Category: Recipes

Chocolate Mint Trufflettes

Chocolate Mint Trufflettes

These small truffles are especially nice to box and give to friends over the holiday season. They keep well in the refrigerator and can also be frozen.

Flan With Green Herbs

Flan With Green Herbs

In home-cooking, a flan — be it sweet or savory — is a custard. The choice of herbs and greens used to season this savory flan can be altered based on your garden or market.

Quiche with Bacon

Quiche with Bacon

The dough for this quiche is made with butter and lard (or vegetable shortening). The result is very flaky, with the taste of the lard complementing the bacon in the filling.

Spinach, Ham, and Parmesan Soufflé

Spinach, Ham, and Parmesan Soufflé

The Parmesan cheese and bread crumb crust and topping of this soufflé will be browner and crunchier when prepared in a gratin dish, making it easier to serve at the table.

Poached Trout In Vegetable Broth

Poached Trout In Vegetable Broth

Trout are poached with onions, carrots, scallions, and herbs. Their skin is then removed, the meat slid off the bone, and the fillets finished with a sauce made from the broth a little butter and oil.

Baked Mackerel With Potatoes And Onions

Baked Mackerel With Potatoes And Onions

Fresh mackerel is nutty, fleshy, and moist — but it has to be fresh to be good. It’s excellent broiled to release its fat.

Grilled Swordfish With Spicy Yogurt Sauce

Grilled Swordfish With Spicy Yogurt Sauce

Before grilling the swordfish steaks, I rub them lightly with oil and coat them with herbes de Provence.

Chocolate Soufflè Cake With Raspberry Sauce

Chocolate Soufflè Cake With Raspberry Sauce

Fluffy and delicate, this light cake contains fewer egg yolks and less butter than is customary. Serve at room temperature, with or without the sauce.

Chocolate Roll

Chocolate Roll

Light, delicate, and tender, this chocolate roulade is made without flour and bakes very quickly. It is a bit fragile to roll, but the result is delectable.

Macaroons

Macaroons

Macaroons are always welcome at my house. They can be sandwiched together with 1 teaspoon of apricot jam in the middle.