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How to Cook Garbure

Serves: 6 Preparation time: Overnight Cooking time: 1 ½ hours Ingredients needed to make Garbure: 4 oz dried cannellini beans 1 cross-cut smoked ham hock 6 oz turnip, cubed 1 cup onion, chopped 4 cups Savoy cabbage, thinly sliced 6 oz red potatoes, cubed 1 large carrot, cubed 1 ½ cups leek, thinly sliced 5 garlic cloves, 1 halved and the ... Read More »

How to Cook Tournedos Rossini

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time:1 hour Ingredients needed to make Tournedos Rossini: 6 foie gras slices, each 2’’ wide and ¼’’ thick 6 beef fillets, 6-8 oz each 18 tourneed potatoes 24 black truffle slices 6 white bread rounds, sautéed in butter 1 tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped ½ cup Madeira 10 tbsp butter Salt and freshly ground ... Read More »

How to Cook Lobster-Stuffed Beef Tenderloin

Serves: 8 Preparation time: 1 hr Cooking time: 1 hr Ingredients needed to make Lobster-Stuffed Beef Tenderloin: For the stuffed tenderloin: 1 ( 3 ½ lb) centre-cut beef tenderloin, trimmed and butterflied 2 rock lobster tails 4 oz baby chanterelle mushrooms, stemmed and sliced ¼ lb bacon, chopped ½ cup shallots, chopped 1 tbsp fresh parsley leaves 2 tbsp green onions, ... Read More »

How to Cook Chicken Chasseur

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 1 ½ hours Ingredients needed to make Chicken Chasseur: 3 lb 5 oz whole chicken, jointed with eight chunks 3 ½ oz chestnut mushrooms, halved 5 ½ oz button mushrooms 2 oz all purpose flour 5 ½ oz shallots, peeled 2 plum tomatoes, peeled, deseeded and finely chopped ½ bunch fresh tarragon, half ... Read More »

How to Bake Olive Fougasse

Yields: 2 loaves Preparation time: over 10 hours Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Olive Fougasse: 13 oz strong white flour, plus more for dusting Semolina flour, for dusting 3 ½ oz whole green olives, pitted 3 ½ oz whole black olives, pitted 9 oz sourdough starter 4-6 fl oz tepid water 1 tbsp dried oregano 7 gm salt ... Read More »

How to Cook Scallops and Crab Mornay

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 50 mins Ingredients needed to make Scallops and Crab Mornay: 6 large scallops, shucked 3 ½ oz white crabmeat Splodge of butter For the sauce: ½ small onion, finely sliced 2 tbsp snipped chives 1 oz Gruyere cheese, finely grated 2 tbsp single cream 18 fl oz whole milk 1 oz all purpose ... Read More »

How to Cook Piperade

Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Piperade: 6 medium tomatoes 2 medium green bell peppers, cleaned and sliced into ¼’’ strips 2 medium yellow, red or orange bell peppers, cleaned and sliced into ¼’’ strips 2 medium garlic cloves, minced 2 medium yellow onions, halved and thinly sliced 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves, ... Read More »

How to Bake Cardoon Gratin

Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 1 hour 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Cardoon Gratin: 3 lb cardoons 3 cups heavy cream 1 cup Gruyere cheese 1 cup chicken stock Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 bay leaf Cooking instructions for Cardoon Gratin: Empty the cups of cream in a large saucepan, along with chicken stock and drop ... Read More »

How to Cook Turbot Steaks with Cream Sauce

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Turbot Steaks with Cream Sauce: For the steak: 4 turbot steaks, 5 ½ oz each 4 mushrooms, finely sliced 4 tbsp sorrel leaves, chopped 2 shallots, finely chopped 7 oz double cream 1 ¾ oz unsalted butter 4 fl oz white wine Salt and freshly ground black ... Read More »

How To Make Pear Pate Tartine

Serves: 2 Preparation time: overnight Cooking time: 2 ½ hours Ingredients needed to make Pear Pate Tartine: For the pate maison: 1 lb lean pork 1 lb chicken livers 1 tbsp Italian sausage meat 10 bacon slices 1 tbsp parsley, finely chopped 1 tbsp chives, chopped 2 tbsp dry sherry 2 tbsp brandy ½ tsp ground cinnamon 1 tbsp freshly ground ... Read More »