Tag: French

Lemon madeleines

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Chicken Chasseur

French classic, also known as hunter’s chicken, in a tangy tomato sauce. Freezes well and makes a great mid-week dinner or lunch. Chicken Chasseur   Print recipe Prep time 15 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 45 mins   Author: Cookwithjo.com Recipe type: Main Serves: 4 Ingredients 1kg chicken thighs or legs 8 ripe, Read More

French crêpes with lemon and sugar – Shrove Tuesday pancakes

These French crêpes can be filled with pretty much anything, sweet or savoury (just skip the sugar). In this particular recipe, I use fresh lemon juice and sugar, although blackcurrant jam and sour cream work very well too! French crêpes with lemon and sugar – Shrove Tuesday pancakes recipe   Print recipe Prep time 5 Read More

Baked camembert with red onion marmalade

A great weekend lunch for two on a cold winter day. The onion marmalade will keep for a couple of months in the fridge.

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Beef bourguignon

Traditional beef bourguignon is made with cubed braising steak. I use a whole brisket sometimes – it looks really good when sliced and makes a wonderful dinner party dish. It’s best prepared a day in advance so that the flavours develop overnight. Serves 6.

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Crème brûlée with raspberries

An indulgent, traditional French dessert with the fun factor. Serves 8.

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Moules mariniere a la creme

Light supper, ready in minutes. Perfect with garlic bread for mopping up the juices.

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French onion soup

There are as many onion soup recipes as there are chefs. With and without wine, with sherry or brandy, white wine or red wine… After one year of experimenting, I’ve settled on port. Because there are so few ingredients, it’s essential to use good quality, rich flavoured stock. Knorr Rich Beef Stock Pots work well for me and give the soup a lovely dark brown colour.

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