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Stinging nettles (Urtica dioica) Our first date Our first meeting dates way back to the 1950s.  I must have been about 8 years old at...

Burgundy has a liquid treasure you may not be aware of: cassis. The liqueur is made from the small berries that grow all over...

Please note:  based on a recipe from Roger Verge, the former owner/chef at Les Moulins des Mougins. Makes an excellent first course or an ...

La Chandeleur, Fêtes de la Lumière, Jour des Crèpes or French Candlemas is observed on February 2nd. Februare means "purification in Latin, hence, this...

Ah, the lucky French! If they want a bûche de Noël, all they have to do is go to their neighborhood pastry shop. For...

Avocado Mousse I normally don't associate avocados with French cooking, but when I was in France, I saw avocados used in salads, soups and as amuse-gueules. This...

Thrifty Bretons began salting their butter for two simple reasons: salt was plentiful and cheap and by salting the butter it would last longer...

Saumon au beurre blanc ~ Salmon with Beurre Blanc Sauce This is a quick variation of beurre blanc sauce, perfect for your first try or for a...

  Comté, camembert and crottin de Chavignol cheese, pastel B. Becquiot Ear today, gone tomorrow A few years back, I prepared a newspaper article on California’s Lamancha...

The first time I had morels was as a teenager growing up in Iowa. A neighbor brought us a brown-paper grocery sack full of...

Fresh, local asparagus is finally making its way the markets in abundance. Take advantage, with these French ways to enjoy the spring-green veggie. 1. Asperges...

Most French cooks have no more time to spend in the kitchen than we do; yet as we know, the French love and expect...