Creamy Guacamole

Guacamole Crémeux Serves 2 Where Mexican and French cuisine meet…try this healthy and delicious guacamole recipe that’s always popular at home and across the globe (provided you can get your hands on the freshest ingredients)!  Soooooo good!! INGREDIENTS 2 ripe Hass avocados 1/2 lime or lemon – freshly squeezed 1 tbsp olive oil 3 tsp…

Potato Purée & Salmon

Parmentier Marguerite Serves 4 Bruno created this special recipe in honor of a true renaissance woman…my beloved grandmother, Margaret Davey Richardson. Widowed at a young age with six children, Margaret was an accomplished woman ahead of her time; possessing extraordinary intellect, understated elegance and a flawless style. Committed to excellence in all that she did,…

Baked Macaroni & Cheese

Gratin de Pâtes Sauce Béchamel Serves 4 Comfort food and wintery weekends go together…just like macaroni and cheese. Here’s our latest culinary experiment using the French version with an American twist…gluten free penne pasta, sauce Béchamel, grated Monterey Jack and a wee bit of other healthy ingredients! INGREDIENTS 1 box of gluten-free penne pasta 1…

Mussels and French Fries

Moules Marinières et Frites Serves 2 When shopping for mussels, take note of the origins and also of the smell. Good mussels should have the scent of the sea. Salt sparingly, if needed. INGREDIENTS 2 liters or 8 cups of fresh mussels 2 green onions, chopped including the stalks or 2 shallots if preferred 1…

A French Breakfast

Breaking the fast in France is typically fuss-free and minimal.  Great starts begin with fresh fruits in season and tartine, which is another name for your favorite crusty bread topped with butter and “confiture” (jam). Morning coffee is “café au lait” (coffee with milk) served in a small bowl which comes in handy when dipping…