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The Secret Ingredient (Rosewater) Part I: Blackberries And Raspberries With Rose Sabayon

RECIPE: Blackberries and Raspberries with Rose Sabayon

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. The perfect topping for sweet-tart blackberries and raspberries is sweet sabayon. Raspberries and rose are like Tweedledee and Tweedledum—once you’ve seen them together, it’s hard to imagine one without the other. Sabayon is … Continue reading

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French Revolution for Kindle!

It seems to me that knowledge and cooking have a lot in common. Take Prometheus for example. In Greek mythology, the rascal gave fire to humanity, thus allowing us to cook (invaluable!), but also, symbolically, to think (also somewhat valuable). … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Purple Potato-Crusted Trout à la Française

RECIPE: Purple Potato-Crusted Trout à la Française

  Every girl starts off her life in the closet. Just whose closet, however, is a matter of chance. I began mine in Meme’s closet. It was she who taught me the French insistence on simplicity embellished with “the correct” … Continue reading

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BBC Audio Now Available on French Revolution!

Good news. I have finally been able to upload the audio for my BBC shows right here to French Revolution. They have been added to all the original recipe posts, which I have listed below. Additionally, please find here my … Continue reading

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BBC Recipe: Apple and Blackberry Bread Pudding with Brioche and Calvados

RECIPE: Apple and Blackberry Bread Pudding with Brioche and Calvados

For the final, dessert course in my four-course French dinner for BBC Radio Oxford, I wanted to bridge the Channel and revel in a bit of Anglo-Francophilia. Apples and blackberries melt between layers of custard-soaked brioche for the perfect bread pudding. … Continue reading

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BBC Recipe: Two-Mustard Garlic Baguette

RECIPE: Two-Mustard Garlic Baguette

As the second side to serve with my Short Rib Pot au Feu in my BBC Radio Oxford series, I slather a warm, crusty baguette with two mustards, garlic, butter, and herbs. What better to soak in stew than little … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Pain au Chocolat Cinnamon Rolls with Crème Fraîche Icing and Walnuts

RECIPE: Pain au Chocolat Cinnamon Rolls

When I was young, I learned a lot of French words before I learned the phrase “French kiss.” And when I did, I needed some comfort chez maman. This week for French in a Flash on Serious Eats, I roll … Continue reading

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