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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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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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Dejeuner sur l’Herbe

RECIPE: Provencal “Soupe au Pistou” Pasta

scroll down for these picnic recipes… Provencal “Soupe au Pistou” Pasta Pan Bagnat Watermelon with Rose and Raspberries Oh, the great outdoors. The wide open country, the rolling hills, the heady blossoms of the early summer flowers… I’m a city … Continue reading

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A Moveable Feast

RECIPE: Nutella Pot de Crème

scroll down for these Father’s Day recipes… Lavender Steak French Fried Leeks Nutella Pot de Crème My relationship with my father has been something of a moveable feast. I have written about our trip to the Ivy in London, and … Continue reading

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Chinatown

RECIPE: Crispy Cassis Duck

scroll down for these “Chinese” French recipes… Brie and Avocado Spring Rolls French Onion Soup Dumplings Crispy Duck Cassis It seems that over the course of culinary history, nations east to west, north to south, have all come to apply … Continue reading

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