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Category Archives: French in a Flash
RECIPE: Niçoise Toasts with Fresh Tuna and Tomatoes
I could reinvent the Niçoise salad a thousand ways, and have. But what brings me back to it constantly is how punchy it is. Big flavors. Big colors. Big personalities. This is not a salad of wallflowers–illustrated perfectly by the … Continue reading
RECIPE: Turkey 'au Vin'
Growing up in a French-American family, Thanksgiving was always a happy confusion. Apple cider sorbet with our pumpkin pie. Gratin Dauphinois instead of mashed potatoes. Haricots verts instead of regular, sturdy green beans. And we always, whether it’s considered French … Continue reading
RECIPE: Cheesy Papillons
Nothing says party to make like puff pastry. It sounds kind of retro kitsch, but there’s something about that crisp shatter of salty, flaky puff that is so indulgent, it can’t help but be a special occasion. Instead of cheese … Continue reading
RECIPE: Mock Duck Leg Confit with Root Vegetable Slaw
My old friend had a dinner party last week, and I went over in an Ethel Mertz capacity–an old friend and neighbor, rounding out a party of newer chums. I liked them, especially when one, Nicky, came up to me … Continue reading
RECIPE: Roasted Beet Soup with Thyme, Lemon, and Crème Fraîche
Right now, in London, it’s decidedly cold. In that surprising way, where you wake up and get out of the shower, chilly, and think, is it really late October already? It’s soup time. Time to armour myself with something warm … Continue reading
RECIPE: Crispy Cod Cooked ‘Unilateral’ with Creamed Leeks
Cooking fish ‘unilaterally’ is something I haven’t done since cooking school, but I thought, that’s stupid. It’s one of those things you learn in cooking school that is actually easier than everyday cooking. All it means is that you sear … Continue reading
RECIPE: Amazing Fennel Gratin
I have not forgotten the first time I, as a six year old vegetarian, stuffed my first bite of potato gratin Dauphinoise into my mouth at La Duchesse Anne near Woodstock, New York. So memorable was the occasion, that I … Continue reading