Posts Tagged ‘France’

Pâté de Campagne

Try this recipe when you want something impressive for dinner parties, but not something that will eat up all your time. Leftovers with a side salad and bread are great for a simple meal. 10 to 12 servings as an appetizer Ingredients Boneless pork butt or shoulder — 2 1/2 pounds Pork or chicken liver […]

Canard à l’Orange

The trickiest part of the whole recipe is caramelizing the sugar for the sauce. Just take care not to let the sugar burn, and you should have no problems. Duck à l’orange is great for dinner parties and romantic evenings. 4 to 6 servings Ingredients Whole duck — 1 (5-pound) Salt and pepper — to […]

Bouillabaisse

Ideally bouillabaisse is made with rascasse, an ugly fish found only in the Mediterranean. But feel free to make it with any combination of fish and seafood available to you. Try to use as many different types as possible as it improves the flavor. Bouillabaisse, a Provençal word meaning “slow simmer,” is special occasion food. […]

Sauce Béchamel

Makes about 2 cups Ingredients Butter — 2 tablespoons Flour — 3 tablespoons Milk — 2 cups Salt — 1/4 teaspoon White pepper — pinch Onion (optional), peeled — 1/4 Whole clove (optional) — 1 Bay leaf (optional) — 1 Nutmeg (optional) — pinch

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