Author Archives: Kerry

Spring Chicken for Mothers’ Day on the BBC: Norman Apple Poussin with Baby Spring Vegetables

How many times has your mother told you she’s no spring chicken? My maman tells me, usually, when I’m home, and she wants me to walk the dog, or run to the store, or lift something heavy–otherwise, to her chagrin, … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Crème Fraîche Cupcakes with Provence Lavender Icing

RECIPE: Crème Fraîche Cupcakes with Lavender

It had been a long drive, and we were famished. I leaned back in the wrought iron chair, and plucked another fry from the red carton. I closed my eyes to the sun, and when I opened them again, I … Continue reading

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Madeline’s Madeleines

RECIPE: Blueberry Madeleines

  My mother spent a year living, as a child, in a French convent—one where they wore little matching uniforms, slept in iron beds, and walked in straight lines two-by-two. She spent her childhood mornings as Madeline. It is no … Continue reading

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Cockadoodledoo: Saturday Brunch Petite Crustless Quiches with Fines Herbes and Chèvre

This post is a submission for the NYC Eggland’s Best Recipe Contest! There have been a lot of comings and goings lately. I commute back and forth between New York and South Florida every week now, working at Penguin two … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: French Onion Soup Dumplings

RECIPE: French Onion Soup Dumplings

When I was a little girl, French onion soup was my favorite thing in the world. I searched high and low for it, at every restaurant. Now that I think about it, French onion soup reminds me very much of … Continue reading

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Categories: Appetizers & Hors D’Oeuvres, Eat, For a Crowd, French in a Flash, Recipes, Series
 

Hi, This is Kerry, and You’re Listening to BBC Radio

I always thought you had to be like Rihanna to be asked to record one of those radio station statements. But a couple of weeks ago, I sat in the studio at BBC Radio Oxford, and smiled into the mic, … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Coquilles St. Jacques Pot Pies with Roasted Lemon

RECIPE: Coquilles St. Jacques Pot Pies

There is nothing more French than Coquilles St. Jacques. And nothing more American than apple…ok, in this case, pot…pie. I am both, and to me, nothing represents the French Revolution philosophy more effectively than this dish. It began with my … Continue reading

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