Tag Archives: french

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 Bake Crepe Quiche Lorraine

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 1 hr 20 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Crepe Quiche Lorraine: For the crepes: ½ cup all purpose flour 1 large  egg 2 tbsp fresh herbs, finely chopped 6 tbsp whole milk 1/8 tsp kosher salt ¼ cup water 1 ½ tbsp unsalted butter, melted For the quiches: 4 large eggs 2 bacon ... Read More »

How to Bake Orange-Filled Choux Buns

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients needed to make Orange-Filled Choux Buns: For the orange cream: 1 fl oz double cream 1 vanilla pod, halved and seeds scraped out Zest of 2 oranges, finely gratd 1 fl oz whole milk 3 tbsp orange liqueur ¾ oz corn flour 3 oz caster sugar 2 egg yolks For ... Read More »

How to Cook Onion and Cavolo Nero Soup

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients needed to make Onion and Cavolo Nero Soup: 4 large onions, peeled and coarsely chopped 9 oz cavolo nero cabbage 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped 1 celery stick, halved 1 carrot, halved 1 large potato, diced Beef bones, lightly roasted 1 tbsp all purpose flour 1 ½ oz butter 1 ... Read More »

How to Bake Almonds and Blueberry Friands

Yields: 6 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Almonds and Blueberry Friands: For the friands: 3 ½ oz ground almonds 6 fresh blueberries 2 eggs 3 ½ oz self-raising flour 3 ½ oz unsalted butter, plus more for greasing For the drizzle: 3 tbsp clear honey Juice of 1 orange Cooking instructions for Almonds and Blueberry ... Read More »

How to Make Strawberry Vacherin

Serves: 8 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Strawberry Vacherin: 70 gm all purpose flour, sifted 150 gm icing sugar, plus more for dusting 225 gm caster sugar 250 gm fresh strawberries 100 gm Toblerone chocolate 1 75 gm whole almonds, blanched 300 ml thickened cream, whipped 110 gm unsalted butter, melted and cooled 5 ... Read More »

How to Make Mixed Fruits Gateau

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 30 mins + 1 hour (inactive) Cooking time: – Ingredients needed to make Mixed Fruits Gateau: 1 packet ladyfinger biscuits Two (9 oz) sponge flan cases 1 pint double cream 1 large punnet raspberries Mixed fresh fruits 1 jar fruit compote 2 tbsp brandy 2 oz icing sugar 1 oz caster sugar Cooking instructions for Mixed Fruits Gateau: ... 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 Shellfish Nage

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients needed to make Shellfish Nage: 14 oz mussels, cleaned and debearded 12 cooked langoustines, shelled and chopped 14 oz clams, rinsed 3 scallops, cleaned and roe removed 1 cooked lobster, meat removed, shells chopped and reserved 3 handful sea purslane, blanched 8 asparagus spears, trimmed 1 carrot, roughly chopped 12 ... Read More »

How to Cook Duck Confit Crepes with Cumberland Sauce

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 2 days Cooking time: 3 hours Ingredients needed to make Duck Confit Crepes with Cumberland Sauce: For the duck leg confit: 1 ½ lb duck legs ¼ tsp fresh thyme, chopped ½ tsp garlic, chopped 1 bay leaf 1 tsp sea salt ¼ tsp black peppercorns, cracked 4 cups vegetable oil For the crepes: 4 crepes, each ... Read More »