Fresh Grape Leaf lying flat on a white surface

Using Fresh Grape Leaves

Fresh Whole Grape Leaves: Fresh grape leaves are best picked from grape vines in the late Spring and early Summer (May and June), while they are still tender and unsprayed. … Continued

Spanish Potatoes

Spanish Potatoes in Garlic Mayonnaise Recipe

Spanish Tapa – Patatas Alioli Spanish Potatoes in Garlic Mayonnaise is another very popular Tapa at bars in Spain.  This Spanish Tapa is often served compliments of the house when you order … Continued

Truffle Butter

Truffle Butter Recipes

  Truffle butter is an excellent and easy way to prepare wild truffles.  Nothing is better than a Perfect Cooked Steak with some truffle butter on top before serving. Also … Continued

Creole Tartar Sauce

Creole Tartar Sauce Recipe

  Creole Tartar Sauce is an easy-to-make recipe and tastes so much better than any tartar sauce that you can buy at a store.  Once I got started on making my … Continued

Dill Mustard Sauce

Dill Mustard Sauce Recipe

  Dill Mustard Sauce is delicious and there is something about dill that really compliments the delicate flavor of salmon.  It is also excellent with beef preparations and other fish … Continued

Flavored Butters

Flavored Butter Recipes

Compound Butters – Finishing Butter – Beurre Compose   Flavored Butter is also known as finishing butter, or beurre compos in French.  A compound butter is butter that has been … Continued

Cream Types and Definitions

    What is cream- Are you confused about the different types of cream available? Let us help you with this guide of cream types and definitions. Cream is a dairy … Continued

Cajun Chow Chow Relish

Cajun Chow Chow Relish Recipe

  Sweet Onion and Red Pepper Relish – Pickled Chopped Vegetable Relish   Cajun Chow Chow Relish is a spicy relish of pickled chopped vegetables. which contains no ‘filler’ items, … Continued

Mother's Day Cake

Mother’s Day Cake Recipe

Mother’s Day Cake Recipe Mother’s Day Cake is likely made by a young person who wants to make a special dessert for Mom on Mother’s Day.  Time is usually in short … Continued

Mother's Day Afternoon Tea

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea Menu

Tea Travels!™… A Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea Menu Articles and Photos by Ellen Easton ©2020 – All Rights Reserved Check out more of Ellen Easton’s Tea Travels™ articles and recipes. … Continued

Potato Gratin with Truffle Oil

Potato Gratin with Truffle Oil Recipe

Potato Gratin with Truffle Oil is a velvety elegant and absolutely delicious potato side dish that is very easy to assemble and smells amazing while baking.  The truffle oil brings … Continued

Duchess Potatoes

Duchess Potatoes Recipe – Pommes de Terre Duchesse

Duchess Potatoes, also known as Pommes de Terre Duchesse, are a simple pureed potato dish that makes a very elegant presentation.  In fact, Duchess Potatoes are a great way to take … Continued

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Garlic mashed potatoes – Mashed potatoes are always good, but when flavored with roasted garlic, they are great!  Adding roasted garlic elevates the old-fashioned classic mashed potatoes to new heights.  As … Continued

Truffled Mashed Potatoes

Truffled Mashed Potatoes Recipe

  Truffled Mashed Potatoes are pure perfection and so elegant to serve!  In France, holiday time means it is truffle time.  As far as I know, there is no better … Continued

Boiled Parsley Potato

Boiled Parsley Potato Recipe

Boiled Parsley Potatoes are a wonderful potato dish that can either be served at a fancy meal or enjoy during a family dinner.  The combination of melted butter, garlic, and … Continued