Boule Bread & Bruschetta

Boule Bread & Bruschetta French Bread and Italian Bruschetta Serves 2 Just like the neighboring countries of France and Italy, toasted homemade French boule bread heaped with a topping of fresh bruschetta, go perfectly together. Served as a cold appetizer or hors d’oeuvre, this recipe calls for a combination of fragrant fresh herbs that will…

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup Soupe à l’oignon Serves 2 No matter what the season, anytime is a good time for French Onion Soup!  Bruno INGREDIENTS 1 large sweet onion 1 garlic clove 2 tbsp finely cut leek 1 tbsp butter 1tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp of unbleached flour or spelt flour 1 quart of vegetable stock…

Simply Colcannon

Simply Colcannon A Traditionally Irish Dish Serves 2 Similar to our earlier version of Colcannon with leeks, this recipe is steeped in Irish culinary tradition and saves time in the kitchen without sacrificing taste!  Happy St. Patrick’s Day!! Bruno INGREDIENTS 1/2 head of Savoy cabbage 3 large red potatoes 1/2 large sweet onion  1 clove…

Cooking Up Colcannon

Simply Colcannon An Irish Recipe for Saint Patrick’s Day Serves 2 With just a week to go until Saint Patrick’s Day, we’ve been experimenting with two separate recipes for the traditional Irish dish, Colcannon…using red potatoes, Savoy cabbage and lots of creamy Irish butter! Serve this hearty classic alongside steamed carrots and homemade Irish soda…

Potato Purée & Salmon

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…

A French Breakfast

A French Breakfast Un Petit Déjeuner Français 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…