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Foie Gras Ravioli

Foie Gras Ravioli with Cappuccino of Green Lentils

When Chef Philippe Aubron of Au Trotthus in Riquewihr, Alsace shared this signature recipe with us we were thrilled and a little daunted at the …

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Mussels in white wine sauce with cheese

This mussels recipe for Moules Savoyarde, or mussels cooked Mussels Savoie style uses a traditional cheese from Savoie (Savoy) called reblochon.  If you can’t get reblochon, …

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Potato, Onion and Bacon Casserole Recipe from Alsace

This dish for me represents rustic French cuisine at its best – simple to prepare, local ingredients and very tasty. From the foodie region of …

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Recipe for Moules Marinière

Recipe for Moules Marinière which means mussels mariner style. It is a traditional French dish that originated in Normandy (it is claimed) and is widely served …

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Chicken in Vin Jaune with Morel Mushrooms

A classic French recipe for chicken in vin jaune (yellow wine) with delicisous morel mushrooms. Ingredients for 4 people 1.5-2kg chicken ½ bottle vin jaune (yellow …

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Chicken with champagne sauce

Chicken with champagne sauce – sounds impressive, looks impressive and tastes fabulous – but it is actually a very simple dish to make. If you …

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Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourgignon or Boeuf Bourgignone – this is one recipe that everyone knows perfectly reflects the cuisine of Bourgogne, better known to English speaking countries …

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Flammekueche

  Flammekueche or Tarte flambée is a well-known speciality of the north of France.   It’s a thin crust pizza baked in a very hot oven made …

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Duck a l’orange

French cuisine made its debut in America thanks in part to the famous duck a l’orange recipe.  The seared duck breast glazed with sweet orange …

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