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Egg en Cocotte with Blue Cheese

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The French love œuf cocotte. So fancy and yet so quick and easy. Very tasty with blue cheese and sautéed shallots that balance cheese.
Baked camembert or brie the French way with endives

Baked Camembert or Brie with Endive as Scoop

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Use endive leaves as spoonto dig into melted cheese is the most easy decadent way to eat baked Camembert or Brie.
Expression française liée à la cuisine En faire tout un fromage

Why do the French say “make a whole cheese of something”

The French idiom “En faire tout un fromage” means to make a mountain out of a molehill, to create a storm in a teacup (I like this one!), to make a meal of something...
Fougasse Bread, Blue Cheese and Onion Filling

Fougasse Bread, Blue Cheese and Onion Filling

South-France Provence bread filled with caramelized onions walnuts & blue cheese, still soft & melting when served warm. Appetizer or starter
Bricks à la poire et au Bresse Bleu façon samoussa

Samosa French Style with Pears and Blue Cheese

The French just love the combination of blue cheese and pears. Intensity and sweetness at the same time. Here with some nuts and a bit of honey. It’s delicious crispy, served warm with a green salad.

poires rôties aux épices à la crème de Saint Moret

Spiced Roasted Pears with Whipped Vanilla Cream Cheese

This recipe is both light and very tasty. Pears are roasted with spices (you can feel saffron, star anise and cinnamon at the same time in one bite!) and cream cheese is whipped with vanilla (but not too much as we want to keep cream cheese flavors).

Rouleaux de courgette au Neufchâtel, mendiant de fruits secs

Zucchini and Cheese Rolls with Dried Fruits and Nuts

Cheese balls, coated with dried fruits and walnuts, nicely wrapped in zucchini. Wouldn’t those bites be tempting as a tapas to grab with a drink before dinner? 

Crème de chou-fleur à la poire et à la Fourme d'Ambert

Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Pear and Blue Cheese

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A very tasty and smooth cream that can be served either as a side with beef or poultry for example or as a soup, depending on how much cooking water you add. A perfect dish for cheese lovers. 

Samousa de concombre

Cucumber and Goat Cheese Samosas

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Cubed cucumber fried in olive oiled seasoned with flavorful pepper, and fresh goat cheese wrapped in filo pastry. Those delicious one bite appetizers are both crispy, crunchy and sweet at the same time.

Salade endives pomme et fromage Comté

French Mixed Endive Salad with Apple, Cheese and Walnuts

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An easy, quick to prepare and healthy mixed salad, often prepared by French families. 

Tartiflette au reblochon de Savoie

Tartiflette, French Alps Reblochon Cheese Casserole

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The French just love traditional dishes made of melted creamy cheese with potatoes and deli meat. Among those, tartiflette is the perfect meal in winter! Called gratin in French, it's made of potatoes, reblochon cheese and bacon.

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.