Shredded Carrot Salad is a staple of French everyday food. Quick and easy to make, it is also incredibly healthy. Dressings vary, but usually include oil and/or vinegar with a variety of herbs and spices. I recently discovered that adding orange juice makes for a delicious dressing! My dressing is thus a mixture of orange […]
This Onion Tarte Tatin is a fun way to make an onion tart, applying the traditional apple tarte tatin technique to onions. The idea is to cook the onions in a skillet on low heat, with the sweet flavors of honey and cinnamon, along with nutmeg, pepper, and balsamic vinegar to top it off. Then, […]
Visiting my in-laws for the holidays, I was asked to make quiche, and since they like mushrooms, it ended up being a mushroom quiche. This mushroom quiche is easy-to-make and delicious! Everyone loved it! Recipe As always with quiche, you will need to either make the quiche crust yourself (recipe here) or buy an already-made […]
Tomates farcies, which means stuffed tomatoes, is a very common everyday meal in France. It is easy to make, and pleases the whole family, including kids. It is typical to serve it for dinner, with rice on the side. A quick, easy, and delicious family dinner! Recipe This is my personal recipe. Ingredients are […]
Spinach quiche is very easy to make, and is a wonderful way to get your family to eat spinach. My 6 year-old loves this quiche! A great, easy, family dinner recipe! Recipe I like to put goat cheese in my spinach quiche as I find spinach goes particularly well with goat cheese. If you do […]
Quiches are a staple of French everyday cuisine. While quiche lorraine is the most well-known quiche, there are many other quiches that are just as delicious, like this broccoli tomato quiche. A wonderful way to enjoy broccoli, and a great meal for the entire family!
Holidays are coming! Time to bake some easy holiday cookies! This is a very easy recipe that makes delicious holiday cookies! Enjoy!
Croque-Monsieur, a ham and cheese baked sandwich, is one of these quick meals you commonly find in French cafés. You would typically have it for a quick lunch with a salad. However, lately I have been seeing croque-monsieur appetizers, and I got the idea of using a cookie cutter to make cute mini croque-monsieurs. It’s […]
Quiche Lorraine, named after the French region of Lorraine where it originated, is probably the most popular of all quiches. You will find it in almost all cafés in Paris, and most French families will eat it frequently. Quiche Lorraine is easy to make and loved by everybody, including kids. It is a simple, easy […]
Looking for a new way to eat broccoli, and make a full meal out of it? Broccoli gratin is a wonderful way to do just that. As an added bonus, it will get your kids to like broccoli. Since I made this broccoli gratin, my youngest is constantly asking for broccoli! A wonderful family meal! Enjoy!
It’s Fall, and pumpkins are everywhere! But what can you make with them? While Americans would probably be quick to answer “pumpkin pie”, the French answer is likely to be “soup,” and more specifically “velouté,” a creamy soup. The great thing about a pumpkin velouté is that you can present it in the pumpkin. So […]