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Posts Tagged With: less than 30 minutes

Sole à la Oscar

As a professional chef, my father’s nickname in the kitchens was Óscar. Perhaps because he was a tall and handsome Frenchman, it was a reference to the designer  Óscar de la Renta. It’s funny because no one recalls how that occurred, but it stuck to everyone in the culinary world. Perhaps Hervé was to unusual … 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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Pétoncle Lardon (Scallops with Bacon Ribbons)

Sweet, tender ocean scallops are pan seared in the glorious taste of bacon, surrounded by crispy ribbons of flavor. Easy, elegant and very flavorful. Done in less than 30 minutes. The Recipe! 6 large sea scallops per person 3 strips of bacon 1 medium ripe tomato, seeded and diced Herbs de Province Sea salt and … Continue reading »

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Asperges Lardon

Amazing flavors with little effort on this beautiful asparagus recipe make a fine lunch or side vegetable. Make smiles around your dinner table when you bring this gorgeous presentation out to them. The Recipe! 1 bundle of green asparagus 1 bundle of white asparagus 4 slices of bacon for recipe, plus 1 slice per serving … Continue reading »

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Crevette Grille Aux Romarin (Grilled Rosemary Shrimp)

Succulent marinated shrimp on the grill is one of my summertime favorites. Here are some serious summertime seafood flavours. The recipe! ~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2 lbs of extra large shrimp Marinate ~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons of fresh rosemary, minced 4 tablespoons of brown sugar Pinch of sea salt and … 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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Atlantic Salmon with Kiwi Lime Sauce (Saumon Kiwi)

Fresh pan seared Atlantic salmon is seasoned, then topped with a Kiwi lime reduction sauce. Dine by the sea tonight. Don’t forget the candles and romance. C’est L’amour. The Recipe! Recipe is for 4 people. Add one fillet per person for more servings and increase sauce components by 1/4 per extra serving. 3 kiwis, peeled … 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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