Category: French

Potato and Onion Bisque – Humble Spud Soup


There’s not much cheaper than a potato. When your wallet is thin, a soup based on the humble spud is a smart choice. If you’re searching for a posh nick call it a Pomme de Terre which in French means…

Basil’s Cream Puffs

Decadent Cream Puffs with Chocolate

Basil’s Cream Puffs One of my earliest culinary feats besides Kraft macaroni and cheese with cut up chunks of hotdogs in it, was cream puffs. Quite the leap, I know. The reason was simple. We had A LOT of cream.…

Tagine-less de Poulet Olives et Citrons

Tagine-less Chicken with Olives and Lemons

Tagine-less Chicken with Olives and Lemons If you’re not a francophile, this dish is simply Chicken with Olives and Lemons.  Usually, it’s cooked in the oven in a Tagine, a clay dish with an inverted funnel lid, but I’ve found a heavy stock…