Category: French

Pastry Cream

Pastry Cream

"This is a classic pastry cream often used in bakeries and restaurants. It can be used as a filling for cakes, pies or pastries. To make a lighter filling, fold in plain whipped cream."

Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Ganache

"This is a rich, dark chocolate topping or decoration that has lots of uses. It can be whipped as filling or icing, or just poured over whatever cake you like."

Love Letter - Crepes

Love Letter – Crepes

"We used to have crepes in our hostel, but we called it love letter. We all loved it. I make this for my family and they also love this."

Onion Soup Gratinee

Onion Soup Gratinee

"This is authentic Bistro style Potage D'Oignon. Enjoy! It takes a while to make, but is easy enough for anyone to make."

French Onion Soup With Browned Garlic

French Onion Soup With Browned Garlic

"An absolutely delicious French onion soup. Season with soy sauce instead of salt and top with your favorite cheese and melt it under the broiler, if desired."

Beef Bourguignon Without the Burgundy

Beef Bourguignon Without the Burgundy

"This recipe for beef Merlot is one of my favorites, and a take-off on the venerable beef bourguignon, beef braised in Burgundy wine. Serve over mashed potatoes."

Back-Burner Ratatouille

Back-Burner Ratatouille

"So good and so easy, this comforting Provencal dish is great warm as a side dish, or cold with cottage cheese for lunch. The leftovers just keep getting better. See footnote for oven and slow-cooker directions."

Beef, Burgundy Style

Beef, Burgundy Style

"This is a classic dish of the Burgundy region of France, designed to celebrate the wines for which Burgundy is famous. The Herb Bouquet adds a special flavor to this extremely popular dish."

French Onion Soup III

French Onion Soup III

"This is a tasty French Onion Soup. Try it you will like it."

How to Make Coquilles Saint-Jacques

How to Make Coquilles Saint-Jacques

"For something fancy, this is pretty easy to make. It's one of the world's most delicious dishes. It's rich and decadent, and yet still light."