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Tag Archives: French in a Flash
RECIPE: Scallops with Butter and Endives
Every time Mr. English and I are in Paris, we never miss an opportunity to eat at Le Comptoir, our favorite restaurant, just down the street from where we used to live when I was in cooking school. It’s become … Continue reading
RECIPE: Salmon with Thyme and Three-Lemon Crème Fraîche
Salmon is my sit-down-and-be-good food. The I-ate-too-many-latkes antidote. And I’ve been doing a zillion variations on this theme this winter: a slab of salmon slow-roasted with olive oil on a bed of herbs. Traditionally, I do a simple pairing of … Continue reading
RECIPE: Chard, Pancetta, and Pecorino Quiche
Quiche reminds me of Christmastime because there’s no other time of year (except maybe Thanksgiving) when I would need to make a breakfast that serves more than two people. Being in a full house for the holidays, I find it … Continue reading
RECIPE: Herb-Stuffed, Salt-Baked Bream
Mr. English and I just got back from a trip to France to visit our wedding caterer. The day of our tasting may have been the best day of my life. I’m not sure the actual wedding can beat sitting … Continue reading
RECIPE: Quatre Épices Glazed Carrots
One thing (of the many things) I love about French cuisine is the little mixtures of herbs and spices that, together, have become vastly important and common as one ingredient. Herbes de Provence. Fines herbes. Quatre épices. Blends that are … Continue reading
RECIPE: Broiled Scallops Provençale
I hate to say it, but I have a real bone to pick with English markets. And I just don’t understand what the problem is! I can never find seafood. Giant shrimp like we have in the States. Scallops. Calamari. … 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