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Summer vegetable and goats cheese bake recipe

This is one of the best summer vegetable and cheese recipes ever! Easy to make and absolutely scrumptious… 3 aubergines (Japanese eggplants) 3 ripe tomatoes …

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Simple recipe for Cod Dauphinoise

Anything cooked Dauphinoise style simply means it includes potatoes and is baked in milk, cream and/or cheese. The name comes from the Dauphiné area of …

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Chicken with 40 cloves of garlic

Yes – you read that right. 40 cloves of garlic. Apparently it was popular in the old days when cooking an old chicken. The great …

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Lapin Aux Pruneaux | Rabbit with prunes recipe

Rabbit, especially wild rabbit, is a flavourful and nutritious meat option, and as rabbits breed like, well, rabbits, it’s also a sustainable meat choice for …

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Spring chicken with walnut and prune stuffing

Prepare to be dazzled by what the French call Crapauds farcis aux pruneaux et aux noix with its flavourful stuffing. Spring chickens, or poussins in …

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Noisettes de Porc aux Pruneaux

Noisettes de Porc aux Pruneaux or pork chops and prunes is a simple to make dish that’s really popular in France. Soaking the prunes in …

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Camembert Baguette a la Monet!

This baguette recipe is a close attempt to the magnificent one served at a café in the village of Giverny where you’ll find Monet’s garden. …

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Carbonade Flamande rustic French beef stew

In my part of the far north of France, the Flemish influence is strong. You’ll spot it in the architecture in towns like Saint-Omer and …

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Recipe for Bourride | Fish soup of Provence

Of all the fish soups I make, I love this recipe for bourride the best because it’s simple and quick to make. You can use …

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Tarte a l’Oignon | French Onion tart recipe

This is a very simple pie to make, especially if you use ready-made pastry like I do! It’s great for snacks, lunch, as a starter …

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