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Fish en Papillote Recipe

Fish en Papillote Fish en Papillote is a neatly packaged meal. Only, not that kind of a package! Enclosing the fish and its toppings in foil, parchment or wax paper seals in all its flavors. The package acts as a mini pressure cooker.…
Fresh Peas soup
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Chilled Minted Fresh Pea Soup Recipe

Fresh Pea Soup   A delightful summer soup: bright green, light and deeply flavored. In my humble opinion, we are not paying enough attention to the wonderful possibilities of fresh peas. Often, fresh peas are demurely located…
mushroom leek quiche
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Leek Mushroom Quiche Recipe

My Mushroom quiche is just as I remember it from my lean student years, and one of my favorite French dishes. Back then, Mushroom quiche was one of the great treats we splurged on. Mushroom quiche, like all quiches, are a rich indulgence,…
Beef Bourguignon
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Boeuf Bourguignon Recipe

Spend a wonderful evening with a few French classics and some wine to go with dinner! By the way, my bourguignon is included in Joan Schwartz’s charming book, deceptively innocent, called Meat and Potatoes. My secret ingredient here is crème…