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Cheese Papillons (Savory Puff Pastry Butterflies)

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

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Categories: 30 Minutes, Appetizers & Hors D’Oeuvres, Bakery, Bread & Butter, Cheap, Easy, Eat, For a Crowd, French in a Flash, Recipes, Series, Vegetarian
 

Roasted Beet Soup with Thyme, Lemon, and Crème Fraîche

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

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Categories: 60 Minutes, Cheap, Easy, Eat, French in a Flash, Recipes, Series, Soup, Soup & Salad, Vegetarian
 

Crispy Cod Cooked ‘Unilateral’ with Creamed Leeks

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

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Categories: 30 Minutes, Easy, Eat, Fish, French in a Flash, Main Courses, Recipes, Series
 

Amazing Creamy, Crispy Fennel Gratin Dauphinoise

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

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Crisp Haricots Verts Salad with Fresh Tomatoes and Garlic for a Meatless Monday

RECIPE: Crisp Haricots Verts Salad with Fresh Tomatoes and Garlic

My Mémé, my grandmother, makes the most amazing green beans.  In France, traditionally, vegetables are “well done”–soft, supple.  And Mémé’s green beans are the same–stewed with garlic and tomatoes à la Provençal until the green beans start to split at … Continue reading

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Categories: 15 Minutes, Cheap, Easy, Eat, French in a Flash, Meatless Mondays, Recipes, Salad, Series, Sides, Soup & Salad, Vegetables, Vegetarian
 

Mustardy Salmon in a Packet with Asparagus

RECIPE: Mustardy Salmon in a Packet with Asparagus

I have spent the last four years on Serious Eats proving that cooking French food can be really easy.  And to prove it, all I had to do was write this recipe. This is a real weeknight wonder.  I do … Continue reading

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