Those of us who cooked our way through Dorie Greenspan’s Around my French Table made a version of this week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen way back in 2011. Gnocchi à la Parisienne is basically choux pastry, lightly poached in simmering water, then baked in béchamel sauce. Um, […]
Les Petits Chefs make Gratin de Pâtes au Jambon (Cheesy Pasta Bake) from In the French kitchen with kids!
Another recipe from In the French kitchen with kids this week – a version of one of their favourite foods – mac & cheese, only way better! The Gratin de Pâtes au Jambon (Cheesy Pasta Bake) in the book involves a creamy béchamel sauce which is something many adults don’t like to make because they […]
A croque monsieur is your classic French café food – a sandwich filled with the goodness of béchamel, cheese and ham. It’s one of my favourite meals to enjoy when I’m in France and over the years I’ve enjoyed many versions of this all over France… In fact, I featured a croque monsieur on the […]
Remember last week for French Fridays I made Croque Madame from David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen? Well, decadent though it was, the version I prepared didn’t use up all the béchamel sauce and I was stuck with the question of what to do with around 1/3 cup of it. Well today I’m here to tell […]
This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from My Paris Kitchen is one of my favourite French café meals. A croque monsieur (unceremoniously names a “Fried cheese and ham sandwich” here) is a sandwich filled with the goodness of béchamel, cheese and ham. Over the years I’ve had many iterations of this – it comes […]
This post was produced in partnership with Liberte.ca As many of you who read this blog regularly know, one of my favourite things to do is try to recreate dishes I discover on my travels once I am home. Today in my third post for Liberté, I’m recreating a classic Belgian dish – Chicons au […]