Browsing Cuisine: French

Blue Cheese Bake

The French name for this dish – Soupe au Fromage – is wonderfully misleading. It isn’t a soup by modern standards, but it is an old and very comforting baked…

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Aioli with Herbs

Use this versatile sauce as a dip for raw vegetables, or as an accompaniment to grilled fish. Replace the herbs with a finely chopped chilli to make a hot spicy…

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Normandy Trout

Truite au Trou Normand is a simple dish that takes on another dimension when the flambeed Calvados is poured over just before serving.

French Onion Soup

Subtle, smoky-flavoured Soupe a l’Oignon is associated with the re’veillon on Christinas Eve, and is a traditional winter favourite.

Cherry Clafoutis (French)

This simple pudding can also be made with other soft fruits, such as apricots, plums, peaches, blackberries and blackcurrants.

French Onion Tart #2

Beautifully smoky-sweet and delicate, Tarte a l’Oignon is perfect as a main course with a summer salad, or as an autumn starter.

Pears Poached in Red Wine

Poires au Vin Rouge is a terrific way of preparing autumn pears, and fills the house with a marvellous scent of wine and spices. The juice makes a wonderful spicy…

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