Tag Archives: French

Let Them Eat Cake. A Little Taste Of France. Madeleines With Browned Butter and Lime.

Rummaging through the pantry cupboard, I chanced upon my pretty scallop edged madeleine trays. Relics of a long forgotten past. It must be ten years since I used them last.  I well remember the thrill of the hunt for those … Continue reading

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Ooh La La. Gigot De Sept Heures. Slow Cooked Seven Hour Leg Of Lamb With Haricot Bean Puree.

This week we celebrated a mid winter  Bastille Day with a meltingly tender slow cooked seven hour leg of lamb, Gigot de Sept Heures. An easy set and forget dish that filled the house with an incredible aroma all day … Continue reading

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Eat, Fast And Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Day Meal Idea Under 300 Calories. Japanese Inspired French Onion Soup With Oven Baked Parmesan Crisps.

At first glance French Onion Soup may seem to be an incongruous choice for a 5-2 fast day meal idea. Visions of deep bowls filled with caramelised  onions simmered in a rich beef broth and thick gratinéed  croutons of bubbling … Continue reading

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My French Heaven. A Festive Christmas Starter. Salmon Tartare a la Stéphane.

Christmas is just twelve days away. Time to seriously think about what will be on the menu for Christmas lunch. Here is our starter. A very sophisticated but deceptively simple Salmon Tartare. Courtesy of Stéphane at My French Heaven. I could … Continue reading

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