Author Archives: Kerry

You Say You Want a Revolution: Adieu Florent

Chers Révolutionnaries, I apologize for the delay with these editions. I have been in Paris, garnering from hither and thither all sorts of ideas for more recipes for you. Please, accept my apology. Here is the promised Bastille Day post…stay … Continue reading

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La Bastille 2008

If I’m going to have a blog called French Revolution, then I absolutely positively must take this opportunity to say happy quatorze to you. I hope you spend the day very…Frenchly. Bisous, Kerry p.s. Check back for a post on … Continue reading

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Champignon, Champion

RECIPE: Mushroom Velouté

scroll down for these mushroom recipes… Stuffed Mushrooms with Baguette, Boursin, and Mint Mushroom Velouté with Truffle Oil Champignon and Fontina Brioche
Mushroom Fricassee *bonus basic* This weekend, Mr. English finds himself otherwise engaged, away on another one of those bizarre British … Continue reading

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Borough Man

RECIPE: Brindisa Knock-Off Chorizo Sandwiches

A review of Brindisa chorizo sausage sandwich specialist at Borough Market, London For those of us who are hungry, a city, like London, can be a labyrinth with no helpful Ariandne’s string to point out the right gastronomic direction. It … Continue reading

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In the Closet

RECIPE: Fried Portuguese Sardines with Harissa Tomato Sauce

scroll down for these “straight from the pantry” recipes… Provençal Anchovy Bath for Baguette and Crudités White Bean Velouté with Herbs de Provence Oil Fried Portuguese Sardines with Harissa Tomato Sauce When I was a little girl, I lived in … Continue reading

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Yours Sancerrely,

RECIPE: Chicken with Sancerre, Mushrooms, and Thyme

The victor, with 45% of the votes, in June’s French Revolution “French Wine” poll is… Sancerre! Congratulations to all you Revolutionaries who chose the French white. In the spirit of fraternité, egalité, and liberté, I’m glad you exercised your right … Continue reading

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Buckwheat Bronco

RECIPE: Crêpe Batter

Basic Crêpe Batter Brie Crêp-o-dilla with Avocado Crème Fraîche and Watermelon Salsa Crêpe Salad Bowl with Cassis Mixed Greens and Warm Goat Cheese Crêpe Monsieur As you know, my mother and my grandmother and toute la famille are French. As … Continue reading

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