Quick Cassoulet

Ingredients: Cassoulet 4 bone-in chicken thighs 1/2 lb slab bacon or pork belly cut into small cubes 1/2 lb mild Italian Sausage, roughly chopped 1 onion 3 celery staulks 3...

Quiche Lorraine

Ingredients: Pie crust (homemade or store bought) 6 oz lardon or sliced bacon (about 3 – 4 thick cut pieces) 2 eggs 2 egg yolks 1.25 cups half & half...

Salade Francais a la Aaron

This is a salad that I made all the time in France, mostly because shallots were so cheap and good over there. Ingredients: 1 or 2 Large Shallots 3 –...

Pate Provencal

Ingredients: Fresh Pappardelle Basil Diced Fresh Tomatoes Garlic Red Onion Lardon Fumee (bacon will work) Preparation: 1. Saute the red onion till soft in olive oil. 2. Add in the...

Simple French Bread

1 packet yeast 2 T sugar 2 T olive oil 1.5 tsp salt 1 cup warm water 3 cups flour Dissolve yeast in warm water.  Add sugar, oil and salt....

Macarons a la Sandrine

Ingredients: Macarons: 3 blancs d’oeuf (egg whites) 40 g de sucre en poudre (white sugar) 200 g de sucre glace (powdered sugar) 100 g de poudre d’amande (almond flour) Ganache:...

Gateau Grenobloise

Ingredients: Cake: 10 oz (300 g) butter 8 oz (250g) walnuts 6 eggs, separated 1 c superfine (caster) sugar 3 Tbsp dark run 1 tsp coffee extract (or 1 tsp...