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Posts Tagged With: french cuisine

Choux de Bruxelles aux Jambon (Brussels Sprouts with Ham)

My father loved brussels sprouts, so its little wonder it was found on the menu bringing comfort food to those on a cold and bitter winter’s night. He also loved a tender, juicy ham – so it is natural that they share a dish together! Another reason to cook a nice pork shoulder and use … Continue reading »

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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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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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Poireau Et Maïs Rôti (Grilled Sweet Corn and Leek)

Grilled sweet corn and tender leek are married for a summer time flavor that is absolutely fabulous. Leek is essential in French cuisine and corn is quite popular in the region around Lyon where it is grown. Make some friends with this summer time powerhouse of a recipe! The Recipe! ~~~~~~~~~~~ 3 ears of sweet … Continue reading »

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Queue Juane Aux Bernier (Yellow Tail / Sole Bernier)

A fantastic summer time dish that takes the light and delicate flavour of yellow tail or sole, sautéed and folded in to whipped cream cheese, lime and Herbs De Province. Sauté sweet red peppers in extra virgin olive oil to accompany and summer never tasted so good.  The Recipe! 1/2 l/b yellow tail flounder or … Continue reading »

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Salade Moules (Mussel and Bacon Salad with Shallot Sauce)

Direct from Provence, this delicious summer offering can be found in tiny bistros in the country side, or in my grandmothers cookbook. The sauce defies description as it brings the flavours of this gorgeous salad to a new level. Enjoy with a champagne and let the world go by…. The Recipe! The sauce: Sauce Bernier … Continue reading »

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Nectarine Chicken (Poulet Nectarine)

Nectarine Chicken is inspired buy the fresh flavours of the early summer. Cooking in season is so important for the reasons that you can support your local farmers markets, enjoy the freshest of flavours and obtain organic produce. This is how humankind cooked and ate up until relatively recently. What was in season is what … Continue reading »

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Crêpe Cerises ( Crêpes with Cherry Sauce)

A dish is very near to my heart as it is one of my first memories of food from my mérère and mother making for me in their restaurants and in this antique French kitchen that I made this video in. The scents and aroma bring me back every time I prepare them. This recipe … Continue reading »

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