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 things traditionally…

Classic Cheese Soufflé

Soufflé au Fromage Classique Serves 2 The origins of the soufflé date back to the early eighteenth century with credit and acknowledgement to French master cook Vincent de la Chapelle. However, the development and popularization of the soufflé in the nineteenth century is attributed to French chef Marie-Antoine Carême. Served as an entrée or as a dessert,…

Boule & 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 tantalize the senses! INGREDIENTS…

French Onion Soup

Soupe à l’oignon Serves 2 No matter what the season, anytime is a good time for French Onion Soup!  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 or chicken stock substitute …

A Salad of Various Ingredients

Salad Variée Serves 2 INGREDIENTS 1 large red potato A generous handful of fresh string beans (haricots verts) 1/2 large sweet onion 1 garlic clove 1/2 medium size zucchini 4 hard boiled eggs 1/4 fresh lime or lemon 1 tbsp butter 1 tsp salt salt and pepper to taste dash of nutmeg (optional) Translated into…