Christmans, New Year Eve and Fancy Dinners

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Smoked Salmon Light Mousse

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For smoked salmon lovers, this recipe is light and delicious. And so easy as salmon is just combined with cream cheese and a bit of whipped cream.
Roast Duckling with Orange Sauce in 2 Ingredients

Roast Duckling with Orange Sauce in 2 Ingredients

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Who said French cuisine is complicated? All you need here is duckling and oranges, season and roast in the oven. Why don't you try?

Smoked Salmon Puff Pastry Rolls

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Those small bite-sized aperitifs are very fun to do with the puff pastry rolled and cut into slices, and have a good taste of smoked salmon.
Poires pochées au safran et à la cardamone

Poached Pears with Saffron and Cardamom

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Ces poires sont tellement savoureuses et la sauce au safran et à la cardamone... un délice, je fonds littéralement, c'est devenu un de mes desserts préférés
Noix de saint jacques à l'orange, chapelure au chorizo

Scallops with Orange Sauce and Chorizo ​​Breadcrumbs

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Scallops briefly fried with a delicious creamy citrus sauce and to give a little twist, homemade chorizo ​​breadcrumbs. The proof that an incredible dish can be very easy to make.

Magrets de canard poêlés au cassis

Duck Breast with Blackcurrant Sauce

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A delicious blackcurrant sauce with a hint of balsamic vinegar, and a little trick to perfectly cook your duck breast fillets, so that they are sooo tender. Did you know that duck is on of  French's favourite meat.

Bûche de Noël au chocolat et au fruit de la passion de Pierre Hermé

Milk Chocolate and Passion Fruit Christmas Log Cake

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Some associations work well. Milk chocolate and passion fruit is a great example. And this Christmas log is a delight. It became very famous in France with the great French pastry chef Pierre Hermé and his desserts named Mogador. 

Pear and foie gras with gingerbread breadcrumbs

Foie Gras with Pear in Verrines Individual Glasses

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Fancy presentation in France for appetizer: verrines are sall individual glasses. Here pear compote, foie gras and gingerbread crumbs sprinkled on top.
Origine et histoire de la bûche de Noël
Recette de base du biscuit roulé

Roll Cake

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This light and easy to roll up sponge cake is ideal for jelly roll or yule log Christmas cake, as we usually serve in France for Christmas.

Gigot de sept heures à la cuillère

Slow Cooked Seven-Hour Leg of Lamb

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If one think of Easter traditional family meal, there's immediatly images of roast leg of lamb. Why not changing for the 7-hour recipe, slow cooked in the oven at low temperature? Quite long but very easy to make. The meat becomes so tender that you can even serve it with a tablespoon. Almost like a confit.

Mendiants chocolat et fruits secs

Mendiant Chocolate Disc with Fruit and Nuts

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Literally this means beggar. What a strange name for a chocolate treat!

gougères French cheese puff

Gougere Cheese Puffs

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Serve these small cheese puffs, or Gougères, as appetizers.
Each time I prepare gougères, the whole dish disappears in a few seconds, the children suddenly become very interested in what the adults are eating and grab them one after the other, even if they are not supposed to.

mousse-saumon-fume-MPK-6

Smoked Salmon Light Mousse

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For smoked salmon lovers, this recipe is light and delicious. And so easy as salmon is just combined with cream cheese and a bit of whipped cream.
Roast Duckling with Orange Sauce in 2 Ingredients

Roast Duckling with Orange Sauce in 2 Ingredients

, ,
Who said French cuisine is complicated? All you need here is duckling and oranges, season and roast in the oven. Why don't you try?

Smoked Salmon Puff Pastry Rolls

,
Those small bite-sized aperitifs are very fun to do with the puff pastry rolled and cut into slices, and have a good taste of smoked salmon.
Poires pochées au safran et à la cardamone

Poached Pears with Saffron and Cardamom

,
Ces poires sont tellement savoureuses et la sauce au safran et à la cardamone... un délice, je fonds littéralement, c'est devenu un de mes desserts préférés
Noix de saint jacques à l'orange, chapelure au chorizo

Scallops with Orange Sauce and Chorizo ​​Breadcrumbs

,

Scallops briefly fried with a delicious creamy citrus sauce and to give a little twist, homemade chorizo ​​breadcrumbs. The proof that an incredible dish can be very easy to make.

Magrets de canard poêlés au cassis

Duck Breast with Blackcurrant Sauce

,

A delicious blackcurrant sauce with a hint of balsamic vinegar, and a little trick to perfectly cook your duck breast fillets, so that they are sooo tender. Did you know that duck is on of  French's favourite meat.

Bûche de Noël au chocolat et au fruit de la passion de Pierre Hermé

Milk Chocolate and Passion Fruit Christmas Log Cake

,

Some associations work well. Milk chocolate and passion fruit is a great example. And this Christmas log is a delight. It became very famous in France with the great French pastry chef Pierre Hermé and his desserts named Mogador. 

Pear and foie gras with gingerbread breadcrumbs

Foie Gras with Pear in Verrines Individual Glasses

,
Fancy presentation in France for appetizer: verrines are sall individual glasses. Here pear compote, foie gras and gingerbread crumbs sprinkled on top.
Origine et histoire de la bûche de Noël
Recette de base du biscuit roulé

Roll Cake

,

This light and easy to roll up sponge cake is ideal for jelly roll or yule log Christmas cake, as we usually serve in France for Christmas.

Gigot de sept heures à la cuillère

Slow Cooked Seven-Hour Leg of Lamb

, ,

If one think of Easter traditional family meal, there's immediatly images of roast leg of lamb. Why not changing for the 7-hour recipe, slow cooked in the oven at low temperature? Quite long but very easy to make. The meat becomes so tender that you can even serve it with a tablespoon. Almost like a confit.

Mendiants chocolat et fruits secs

Mendiant Chocolate Disc with Fruit and Nuts

,

Literally this means beggar. What a strange name for a chocolate treat!

gougères French cheese puff

Gougere Cheese Puffs

,

Serve these small cheese puffs, or Gougères, as appetizers.
Each time I prepare gougères, the whole dish disappears in a few seconds, the children suddenly become very interested in what the adults are eating and grab them one after the other, even if they are not supposed to.