Green Olives Spread Recipe & 4 Ways to Enjoy It

Green Olives Spread Recipe & 4 Ways to Enjoy It

In this video I show you how to make a green olives spread. This super healthy recipe features olives, anchovies and capers. For a vegetarian version, simply don’t add the anchovies. The recipe was invented in the 19th century in the South of France. And it is...
Stuffed Cabbage with Salmon On a Bed of Carrots and Bacon

Stuffed Cabbage with Salmon On a Bed of Carrots and Bacon

This stuffed cabbage with salmon is the recipe of Danièle Mazet Delpeuch, the cook of former French President François Mitterrand. Her story inspired a movie called “Les saveurs du Palais”, with well-known actors Catherine Frot and Jean D’Ormesson. I...
Steak Tartare

Steak Tartare

Steak tartare is usually associated with France, Parisian bistros, and the Tartars who gave the dish its name. It is chopped raw beef seasoned with condiments and a raw egg yolk. Many people in America find it very strange, but it is mainly a matter of culture. Raw...
Beef Cheeks Stew with Carrots and Potatoes

Beef Cheeks Stew with Carrots and Potatoes

This is a slow-cooker recipe that I love, for 3 reasons: 1. It is de-li-cious (and kids loooove it, too) 2. It is super healthy 3. It takes 20 minutes to put together and you can do whatever you like while it cooks. Beef cheeks are one of these cuts that are pretty...
Classic French Pot-Au-Feu

Classic French Pot-Au-Feu

Pot-au-feu simply means Pot on the fire. It’s an all-time French favorite and it’s been around forever. It’s what we call a “Grandma’s recipe”. It’s basically a slow cook dish that you can prepare in 10 minutes, then cook for...
Summer Squash and Eggs Loaf

Summer Squash and Eggs Loaf

This summer squash or zucchini loaf is eaten cold and is a fantastic vegetarian alternative to meat loaf. When I was a child we had a huge vegetable garden, and my dad loved to have lots of summer squashes. In summer, when the climate had been very favorable, we...
Traditional Beef Stuffed Tomatoes

Traditional Beef Stuffed Tomatoes

This is a very classical dish that I would call Grandma’s dish. This is the recipe of my mother, which means that it may actually well be the recipe of famous French chef Paul Bocuse. My mom used to prepare the dish in summer when we had plenty of garden...
Lamb Kidneys In a Rosemary Cream Sauce

Lamb Kidneys In a Rosemary Cream Sauce

Lamb kidneys are delicious and full of nutrients; they are packed with minerals, including iron, and vitamins, and they contain a low amount of fat. Unlike beef kidneys, they don’t have a strong taste. They can be prepared in different ways, and this recipe is a...