20-Layer Crepe Cake

20-Layer Crepe Cake Recipe

Mille Feuille Crepe Cake or 20-Layer Crepe Cake What is a Mille Feuille Crepe Cake or 20-Layer Crepe Cake?  It is a decedent and elegant classic French no-bake cake consisting … Continued

Absinthe History and Legends

Absinthe History and Legends

Absinthe –The Revival of the “Green Fairy”   Are you familiar with absinthe history and legends?  A now legalized liquor that has long been rumored to cause madness.  No other drink has inspired … Continued

Arpege Eggs

Arpege Eggs Recipe – Hot-Cold Soft Boiled Eggs

Arpege Eggs are an amuse bouche, a palate pleaser, and/or an appetizer that is sure to please you and your guests.  It is a surprising mixture of egg, cream, sherry vinegar, and … Continued

French Bread

Authentic French Bread Recipe

This Authentic French bread recipe is probably the easiest bread recipe to make.  French bread is so simple and so good!  Give it a try. Your homemade French Bread may … Continued

Baked Truffled Brie

Baked Truffled Brie En Croute Recipe

This Baked Truffled Brie En Croute Recipe makes a beautiful and delicious appetizer to serve at your next get together with family and friends.  Brie en Croute is French for … Continued

Bechamel Sauce

Bechamel Sauce – Basic White Sauce Recipe

  In France, Bechamel Sauce (bay-shah-mel) is one of the four basic sauces called “meres” or “mother sauces” from which all other sauces derive.  Bechamel Sauce is also know as … Continued

Boeuf Bourguignon, Beef Stew

Beef Burgundy Stew Recipe – Boeuf Bourguignon

  Beef Burgundy Stew, also know as Boeuf Bourguignon, is a traditional beef stew recipe served in the Burgundy area of France.  This delightful stew is considered a classic French … Continued

French Onion Soup

Best French Onion Soup Recipe

Lyonnaise-Style Onion Soup – Soupe l’Oignon   French Onion Soup is one of my favorite winter treats –  to be honest, I can thoroughly enjoy this soup any time of the … Continued

Blackberry Clafouti

Blackberry Clafouti Recipe

This is an easy-to-make Blackberry Clafouti dessert using fruit suspended in a batter similar to that used for crepes.  If desired, you could substitute a pound of pitted plums, peaches, … Continued

Brioche Bread

Brioche Bread Recipe

This Brioche Bread, Braided Egg Bread, is a delicious French egg bread that will remind you more of a pastry.  Especially great for making French toast.  Broiche Bread is a … Continued

Brown Butter Madeleine Cookies

Brown Butter Madeleine Cookies Recipe

Brown Butter Madeleine cookies are also known as a French butter cake.  The special baking pan, with their scallop shell shape, gives these cookies the distinctive scalloped shell shape.  These … Continued

Burgundy Salad with Poached Egg

Burgundy Salad with Poached Egg Recipe

  Burgundy Salad with Poached Egg Recipe is a classic French salad from Burgundy, France.  This is a perfect lunch salad or served as an appetizer.  Everyone you serve this … Continued

Burst Vanilla Apples

Burst Vanilla Apples Recipe

Pommes Eclatees a la Vanille Burst Vanilla Apples is a dessert where the apple quarters swell and begin to collapse and then explode by some inner force.  This apple dish is … Continued

Calvados – French Apple Brandy

Questions and Answers – Calvados (French Apple Brandy)   Question: I am making a caramelized apple dessert.  The sauce that will be boiled and poured over the top consists of … Continued

Cauliflower Gratin

Cauliflower Gratin with Gruyere and Hazelnuts Recipe

Cauliflower Gratin with Gruyere and Hazelnuts recipe is so very easy and simple to make.  It is another of my many favorite cauliflower recipes in my personal recipe files – it … Continued