Baguette Traditional & Chocolate

Le Goûter Typically the French do not snack in between meals, however an exception can be made every now and then, in particular for hungry school children returning home after a long day of learning. Comparable to a British afternoon tea, Le Goûter is a short and simple snack of fresh baguette and a generous…

Swiss Chard & Cheese Pie

Swiss Chard & Cheese Pie Tarte aux bettes à carde et au fromage Serves 2 As we focus more on good health and bolstering our immune systems, getting enough leafy greens into our daily diets are essential.  Although slightly bitter, the leaf blades of Swiss chard or bette à carde are highly nutritious and perfect…

Vichyssoise Soup

Vichyssoise Soup Soupe Vichyssoise Serves 2 The origin of Vichyssoise is a subject of debate among the culinary elite, including beloved American chef, writer and television personality, Julia Child and Louis Diat, a world renowned French chef and culinary writer who cooked for nobility, prime ministers and ambassadors. But in keeping with our love of folklore and all…

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…

A Salad of Various Ingredients

A Salad of Various Ingredients Salad Variée Serves 2 Translated into English, Salade Variée means “varied salad”.  So be a little daring and get creative with various combinations of healthy ingredients that blend well together in both taste and presentation! Bruno INGREDIENTS 1 large red potato A generous handful of fresh string beans (haricots verts)…