Please enjoy viewing, and hopefully preparing these recipes. I’m finding them world-wide and want to share them with you.

Bon apetit!


Two Tomato Tart

  This is no ordinary tomato tart. If you want an early reminder of what summer tastes like, we recommend …

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Ordering steak in France

Steak Frites. By LWY Via Wikimedia Commons

How to order your steak preference in France • Bleu – Done on a very hot grill for one minute …

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French flavour of the season – courgettes

Courgesttes CC By Joeless Via Flickr

Chef Chris Lacey shares tips and ideas to enjoy this potager staple. “In mid to late summer those of us …

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Succulent scallops cooked in the Loire

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The recipe for this delicious dish is brought to you by two highly respected British chefs who are based in …

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Rillettes de Saumon

Rillettes De Saumon

Rillettes of smoked and fresh salmon with blini, capers and lemon Serves 4 Ingredients 240g salmon 60g smoked salmon 2g …

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The dishes that make a real French Christmas feast

LanguedocLiving, Dec 17 Want to do Christmas like the French? Here’s some inspiration. The culinary highlight of the French year …

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Strawberry mocktails and cocktails

Strawberry Mocktail

These mocktails and cocktails are lovely for a summer’s afternoon / evening, just as you’re craving the shade, and thinking …

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Legumes Farcis

Open Air Market Veggies And Fruit

Monique Guezel has picked up the Catalan theme in selecting this June recipe, by focusing on fresh, local colourful produce. Zucchini, …

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Olive Kek

Olives Pitted

Thank you Bassie Scott for this truly scrumptious apero recipe. Ingredients 200 g flour (I use half &half, plain flour and …

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Sardines in Lemon

Fresh Sardines On Dock

Andrea and Monique are back with a delicious recipe for sardines. We tasted this simple dish during a visit to …

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Gratin d’asperges et jambon

  Gratin d’asperges et jambon Monique shared this recipe, as it is a favourite of her son, Phillipe. With the …

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Local French Vegetable Recipes

  TIAN AUX LÉGUMES This is one of those French recipes that is so simple to make but looks great …

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Galette des rois

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Made of buttery puff pastry with an almond paste filling, the “galette de rois” marks the feast of Epiphany, or …

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Gougères 1

These light fluffy Burgundy snacks are so more-ish, that I defy you to only make them once. They are perfect …

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Tarte aux Pommes et a la Creme de Lait

Apple Pie Creamy

Creamy Apple Pie     Pastry 250g plain flour 100g softened butter 100g icing sugar a pinch of salt 1 …

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Pâte de coing (quince paste)

Quince Paste

Ok, after reading this recipe, I HAD to post it. This is outstanding! C’mon people! Let’s eat outside the box …

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Chic Oyster Recipes

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A few more delicious oyster recipes! Bon appetit! Oysters in Pommeo (Pommeo is an aperitif made in Normandy. It is …

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Cooked Oyster Recipes

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“Straight-up & Easy” If you’re one of those people who don’t enjoy shucking oysters, here’s a great way to enjoy …

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Oysters Rockefeller recipe

Oysters Rockefeller

One of my favorites!! Oysters Rockefeller Ingredients 36 oysters 4 spring onions 2 celery sticks, trimmed and finely chopped 8 …

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A Practical Guide to Cooking Lobster

Lobster In Pot

Ok, I am squeamish. I hate the thought of boiling something alive — steaming clams in the oven is impossible …

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