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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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Recipe for Daube Nicoise

Daube Nicoise, is a beef stew, and part of the cultural gastronomy of Nice as much as the pan bagnat and pissaladière. It’s a dish …

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Recipe for Truffade

This recipe for Truffade is simple and quick to make. It’s one of those full of flavour, feel-good dishes that’s a little bit rustic and …

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Traditional Lyonnaise Omelette recipe

Lyonnaise cuisine is world famous, and Lyon is generally acknowledged to be the food capital of France. So as you’d expect a Lyonnaise omelette is, …

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Recipe for piperade

A traditional dish from the Basque country, southern France, piperade is simple to make and features the local speciality – peppers. Ingredients for 4 30g …

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Recipe for savoury Pumpkin souffle

We love this recipe  for pumpkin soufflé from chef Nicolas Gaulandeau at Le Jardin Secret at the fairy tale looking Château du Rivau in the …

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Recipe for scallops with saffron butter sauce

Did you know that saffron is produced in the Touraine area? Just a few pounds of “red gold” is produced each year, one of the …

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Delicious recipe for Reblochon Pithiviers

Reblochon cheese is a true taste of the French Alps. Made in Haute-Savoie it’s used in many dishes and this baked Reblochon pithiviers style pie …

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Recipe for potato gratin with saffron

Saffron is the world’s most precious spice and it might surprise you to know that it’s produced in Touraine, Loire Valley. Just a few kilos …

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Hay-smoked salmon with a citrus sauce

Salmon or trout fillets cooked over hay on the hob is an easy dish to cook but it packs a whole bunch of flavour. And …

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