The New Croque Monsieur
Dreamsicle Macarons. Simlicity at it's finest. Recipe, tips & tricks to make them for yourself. Indulge!
[FBI] Chocolate Eclairs with a Vanilla Bean - Cinnamon Pastry Cream
Farmer's Market Nicoise, a twist on a classic.
Tom Colicchio's reinvention of French Onion Soup as a sandwich: Gruyere and Caramelized Onions on Rye (from the 'wichcraft cookbook)
Pear Tart from France - This scrumptious amandine tart features pears (you can use another fruit) on a frangipane base. Elegant and easy.
Vegetable crumble with goat cheese
French yogurt cake.
Duck liver mousse with apricots
A Burgundian classic - Oeufs en meurette - Wine poached eggs on top of croûtes with meurette sauce
Morel and foie-gras macarons: how decadent can decadence be? A lot, trust me.
Sandwiches with duck liver pate and reduced muscat sauce.
Walnut macarons with rum and raisin ganache filling.
The "Foie You" croissant sandwich -- seared medallion of Hudson Valley Foie Gras, Blackberry Jam, Smoked Magret, Duck Breast, Pear Slices, Terrine de Foie Gras
Frisée aux Lardons: what to make if you find duck eggs at the market. Of course, chicken eggs work too.
Pure bacon, nothing short of amazing.
Skate Wing with Braised Red Cabbage and Mustard Sauce . See? Mustard and fish totally go together!
Behind the scene with a giant chocolate macaroon, filled with white chocolate-bule cheese ganache...
A special and easy to eat appetizer, Gruyere Gougeres.
Chocolate Mousse-Filled Cream Puffs are not as scary to make as one might think.
Little French delights~
Green Lentils waiting to be cooked for a French Lentil and Goat Cheese Feta Salad.
Nothing but sweet tart shell and soft pears, but these simple Pear Tarts evoke Paris in every bite.
Pain d'Epi - the classic Epi shaped baguette, with a delicious pesto swirl.
Canapes with duck liver pate' and orange marmalade
Orange Chocolate French Macaroons...a fun project!
I defy you to stop at one spoon! Homemade Confiture de Lait / Dulce de Leche - and no exploding can of condensed milk in sight!
Braised Chicken with Scallion Purée, served on a base of coarsely puréed scallions and potatoes, is a hearty country dish with a French accent.
Homemade French Fries. So easy, and so much better than the drive-thru!
Grilled Chicken with Espelette Pepper (Basque ground chiles)
Cream of Walnut Soup. Like a mouth full of velvet!
Mango and Nutella Crepes
Bliss makes painless palmiers and you can too!