023
Gratin of purple artichokesThis is a very simple recipe: just potatoes, purple artichokes, a sprinkling of Parmesan and into the oven it goes...
48K4.1 42 min. November 30th 2014
Gratin ParmentierHere, a potato gratin meets hachis Parmentier (minced beef topped with mashed potato): 2 layers of potato around a layer of pre-cooked minced meat.
51K3.6 1 hour 22 min. May 1st 2019
Gratin slices with spinachA slice of bread with a gratin of bechamel containing hard-boiled egg and topped with cheese, served with fresh spinach.
82K4.1 1 hour 33 min. March 20th 2013
Gratin-style spinach and chicken omeletteA simple omelette treated more like a gratin: the omelette forms the bottom layer in the dish, topped with chicken and spinach in a cream sauce and browned in the oven.
22K 43 min. August 16th 2020
Greek style sandwichesGrilled toast with purple pesto and feta, with hints of thyme and tomato.
6,446 26 min. October 2nd 2022
Greek-style stuffed courgettesCourgettes filled with a mixture of feta, pine nuts and lemon, then cooked gratin-style in the the oven.
7,951 50 min. July 17th 2022
Green asparagus omeletteSmall spears of green asparagus steamed and sliced, served with grated Parmesan in the middle of an omelette.
130K3.8 33 min. May 6th 2012
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.
11K 48 min. October 24th 2021
Green beans with tomatoesCut green beans simmered with tomatoes and mixed with onions and lightly fried lardons (or small pieces of bacon).
127K 14.7 1 hour 38 min. July 6th 2011
Grilled cheeseThis is the classic American pan-fried sandwich, the "grilled cheese". The French have their own, slightly different speciality: croque-monsieur.
38K5 21 min. June 8th 2016
Grilled ham and bechamel sandwichesTartines topped with a generous layer of béchamel sauce, grilled ham cubes and baked au gratin.
975 51 min. May 21th 2023
Hachis parmentierThis is the French answer (meat with mashed potato and cheese) to the English cottage or shepherd's pie: a typical family recipe which is an excellent way of using up leftover meat. The proportions are vague here: you need "whatever you have left over"...
385K 24.4 1 hour 22 min. February 21th 2011
Ham "friand" pieA "friand" (the word means "fond"!) is a sort of French pasty. This pie-style version has two layers of puff pastry filled with a mixture of cheese, ham and bechamel sauce.
74K4.2 1 hour 5 min. September 8th 2018
Ham and cheese slices with spring onionsIn this recipe, we'll be using just the tops of the onions, lightly fried, combined with fried ham and thinly sliced Morbier cheese..
30K 38 min. May 22th 2019
Ham pasta bakeHere's a really simple recipe that children love. Just pasta, ham, a little cream and cheese on top.
124K5 42 min. July 15th 2015
Harvest GratinPurple artichokes, cauliflower and mozzarella combined with bechamel sauce in a gratin to cheer up the end of summer.
41K4.1 1 hour 15 min. September 20th 2015
Hearty potato and ham gratinA potato gratin with an original twist: fried diced ham with mustard.
11K 1 hour 59 min. February 9th 2022
Home-made potato crispsMaking your own potato crisps (or chips, if you are American) is quite easy. All you need to do is slice potatoes and fry them. That is all well and good in principle, but there are a few tips it is important to know. I'll explain them for you in this recipe.
91K3.9 26 min. March 19th 2014
Hot sesame-cream chicken tartinesSlices 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,...
23K 26 min. January 22th 2020
Hotpot my grandmother's wayIf you like slow-cooked dishes prepared with loving care (mitonné), you will certainly love this hotpot recipe, with the taste of Franche-Comté, inspired by my grandmother. It's an old-fashioned dish full of flavours and aromas, cooked vegetables, stock, smoked sausages, all cooked long and slow.
316K5 4 hours 7 min. February 21th 2011
Individual creamy endive gratinsIn this recipe, the endives are first blanched, then baked with cream and mushrooms in individual cassolettes (small gratin dishes or large ramekins).
106K4.6 1 hour 5 min. May 10th 2023
Italian style gratinThis gratin is built up in layers: sautéed courgettes, minced beef, bechamel sauce, fried tomatoes, more meat and bechamel, then grated cheese for a brown topping.
74K4.8 1 hour 8 min. August 31th 2014
Jerusalem artichoke purée with leeksA purée of Jerusalem artichokes with just tender leeks and a little leftover cooked pork added.
6,537 April 27th 2022
Kérinou slicesThese toasted slices are topped with sautéed vegetables (courgette and mushrooms), covered with a slice of smoked ham and then slivers of cheese. Once the cheese is melted and browned in the oven, the slices should be served piping hot.
25K4.7 58 min. May 10th 2023
Langres-style spinachSpinach in a creamy sauce with Langres cheese and lardons, served with hard-boiled eggs.
7,342 34 min. April 24th 2022
Layered Leek and Egg GratinThis gratin combines parboiled leeks with chopped hard-boiled eggs in thin layers.
47K4.1 49 min. January 10th 2016
Leek and artichoke tart à la piémontaiseThis is a quiche-style tart with a Piedmont-inspired twist: the filling is made with eggs, mascarpone (lighter than the usual cream) and Parmesan. The tart still has a moist texture to balance the puff-pastry crust, with the flavour of leeks and purple artichokes.
37K5 1 hour 25 min. December 7th 2016
Leek and broccoli "à la flamande"Leeks "à la flamande" (Flemish style) are traditionally served with melted butter mixed with chopped hard-boiled eggs. In this version with broccoli, the vegetables are steamed and the sauce is pepped up with a little mustard.
13K 44 min. December 12th 2021
Leek and egg frichtiA "frichti" is a rough-and-ready dish, born of the French bistro tradition, that you can throw together with what you have to hand. This version mixes leeks with hard-boiled eggs, cream and ham.
12K 40 min. September 26th 2021
Leek and fresh tuna tartThe puff pastry case is filled with a layer of leek, lightly fried chunks of fresh tuna and a quiche mixture.
63K5 1 hour 15 min. April 17th 2022
Leek and Mimolette tartThis baked tart has a shortcrust pastry case, filled with a layer of chopped, braised leeks topped with a bechamel sauce with eggs and Mimolette cheese.
48K4.1 1 hour 16 min. June 9th 2020
Leek and tuna loafThis loaf is a savoury cake (quite popular in France) made with tinned tuna and leeks that have been lightly cooked with shallot.
174K4.4 1 hour 18 min. October 3rd 2010
Madras riceSlices of sautéed aubergine and the lovely yellow colour from the curry spices bring a hint of India to this rice dish, given a twist with a little fried ham.
55K 28 min. December 16th 2018
Maroilles cheese quicheTraditional recipe from northern France, using a typical and tasty regional cheese. But this can be replaced by another (see below).
233K 34.7 2 hours 27 min. April 17th 2022
Mediterranean toastOn a slice of toasted bread: barely-cooked Spanish ham, sticks of fried chorizo, slices of peeled tomato and sliced feta.
118K4.5 1 hour 5 min. October 9th 2011
Mini Mont d'Or fondue with "spuds in blankets"You may already have come across the Mont d'Or hot box recipe, where the cheese is baked in the oven then poured over potatoes. Here's a version with a twist: crispy ham-wrapped potato wedges to dip in the box of melted cheese.
32K 1 hour 45 min. January 26th 2020
Mixed vegetable curryA mix of vegetables (pumpkin, leek, chickpeas...) cooked in coconut milk and curry spices. Serve this dish with rice, preferably basmati, for an authentic touch.
39K5 57 min. January 12th 2020
Montagnon riceThis rustic dish, with a nod to the mountains of eastern France, combines pre-cooked rice with morsels of smoked sausage and globe artichokes.
6,178 43 min. June 22th 2022
Montlebon toastNot just plain old cheese on toast, these slices are loaded with delicious toppings: bechamel sauce, caramelized onions and sticks of morteau sausage. The slices are finished with grated Comté, then browned in the oven.
30K5 26 min. March 29th 2020
MoussakaHere is my personal version of this famous recipe from the eastern Mediterranean. It's a kind of gratin, made with layers of aubergines, cooked meat with tomatos and bechamel sauce with cheese.
358K 14 2 hours 53 min. August 1st 2011
Mozzarella pasta bakeA good way to use up leftover pasta, or cook some specially for this gratin with fried ham and two cheeses: diced mozzarella for melting texture and grated Comté for a nicely browned top.
45K 51 min. September 30th 2018
Mushroom and artichoke omeletteThis French "broken" omelette is not neatly folded like a classic omelette. There is more filling than egg: mushrooms and artichokes here, pan-fried with spring onions. It can be served flat, like a Spanish omelette, but I prefer the more original broken look.
39K3.9 54 min. May 10th 2023
Mushroom buckwheat pancakesThe filling is prepared by frying ham and mushrooms with chopped shallot and a drizzle of lemon juice. The pancakes used here are Breton-style buckwheat "galettes" (often sold ready made in France), folded over the filling in the pan before serving.
51K4.6 45 min. May 10th 2023
Mushroom Pancakes au GratinThis recipe uses pan-fried mushrooms and shallots in cream as the filling for Breton "galettes": traditional buckwheat pancakes. The stuffed pancakes are then baked gratin-style with cheese and cream.
96K4.6 55 min. May 10th 2023
Mushroom tartPuff pastry, cream and mushroom "duxelle" are the perfect combination to create an elegant savoury tart with a crisp, flaky base.
14K 52 min. May 10th 2023
Mushrooms à la grecqueMushrooms "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.
18K 17 min. May 10th 2023
Nanou's tuna tartCrisp puff pastry topped with tuna, mushrooms and cooked shallots.
109K4.2 1 hour 36 min. May 10th 2023
New York style pastaPasta served like in NYC: tagliatelle or spaghetti with lightly fried ham, peas and a nutmeg-flavoured cream sauce.
84K4.3 46 min. July 1st 2013
Norwegian tartinesScandinavian-style bread with smoked trout, and a fresh topping with herbs and shallots.
21K 28 min. February 19th 2020
Oven omeletteFor this omelette with a difference, we'll fry sliced potatoes, bacon (lardons) and onions, then pour the beaten eggs over and finish cooking everything together in the oven. The French sometimes call this an "Omelette of Moyenmoutier" after a village in the Vosges.
44K4.6 52 min. May 21th 2017
Oven-roasted SproutsHere 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.
147K4 53 min. February 10th 2016
Pan-fried cheese, egg and spinach toastieHere's a new French twist on the famous American grilled cheese. This version plays on the great combination of spinach and eggs.
13K 36 min. August 15th 2021
Parmesan cauliflower cheeseIn this recipe, the cauliflower is cooked first in milk and this is used to make a Parmesan-bechamel sauce. The dish is topped with more Parmesan before being browned in the oven.
16K 1 hour 34 min. December 1st 2021
Pasta with green asparagusIn this recipe, the pasta is cooked separately, then mixed with chunks of green asparagus, ribbons of smoked ham and a cream sauce with nutmeg.
83K3.9 1 hour 8 min. July 21th 2013
Pasta with mushroomsYour choice of pasta (spaghetti, penne or whatever) in a creamy sauce with mushrooms and shallots.
107K4.3 37 min. May 10th 2023
Pasta with mustard-cream sauceSimple and quick to make, this is a delicious pasta recipe using lardons with a mustard-flavoured cream sauce.
33K 17 min. June 14th 2020
Pasta with pesto and preserved tomatoesIn this recipe, the pasta (whatever kind you prefer) is served with shreds of fried ham and chopped preserved tomatoes as well as a good dollop of pesto.
42K3.8 23 min. September 9th 2015
Penne with MushroomsSautéed mushrooms in a cream sauce with penne - a simple, delicious recipe.
41K5 37 min. May 10th 2023
Pissaladière with puff pastryThis savoury tart is a traditional speciality around Nice, on France's Cote d'Azur. Originally, pissaladière had much in common with its Italian cousin, the pizza, but made with onions, anchovies and olives, and without tomatoes. This is a slightly different version, more friable (with a...
38K3.8 1 hour 38 min. May 7th 2017
Poached eggs with spinach and Comté milkThe combination of eggs with spinach is always a winner, but this recipe elevates it to another level with the original and delicious flavour added by the Comté milk.
9,439 1 hour 7 min. January 19th 2022
Polenta with beetroot topsCreamy polenta with beetroot tops just briefly wilted in a frying pan with spring onion.
6,122 31 min. June 8th 2022
Polenta with Mont d'OrThis recipe offers you a way to make polenta that will turn out creamy, with the woody notes of the Mont d'Or.
8,414 31 min. January 5th 2022
Pollack Parmentier"Parmentier", in French cuisine, means topped or mixed with mashed potato. This fishy version is made with pollack (or another fish, if you prefer), poached, flaked, and mixed with cooked onions, mashed potatoes and a little thyme. This is then topped with grated cheese and browned in the oven,...
31K4.8 56 min. October 1st 2017
Potato and broccoli gratinA very simple recipe: a layer of potatoes, a layer of broccoli, bechamel sauce and grated cheese.
211K3.8 2 hours 1 min. September 21th 2011
Potato and two ham gratinLittle morsels of boiled and raw cured ham sautéd briefly then mixed with mashed potatoes and finished as a gratin in the oven.
110K 14.6 47 min. October 20th 2011
Potato galetteThis potato "cake" is like a big savoury pancake of duchess potatoes (mashed potato with egg yolks), mixed with strips of fried ham, chives and spring onions. The galette is cooked in the oven in a tin and cut into portions for serving. This is delicious on its own or with a good green salad on the...
44K 1 hour 13 min. July 10th 2019
Potato gratinThis 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
Potato Waffles with Smoked SalmonFor potato waffles, the flour in the mixture for the sweet version is replaced with instant dried potato. This is a way of making delicious savoury waffles. Adding ribbons of smoked salmon, like here, turns them into a proper meal, though they can be also be served as an accompaniment.
50K4.5 39 min. April 22th 2018
Potato walletsThese "wallets" are potatoes boiled in their skins and sliced part-way through after cooking. The slots are filled with slices of cheese and grilled bacon and the potatoes are then baked for a few minutes the oven.
56K4.1 1 hour 4 min. March 8th 2015
Potatoes with bacon and herbsThe 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.
30K5 1 hour November 14th 2018
Potatoes with smoked salmonThis is a very simple recipe with a delicious result: potatoes, smoked salmon and a herb sauce.
49K 15 36 min. June 28th 2015
Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin"We could almost say a "Parmentier" of potimarron: a layer of left over cooked chicken, covered with potimarron purée and cheese, put to brown in the oven.
248K 24 1 hour 35 min. February 21th 2011
Potimarron and Parmesan tartThis moist tart has a shortcrust pastry case, filled with a mixture of potimarron purée and Parmesan, bound with egg.
26K 2 hours 14 min. December 12th 2018
Potimarron braised in meat jusThis is a very quick and simple recipe which makes an excellent accompaniment for roast meat, for example. It is also a good Sunday night dish.
45K 1 hour 5 min. February 25th 2018
Provençal braised carrotsChunks of carrot (different coloured varieties here), braised in a vegetable stock with herbes de Provence and served on a bed of couscous.
45K 1 hour 14 min. January 27th 2019
Purple artichokes in a cheesy gratinPurple artichokes cooked in two stages: first boiled, then sautéed, and baked as a gratin in a Mornay sauce (cheesy bechamel) with morsels of fried ham.
15K 1 hour 29 min. December 13th 2020
Quartet of brassicas with creamFour kinds of brassicas (Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, romanesco and broccoli), blanched separately, then combined to finish with cream and chopped parsley.
127K4.6 2 hours 41 min. January 16th 2013
Quiche LorraineQuiche 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.
130K4.9 1 hour 5 min. April 17th 2022
Quick flaky pizzaThis pizza with a difference has a thin puff-pastry base instead the traditional dough. Apart from this small refinement, the basic elements you would expect are all there: tomato sauce, a variety of toppings and fresh basil leaves.
89K 36 min. September 26th 2018
Quick stuffed courgettesThis is a relatively rapid way to prepare stuffed courgettes, using ready-made items that you can take out of the fridge or freezer at the last minute (or nearly).
34K4.4 1 hour 6 min. September 17th 2017
Rata-tart"Rata-tart" is a tart filled with ratatouille and polenta. The layer of polenta in the bottom separates the pastry from the ratatouille and so keeps it crisp.
64K4.5 1 hour 15 min. October 27th 2013
RatatouilleRatatouille 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.
96K5 1 hour 52 min. September 29th 2013
Ratatouille confiteIn this ratatouille recipe, the vegetables are cooked longer than usual to get a richer melting dish.
203K 13.8 2 hours 40 min. June 12th 2011
Real home-made chips*It's not easy to make these - the original "French fries" - well at home, that is, to produce golden and crunchy chips from fresh potatoes. Here is a way of doing it in three cooking stages, which gives very good results: melting in the middle, crunchy on the outside, and a nice golden colour....
410K5 1 hour 47 min. December 30th 2019
Red rice pannequetsThis is a kind of small crusty parcel with flax seeds, filled with a mix of red rice, diced courgette and smoked ham.
220K4 2 hours June 12th 2011
Rice à la grecqueRice cooked "à la grecque" (Greek-style) is enlivened with sautéed leeks and mushrooms, cream and feta, to which the cooked rice is added at the end. This is a hearty dish, usually served in its cooking pot in the centre of the table, so everyone can help themselves.
28K 48 min. October 28th 2020
Rice and peasThis is a very simple recipe that can made almost entirely with leftovers: chicken, rice and peas.
117K4.2 27 min. September 1st 2013
Rice with spring greensThis combination of spring cabbage and leeks, cooked separately then mixed with rice, is a simple recipe and everything can be prepared in advance.
7,299 44 min. June 6th 2022
Rillettes stuffed mushroomsIn this recipe, the mushroom caps are first sautéed, then filled with fried onions and a spoonful of rillettes, then baked in the oven. Here they are served with a quick pickle made from brunoise radishes with tarragon.
25K3.8 58 min. May 10th 2023
Risotto-style celeriacIn 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.
70K 48 min. December 30th 2019
Roast Brussels sprouts with sage and lemonThis makes a change from the usual ways of cooking sprouts: oven-roasted with sage and lemon, topped with grated Parmesan. They can be served as the main feature, or to accompany meat, for example.
16K 1 hour 4 min. February 3rd 2021
Roast cabbage with lemonIt's not always easy to find new and appealing ways to cook cabbage, but this recipe – which is fairly simple – will give you a really delicious roast cabbage, flavoured with lemon and tarragon.
29K5 53 min. August 26th 2020
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.
19K 1 hour 45 min. September 12th 2021
Roasted CauliflowerRoasting cauliflower in the oven is a delicious way to enjoy the vegetable: golden-brown on the outside and melt-in-the-mouth inside. In this recipe, the cauliflower is blanched first, then brushed with herb butter before roasting in the oven.
58K5 1 hour 12 min. March 27th 2016
Roasted cauliflowerThis is how Yotam Ottolenghi does roasted cauliflower: whole, served with a green parsley tahini sauce.
31K 2 hours 32 min. April 19th 2020
Roasted leeks with pestoOven-roasted leeks, served in the spirit of leek vinaigrette with chopped hard-boiled eggs, but accompanied by a pesto.
1,594 1 hour 9 min. April 23th 2023
RöstisProbably a swiss recipe originally, but also known in the French region of Franche-comté. This version is more sophisticated.
248K4.2 40 min. February 21th 2011
Rustic chicken and mushroom pieThis homely looking pie gets back to what good, old-fashioned pies are all about: it's round, deep and has both a proper bottom and lid. The one small concession to modernity is the use of puff pastry for a lighter, crisper crust. The filling combines mushrooms, leeks and diced chicken in a cream...
51K 1 hour 35 min. May 10th 2023
Salmon and leek fondue tartThis delicious, creamy tart is full of flavour: big chunks of salmon marinated before cooking and laid on a bed of leek fondue in a shortcrust pastry case. You'll love it!
33K 48 min. March 6th 2020
Salmon and Spinach GratinThis gratin has a layer of spinach, a layer of salmon with tomato and a layer of potato purée topped with grated cheese.
49K4.3 46 min. January 27th 2016
Salt cod brandade"Brandade de morue" is a classic of French bistro cuisine, especially in the south. It is a puréed mixture of salt cod and olive oil with (or sometimes without) potatoes. Here is a simplified version.
76K4 1 hour 32 min. March 2nd 2014
Sarladaise potatoesPotatoes fried in a little goose fat, with a mixture of chopped parsley, garlic and shallot added just before serving. Greedy folks (like me) melt a few thin slices of foie gras over the top.
227K4.7 1 hour 25 min. October 13th 2010
Sausage buckwheat pancakesThis sausage pancake recipe is one of the better-known ways of using buckwheat pancakes. You will find it on the menu of all good French crêperies, but it is easy to make at home.
111K4.5 1 hour 27 min. February 26th 2012
Sausage in briocheIn this recipe, sausage is cooked, the skin removed, and baked in a savoury brioche dough. Serve preferably with a good green salad and French dressing (vinaigrette).
396K5 1 hour 49 min. September 10th 2018
Sausage rougailSausage rougail is a typical dish from the cuisine of Réunion, the French island. It consists of fried sausages in a rich, spicy tomato stew.
25K 1 hour 30 min. April 18th 2021
Sausage with duchess potatoes and a Mont d'Or fondueThe duchess potatoes are poached in a roll before being sliced and fried. They are served in alternate layers with slices of sausage, also cooked in two stages (boiled then fried), then topped with a fondue of Mont d'Or cheese.
178K3.9 2 hours 13 min. December 12th 2010
Sausages with baked beans, French styleWhat 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...
102K4.6 1 hour 4 min. March 2nd 2022
Sautéd broccoli with hamBroccoli cooked until just tender, quickly sautéd in a little olive oil with shallot and ribbons of ham.
197K 14.3 49 min. February 21th 2011
Sautéd mushrooms with spring onions and cured hamFresh mushrooms of your choice, cooked just right, thinly sliced spring onions and morsels of cured ham. Straight from the pan to your plate.
225K 15 49 min. May 10th 2023
Sautéed green vegetablesJust fresh vegetables, each sautéed in turn in olive oil, then combined with chopped spring onions and parsley.
64K4.1 1 hour 5 min. June 15th 2014
Sautéed Green Vegetables in panA recipe full of gorgeous greens: broccoli, romanesco, Brussels sprouts and cabbage. The vegetables are cooked separately in stock before being lightly sautéed with shallot. This is a simple dish, though it takes a while to prepare, and is delicious, light and healthy.
53K4.1 37 min. December 2nd 2015
Sautéed oyster mushroomsWhen oyster mushrooms are about, it's worth making the most of them. Why not try this very simple sauté recipe? The mushrooms are fried and finished with just a little parsley and lemon juice.
24K 22 min. January 6th 2021
Scallop and leek pancakesThese pancakes are filled with pan-fried scallops and creamed leeks.
52K4.3 13 min. March 6th 2020
Scrambled eggs and leeks on toastScrambled eggs on toast, but with a difference: the eggs are partnered with smoked cheese and topped with just-cooked shredded leeks.
6,905 57 min. March 23th 2022
Scrambled eggs with butter-fried bread and fresh spinachFresh spinach, butter-fried bread and scrambled eggs: simply delicious.
278K3.8 2 hours March 18th 2013
Sesame riceSesame rice is a simple recipe: once cooked, the rice is dressed with a drizzle of sesame oil, then mixed with toasted sesame seeds. This delicious double sesame flavour makes it an ideal accompaniment for meat or fish.
19K 19 min. November 17th 2021
ShakshukaThis spicy, ratatouille-style tomato and onion purée can be eaten on its own or to accompany other dishes. Here, I've baked it in individual ramekins, topped with an egg. This recipe originated in North Africa and has spread all around the Mediterranean.
26K5 1 hour 38 min. January 19th 2020
Shallot confit tartThis savoury tart is full of flavour: the thin puff-pastry case is filled with lightly grilled slices of ham and a mixture of cream and Époisses cheese, topped with a layer of oven-cooked shallot confit. This tart can be eated hot, of course, but is also good cold or reheated until just warmed...
34K4.6 2 hours 25 min. October 23th 2016
Shiitake eggsBy French standards, this hardly qualifies as an omelette: beaten eggs, simply slammed in the pan with sautéed shiitake mushrooms in soy sauce.
25K4.8 34 min. March 7th 2021
Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheesesThin slices of blanched cauliflower, fried strips of cured ham and 3 different types of cheese grated and gently melted to bind everything together.
80K5 50 min. March 6th 2013
Sliced chicken with mushrooms and broccoliBlanched broccoli sautéed quickly with thin slices of fried chicken.
140K4.5 1 hour 4 min. May 10th 2023
Small ratatouille withIt's a hotch-potch of vegetables, cooked in two stages, onto which eggs are broken and cooked until the white only is just firm.
249K5 1 hour 3 min. June 12th 2011
Smoked haddock and leek fondue tartinesThese tartines are built up with layers of leek fondue, sliced raw mushrooms and smoked haddock, then popped in the oven for a few minutes.
21K 31 min. May 10th 2023
Smoky potato and potimarron gratinThis gratin has an unusual twist: it not only combines potatoes with potimarron, the potatoes are boiled in the water left after cooking a Morteau sausage, to give a lovely smoky flavour. Guaranteed to transport your tastebuds to eastern France!
30K 2 hours 10 min. March 13th 2019
Smoky sausage and mashThis is sausage and mash with a smoky Gallic twist: the smoked sausage (Morteau sausage here) is cooked in with the potatoes, so that they take on its smoky flavour. The potatoes are turned into a French-style purée – softer and richer than British mash.
17K 1 hour 35 min. July 21th 2021
Snails in a briocheA flat brioche filled with snails, themselves filled with a knob of sophisticated beurre d'escargot. The flat round shape is reminiscent of the old-fashioned French snail dishes. Cut into bite-sized morsels, this makes a good aperitif snack.
38K 1 hour 43 min. November 11th 2018
Soft Croque-monsieur with 3 cheesesA croque-monsieur, soft, a bit inspired by French toast, and topped with cheeses before a trip to the oven.
2,609 49 min. April 9th 2023
Sorrel omeletteA sorrel omelette is, unsurprisingly, a classic omelette with chopped sorrel added, but it is also served with a reduced cream and sorrel sauce.
7,586 47 min. June 1st 2022
Soufflée omelette with cheeseHalfway between an omelette and a soufflé, this quick recipe give a light and delicious result. The secret is mainly in the two cooking methods: frying pan, then oven.
416K4.7 51 min. June 22th 2013
Spaghetti CarbonaraA very famous Italian pasta recipe: egg yolks, cream, bacon, Parmesan and lemon juice.
317K 24.8 24 min. February 21th 2011
Spiced butternut gratinFor this recipe, the butternut squash is cooked in two stages: first roasted, then finished in a gratin with Mornay sauce (bechamel with cheese).
11K 1 hour 19 min. December 19th 2021
Spicy mustard cauliflower cheeseThis delicious twist on cauliflower cheese is cooked in 3 stages: the cauliflower is steamed on its own before being fried with the spices. It is then topped with cheese and breadcrumbs, and browned in the oven.
29K 1 hour 1 min. May 24th 2020
Spicy roast cauliflower gratinThe cauliflower in this recipe is cooked two different ways: first oven-roasted with chilli spices, then finished with a creamy gratin topping, made with its own trimmings.
8,474 1 hour 23 min. March 20th 2022
Spinach and cashew brik rollsBrik (or filo) pastry with a filling of cream cheese, cooked spinach and cashew nuts.
20K 31 min. February 26th 2020
Spinach and chick peas "à la milanaise"An Italian-style combination of spinach, chick peas and tomatoes, flavoured with thyme and Parmesan.
6,173 18 min. June 15th 2022
Spinach and Comté LoafFor this savoury cake-style loaf, we use a plain basic mixture and add wilted spinach wth shallots and diced Comté cheese.
86K4.3 1 hour 13 min. April 17th 2016
Spinach and hard-boiled egg gratinIn this gratin, spinach and hard-boiled eggs are combined with bechamel sauce and topped with grated cheese.
126K4.7 35 min. December 18th 2013
Spinach and Mushrooms with PestoFor this simple recipe, thinly sliced and sautéed mushrooms, accompanied by cooked spinach, are combined with a pesto sauce.
1,227 17 min. May 10th 2023
Spinach and ricotta ravioliThe 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.
44K 14.8 1 hour 12 min. May 29th 2016
Spinach brik parcelsCrispy brik parcels, filled with a mixture of spinach, feta and chopped shallot.
104K5 43 min. May 5th 2013
Spinach Croque-monsieurA croque-monsieur is a French toasted sandwich. Here, the 2 slices of buttered bread are filled with bechamel sauce, hard-boiled eggs, blanched spinach and melted cheese. The assembled sandwich is popped in the oven to toast the bread and melt the cheese.
52K4.5 45 min. May 24th 2015
Spinach MornayThis gratin is made with a layer of pre-cooked spinach, then sliced hard-boiled eggs and a Mornay sauce (an enriched bechamel with cheese).
45K 40 min. February 27th 2019
Spinach OmeletteAn ultra-simple but delicious omelette recipe. The beaten eggs are poured over spinach that has already been cooked with shallots.
63K4.7 17 min. May 1st 2016
Spinach on toast with bechamelA slice of buttered toast, layers of spinach and sliced hard-boiled egg, topped with bechamel sauce and grated cheese, then browned in the oven.
53K4.3 33 min. February 11th 2015
Split peas "à la française"To cook fresh peas à la française (French style), they are first blanched in boiling water, then combined with fried lardons and onion. This idea can also be used with split peas, but they need cooking for much longer.
148K 54 min. February 5th 2020
Steamed leeks with morel sabayonFor 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.
28K4.1 37 min. June 11th 2017
Stuffed artichokes au gratinFor this recipe we'll attempt to use the whole of the artichoke: the heart, of course, but also the leaf bases in bechamel sauce with mushrooms and shallots, as a tasty filling for the hearts.
80K5 1 hour 33 min. May 10th 2023
Stuffed baguetteThis baguette is "stuffed", rather than merely filled: hollowed out and refilled with a tasty mix of sautéed onions, fried bacon bits and eggs, before browning in the oven. A useful way to use up a leftover baguette, even if it is already going dry. It makes a great dish that children love, and...
84K3 52 min. September 11th 2019
Stuffed cabbage leavesThe French classic "chou farci" is made with large green cabbage leaves which are blanched before being rolled into parcels around a sausage meat and cheese filling, then baked in the oven.
192K5 1 hour 23 min. February 1st 2015
Stuffed MushroomsIn this recipe, the mushrooms are stuffed with caramelized onions, topped with cheese and cooked in the oven. As mushrooms tend to give off a lot of liquid, especially when very fresh, the cooking is done in two stages.
48K4.1 57 min. May 10th 2023
Stuffed mushrooms au gratinFor this fairly sophisitcated recipe, the mushrooms caps are marinated and pre-cooked in the oven. They are then filled with a delicious mix of potatoes, sausage and cheese before being baked gratin-style.
29K 1 hour 10 min. May 10th 2023
Stuffed pumpkin gratinThe 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...
49K4.3 1 hour 9 min. November 29th 2015
Stuffed tomatoes and courgettesA classic recipe of French family cooking, but with a more sophisticated filling.
323K3.8 1 hour 50 min. February 21th 2011
Summery cheese on toastLightly toasted bread topped with a mixture of cream cheese, chopped spring onions, sliced radishes and fresh herbs.
32K4 21 min. July 20th 2016
Sunday night pastaHere's a quick and simple solution when faced with the age-old question late on Sunday afternoon: "What are we going to eat tonight?".
54K4.8 28 min. December 30th 2019
Surf and turf club sandwichThis is a rapid club sandwich recipe that combines the taste of the sea (sardines in oil) with the terrestrial flavour of fried bacon. The two are accompanied by a layer of cream cheese with herbs.
24K4.3 24 min. September 10th 2017
Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara styleClassic pasta: tagliatelle mixed with courgette "spaghetti", and like for carbonara, with a sauce of egg yolks, cream, lemon juice and fried ham.
279K4.7 53 min. February 21th 2011
Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeksIndian flavours pep up this recipe. The leeks are cooked then mixed with chunks of chicken (a good way to use leftovers from a previous meal) and simmered with tandoori spices.
28K 54 min. April 17th 2019
Tartine du pêcheurThis is a French twist on that store-cupboard basic, sardines on toast: sardine fillets in oil and sliced spring onion, topped with a poached egg.
34K4.7 15 min. June 1st 2016
Tex-Mex chicken burgerFor this Tex-Mex inspired burger the usual beef pattie has been abandoned in favour of fried chicken with chilli, put together with sliced avocado and raw baby spinach.
12K 47 min. June 23th 2021
Thaï rice with small vegetablesVegetables cut in small dice, cooked in stages, and mixed with cooked Thaï rice. Delicious alone or served with meat for example.
265K4.7 1 hour 34 min. February 21th 2011
The strange gratinHere is a recipe for a gratin that is a little unusual in its ingredients, which allows the use of vegetable tops and leftover cheese, but for a very successful taste despite everything.
7,690 1 hour 30 min. July 20th 2022
Thin cherry tomato and pesto tartA tomato tart is a real taste of summer: this one uses cherry tomatoes, finished with a drizzle of pesto after cooking. Cherry tomatoes are an ideal way to add a variety of colours for a tart that looks just as good as it tastes.
22K 1 hour 1 min. August 23th 2020
Thin endive tartThis thin tart (made with puff pastry) is a sort of quiche. It is fairly light, with smoked ham and endives fried from raw (not blanched first).
43K4.9 58 min. April 17th 2022
Thin spinach and potato tartA savoury tart with a thin puff pastry base, crushed potatoes, spinach, bechamel sauce and topped with a sprinkling of grated cheese.
14K5 58 min. June 13th 2021
Tomato feuilleté with pestoThis is a fairly simple recipe, but the result is an elegant, thin tart, bursting with delicious Italian colour. The base is a a feuilletage, but savoury this time, topped with the concentrated flavours of Italian cuisine: pesto, tomatoes and Parmesan.
30K4.1 59 min. September 8th 2018
Tomato omeletteTomato omelette is a great classic of Provençale cuisine. This is my personal version with mushrooms.
105K4.6 1 hour 1 min. May 10th 2023
Tomatoes ProvençalThis is a great classic dish of Provençal cuisine: tomato halves topped with a kind of stuffing mixture of breadcrumbs, parsley and garlic. In this version, they are served on a bed of white rice.
33K4.3 1 hour 9 min. December 30th 2019
Triple-Cheese Pumpkin GratinThe 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...
70K4.1 53 min. January 24th 2016
TruffadeTruffade is a traditional dish from France's Auvergne region. It is made with potatoes and local cheese. Truffade originated in the mountains and is a proper winter dish, quite rich and delicious. This recipe, like with all traditional food, comes in many versions: different cheeses, ways to cook...
45K4.3 1 hour 10 min. August 12th 2021
Truffade originalTruffade is a traditional dish from the Auvergne region of France. It is simple and delicious: potatoes are cooked slowly in a covered pan, then sliced local cheese is melted in towards the end of cooking.
23K 1 hour 33 min. August 12th 2021
Tuna pastaThis is typical Sunday night fare, or for when you've simply had enough of cooking. An easy but delicious, creamy combination of pasta and tuna.
24K 15 min. March 14th 2021
Two-cheese quicheThis extra-tasty quiche is made with diced ham and a combination of two cheeses: Comté and Cheddar.
43K4 1 hour 2 min. April 17th 2022
Two-cheese vegetable gratinThis is a vegetable gratin with a difference: 3 layers of different vegetables (cauliflower, broccoli and aubergine) with two different cheeses for a flavousome topping: Comté and Époisse.
33K 1 hour 23 min. October 16th 2019
Vegetable clafoutisClafoutis, the traditional French batter puddings, are normally sweet, but here is a savoury version: a layer of mixed vegetables (pre-cooked in this case) in a gratin dish with a cheesy mixture poured over, then baked in the oven. Here I have used diced carrots and courgettes, chopped onion, fried...
54K4.7 1 hour 31 min. September 28th 2016
Vegetable pieThree layers of vegetables, baked in puff pastry.
225K3.9 1 hour 21 min. September 10th 2018
Vegetable tianA tian is a slow-cooked Mediterranean dish. It consists mainly of sliced vegetables packed in vertical rows and baked in the oven. This version, inspired by Isabelle's, is boosted with a little grilled ham and cheese.
28K 2 hours 14 min. September 23th 2020
Warm autumn saladNot quite "surf and turf", but land meets sea in this salad which combines poached fish with cauliflower and buttery fried croutons.
34K4.3 45 min. November 22th 2017
Warm cauliflower salad with two cheesesFor this recipe, the cauliflower is steamed until just tender, then mixed while still warm with diced Mimolette and Cantal cheeses and a good vinaigrette.
35K4.5 31 min. July 3rd 2016
Warm Leek and Potato SaladThis simple salad combines leeks (boiled and thoroughly drained) with sliced potatoes in a good vinaigrette.
50K4.6 40 min. February 21th 2016
Welsh-style potato puréeA Welsh-style twist on the classic potato purée (posh mash!), with finely sliced leeks, cooked until just done to keep their lovely green colour. This dish could be the main feature or served on the side with meat, for example.
9,721 25 min. December 26th 2021
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.
14K 13 hours 2 min. August 25th 2021
"BN style" chocolate-filled biscuitsThese are similar to the BN biscuits so well-known in France. They are a sandwich of chocolate filling between two layers of biscuit. Children adore them!
183K 24.7 5 hours 12 min. March 21th 2011
Agen prune cakeThis cake from Agen, in southwestern France, is a type of brioche. Inspired by the famous "tarte au sucre" (sugar tart), it is like a thick "galette" with a moist texture, filled with prunes and marzipan with Armagnac.
27K3 1 hour 51 min. September 16th 2018
Almond mug cake for MaryMug cakes are fun and quick to make. They cook in the microwave in about a minute and a half. This almond version is similar to the small cakes known as financiers.
89K4.3 9 min. June 22th 2014
Almond tuilesThese delicious little biscuits ("tiles" in French) get their crunch and lightness from the use of flaked almonds rather than ground. It is not difficult to succeed, you just need to work fast after taking them out of the oven.
361K4 1 hour 18 min. August 21th 2019
Almonds pyramidsIf you are already familiar with coconut pyramids, you might like to try these almonds flavoured pyramids. The recipe is very straightforward, but these little cakes, with their crisp outside and moist centre, are simply delicious.
27K 35 min. January 13th 2021
Alsatian apple tartThis tart from France's Alsace region has a sweet pastry (or sweetcrust) case, filled with raw apple slices and a light vanilla egg-custard mixture, then baked.
49K 54 min. July 13th 2022
Amandier (gluten-free almond cake)This gluten-free cake is called "amandier" in French, as it is made with ground almonds instead of flour (the same word also means almond tree). The texture is moist and the flavour is, well, almondy.
23K 1 hour 8 min. October 4th 2020
AmarettiAmaretti are little Italian almond biscuits. They are a bit like meringues, very sweet, and made with ground almonds.
55K4.5 1 hour 3 min. May 31th 2015
Amiens macaroonsThese macaroons, famous since the 16th century, are small, soft almond-flavoured cakes. This recipe is much easier to make than the one for the classic Parisian macarons.
82K5 49 min. February 13th 2013
Angevin plum pâtéThe Angevin pie, as its name does not indicate it, is a dessert, a kind of plum pie made with a shortcrust pastry. It is a dessert from the old days, which has crossed the ages while remaining in Anjou (the famous "Loire valley" in France).
7,163 1 hour 31 min. July 31th 2022
Apple and almond gratinImagine 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!
40K4.6 1 hour 5 min. February 8th 2017
Apple and Blackcurrant Brioche PiesThese brioche pies look like muffins with their "mushroom" tops. They are filled with quartered apples and a little blackcurrant jelly.
39K4.5 2 hours 55 min. September 10th 2018
Apple and blackcurrant tartsThese little tarts taste every bit as good as they look. The sweetcrust pastry cases are filled with a layer of stewed apple and topped with a blackcurrant crémeux. This offers your guests a delightful element of surprise, as the apple flavour is only discovered as they eat it (but only if you've...
19K 1 hour 8 min. October 10th 2021
Apple and pear tartApples and pears are combined in this sophisticated autumn tart. The pears are laid decoratively on top of stewed apple.
79K 24.9 59 min. October 27th 2014
Apple charlotte with toasted briocheThis rather special charlotte is made with toasted slices of brioche instead of finger biscuits and stewed apples. Cooked once assembled, it can be eated warm or cold.
259K3.8 2 hours 20 min. June 5th 2013
Apple crispsThis 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.
34K4.5 2 hours 8 min. April 19th 2017
Apple custard tartYou may well know the classic Parisian custard tart (or "flan"), traditionally vanilla-flavoured. Here is an apple version, with extra apple flavour as the custard is made with apple juice. This is topped with delicious caramelized apple slices.
22K 2 hours 37 min. July 26th 2020
Apple macaronadeThis gratin-style apple pudding has an almond "macaronade" crust for a delicious combination of flavours.
17K 1 hour 15 min. December 27th 2020
Apple pasteApple paste, like most other fruit pastes, is a simple mixture of apple juice, sugar and a gelling agent - pectin here.
55K5 10 days 48 min. November 6th 2019
Apple PieThis classic of family cooking is quite simple: just a puff pastry "shell" sealing in lightly sweetened slices of apple. During cooking, the fruit softens to resemble stewed apple. Serve warm, if possible, to enjoy at its best.
52K3.7 54 min. September 11th 2018
Apple semelles (flat apple tarts)The French semelle is a flat rectangular tart with a base of puff pastry. In this version, a layer of stewed apple is spread on the pastry, then topped with finely-sliced fruit.
138K4.3 1 hour 5 min. October 28th 2011
Apple Tatin TerrineImagine a sweet terrine, made of layers of apples with sugar, cooked slowly in the oven until caramelized. Serve warm in slices with custard.
62K4.1 3 hours 28 min. December 14th 2014
Apricot blancmangeBlancmange 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.
292K4 3 hours 14 min. August 23th 2011
Apricot foolThe traditional fruit fool is a rather old-fashioned dessert, consisting of whipped cream (Chantilly) with a fruit coulis gently folded into it.
173K5 17 min. August 8th 2010
Apricot jam with vanillaA really flavoursome apricot jam, minimally sweetened, with a hint of vanilla and the discreet crunch of the almond-like kernels.
14K 5 hours 4 min. July 14th 2021
Arizona cupcakesCupcakes are small sponge cakes. In their original American version, they are usually decorated with brightly coloured icing. Here's a version inspired by the famous saguaro cactus, so common in Arizona.
177K 14.6 1 hour 49 min. October 13th 2010
Arlesian BiscuitsThese small almond and lemon-flavoured biscuits have a short, melt-in-the-mouth texture. They are known as "sablés arlésiens" in French.
59K5 1 hour 33 min. July 30th 2014
Autumn apple and plum crumble pieThis crumble with a difference captures real autumn flavours: apples, plums and hazelnuts. For a change, the crumble topping is pressed into a thin crust, more like a pie.
28K 1 hour 37 min. October 27th 2019
Baked apples from St Aubin le VertueuxUnder this pretty name, my personal version of "Les pommes au four" (baked apples).
234K 24.2 1 hour 7 min. February 21th 2011
Belle-helene in a glassIt'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 .
242K3.8 1 hour 47 min. February 21th 2011
Blackberry and almond fondant tartBalckberries and almonds go so well together: the slight tartness of the berries is the perfect foil for the sweeter almonds. This combination makes for a delicious tart. The sweetcrust pastry case is filled with a blackberry jelly and an almond panna cotta, presented in a bold and unusual way as a...
27K 3 hours 46 min. December 30th 2019
Blackcurrant and chestnut verrinesBlackcurrants and chestnuts and go together really well, as the tang of the one balances the gentle sweetness of the other. Here they are combined in a verrrine, with a blackcurrant crémeux and chestnut mousse, served with a little sablé biscuit.
18K 1 hour 9 min. November 1st 2020
Blackcurrant jellyBlackcurrants are full of flavour and make an excellent jelly. In the depths of winter, you'll be glad you made some now.
12K4 57 min. September 8th 2021
Blackcurrant, vanilla and lime verrineVanilla-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.
177K4.9 1 hour 9 min. September 12th 2010
Blackcurrant-almond muffinsBlackcurrant muffins with a rather special ground almond dough. Blackurrants give a delicious hint of acidity, which goes very well with the almond flavour.
240K3.8 49 min. February 21th 2011
Bonnevaux apple tartThis is without doubt the easiest apple tart you can make: a simple pastry case (a sweetened sort of shortcrust pastry without egg) and apples - that's all! It's the tart my grandmother Jeanne made when I was a boy (a long time ago, as you can probably gather) and my father's favourite dessert.In...
32K4 2 hours 7 min. November 2nd 2016
Bounty-style tart for AlisonThis Bounty-style tart combines, as you might expect, chocolate and coconut in a sweetcrust pastry case.
117K 14 1 hour 34 min. June 2nd 2015
Breton apple and rhubarb tartThis rhubarb and apple tart is given a Breton twist with a base of traditional, butter-rich, sablé biscuit. This is topped with an apple "crémeux" filling. The finishing touch is a layer of rhubarb, cut on the diagonal and oven-poached in a syrup of its own juice.
29K5 1 hour 44 min. December 30th 2019
Breton strawberry and verbena tartStrawberries and verbena go well together. In this recipe they are combined as a verbena crémeux with whole fresh strawberries on a Breton sablé base.
28K 1 hour 47 min. August 11th 2019
Brioche galetteThis galette (flat cake) is made with brioche dough, stuck with little pieces of butter and sprinkled with sugar.
80K4.8 2 hours 3 min. February 23th 2012
Brioche TatinFor this filled brioche, the apples are cooked separately, as for a tart tatin (caramelized), then sandwiched between two circles of brioche dough.
63K3.7 3 hours 21 min. September 10th 2018
Buckwheat almond biscuitsIn this sweet biscuit recipe, some of the normal wheat flour is replaced with buckwheat flour and ground almonds. This gives them a very distinctive flavour.
69K4 2 hours 40 min. October 7th 2015
CalissonsCalissons are a sweet from Provence - Aix-en-Provence is famous for them - made with almonds and candied fruit, covered with royal icing. This is a slightly simplified version, which is every bit as good.
125K 53.3 1 hour 28 min. February 12th 2012
Canadian apple crumbleThe classic apple crumble is given a Canadian twist here: rolled oats in the topping and a drizzle of maple syrup over the apples. These two small changes make the flavour very distinctive and very, well... Canadian.
54K3 1 hour 25 min. August 4th 2019
Canadian rice puddingYou are no doubt familiar with classic rice pudding, so simple and delicious. Well, here's a version with a Canadian twist: sweetened with maple syrup instead of sugar, added in two stages.
28K 1 hour 7 min. January 31th 2021
Candied grapefruit peelNot really a dessert, more a kind of sweet. After soakiing, strips of grapefruit skin are cooked very slowly to conservethem in sugar. It's a real treat with coffee at the end of a meal.
337K 14 1 day 1 hour 21 min. December 20th 2018
Cantucci di PratoThe "Cantucci di Prato" or cookies of Prato are dry cookies with almonds, originating from the city of Prato in Italian Tuscany. Quite easy to make and delicious, they keep very well, they can be eaten alone or as an accompaniment to a dessert such as a chocolate cream for example.
1,571 2 57 min. May 14th 2023
Caramel rice puddingWe start with a classic rice pudding and add beaten eggs, this is poured onto hot caramel in the bottom of a dish, and then cooked in a bain-marie in the oven until firm like a cake.
241K5 1 hour 37 min. February 11th 2011
Caramel semolina pudding with raisinsSemolina pudding, like rice pudding, is a throwback to another era – time to rediscover its delights! This is an updated version, with a caramel sauce and raisins. Its smooth, creamy texture comes from the custard added towards the end.
32K 48 min. December 30th 2020
Caramelised apple pieApple pie made with caramelised apples.
240K4.3 1 hour 55 min. September 11th 2018
Caramelized apple "moelleux" cakeThe apples in this recipe are caramelized in a mixture of butter and sugar, then cooled before being added to the "moelleux" batter (which makes a soft, moist cake). The result is a delicious cake combining apple and caramel flavours.
11K 1 hour 56 min. November 7th 2021
Caramelized brioche with pear and kiwiThis "classy restaurant" style dessert consists of a sort of dish made of caramelized brioche filled with a mix of pear compote and kiwi salad with vanilla, served surrounded by real custard (crème anglaise).
87K 15 45 min. April 29th 2012
Caramelized pear custard tartYou may well be familiar with the famous French custard tart, with its creamy vanilla egg-custard filling. It can also be made in individual portions, in ramekins, for example. Here is a delicious version with caramelized pears.
43K 2 1 hour 3 min. July 13th 2022
Caribbean upside-down cakeThe dominant flavours in this cake are pineapple and almonds. The pineapple is caramelized first separately, with brown sugar and lime, before being laid in the bottom of the tin. The cake batter is then poured over. The cooked cake is turned out to reveal the lovely golden pineapple layer on top a...
50K4.5 1 hour 7 min. December 30th 2019
Chantilly rice puddingA 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.
30K 2 hours 50 min. April 1st 2020
Chaud-froid of grapefruit, pineapple and lime custardCold grapefruit quarters with slices of hot caramelized pineapple, lime custard (crème anglaise) and citrus crunch.
243K4.6 2 hours 5 min. December 20th 2010
Checkerboard biscuitsThese biscuits are half and half chocolate and almond in a checkerboard pattern, both in colour and flavour.
124K5 4 hours 24 min. March 8th 2012
Chestnut and hazelnut biscuitsHere's a really simple recipe for little nutty biscuits, combining hazelnuts with a double dose of chestnut flavour: flour and purée (crème de marrons).
16K3 2 hours 1 min. February 28th 2021
Chestnut Fudge CupcakesThis recipe allows you to enjoy a delicious brownie-style combination of melting fudgy texture and cake, with the distinct flavours of chocolate and chestnut purée.
53K5 53 min. January 31th 2016
Chestnut mousse in a whipperIn 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.
31K 9 min. October 18th 2020
Chinois"Chinese" - what a strange name for this cake! A kind of brioche, filled with confectioner's custard (crème pâtissière) which can be decorated with fondant icing.
250K 24.7 5 hours 29 min. September 10th 2018
Chocolate almond cookiesCookies made with ground almonds, chocolate chips and a little cocoa.
217K 14.3 1 hour 49 min. February 21th 2011
Chocolate and matcha tea biscuitsLittle spiral biscuits flavoured with chocolate and matcha green tea.
92K4 3 hours February 19th 2012
Chocolate and vanilla crème brûléeThis crème brûlée recipe is a sophisticated combination in three layers: chocolate ganache, vanilla custard, and, of course, a delicious thin crust of caramel. It is more complicated than a simple chocolate crème brûlée, but well worth the effort when you see your guests' reactions.
43K5 1 hour 59 min. December 30th 2019
Chocolate cakeA traditional-style recipe for a moist chocolate cake with plenty of chocolate flavour.
63K 44 1 hour 16 min. December 25th 2015
Chocolate cereal barsThese have a chocolate sweetcrust pastry base, topped with dried fruit, toasted nuts and seeds, bound with a brown-sugar and butter mixture, then gently baked. Once the flapjack-like cake has cooled, it can be cut into bars.
23K 1 hour 18 min. July 11th 2018
Chocolate creamA very simple recipe with a really chocolatey taste. Cream, milk and chocolate, mixed with egg-yolks and sugar, then cooked in the oven in a bain-marie, like for crème brulée.
245K4.2 3 hours 6 min. October 13th 2010
Chocolate eclairsThis might appear to be a straightforward recipe: choux pastry, chocolate confectioner's custard and fondant icing, but in practice it is quite technically tricky and all three stages need care to produce a perfect result. But don't let that discourage you; there are demonstration videos and I will...
282K 34.5 3 hours 52 min. February 6th 2011
Chocolate madeleinesSimple and delicious, goes very well with tea or coffee.
290K3.8 1 hour 15 min. March 10th 2019
Chocolate mendiantsMendiants are made with a thin layer of chocolate, stuck with toasted nuts, dried and candied fruit.
33K 1 hour 2 min. May 27th 2020
Chocolate mousseHere is a simple quick recipe for chocolate mousse. It is just necessary to be careful at the final stage, when mixing the melted chocolate and the beaten egg-whites.
457K3.7 40 min. February 21th 2011
Chocolate mousse with hazelnutsHere 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!
36K5 55 min. November 26th 2017
Chocolate muffinsVariation on muffins recipe. In this version each one is filled with a dark chocolate ganache.
298K4.3 1 hour 15 min. February 21th 2011
Chocolate mug cakeA mug cake is fun to make and only takes a few minutes. It cooks in just one and a half minutes in the microwave.
98K5 11 min. June 4th 2014
Chocolate rice puddingIf 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.
25K 29 min. November 15th 2020
Chocolate tartAs you can see, there's very little added sugar in this recipe, so it's a very chocolatey and bitter-sweet tart.
274K 15 2 hours 26 min. November 16th 2013
Chocolate thins with toasted nutsA very thin disc of chocolate, topped with toasted nuts and candied grapefruit peel.
241K4 2 hours 22 min. February 21th 2011
Chocolate TrufflesChocolate truffles: those dreamy, creamy chocolatey treats, rolled in cocoa powder or a mix of chopped dry-roasted pistachios and almonds.
41K5 2 hours 54 min. January 6th 2016
ChouquettesChouquettes are small choux puffs with sugar crystals on the top. They are usually eaten plain, but can also be filled with a variety of things: cream, fruit, chocolate... whatever you like.
207K4.8 1 hour 25 min. September 10th 2018
Cigarettes Russes (Piroulines)The French name for these tubular biscuits means "Russian cigarettes". Cigarettes Russes are perfect for serving with ice cream or other desserts. The basic biscuit is fairly easy to make; the tricky bit is rolling the tube once cooked.
86K 54.5 46 min. May 25th 2014
Citrus tartThis is an unconventional tart, though the recipe is quite simple: no cream filling in the bottom, just slices of lightly poached fruit in a sweetcrust pastry case.
18K 2 hours 31 min. July 8th 2020
Clafoutis-style plum financierThe classic French "financier" is normally a little cake, but it can also be made clafoutis-style over fruit in an oven-proof dish.
19K 1 hour 2 min. May 17th 2020
Clementine sorbetTo 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.
114K4.3 2 hours 47 min. December 24th 2018
Clementines and chestnuts entremetFor this beautiful dessert, we place a disc of clementine cream on a chestnut dacquoise cookie. We will use the technique of the insert taken in the cold for this recipe, and thus to obtain easily a very beautiful dessert.
3,488 14 hours 59 min. January 25th 2023
Cochelin d'EvreuxThis cochelin, from the town of Evreux in Normandy, is a sort of giant apple turnover, flavoured with vanilla. It is served in slices, like a cake.
62K5 2 hours 2 min. September 10th 2018
Coconut "croute à thé"Here's a coconut version of the classic French "croute à thé" cake. The double coconut flavour comes from the sweetcrust pastry as well as the filling.
9,436 52 min. August 29th 2021
Coconut pyramidsSmall coconut cakes, golden, crusty, and soft inside.
318K3.7 49 min. February 21th 2011
Coconut tuilesDelicate tuiles with coconut. Very thin, they are both crunchy and melt-in-the-mouth. Delicious on their own or to accompany an ice-cream or cream dessert, perhaps a sophisticated one like coconut-vanilla cream for Elsa .
301K4.8 1 hour 12 min. October 13th 2010
Comtoise apple charlotteThis "Comtoise" charlotte, inspired by the Franche-Comté region of eastern France, is a more rustic take on the famous dessert. It is made with sliced bread, lightly buttered and fried, then filled with sugared apple pieces, drizzled with clarified butter and baked.
29K 1 hour 32 min. September 15th 2019
Confit Victoria pineapple with honey and spicesIn this fairly straightforward recipe pineapple wedges are poached gently in a honey syrup flavoured with vanilla and star anise. This transforms the pineapple into flavoursome morsels that melt in the mouth.
17K 1 hour 12 min. March 10th 2021
Cookies of the CamisardsThis recipe, very simple, of small cakes of the Cevennes with the flour of chestnut and oats, is always a delight.
2,997 1 hour 22 min. March 19th 2023
Corsican tartsTwo typically Corsican ingredients are brought together in this recipe: chestnuts and clementines. Chestnut flour is used in the sweetcrust pastry and the tarts are filled with a mouth-watering clementine jelly.
73K4.3 3 hours 22 min. February 23th 2014
Coupe AugustinA "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.
64K4.7 28 min. September 8th 2013
Crème bruléeCrème 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 caramelCrème 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.
242K5 3 hours 33 min. February 21th 2011
Crisp apricot and pistachio tartThis delightful tart has a caramelized puff-pastry base, topped with apricots and pistachios. The recipe is simple and delicious.
7,874 1 hour 14 min. June 19th 2022
Croute à théUnder this strange name (literally "crust for tea") there hides a delicious cake in crusty sweet pastry, filled with a smooth almond mixture and icing sugar on top. It's an excellent cake for tea time, but it goes very well with fruit salad for example.
277K 14.9 1 hour 12 min. May 5th 2021
Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flanThe filling of this pistachio flan with almonds and apricots contrasts with crisp case, made with puff pastry, rather than the more usual shortcrust pastry.
41K4.3 1 hour 21 min. July 13th 2022
Diamond biscuitsThese round biscuits no doubt get their name from the coating of sparkling sugar crystals around the edge.
37K 1 hour 47 min. December 30th 2019
Double raspberry tartletsLittle 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.
10K 1 hour 7 min. October 27th 2021
Elsa's Comtoise galetteThis galette is a classic Comtois dessert that resembles choux pastry (pâte à choux).
81K4 46 min. January 20th 2013
Eton messBehind this strange name there lurks a delicious traditional English dessert made of meringues, strawberries and cream.
150K5 4 hours 55 min. July 25th 2010
European glassA 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...
216K5 2 hours 29 min. August 15th 2010
Express apple tartA fine apple tart, very quick to make.
347K 24.6 51 min. April 8th 2020
Fillings for macaroonsThe macaroons recipe shows how to make these small cakes, and gives the example of a raspberry filling. Here are several other possibilities: Apricot macaroons, Chocolate macaroons, Mint macaroons, Blackcurrant macaroons.
277K 24.3 2 hours 1 min. May 30th 2020
FinanciersThis delicious little cake gets its name from its shape, in the form of a gold ingot.
318K 24.6 20 min. April 14th 2020
Finger biscuitsThese small biscuits, that look a bit like savoy biscuits, are delicious alone or with Champagne, but are also the base for charlottes or Tiramisu.
320K5 50 min. July 30th 2021
FlognardeFlognarde is a dessert that originated in France's Limousin region. The recipe is very simple: a vanilla-flavoured egg custard, thickened with flour, and sometimes made with seasonal fruit (apples, cherries, pears...). This is a very old recipe that has come down to us virtually unchanged since...
63K4 47 min. December 30th 2019
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.
158K4.2 2 hours 43 min. September 18th 2011
French custard tartCustard 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.
419K 234.3 1 hour 10 min. July 13th 2022
French Family CakeThe idea of a "family" cake can mean so many different things, depending on where your family came from. This French version consists of a layer of pears in liquid caramel, topped with a basic cake mixture, similar to the four quarters recipe.
59K4 1 hour 12 min. October 12th 2014
Fresh fruit in sabayonFresh grapefruit and / or pears, covered with a sabayon and a pinch of citrus crunch.
272K4.7 55 min. February 21th 2011
Fresh mint ice-creamThis well-flavoured ice-cream is excellent on its own, or in profiteroles with a chocolate sauce for example.
499K4.6 1 hour 34 min. February 21th 2011
Frozen cottage cheese with strawberriesHere 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.
44K1 13 min. April 24th 2019
Fruit crumbleA fruit pudding: very easy to do and delicious: just a layer of fruit with a golden crunchy topping.
336K4.0 1 hour 11 min. February 21th 2011
Fruit paste : BlackcurrantIf you like the taste of blackcurrant, this recipe is for you, the very pronounced taste of blackcurrant and its small acidity, in a delicious treat.
6,485 2 hours 40 min. November 6th 2022
Fruit saladTo make a good fruit salad, there are three important points: Choose fruits that go well together (avoid putting soft pears with crunchy apples for example).Remove absolutely all skins and seeds.Bring it all together with a good home made sugar syrup added to the fruit juices.Here is a recipe which...
365K4.1 1 hour 13 min. April 20th 2020
Galette CharentaiseThis is a traditional cake from France's Charente region. The recipe is straightforward and the cake is slightly dense in texture, but quite delicious.
34K5 2 hours 45 min. August 26th 2018
Grandma Solange's biscuitsThese biscuits are very simple to make and delicious with tea or coffee. They are easy enough for children to enjoy making them.
51K4.1 44 min. November 12th 2014
GranolaGranola is a tasty, crunchy cereal mix with nuts and seeds. Often thought of as an American version of muesli, it is bound with a little maple syrup and toasted in the oven. This is simple to prepare and goes well with lots of other things (dairy, fresh or stewed fruit, etc.) for a delicious...
41K 1 hour 5 min. November 10th 2019
Grapefruit moelleuxThe french love their "moelleux" — moist fondant cakes, often with a melting centre. These little mini-moelleux are flavoured with grapefruit. The grapefruit flavour is brought out fully by using a combination of juice, zest and candied peel.
37K5 1 hour 7 min. March 24th 2019
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulisA small chocolate cake, still runny in the middle, served with a raspberry coulis.
314K5 1 hour 21 min. October 3rd 2010
Hazelnut and chocolate biscuitsThis is a quick, simple recipe: the chocolate ganache topping and hazelnut sweetcrust pastry can both be prepared in advance.
8,505 56 min. March 16th 2022
Hazelnut and orange cakeA very elegant cake topped with a sprinkling of hazelnut crumble, and with a double helping of orange flavour from chopped candied peel and the orange syrup soaked into the cake after cooking. The recipe is rather sophisticated, inspired by those used by pastry cooks at the INBP. It is a bit...
33K5 2 hours 15 min. January 23th 2019
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".
472K 25 3 hours 59 min. June 15th 2020
Jam doughnutsThese were originally a traditional German treat (Berliner Pfannkuchen in German): big fried doughnuts filled with jam and sprinkled with icing sugar.
142K4.5 4 hours 23 min. May 27th 2011
Jelly-style plum jamLots of people make plum jam, but you can also elevate this to a rather elegant jelly, simply by removing the skins. It's not a true jelly (this is normally made with juice), but leans towards that style: light and, above all, delicious.
65K 13 hours 11 min. October 13th 2019
Kouign-amannKouign-amann is a traditional cake from Brittany. the name means butter cake in Breton (Kouign = cake, amann = butter). It is a sort of caramelized millefeuille, crunchy on the outside and melting in the middle.
123K4.3 6 hours 38 min. May 24th 2018
Kouign-amann briocheThis is unusual brioche is halfway to being a Breton Kouign-amann. The difference is in the treatment of the dough, which is layered with sugar and butter. The basic dough is rolled out with butter in stages, like for croissants, but with 2 "turns" of sugar for one of butter (granulated and vanilla...
45K4.3 15 hours 55 min. December 30th 2019
Lemon and grated apple tartYou'll be amazed by the flavour of this tart, it's so distinctive and well-balanced. The apples are grated, rather than sliced, to mix well with the lemon juice and zest. The result is an exceptional tart (yes, really!).
44K4 1 hour 42 min. September 29th 2019
Lemon and lime custard tartThis 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.
46K 3 hours 13 min. December 30th 2019
Lemon creamsThese 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).
30K4.1 41 min. December 6th 2017
Lemon Meringue Pie VerrinesThis is a new twist on the classic lemon meringue pie. All the elements are there: sweet crunchy bits, meringue and lemon custard, but presented in layers in a glass.
49K5 21 min. July 12th 2015
Lemon tartLemon 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!
30K 1 hour 33 min. September 18th 2019
Lemon Tart / Meringue PieLemon tart is one of the great classics of French patisserie. The are lots of versions with different kinds of pastry and filling. This one uses sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée) and lemon curd as the filling. Just top with meringue for that other classic: lemon meringue pie.
37K5 3 hours 21 min. March 23th 2016
Leopard cakeUnder this little name, which will please children a lot, is a marbled vanilla-chocolate cake where the chocolate is inserted in the form of lines, which gives to the cut this famous pattern, which imitates the coat of the leopard.
3,0871 4 hours 10 min. March 12th 2023
Liège wafflesLiège waffles have a very distinctive texture: quite dense with the crunch of sugar crystals. They also have a characteristic form: round and fairly small. Then there's that special flavour that comes with the delicious light caramel crust.
240K5 1 hour 55 min. July 12th 2011
Lime meringue tartFor this delicious tart, you will see how the crisp, sweet pastry is the perfect foil for the distinct taste and slight sharpness of the lime filling and, of course, the smoothness of the Italian meringue topping.
26K 1 hour 54 min. July 1st 2018
Little apple and verbena tartsA 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.
8,145 59 min. January 9th 2022
Little blackcurrant and vineyard peach sablé tartsSuperb little tarts, bursting with summer flavours: a Breton sablé base, a blackcurrant crémeux, and topped with slices of vineyard (or blood) peaches, every bit as delicious as they are colourful..
18K 4 hours 19 min. August 12th 2020
Little cakes with a chocolate and hazelnut centreThese little cakes have a chocolate and hazelnut ganache in the centre. This recipe is an opportunity to see the pâtisserie technique of insertion, which allows preparations to be elegantly hidden inside others.
9,517 1 hour 24 min. February 20th 2022
Little caramelized peach tartsThis 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, .
38K3.8 1 hour 15 min. September 11th 2016
Little chocolate and hazelnut fondantsChocolate fondants are small cakes that are meltingly moist and oh, so chocolatey! This version adds toasted hazelnuts.
18K 1 hour 7 min. September 9th 2020
Little Christmas biscuitsThese little chocolate biscuits are decorated with marzipan. They are ideal to accompany a festive dessert.
78K 24.2 2 hours 41 min. December 23th 2012
Little lime tartsWith this very quick recipe, you can make little tarts that are nothing like those you find in the shops.
114K4.3 40 min. October 10th 2021
Little vanilla, clementine and chestnut verrinesThis is a fresh-flavoured verrine with 3 different flavoured layers: vanilla panna cotta, clementine and chestnut mousse.
165K 13.5 25 min. December 11th 2022
Macarons (the original French macaroons)This recipe really is "of the moment": the success of these small, highly-coloured cakes, in an infinite variety of flavours, is impressive. It's a recipe which needs some care, in order to produce a result worthy of a professional pastrychef. No problem, I will guide you through the recipe,...
1.6M 714.6 2 hours 38 min. October 3rd 2019
MadeleinesMadeleines, the delicious little cake so French, that everyone loves, and which, of course, always makes its little nod to Proust and his novel "Du coté de chez Swann". Small cake that is not so simple to succeed perfectly, that is to say to obtain the small bulging side on the top. But don't...
8,1164 12 hours 46 min. November 18th 2022
MeringuesA very simple recipe but which always impresses.
374K4.5 4 hours 17 min. June 10th 2019
Milk rollsThis sweet milk bread, made as baps or rolls, with its sugar topping is delicious for breakfast or with afternoon tea.
173K 13.8 5 hours 31 min. September 11th 2018
MillefeuilleMillefeuille 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.
314K4.6 1 hour 42 min. October 13th 2010
Mini lemon millefeuillesThese dainty and delicious mini millefeuilles have layers of puff pastry filled with lemon confectioner's custard (pastry cream). They are a bit tricky because they are quite fragile and do not keep well once assembled. But freshly made, they are a true delight.
27K 2 hours 22 min. March 25th 2018
Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffsThese 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.
40K 1 hour 43 min. March 17th 2019
Mini palmiersPalmiers are a traditional French patisserie, consisting of folded puff pastry caramelized with sugar. These small versions are made with the shop-bought puff pastry that comes ready-rolled in a circle.
70K5 39 min. September 11th 2018
Mint and chocolate creamInspired by the chocolate cornstarch cream, this cold cream, with the very matching flavors of mint and chocolate, will give you a delicious and quick dessert.
6,780 43 min. July 10th 2022
Moist cereal barsWhether bars or rounds, this recipe produces delicous small cereal cakes.
280K4.9 1 hour 5 min. February 21th 2011
Moist chocolate cakeA moist, loaf-shaped cake with all the chocolate flavour that comes from a double dose: melted chocolate and cocoa powder.
65K5 1 hour 11 min. December 30th 2018
Moist Lemon CakeThis is similar to the basic "four quarters" cake, but with the delicious double lemon flavour that comes from using both zest and juice.
49K5 46 min. March 9th 2016
Mousse with two chocolatesChocolate mousse is a great classic home-made dessert. Here's a version using two different chocolates (dark and milk) with a hint of vanilla, that owes much to a recipe by Christophe Michalak.
17K 43 min. April 25th 2021
Nanou's chocolate cakeA moist melting cake, very very chocolaty...
263K4.6 1 hour 45 min. June 22th 2013
Nanterre briocheThis is the classic, but delicious, brioche recipe that you can find in any good baker's. Her unique shape is made from small balls of dough put in a mould.
258K3.8 2 hours 26 min. September 10th 2018
NonettesNonettes are small, jam-filled cakes from a bygone age. They originated in Dijon, where they were made by nuns (hence the name, which means "little nun" in French). The traditional version is closer to the French "pain d'épices", but this recipe has a more of a citrus flavour, made with marmalade.
78K4.4 1 hour 50 min. June 2nd 2015
NougatNougat is a sweet made with honey and almonds that has changed very little since ancient times. The nougat we know today is the Montelimar variety, in which egg whites are added to the basic recipe for a lighter texture. Here is a simplified version.
105K 15 1 hour 41 min. June 19th 2013
Oat financiers for LouiseThese moist little petit-four cakes are called 'financiers' in French, as they are similar in shape to gold ingots! They go very well with tea or coffee. In this version, the usual ground almonds are replaced with rolled oats, blended to a powdery texture.
91K 23.9 45 min. October 21th 2012
Oat shortbread biscuitsLittle biscuits with home-made oat flour (made from rolled oat flakes).
255K 15 2 hours 41 min. February 21th 2011
Oatmeal cakeThis cake has the distinctive and delicious flavour of old-fashioned rolled oats, also known as oatmeal. In the basic cake recipe, part of the flour is replaced with oats, which have been toasted, then blended.
78K 24.2 1 hour 8 min. September 20th 2017
Oaty walnut cakeThis is a moist-textured walnut cake with rolled oats, but the real secret comes from dry-roasting the nuts before adding them to the mixture.
66K 15 2 hours 34 min. April 19th 2015
Pain perduThis 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!
150K3.8 39 min. July 20th 2011
Pannacotta and blackcurrant crumbleThis is a glass of pannacotta, with a layer of blackcurrent coulis, and a crunchy almond crumble scatterd on top.
229K3.8 1 hour 22 min. February 21th 2011
Paris-BrestThe 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.
174K4.6 2 hours 18 min. May 8th 2011
Parisian-style chocolate custard tartYou may well already have met the classic French custard tart, with its vanilla filling. Here is a delicious chocolate-flavoured version.
38K 1 hour 8 min. July 13th 2022
Passion fruit jelliesUsually to make fruit jellies or (fruit "paste"), it's like jam but you need to cook fruit pulp and sugar much longer. Unfortunately, this long cooking is bad for both vitamins and flavour. In this recipe we use a special jam gelling agent, to reduce cooking time as much as possible .
309K4 2 hours 30 min. July 4th 2018
Peach and green tea tartThis refined tart combines peaches with the delicate flavour of green tea. The sweetcrust pastry case is baked blind, then filled with a green-tea custard and topped with slices of poached white peaches.
35K5 1 hour 11 min. October 2nd 2016
Peach and mint saladHere is a very simple, fresh and delicious recipe; the flavour of mint goes very well with peaches.
295K 24 20 min. September 7th 2012
Peach and verbena feuilletéIn 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...
25K4.1 2 hours 23 min. September 3rd 2017
Peach MelbaPeach Melba is a famous dessert created in 1893 by an equally famous chef, Auguste Escoffier, and inspired by the singer Nellie Melba. There have been many versions of this well-known dish but, in principal, it consists of vanilla ice cream, poached peaches, raspberry coulis and sweetened whipped...
109K3.9 2 hours 20 min. September 9th 2012
Pear and chocolate Paris puddingsMorsels of pear, caramelised in maple syrup, topped with a chocolate "Paris flan" custard, and baked in ramekins.
11K 57 min. August 8th 2021
Pear and chocolate tart with a hint of mintThick slices of poached pears in a blind-baked sweetcrust pastry case, their centres filled with mint-flavoured confectioner's custard, and surrounded by a chocolate cream, set by baking briefly in the oven. The flavours of pears, chocolate and mint work perfectly together to create a truly...
22K 2 hours April 22th 2020
Pear and lime meringue pieA layer of light lime cream and caramelized pears in a crisp pastry case, topped with Italian meringue, which is browned under the grill or with a flame.
236K 23.8 2 hours 36 min. February 21th 2011
Pear verbena tartsCrisp sweetcrust pastry cases, a velvety diplomat cream flavoured with verbena, and slices of poached pears for delicious and dainty pear verbena tarts.
18K 1 hour 29 min. October 10th 2021
Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tartA sweetcrust pastry case filled with pistachio cream, topped with pear and grapefruit slices.
74K4.3 1 hour 37 min. February 17th 2013
Pears and caramelised walnut samosasSamosas are small parcels of filling wrapped in brik (or filo) sheets and either shallow or deep fried. Here is a sweet version, with pears and caramelised walnuts.
313K4 1 hour 21 min. October 13th 2010
Pets de nonneThese small fritters are like mini doughnuts: they're simply made with choux pastry dough, then tossed in a little sugar. [Translator's note: their amusing French name literally means "nun's farts". So, maybe we'll leave it French...].
56K4.1 45 min. June 18th 2014
Piedmont pyramidsIf you are already familiar with coconut pyramids, you might like to try these hazelnut-flavoured Piedmont pyramids. The recipe is very straightforward, but these little cakes, with their crisp outside and moist centre, are simply delicious.
22K 35 min. December 2nd 2020
Pink Reims biscuitsThese biscuits are a speciality of Reims. They have a light texture, rather like finger biscuits, and are traditionally rectangular and coloured pink.
97K3.8 46 min. February 12th 2014
Pistachio "Financiers"This version of the traditional French financiers is just as moist as the original but with a delicious pistachio flavour.
64K4 34 min. March 10th 2019
Pistachio cakeHere's a loaf-style cake made with a classic batter, flavoured with pistachio (of course), and with a crunchy "macaronade" topping.
22K 1 hour 54 min. March 3rd 2021
Pistachio custard tartSimilar in texture to a classic rich French custard tart, this version has the same sweetcrust pastry case, but the filling has a delicious pistachio flavour, rather than the normal vanilla.
96K 24.3 46 min. July 13th 2022
Pistachio ice creamRediscover the real, delicate taste of pistachio in this ice cream with its very definite flavour.
93K 13.8 51 min. October 1st 2014
Pistachio madeleinesFirm on the outside, soft in the centre and with a prominent pistachio flavour, these madeleines are truly delicious.
98K 25 1 hour 39 min. March 10th 2019
Pistachio panna cotta with custardIn this dessert, the pistachio panna cotta is teamed with real vanilla custard and topped with a few caramelised pistachios.
30K 25 3 hours 12 min. February 18th 2018
Pistachio shortbread biscuitsThese melt-in-the-mouth biscuits are "double pistachio", as they contain both pistachio paste and toasted chopped pistachios.
125K 54.6 2 hours 58 min. April 19th 2012
Plain cakeThis is a classic, loaf-shaped cake, deliberately left plain for you to embellish as you choose.
66K3.7 1 hour 26 min. December 30th 2019
Plum and almond panna cottaThe combination of plums and almonds is always a winner. Here's a version that uses almonds to make a delicious panna cotta with a difference.
29K 3 hours 25 min. October 20th 2019
Plum and hazelnut crumblePlums and hazelnuts always go really well together, as you'll find in this late-summer crumble.
9,233 1 hour 16 min. September 15th 2021
Plum tart "En passant par la Lorraine"This tart - with a nod to the French children's song - features produce the Lorraine region is famous for: plums and hazelnuts. The small, sweet mirabelles contrast with the larger plums and make the most of the different varieties.
27K 1 hour 56 min. September 1st 2019
Poire Belle HélènePoire 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.
63K4.7 1 hour 46 min. April 6th 2014
Poppy seed and lemon cakeThis flavour combination is trending right now - and rightly so. Here, lemon partners poppy seeds in a moist loaf-style cake.
34K 2 1 hour 54 min. November 17th 2019
Praline rochersHere is how to prepare your own chocolate rochers with a chocolate praline filling covered in milk chocolate and chopped torrified almonds.
177K5 3 hours 13 min. August 28th 2011
ProfiterolesSmall choux pastry puffs, filled with vanilla ice cream and topped with a rich smooth chocolate sauce.
294K 14.5 1 hour 35 min. October 13th 2010
Provençal colombier for PentecostThe "colombier" (dove cake) is a traditional cake for Pentecost from the south of France, flavoured with orange and almonds. This very moist cake is quite dense as it is made with marzipan (almond paste). It can be eaten on its own or as a dessert, with or without ice cream.
47K5 1 hour 6 min. December 30th 2019
Prune FarFar is a traditional recipe from Brittany in northwest France. The name comes from the Breton word 'farz' meaning flour. This is the traditional way, with prunes, but you can adapt it according to taste.
217K 15 1 hour 10 min. October 3rd 2010
Puits d'amourThis delicious little cake's charming French name means "well of love". It is made up of layers of puff and choux pastry, assembled with a light caramel and filled with vanilla confectioner's custard.
95K4.4 1 hour 43 min. August 23th 2015
Quick bramble jellyFruit jelly is jam made with the juice only. All the skin and seeds are strained out, which gives a very smooth texture. Here's a quick recipe which will give you an excellent jelly, and which keeps the full flavour of the blackberries thanks to its very brief cooking.
254K4.2 47 min. July 5th 2013
Quick orange marmaladeJust oranges (organic) and sugar in this simplified marmalade recipe.
135K3.9 1 hour 11 min. February 26th 2014
Quick Strawberry MillefeuilleA 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...
51K5 48 min. May 3rd 2015
Quince jellyThis quince jelly, with a very pronounced taste, will delight lovers of this fruit.
6,030 1 hour 45 min. October 23th 2022
Quince pasteThis traditional French "pâte de fruit" (fruit paste or leather) has a distinctive, firm consistency and is full of flavour, with the characteristic tang of quince. The preparation is rather long, but the result is well worth all the effort.
30K1 2 hours 3 min. December 3rd 2017
Raspberry muffinsDelicious when still warm.
289K5 43 min. February 21th 2011
Raspberry sorbetTo 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.
33K4.6 2 hours 20 min. July 5th 2017
Raspberry tartThis gorgeous and delicious rasperry tart is not just any old fruit tart: the base is made with "sablé breton" dough, topped with a raspberry crémeux and a layer of whole fresh raspberries, finished with a glaze. It's a bit more complicated than a normal tart, but the result is well worth the...
51K5 1 hour 41 min. July 4th 2020
Rhubarb mousseThis delicious mousse is the perfect summer dessert: a delicate combination of stewed rhubarb and Italian meringue.
26K 33 min. August 25th 2019
Rice pudding (riz au lait)My personal version of this classic family recipe.
373K5 38 min. December 18th 2018
Rice pudding with chestnuts and poached pearsA rice pudding a bit atypical, no sugar added, but chestnut cream instead, and served in a verrine with diced poached pears.
2,693 1 hour 43 min. February 12th 2023
Rice pudding with fruit and nutsThis is cooked like a normal rice pudding, but with fruit and nuts added halfway through: toasted almonds and pistachios, sautéed diced apple and strips of dried apricot. These added flavours and textures make an already creamy rice pudding even more delicious.
27K4.5 1 hour 5 min. June 18th 2017
Saint Honoré cakeThe 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.
105K4.7 2 hours 51 min. April 14th 2013
Santiago CakeSantiago cake (or Torta de Santiago) has a lovely moist texture. It is made with almonds and lemon and contains no butter or flour. This Spanish speciality from Galicia is still often decorated with the cross of St James.
58K5 52 min. April 24th 2016
Sautéed pears with custard and orange syrupPear halves sautéed in butter and sugar served with real custard (crème anglaise) and a reduced blood-orange syrup.
137K3.7 1 hour 4 min. February 20th 2011
Sesame cookiesThese soft little cookies have a double whammy of sesame flavour from toasted seeds combined with a little sesame oil.
57K 2 hours 57 min. December 30th 2019
Simple maple-syrup tartIt would be hard to find a simpler tart recipe: just sweetcrust pastry filled with maple syrup, then baked.
46K4.2 46 min. November 5th 2014
Smart plum tartThis is a very simple tart recipe that combines the flavours of plums and hazelnuts. It stays crisp after cooking because it is baked in two stages.
9,859 1 hour 20 min. September 22th 2021
Soft apple cookiesThis French twist on the famous American treats delivers delicious apple flavour in cookies that are a little softer than usual.
12K 57 min. December 5th 2021
Soft fruits in sabayonThis recipe is made by briefly cooking an assortment of soft fruits (raspberries, blackcurrants, blackberries, blueberries, currants...) with a little sugar to glaze them. They are served in a small dish, covered with a delicious sabayon which can be lightly "burned" on surface.
250K3.9 46 min. February 21th 2011
St Tropez tartThis 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.
91K3.8 3 hours 34 min. September 11th 2018
Strawberries with mint and creamMinty confectioner's custard, diced strawberries and whipped cream.
228K5 1 hour 30 min. February 21th 2011
Strawberry and kiwi fruit saladThis is a simple recipe, but quite delicious. The flavours and colours of strawberries and kiwis combine to create a refreshing and colourful summer fruit salad.
24K 17 min. July 22th 2020
Strawberry and rhubarb crumbleA three-layer crumble: a layer of stewed rhubarb, then strawberries and a crumble topping. You'll see that the flavour of rhubarb goes very well with strawberries.
133K5 1 hour 40 min. May 18th 2019
Strawberry CharlotteThis 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.
128K5 3 hours 9 min. June 17th 2012
Strawberry feuilletéThis elegant French dessert is not quite a tart. The base is a circle of puff pastry baked and caramelized, then topped when cold with a thin layer of lime-flavoured confectioner's custard and beautiful fresh strawberries.
36K3.8 43 min. May 27th 2018
Strawberry mousse with mascarponeThis 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.
14K 24 min. August 22th 2021
Strawberry sorbetThe secret of a good strawberry sorbet is to use first class strawberries, very ripe and full of flavour, so do choose them with care. This recipe shows you how to lighten the texture of the sorbet by incorporating air.
71K4.6 31 min. July 9th 2014
Strawberry tartFor 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.
111K4.6 2 hours 30 min. June 16th 2013
Strawberry, kiwi and mascarpone verrinesChopped kiwi with lemon, ripe strawberries and smooth mascarpone cream.
46K5 22 min. June 12th 2016
Strawberry-mint sorbetFor 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...
30K3.8 12 hours 26 min. August 13th 2017
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...
341K 34.4 4 hours 16 min. June 20th 2010
Tart TatinTart tatin is one of the great classic desserts of French cooking. It's an apple tart cooked upside down. Apples are cooked in sugar until they caramelise. Then a circle of puff pastry is put on top, and the whole tart is baked at 356°F (180°C) for 20 minutes. To serve, the tart is turned over so...
380K 13.8 1 hour 17 min. October 30th 2015
Tarte à l'colocheThis is a tart from northern France combining apples with caramel. The name in the ch'ti dialect means "bubble tart", on account of the bubbles made by the caramel while it is cooking.
12K 1 hour 47 min. October 20th 2021
Tatin apple diplomat tartThis tart is every bit as good as it looks: a sweetcrust pastry case baked blind, then filled with diplomat cream and topped with apples cooked tatin-style, long and slow in butter and sugar until they caramelize.
28K 2 hours 18 min. November 20th 2019
Tatin apples with mascarpone creamSmall pieces of apple cooked "tatin" style (caramelized in a pan) with a light mascarpone cream.
165K4.3 1 hour 3 min. November 20th 2011
Tea and white chocolate biscuitsThis recipe combines the flavours of tea and chocolate. The tea is added to the dough in two forms: powder and liquid. The biscuits are dipped in white chocolate.
124K4.8 4 hours 10 min. September 11th 2018
Toasted almond cakeA layer cake, with toasted almonds in the chocolate part.
224K4.4 2 hours 2 min. July 5th 2016
Toasted-flour biscuitsThis is a surprising biscuit recipe, in which the flour is not added in its normal state, but gently toasted beforehand in the oven. This light dry-roasting changes the taste considerably, giving these biscuits notes of honey, coffee and even spices. Their distinctive flavour goes very well with...
41K4.5 2 hours 43 min. September 11th 2018
Toffee apple upside-down cakeWith a flavour reminiscent of the French classic tart tatin, this cake is made with a ring of tart apples arranged on a layer of caramel, then covered with the batter. After baking, the cake is turned out while still hot so that the caramelized apples are on the top with the moist cake underneath.
37K5 1 hour 46 min. December 4th 2016
Two-coloured chocolate-orange tartThis tart, with its twinned chocolate and orange flavours, is a bit fiddly to make. The fillings are fairly straightforward (classic chocolate ganache and orange curd), but it is tricky to ensure that the fillings do not run into each other. You will need to make a divider but, as you will see, this...
46K5 2 hours 35 min. April 15th 2015
Tyrolean apple crumbleYou are no doubt familiar with fruit crumble, the home-cooking classic. Here's how they do it in the the Austrian Tyrol region: with apples, raisins and rolled oats.
11K 1 hour 26 min. October 31th 2021
Valay-BrestA Valay-Brest is a mini eclair, filled with apple-flavoured confectioner's custard and topped with a rectangle of walnut nougatine.
59K4.1 1 hour 28 min. May 14th 2014
Vanilla ice creamRediscover the full flavour of a real vanilla ice cream with this classical recipe.
411K3.8 1 hour 7 min. November 6th 2017
Victoria pineapple and lime tartsThis recipe for dainty tarts has sweetcrust pastry (preferably with coconut) cases, filled with sautéed Victoria pineapple and topped with a lime crémeux.
13K 21 min. October 10th 2021
Viennese chocolate cupsA 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.
15K 31 min. March 21th 2021
Walnut short breadThose little biscuits are with good walnut taste, because walnut are shortly roasted before powdered, it's very simple and efficient.
136K4.3 3 hours 1 min. December 5th 2022
Windfall apple jellyThis jelly is an excellent way to make use of all those unripe apples that have dropped off the tree. They (or rather, their juice) makes a delicious jelly with a very delicate flavour. As these apples are green and generally tart, we need to use a little more gelling agent than for a normal jelly...
119K5 58 min. August 19th 2021
Yvetot DouillonsThis dessert, named after a small town in Normandy, consists of a pear filled with confectioner's custard (French pastry cream), which is wrapped in a pancake and puff pastry, then baked. The "douillon" part of the name comes from a warm coat, the "douillette", of former times.
60K4.3 1 hour 3 min. November 26th 2014
"Psychedelic" sandwich breadThis amazing-looking loaf uses a basic sandwich bread recipe, but half the dough is coloured yellow with turmeric, the other half black with squid ink. The two colours are then rolled up together to give the spiral effect you can see in the photo. The outside is coated with sesame seeds. This...
48K 4 hours 13 min. February 6th 2019
3-fruit brioche loafThis long brioche is called a "lingot" (ingot) in French. It is filled with three layers of different fried fruits: apricots, raisins and cranberries. When sliced, the three layers are revealed - and it's every bit as delicious as it looks.
31K 2 hours 51 min. September 23th 2018
Ali Baba breadThis bread is so-called because its magical sesame flavour is non-negotiable! The triple dose comes from tahini (sesame paste), sesame oil added to the dough before kneading, and toasted sesame seeds both in the dough and on top of the loaves. The texture is soft, rather like ciabatta, but with a...
31K5 4 hours 23 min. December 10th 2017
Bacon rollsThese tasty little rolls are enriched with bacon bits and toasted sesame seeds. The slightly flaky texture comes from lard, folded in like for puff pastry. Served sliced, these make an ideal savoury snack to share with friends over a drink.
46K4.6 3 hours 38 min. October 24th 2017
Baker's pizzaBaker's pizza is very quick to make using a basic bread dough. If you buy the dough ready-made (ask your local baker) and use a good tomato sauce from a jar, you can have it ready for the oven in under 10 minutes.
66K 38 min. March 31th 2019
BenoîtonThis curious name (explained below) applies to a small bread fingers made with a blend of wheat and rye flour, enriched with raisins and almonds.
33K 4 hours 32 min. February 4th 2018
Brioche feuilletée (flaky brioche)For brioche feuilletée (or flaky brioche), the brioche dough is treated like puff pastry, with layers of butter incorporated by repeated turning and rolling. Coarse sugar crystals add a sweet crunchiness. Needless to say, this is very rich and quite irresistible.
106K 24.6 3 hours 49 min. November 10th 2013
Brioche royaleBrioche royale is a very rich brioche, made with candied fruit, toasted hazelnuts and chocolate chips. Just before baking, it is topped with "macaronade": a macaroon-style mixture of ground almonds and sugar with egg white. This creates a crust when baked and gives the brioche its elegant finish.
42K2 16 hours 47 min. May 5th 2019
Chocolate rolls (petits pains)Here is a recipe for "real" chocolate petits pains, i.e. with a milk bread dough (not croissants dough) and with a stick of chocolate inside.
419K4.6 5 hours 27 min. October 30th 2021
CiabattaCiabatta is a small, very soft Italian bread. The name means "slipper". It normally takes a long time to prepare as a special leaven called "biga" is used, but this simplified version is quicker and just as good.
272K3.8 3 hours 21 min. October 24th 2017
Classic French white breadThis is the recipe for classic, everyday French bread raised with yeast. French bakers call this "pain courant". It is quicker and easier to make than leavened bread or new leavened bread, so ideal for a beginner.
273K4.1 3 hours 50 min. June 6th 2017
Comtois surprise breadIn this recipe, a simple burger bun is hollowed out to hide a filling of fried potatoes and bacon in a pool of hot cancoillotte cheese. It is usual to eat the filling first, then the bread, still piping hot, with the remaining cheese. Children really love this!
22K 38 min. May 10th 2020
Cornmeal baps for AnneThese small round baps are made with a mix of wheat flour and fine cornmeal. The dominant corn gives a moist and very yellow crumb.
243K4.3 5 hours 53 min. October 24th 2017
Cretan BreadThis Cretan (or Cretan-style) bread has a soft dough, enriched with olive oil, preserved tomatoes, green olives and cooked onions.
66K4.3 4 hours 26 min. October 24th 2017
Dipping bread with cheeseIn France, "pain trempette" (dipping bread) is a loaf made to be broken easily into bite-sized morsels, perfect for serving with any dip. The dough is fairly soft and I have added shallots and fried bacon bits. The dip shown here is a hot box Mont d'Or, but there are plenty of other possibilities.
38K4.1 2 hours 50 min. October 24th 2017
Flaky brownie briocheThis beautiful brioche contains the typical ingredients you'd expect in a brownie: chocolate, butter, brown sugar and pecan nuts. But these are not just thrown into the mixture; the brioche is layered with them to create a delicious culinary bridge between Europe's viennoiseries and the all-American...
36K4.3 16 hours 43 min. September 12th 2018
Flaky chocolate briocheThis is a rather special brioche: the dough is first layered with butter to make it flaky, then this is rolled around a chocolate filling. The recipe is quite long, but you will be astonished at the result. It is both light (in flaky layers) and rich (with its chocolate filling). As you can see...
66K4.5 16 hours 15 min. November 6th 2020
Fougasse with bacon and ComtéThis is a richer version of the traditional Mediterranean recipe (originaly, it was a simple olive oil bread).
315K4.1 3 hours 9 min. October 24th 2017
Franche-Comté sticksThin baguettes made with Morteau sausage and cancoillotte cheese. The cancoillotte is added in the form of crumbled metton curds (normally melted in milk to make the creamy cancoillotte). Sliced thinly, these sticks make an ideal aperitif snack for sharing with friends.
94K4 5 hours 27 min. October 24th 2017
French baguettesThis classic of French baking is rather different from the recipe for leavened bread, it's a question of making a good crust and light crumb along the whole length. To succeed, you should know that there are two secrets: water first of all (much more than for normal bread), and the working of the...
1.0M 334.6 5 hours 6 min. October 24th 2017
French croissantsIn this famous and highly technical recipe from a piece of yeast-based flaky dough we are going to cut and shape ("roll") croissants.
592K 24.4 2 hours 34 min. June 26th 2019
Hamburger bunsThis recipe shows you how to make hamburger buns that are almost brioche style without being sweet.
147K4 3 hours 59 min. April 11th 2020
Kugelhof for NanouThis recipe is emblematic of Alsatian baking, but a more personal version (and a bit richer).
262K4.4 3 hours 15 min. August 2nd 2019
Leavened breadIt might be harder to achieve good results than with traditional yeast bread, but what a flavour! It also keeps better. This recipe is designed for baking bread in a wood-fired oven but, of course, you can use the conventional oven in your kitchen.
1.2M 23.7 6 hours 26 min. May 23th 2017
Loaf for "les filles'"This loaf for "the girls" in three colours is made by putting together three doughs, each with a different flavour: tomato for the red, pesto with olives for the green and onion for the white. The three different doughs fuse as they rise together in the tin before cooking, to produce an unusual...
54K4.6 4 hours 6 min. December 30th 2019
Lumberjack turnoversThese are small stuffed bread turnovers (similar to calzone), made with fougasse dough and filled with bacon, mushrooms, onions, cheese and tomato sauce. Lovely and golden-brown after baking, they are best eaten hot or while still warm.
100K5 3 hours 45 min. May 10th 2023
Mini apricot and pistachio briochesThese mini brioches are made with dried apricots and have double pistachio flavour: in the dough itself, which is tinged green, and with dry-roasted pistachios added whole.
42K4.1 18 min. November 22th 2015
Mixed seed grissiniLittle crusty bread sticks of Italian origin, these are delicious for aperitifs, plain or with dips like tuna rillettes, guacamole or houmous.
249K4.2 2 hours 30 min. February 21th 2011
MounaMouna is a delicious citrus-flavoured brioche from the Oran region of Algeria. It origins are much disputed, but it was no doubt inspired by a brioche brought over by Spanish immigrants from the Valencia region: the "Mona de Pascua". However, it is also amusing to remember that the citizens of Oran...
45K1 18 hours 31 min. May 22th 2019
Mustard bapsThese baps are perfect burger buns: soft, with a distinctive mustard flavour and the added crunchy texture of toasted mustard seeds. These will give your burgers a gentle hint of mustard, but without the normal "bite".
28K 2 4 hours 45 min. December 30th 2019
Nantes TourtonThe "tourton Nantais" is a sweet loaf from Nantes, somewhere between bread and brioche, but without egg and only a small amount of butter.
63K4.3 7 hours 34 min. September 12th 2018
Natural leavenLeaven is a natural raising agent, a fermented mixture of water, flour and the microscopic yeasts which are present in the air. It's a delicate living substance, sensitive to the external environment. The recipe is around 4000 years old and dates back to the Egypt of the Pharaohs, via a beautiful...
1.7M 284.0 7 days 15 min. April 3rd 2020
New leavened breadThis new recipe for leavened bread is simple and delicious, but needs rather long resting times. If you'd like more more information about making your own bread, look at this dedicated page.
874K 34.3 7 hours December 30th 2019
Ocean breadThe idea for this bread was inspired by an amusing coincidence: the proportion of salt needed for good bread is 35 g of salt per litre of water, which just happens to be the exact concentration of salt in the Atlantic Ocean. So it's possible to make bread using sea water to provide all the salt...
156K 63.8 5 hours 7 min. October 24th 2017
Old style briocheClassical version of brioche use yeast to raise the dough, but in this recipe some leaven is added. This make a more rustic brioche, with a small taste of leaven.
287K4.6 14 hours 6 min. December 19th 2014
Olive and pesto breadThis bread with olives and pesto has a very Italian flavour: a ciabatta dough, herbes de Provence and green olives. The loaf is baked in a tin, with a thin layer of pesto spread in the middle between two pieces of dough, and green olives (with stones removed) pressed into the top.
52K3.8 3 hours 57 min. October 24th 2017
PanettonePanettone is a brioche-style Italian loaf, made with dried fruit (raisins and candied peel) and flavoured with left-over citrus fruit. The recipe is a bit complicated but, above all, it takes time, a great deal of time...
118K5 1 day 1 hour 19 min. April 15th 2020
Peanut rollsCombining soft and crunchy textures, these flavour-packed peanut rolls are delicious just as they are, but they are also ideal for burgers.
65K4.6 4 hours October 24th 2017
Pistachio and goji pinwheelsInspired by the traditional French "pain aux raisins" (like Danish pastries), here is a colourful and flavoursome version filled with pistachio cream and goji berries.
11K 2 hours 19 min. October 10th 2021
Pitta breadThis Lebanese speciality is made as a flat round pocket, which can be filled with all manner of things.
505K 14.5 2 hours 55 min. February 21th 2011
Pizza doughPizza dough is a lind of bread dough with olive oil, which make it softer. This is the same dough that I use for pizzas and flammenkuches, this is no doubt incorrect, but it's very good nevertheless. At home we used to make pizza dough quite thick, and flammenkuche as thin as possible.
486K4.6 1 hour 59 min. August 27th 2020
Poitevin twistThis short baguette, from the Poitou region of western France is soft-textured, made with walnuts, walnut oil and goat's cheese. As the name suggests, the bread is twisted, rather than slashed, just before it goes into the oven.
41K 3 hours 19 min. December 19th 2018
PretzelsPretzels are bread sticks looped into a knot, probably with origins in southern Germany. The tops are sprinkled with poppy seeds or grains of coarse salt. Here is a fairly straightforward recipe that is simple to prepare.
119K4.9 5 hours 21 min. October 24th 2017
Raisin breads (pains aux raisins)Raisin breads (pains aux raisins) are one of the three viennoiseries found in all good French bakeries, along with croissants and pains au chocolat. It is a delicate roll of yeast-based flaky dough (the dough of croissants) filled with custard and raisins.
5,966 2 hours 41 min. November 27th 2022
Rolled chestnut and apple briocheThis rolled brioche is made with a special dough, using a mixture of two flours: ordinary plain flour and chestnut flour. The prepared dough is then rolled up around a filling of apples sautéed with brown sugar.
38K 24 15 hours 52 min. September 12th 2018
Sandwich breadSoft and moist, almost like brioche, it can be made in a tin or mould or as a classic long French-style loaf.
329K3.9 3 hour