List of recipes using "Tin": 111 recipes

List of recipes using "Tin"
French onion soup
French onion soup
This warming onion soup is an emblematic French dish, both in bistro cuisine and home cooking. This is a very classic version. The long, slow cooking is the secret to revealing its full flavour.
35K3.8 2 hours 29 min. December 30th 2019
Purple sprouting broccoli and endive salad
Purple sprouting broccoli and endive salad
This crunchy salad combines endives with purple sprouting broccoli and radishes in a good herb vinaigrette.
5,329 31 min. May 5th 2021
Tomato tatin
Tomato tatin
A 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.
123K4.8 2 hours 35 min. December 5th 2010
Chilli langoustines
Chilli langoustines
The langoustines in this recipe are cooked in two stages: boiled briefly in salted water, then sautéed before being spiced and flambéed in cognac. They are served here with a creamy sauce and potato grenaille.
26K5 1 hour 9 min. October 12th 2016
Fish Mousselines
Fish Mousselines
Mousselines 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.
46K 24.6 38 min. December 29th 2018
Langoustine gratin
Langoustine gratin
This elegant gratin has a layer of brunoise vegetables in the bottom, with langoustine tails (scampi) cooked in two stages on top, finished with a thick creamy sauce, made with the "fumet" from the langoustines. This recipe is quite long to make, but can be prepared in stages over a number of days....
27K3.9 2 hours 15 min. December 30th 2019
Langoustine sabayon tart
Langoustine sabayon tart
For this recipe, the tart cases are made with sheets of filo pastry. These are filled with langoustines coated in a delicious lime-flavoured sabayon.
51K3.8 1 hour 6 min. July 2nd 2014
Lobster Thermidor
Lobster Thermidor
In this recipe, the lobster are cooked first in a court bouillon (stock), then the flesh is removed and cut into small pieces before being cooked with the cream and alcohol. The dish is browned in the oven to finish.
128K 14.7 35 min. January 22th 2012
Pollack fillet baked with rice and vegetables.
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.
32K4.3 1 hour 7 min. September 25th 2016
Scallops au gratin
Scallops au gratin
Scallops rapidly pan-fried, then arranged in shells on a bed of finely chopped leeks, topped with a bechamel sauce and browned in the oven.
33K 1 hour 7 min. January 13th 2019
Scrambled eggs with langoustines and asparagus tips.
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.
16K 50 min. August 28th 2019
Turban of sole with langoustines
Turban of sole with langoustines
The turban is made from a rolled fillet of sole poached in fish stock. Each turban is then filled with sautéed langoustines and a tasty cream sauce, flavoured with langoustine stock. This dish takes quite a long time to make because of the langoustine stock, but you will really impress your guests.
62K4.1 1 hour 44 min. November 23th 2014
Involtini-Style Filet Mignon
Involtini-Style Filet Mignon
This filet mignon of pork is split, rather like an involtini, and stuffed with grilled bacon, parsley and cheese.
40K3.8 52 min. April 15th 2018
Involtinis
Involtinis
Involtinis are small rolls of meat, usually veal, and cheese. Here is my version.
344K4.4 2 hours 51 min. February 21th 2011
Asparagus and spinach gratin
Asparagus and spinach gratin
A quick vegetable gratin made with asparagus and spinach cooked beforehand, in a bechamel sauce and topped with slivers of Brie.
5,107 1 hour 2 min. June 20th 2021
Auvergnat tartines
Auvergnat tartines
Ideal 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.
3,3435 39 min. September 5th 2021
Baked leek and Camembert slices
Baked leek and Camembert slices
In this recipe slices of bread are topped with creamed leeks and slivers of Camembert before browning in the oven.
30K4.8 21 min. March 6th 2020
Bourguignon potatoes
Bourguignon potatoes
Potatoes cooked "bourguignon" (or Burgundy) style is a delicious twist on a classic potato gratin. The potatoes are cooked in milk, with added flavour from lardons and fried onions. A tasty topping of cream with Époisses cheese is poured over just before the dish goes in the oven.
5,442 1 hour 55 min. August 12th 2021
Cassoulet-style shepherd's pie.
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.
13K 54 min. June 3rd 2020
Celeriac and mushroom gratin
Celeriac and mushroom gratin
This gratin combines sliced celeriac simmered in milk with fried mushrooms.
51K5 1 hour 8 min. November 9th 2014
Chard and potato gratin
Chard and potato gratin
All 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.
19K 1 hour 6 min. June 10th 2020
Chilli chicken and spinach gratin
Chilli chicken and spinach gratin
A 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.
7,080 1 hour 35 min. May 23th 2021
Courgettes (zuchinis)
Courgettes (zuchinis)
A classic gratin, but with the courgettes cooked separately to prevent too much juice being released during the oven cooking, and so make a dish that is barely moist.
469K 13.7 1 hour 20 min. October 13th 2010
Creamy Comtoise artichoke gratin
Creamy Comtoise artichoke gratin
This 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.
8,192 49 min. December 9th 2020
Croque-monsieur potatoes
Croque-monsieur potatoes
A way to revive potatoes, "croque-monsieur" style: topped with bechamel sauce, ham and cheese, then browned in the oven.
5,674 40 min. August 4th 2021
Duck Parmentier
Duck Parmentier
This 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.
85K3.9 51 min. January 27th 2013
Endive gratin with cancoillotte
Endive gratin with cancoillotte
Here is a variation on the classic French recipe for endives with ham. This recipe uses cancoillotte cheese instead of the usual béchamel sauce.
75K3.8 57 min. February 5th 2014
Endives
Endives
A very classic recipe, but which can easily fail due to two main errors: too much water in bottom of dish because endives give off a lot, and endives that are too bitter so that children hate it. Here is a method which avoids these two problems.
284K5 1 hour 29 min. February 14th 2012
Feta and spinach brik pie
Feta and spinach brik pie
In this recipe, a feta and cream filling is sandwiched between layers of spinach and wrapped in brik (or filo) pastry.
53K 24.8 55 min. December 10th 2014
Gnocchi alla romana
Gnocchi alla romana
Gnocchi 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.
17K 2 hours 59 min. July 29th 2020
Gratin Comtois
Gratin Comtois
This 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!
7,642 1 hour 13 min. April 7th 2021
Gratin Dauphinois
Gratin Dauphinois
This recipe is a bit sensitive for people from Dauphiné (a French area around the city of Grenoble), many of them are sure to have the "true" recipe. Here is the version of the famous French chef Michel Guérard. The most interesting thing about gratin Dauphinois, is that it has a delicate hint of...
361K 25 1 hour 3 min. August 13th 2016
Gratin du Nord
Gratin du Nord
This gratin combines the flavours that are so characteristic of France's northern region: endives (chicory), beer and Maroilles cheese.
38K5 1 hour 33 min. January 21th 2018
Gratin of chicken with rice and sautéed mushrooms
Gratin of chicken with rice and sautéed mushrooms
This is a very simple gratin, mainly using leftovers (chicken and rice), ideal for a Sunday night supper.
24K3.8 52 min. October 15th 2017
Gratin of Endives with Mont d'Or
Gratin of Endives with Mont d'Or
This gratin has layers of potatoes and sautéed endives, topped with Mont d'Or cheese and browned in the oven.
32K5 58 min. February 14th 2016
Gratin of purple artichokes
Gratin of purple artichokes
This is a very simple recipe: just potatoes, purple artichokes, a sprinkling of Parmesan and into the oven it goes...
41K4.1 42 min. November 30th 2014
Gratin Parmentier
Gratin Parmentier
Here, a potato gratin meets hachis Parmentier (minced beef topped with mashed potato): 2 layers of potato around a layer of pre-cooked minced meat.
32K3.6 1 hour 22 min. May 1st 2019
Gratin slices with spinach
Gratin slices with spinach
A slice of bread with a gratin of bechamel containing hard-boiled egg and topped with cheese, served with fresh spinach.
75K4.1 1 hour 33 min. March 20th 2013
Gratin-style spinach and chicken omelette
Gratin-style spinach and chicken omelette
A 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.
12K 43 min. August 16th 2020
Hachis parmentier
Hachis parmentier
This 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"...
373K 24.4 1 hour 22 min. February 21th 2011
Ham "friand" pie
Ham "friand" pie
A "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.
65K4.2 1 hour 5 min. September 8th 2018
Ham and cheese slices with spring onions
Ham and cheese slices with spring onions
In this recipe, we'll be using just the tops of the onions, lightly fried, combined with fried ham and thinly sliced Morbier cheese..
20K 38 min. May 22th 2019
Ham pasta bake
Ham pasta bake
Here's a really simple recipe that children love. Just pasta, ham, a little cream and cheese on top.
100K5 42 min. July 15th 2015
Harvest Gratin
Harvest Gratin
Purple artichokes, cauliflower and mozzarella combined with bechamel sauce in a gratin to cheer up the end of summer.
34K4.1 1 hour 15 min. September 20th 2015
Hot sesame-cream chicken tartines
Hot sesame-cream chicken tartines
Slices of lightly toasted bread topped with sesame and tarragon cream, morsels of chicken and a little grated cheese. Just popped in the oven for a few minutes to brown. [Translator's note: in French, a tartine is simply a slice of bread spread with something (butter, jam...) or an open sandwich,...
15K 26 min. January 22th 2020
Individual creamy endive gratins
Individual creamy endive gratins
In this recipe, the endives are first blanched, then baked with cream and mushrooms in individual cassolettes (small gratin dishes or large ramekins).
91K4.6 1 hour 5 min. March 4th 2012
Italian style gratin
Italian style gratin
This 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.
64K4.8 1 hour 8 min. August 31th 2014
Layered Leek and Egg Gratin
Layered Leek and Egg Gratin
This gratin combines parboiled leeks with chopped hard-boiled eggs in thin layers.
37K4.1 49 min. January 10th 2016
Moussaka
Moussaka
Here 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.
344K 14 2 hours 53 min. August 1st 2011
Mozzarella pasta bake
Mozzarella pasta bake
A 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.
32K 51 min. September 30th 2018
Mushroom Pancakes au Gratin
Mushroom Pancakes au Gratin
This 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.
61K4.6 55 min. April 20th 2016
Norwegian tartines
Norwegian tartines
Scandinavian-style bread with smoked trout, and a fresh topping with herbs and shallots.
13K 28 min. February 19th 2020
Potato and broccoli gratin
Potato and broccoli gratin
A very simple recipe: a layer of potatoes, a layer of broccoli, bechamel sauce and grated cheese.
190K3.8 2 hours 1 min. September 21th 2011
Potato and two ham gratin
Potato and two ham gratin
Little morsels of boiled and raw cured ham sautéd briefly then mixed with mashed potatoes and finished as a gratin in the oven.
102K 14.6 47 min. October 20th 2011
Potato gratin
Potato gratin
This classic French recipe is made with sliced potatoes baked in milk and browned on top.
1.0M 14.6 1 hour 47 min. February 21th 2011
Potatoes with bacon and herbs
Potatoes with bacon and herbs
The potatoes in this recipe are rolled in a slice of lightly cooked bacon with sage and bay leaves slipped in between. They are then baked in the oven.
20K5 1 hour November 14th 2018
Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin"
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.
237K 24 1 hour 35 min. February 21th 2011
Purple artichokes in a cheesy gratin
Purple artichokes in a cheesy gratin
Purple 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.
7,656 1 hour 29 min. December 13th 2020
Quick stuffed courgettes
Quick stuffed courgettes
This 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).
25K4.4 1 hour 6 min. September 17th 2017
Ratatouille confite
Ratatouille confite
In this ratatouille recipe, the vegetables are cooked longer than usual to get a richer melting dish.
194K 13.8 2 hours 40 min. June 12th 2011
Roasted Cauliflower
Roasted Cauliflower
Roasting 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.
45K5 1 hour 12 min. March 27th 2016
Salmon and Spinach Gratin
Salmon and Spinach Gratin
This gratin has a layer of spinach, a layer of salmon with tomato and a layer of potato purée topped with grated cheese.
40K4.3 46 min. January 27th 2016
Smoked haddock and leek fondue tartines
Smoked haddock and leek fondue tartines
These tartines are built up with layers of leek fondue, sliced raw mushrooms and smoked haddock, then popped in the oven for a few minutes.
11K 31 min. April 15th 2020
Smoky potato and potimarron gratin
Smoky potato and potimarron gratin
This 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!
19K 2 hours 10 min. March 13th 2019
Spicy mustard cauliflower cheese
Spicy mustard cauliflower cheese
This 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.
18K 1 hour 1 min. May 24th 2020
Spinach and hard-boiled egg gratin
Spinach and hard-boiled egg gratin
In this gratin, spinach and hard-boiled eggs are combined with bechamel sauce and topped with grated cheese.
111K4.7 35 min. December 18th 2013
Spinach Mornay
Spinach Mornay
This gratin is made with a layer of pre-cooked spinach, then sliced hard-boiled eggs and a Mornay sauce (an enriched bechamel with cheese).
29K 40 min. February 27th 2019
Stuffed mushrooms au gratin
Stuffed mushrooms au gratin
For 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.
20K 1 hour 12 min. September 8th 2019
Stuffed pumpkin gratin
Stuffed pumpkin gratin
The small squash used here is the Japanese chestnut pumpkin or "potimarron". For this gratin, we scrape out the seeds and fill the centre with a mixture of two sorts of fried meat (chicken and bacon), chestnuts and cream, then bake it in the oven until the pumpkin flesh is soft. Served straight from...
39K4.3 1 hour 9 min. November 29th 2015
Stuffed tomatoes and courgettes
Stuffed tomatoes and courgettes
A classic recipe of French family cooking, but with a more sophisticated filling.
309K3.8 1 hour 50 min. February 21th 2011
Tomatoes Provençal
Tomatoes Provençal
This 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.
22K4.3 1 hour 9 min. December 30th 2019
Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin
Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin
The small squash used here is the Japanese chestnut pumpkin or "potimarron". For this gratin, we scrape out the seeds and fill the centre with a mixture of three sorts of cheese and cream, then bake it in the oven until the pumpkin flesh is soft. Served straight from the oven like this, it is good...
47K4.1 53 min. January 24th 2016
Two-cheese vegetable gratin
Two-cheese vegetable gratin
This 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.
22K 1 hour 23 min. October 16th 2019
Vegetable clafoutis
Vegetable clafoutis
Clafoutis, 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...
42K4.7 1 hour 31 min. September 28th 2016
White bean gratin "à l'italienne"
White bean gratin "à l'italienne"
White haricot beans enriched with the Mediterranean flavours of tomatoes and herbs. The beans are boiled first then mixed with chopped tomatoes and finished gratin-style in the oven.
4,239 13 hours 2 min. August 25th 2021
Winemaker's toast
Winemaker's toast
These oven-baked open sandwiches are topped with onions cooked in red wine, fried bacon and potatoes, finished with a thin layer of melted cheese.
81K5 1 hour 20 min. March 11th 2012
Apple and almond gratin
Apple and almond gratin
Imagine a gratin, but sweet, made with apples and toasted ground almonds. This delicious dessert combines apples and almonds with a vanilla custard-like mixture - simply yummy!
32K4.6 1 hour 5 min. February 8th 2017
Apple Batter Puddings
Apple Batter Puddings
Similar to a traditional French "clafoutis", usually made with cherries, this simple apple and almond dessert is quick to make.
33K4.8 41 min. March 30th 2016
Apple macaronade
Apple macaronade
This gratin-style apple pudding has an almond "macaronade" crust for a delicious combination of flavours.
8,737 1 hour 15 min. December 27th 2020
Apple Tatin Terrine
Apple Tatin Terrine
Imagine a sweet terrine, made of layers of apples with sugar, cooked slowly in the oven until caramelized. Serve warm in slices with custard.
53K4.1 3 hours 28 min. December 14th 2014
Brioche Tatin
Brioche Tatin
For this filled brioche, the apples are cooked separately, as for a tart tatin (caramelized), then sandwiched between two circles of brioche dough.
56K3.7 3 hours 21 min. September 10th 2018
Caramelized pear custard tart
Caramelized pear custard tart
You 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.
27K 2 1 hour 22 min. December 4th 2019
Cherry and pistachio tarts
Cherry and pistachio tarts
A shortcrust pastry case baked with pistachio cream, then topped with Griottine cherries.
155K 25 1 hour 20 min. July 4th 2010
Clementine sorbet
Clementine sorbet
To capture the delicate flavour of clementines, we need to use not only the juice, but also a little zest to add a delicious hint of bitternes. Here's a simple method using sugar cubes.
88K4.3 2 hours 47 min. December 24th 2018
Corsican tarts
Corsican tarts
Two 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.
66K4.3 3 hours 22 min. February 23th 2014
Jelly-style plum jam
Jelly-style plum jam
Lots 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.
41K 13 hours 11 min. October 13th 2019
Little vanilla, clementine and chestnut verrines
Little vanilla, clementine and chestnut verrines
This is a fresh-flavoured verrine with 3 different flavoured layers: vanilla panna cotta, clementine and chestnut mousse.
153K 15 25 min. March 5th 2012
Soft fruits in sabayon
Soft fruits in sabayon
This 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.
239K3.9 46 min. February 21th 2011
Tatin apple diplomat tart
Tatin apple diplomat tart
This 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.
18K 2 hours 18 min. November 20th 2019
Tatin apples with mascarpone cream
Tatin apples with mascarpone cream
Small pieces of apple cooked "tatin" style (caramelized in a pan) with a light mascarpone cream.
152K4.3 1 hour 3 min. November 20th 2011
Valay-Brest
Valay-Brest
A Valay-Brest is a mini eclair, filled with apple-flavoured confectioner's custard and topped with a rectangle of walnut nougatine.
53K4.1 1 hour 28 min. May 14th 2014
Galette de Fougerolles
Galette de Fougerolles
This Galette de Fougerolles is a flattish cake filled with a hazelnut buttercream and topped just before baking with a "craquelin" (sweet cracker) crust, studded with griottine cherries.
19K 3 hours 21 min. February 17th 2019
Nougatine
Nougatine
Nougatine is a delicious nut toffee: caramel mixed with toasted flaked almonds. Not a dessert in itself, it is often used to decorate cakes and pastries. But those who enjoy good things are sure to want to eat it on its own!
245K3.9 32 min. March 29th 2018
Tapenade
Tapenade
Tapenade is a classic of Mediterranean cuisine, basically a purée of black olives and olive oil. This version is little more sophisticated, with a less marked olive flavour.
165K 14.1 13 min. November 21th 2010
How to butter a dish or a mould easily
How to butter a dish or a mould easily
Often when making gratins, crumbles or other oven-cooked dishes, you will need to butter the dish or mould. To butter (or grease) means to rub inside the mould with a knob of butter to prevent the mixture sticking too much. Instead of putting a knob of butter in the dish and wiping with paper, here...
104K4.1 1 min. February 21th 2011
How to dust
How to dust
"Dusting" in cooking is sprinkling a very fine layer of something in powder form. Icing sugar or cocoa powder on cakes for example. As this is not very easy to do evenly, here is a way to do it.
106K5 2 min. October 13th 2010
How to heat milk without it catching on the bottom of the pan
How to heat milk without it catching on the bottom of the pan
Very often when you heat milk in a saucepan, it forms at the bottom of the pan (especially if the milk boiled) a sticky and brown bottom of milk that burned and attached. To avoid this here is a very simple and very effective tip.
197K5 1 min. February 21th 2011
How to heat plates
How to heat plates
In restaurants serving "à l'assiette", wich means that your dish is presented already served on a plate, it's very important for the plates to be hot, otherwise dishes arrive cold and it's the customer that (rightly) becomes heated. At home it's worth doing the same thing: you are sure to serve hot...
186K 43.7 22 min. February 21th 2011
How to keep meat tender after cooking
How to keep meat tender after cooking
When you cook meat, the cooking heat causes the juices to run back inside, so the outside dries up somewhat. Here is a tip to avoid this.
89K4.3 5 min. February 21th 2011
How to make a good pastry tart case
How to make a good pastry tart case
Lining a tin or mould with pastry to make a tart or pie seems simple enough: you roll out the pastry, put it in the tin and trim off any overhanging bits. It may not be rocket science, but if you want a tart with a perfect pastry case, it really helps to take care over a few details, which I will...
33K 42 min. July 14th 2019
How to prepare a bain-marie
How to prepare a bain-marie
A bain-marie is the best way to cook or heat a preparation gently without risk of burning.
445K5 7 min. July 5th 2013
How to prepare an onion or shallot
How to prepare an onion or shallot
Onions and shallots are widely used in the recipes on this site, generally finely chopped. Here is a method to do it quite easily with a simple knife.
141K5 10 min. February 21th 2011
How to prepare broccoli
How to prepare broccoli
Broccoli are vegetable cousins to cauliflowers. Here's how to prepare them for using in a recipe.
1.3M3 35 min. October 7th 2013
How to prepare carrots
How to prepare carrots
Here's how to prepare carrots, from the simplest way (peeled then rinsed) to a more sophisticated version where only the very best ofthe vegetable is kept.
137K4.3 14 min. February 21th 2011
How to prepare cauliflower
How to prepare cauliflower
This is how to start with a whole califlower and finish with only the best of the vegetable.
181K4.1 33 min. February 28th 2010
How to prepare courgettes
How to prepare courgettes
Preparing courgettes is fairly simple. You just need to remember 3 things: 1) the bigger they are, the less good they will be, 2) they never need to be peeled, and 3) the central part with the seeds is pretty tasteless.
225K 13.8 29 min. June 8th 2011
How to prepare cucumber
How to prepare cucumber
Or how to start with a whole cucumber and finish with small crunchy dice, ready to be added to a salad.
190K4.5 39 min. August 6th 2019
How to use gelatin
How to use gelatin
Gelatin is a gelling agent use in some desserts where a rather firm texture is required when cold. It can also be used to stabilize a dessert (mousses especially) that you need to keep longer than usual.
284K4.8 7 min. July 9th 2018
You should not beat egg yolks at high speed to start with
You should not beat egg yolks at high speed to start with
You should not start beating egg yolks and caster sugar at high speed, because this splashes drops of egg yolk against the sides of the bowl, which then go hard as they dry.
71K 24.5 February 21th 2011
You should not leave egg yolks in contact with sugar
You should not leave egg yolks in contact with sugar
You should not leave egg yolks in contact with sugar for too long without beating them, because this contact "cooks" egg yolks and you will get small lumps of hard egg in your mixture.
83K5 February 21th 2011
Enchiladas
Enchiladas
Enchiladas are tortillas (cornmeal pancakes), filled with a pre-cooked filling, then topped with grated cheese and browned in the oven.
23K 1 hour 41 min. May 8th 2019

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