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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Poulet Citron (oven roasted lemon chicken)

Here I have for you an old French recipe that I remember my mom preparing in the kitchens when I was a young man. The scent of citrus wafted through the air and made such a wonderful aroma. I remember the combination of sweet and savory that I would go (and still do) go crazy … Continue reading »

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Crevette Champignon

Beautiful large mushrooms are filled with savory sautéd leek and then topped with large tender shrimp and browned, buttered bread crumbs. Easy, very tasty, elegant…… less than 30 minutes to Fabulousness.   The Recipe! 12 extra-large shrimp 12 large mushroom caps 1 leek, chopped fine 2 cups of breadcrumbs Butter and extra-virgin oilve oil Sea … Continue reading »

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Rôti d’agneau Bernier (Roast lamb with citrus and sherry)

Rôti d’agneau Bernier (Roast lamb with citrus and sherry). A great French tradition! Roast leg of lamb done the way my family has made it for over a hundred years!! Slow roasted and infused with orange and tangerine, sherry, leek, mushroom, fresh rosemary and thyme. A feast for the holidays ahead of us. Pair it … Continue reading »

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Terrine de Foie Gras

Terrine de Foie Gras. This my friends is the Holy Grail of French Gastronomy. Luxurious and classic, paired with fingerling potatoes, cooked in the duck fat or a crusty French bread and a fine Bordeaux this is the one specialty that helped to define French Cuisine. The Recipe! 2 1/2 lbs of whole raw Duck … Continue reading »

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Tangerine Chicken (Poulet Tangerine)

Poulet Tangerine. Here’s a dish from my past that brings great memories for me. I remember playing outside with my brother and catching the scent of this dish through the open window to our house and counting the minutes to dinner. Slow roasted chicken is paired up with amazing flavours of tangerine and honey. Simply … Continue reading »

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Poivron Saucisson (Sweet Pepper with French sausage)

Oh boy…… Imagine sitting in a romantic little bistro in the South of France. The deep blue skies of Autumn, cool scent of the countryside, brilliant sunlight dancing on the freshly poured Cabernet Sauvignon of you and your lover….this decadent offering of slightly crisp sweet pepper topped with sautéed savory French sausage, fire roasted red … Continue reading »

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