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 …

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!! INGREDIENTS 1/2 head of Savoy cabbage 3 large red potatoes 1/2 large sweet onion  1 clove garlic  1 tbsp…

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…

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…