Everyday Quiche Lorraine

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 […]

Everyday Eggplant Gratin

Cook­ing “au gratin” means bak­ing an ingre­di­ent with a top­ping of grat­ed cheese to cre­ate a gold­en brown crusty top. It is a French culi­nary tech­nique that is quick and easy to pre­pare, and it is deli­cious! Today, I am mak­ing one of my favorite every­day gratin recipes: egg­plant gratin, by Jean-François Mal­let. This is […]

Everyday Tomato Tart

Toma­to tart is one of these every­day meals that is so com­mon at the din­ner table of most fam­i­lies in France. The rea­son is that it is very easy to make, requires very few ingre­di­ents, and pleas­es every­one, includ­ing kids. Every French Mom I know has her own ver­sion of the toma­to tart, and vari­a­tions […]