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Author Archives: deniebernier

Légumes D’été Grillé (Grilled Summer Vegetables)

Grilled sweet onion, brussels sprouts, baby white carrots and naturally cured maple bacon make for an amazing summer celebration! My friends, the taste of summer has never been more front and center. Grill this now as the summer is at it’s peak and will soon be gone with the cool Autumn winds… The Recipe! ~~~~~~~~~~~ … Continue reading »

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Carotte Et Viande de Porc (Slow cooked carrots, potato and ham )

Here is a fantastic French country comfort meal that goes back multiple generations in our family. This is a glimpse into the real French country style of cooking that few are allowed to see. The Recipe! 2 1/2 lbs small red or white potato 2 lbs carrots 2 lbs peeled and coarsely chopped shallots 2-2.5 … Continue reading »

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Crevettes Et Asperges Grillé

Grilling is one of my favorite ways to prepare my meals. Seafood and vegetables get equal time on my grill, and when you put them together like this…summer never tasted so good… The Recipe! ~~~~~~~~~~~ 2 bundles of asparagus (about 2 lbs,) 2 lbs of large, cleaned shrimp Extra-virgin olive oil Sea Salt Fresh cracked … Continue reading »

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Poivron Et Lardon Grillé

A beautiful savory killer dish that can be served at any summertime outdoor party (especially for the 4th of July!!) to much admiration. The reason? A) It’s grilled. B) It involves bacon. c) It involves bacon. No typo here… Vive Le Bacon!! The Recipe! 2 lbs of Natural, thick-cut (maple flavoured if available) bacon, strips cut … Continue reading »

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Poisson Damase

The ocean calls out to me again with a recipe dedicated to my grandfather. A fine French chef in his own right that adored the gifts of the sea. Succulent and savory, I know you would approve. This one is for you Pépère….. The Recipe! One fillet (appx. 3/4 lb) of a thick cut fish … Continue reading »

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Avocat à la Crème

The beautiful tastes of summer are here! Nouvelle Cuisine is a great fusion of new and old French flavours, and here I showcase the both together. The Recipe! One ripe avocado per person 1/2 sweet orange pepper, diced for garnish Juice of one lime 1/2 cup of sour cream 1/2 cup of heavy cream 1/2 … Continue reading »

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Champignons Aux Pétoncles (Mushrooms topped with scallops)

A very elegant, visually stunning and extremely delicious way to please your family and friends. In less than 30 minutes…really. The Recipe! 2-3 large mushrooms per person (stems carefully removed) 1 lb of scallops, chopped slightly into pieces. One large shallot, chopped fine Sea salt and Fresh ground pepper Butter and extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 … Continue reading »

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Aubergine Grillées (Grilled Eggplant)

With grilling season just beginning, I love to take eggplant tossed with herbs and extra-virgin olive oil and combine it with a grilled sausage of choice. Great fresh flavors. See for yourself…. The Recipe! Two medium eggplant or 2 lbs of mixed Japanese eggplant. 3/4 cup of extra-vigin olive oil 1 1/2 tablespoon of Herbs … Continue reading »

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Asperges Grillées (Grilled asparagus with a fig cream sauce)

Asparagus season is here!!! And so is the grilling season. Put the two together and pair it with a fig cream sauce and this is going to blow you away. Asparagus was a vegetable used much and often in the French restaurants of my family, and I eat it often with fond memories still. Figs … Continue reading »

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Poisson à La Sauce Tomate (Pan Seared Fish with cream sun dried tomato sauce)

Great fresh seafood is at my doorstep here in New England and I certainly enjoy it as much as I can. Living in the number one fishing port in the US certainly has it’s advantages! I love to take a fresh piece of fish, this time Pollock and pan sear it accompanied with a cream … Continue reading »

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