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…

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…

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…

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…