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Stuffed mushrooms | Champignons farcis

A great alternative for any occasion where red meat is a little heavy, or undesirable. Portobello mushrooms are a generous mushroom – large, packed with …

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Tear and share baked camembert in bread

This is a super easy to make dish, plus it’s absolutely perfect for sharing, has plenty of wow factor and takes next to no time …

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Boozy baked Camembert

Perfect for festive occasions, get togethers or an indulgent treat, Camembert with a drop of Brandy! This boozy baked Camembert recipe is super easy to …

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Recipe for Pistou soup from Provence

Like a rather more exotic minestrone soup, pistou soup from Provence is also rather more filling. It’s a staple dish in the south of France …

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The grandmother of all healing garlic soup recipes

In northern France, every family has their own version of garlic soup. Handed down through the generations, the recipe is one that is often made …

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Pumpkin and mussel soup, a recipe from Touraine, Loire Valley

It might seem unlikely, but mussels and pumpkin are a great pairing! In Touraine, in the Loire Valley, great gastronomy is treasured and this fabulous …

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Ficelles à la mimolette | cheesy baguette recipe

Cheese flavoured baguettes – what could be better?!  A ficelle is a long thing baguette and these are perfect with aperitifs, cocktails, for a snack, …

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Tempting tarte de Soleil recipe

This tarte de Soleil recipe is one of the easiest snack, apero, party food dishes there is if you buy ready-made puff pastry that is! …

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How to make French fougasse bread

Fougasse is a flat bread from Provence in the south of France though it has its origins in the days of ancient Rome. French bakers …

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Scrambled eggs and truffles recipe from Touraine

Brouillade aux truffes de Touraine or in English, very posh scrambled eggs with truffles: a mouth-wateringly delicious recipe from Chef Nicolas Gaulandeau of the Chateau …

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