Classic Onion Soup
Nothing like a super satisfying bowl of this savory soup oozing with cheese on a cold winter’s night. Julia Child perfected the recipe in her...
Pesto Salmon Papillote with green beans
The salmon is wrapped in parchment paper, in a cooking method known as “en papillote” which gently steams the fish. You can also achieve delicious flavor using fresh herbs rather...
Julia Child’s Berry Clafoutis
Is it a pancake, a crepe, a cake? Clafoutis, pronounce klafuti, is delicious and a welcome change to other desserts.
green beans with fennel
Green beans are my go-to vegetable – easy to cook, work with a large variety of main courses, most people enjoy them.
green beans… in a variety of ways
Green beans are my go-to vegetable – easy to cook, work with a large variety of main courses, most people enjoy them – and you can add lots of different...
basic but beautiful rice
What more is there to say about a well-cooked bowl of rice? Simple, pure and such a perfect companion to a variety of dishes.
butterscotch pot de creme
I’ll admit this recipe sounds complicated and rather fancy but despite the French sounding name, these “puddings” are relatively simple to make and delightful to...
roasted chicken with herbs, potatoes and fennel
Roast chicken always perplexes me because I find the cooking temperature of a juicy, well done interior compared to the crispy, golden skin on the exterior a bit difficult to...
rich and warm french onion soup
Having returned from a cooking class called ‘French Cooking at Home” at Sur La Table in San Francisco, I was reminded how delicious a hot, steamy dripping-with-cheese French onion soup...
meringues with fresh cream and seasonal fruit
Meringues are always a crowd pleaser for adults and children alike. Meringues can be made with relative ease though many people feel they are complex