Healthy, French, Home-cooking, always fresh, (almost) no cream required!
This is about simple cooking for my kids away from home, family and friends and friends of friends. Not quite recipes, just inspiration.Often, no exact quantities, certainly no scientific potions, but a bit of magic and lots of love! and you could always ask for more details.
Share my love of cooking, enjoy the Pacific West Coast bounty and help me pass along the French Heritage from my Grand-mothers and my Dad who taught me.
Salt and PepperEven when I don't say so, use Baleine sea-salt and fresh ground pepper from your Peugeot pepper mill, goes without saying!
Monthly Archives: May 2011
Rhubarb-Berry Crisp à la Lakefield or à la Mode
This is another recipe from Penny Pierce in Lakefield, Ontario. One of those that she keeps in her head because she has made it so many times. There is no need to follow the printed recipe because she changes the … Continue reading
Posted in Baking, Dessert, Vegetarian Tagged berry crisp, dessert, food, recipes, rhubarb crisp, the root cellar, verygoodrecipe 2 Comments
Wild fiddlehead and fresh Fava bean salad
Tis the season to get in the woods and pick edible greens. Fiddleheads (or crosses de fougères in French) are a delicious vegetables full of vitamins. They must be picked while they are still completely rolled up, and only the … Continue reading
Posted in Starter, Uncategorized, Vegetables, Vegetarian Tagged crosses de fougeres, fava beans, fiddleheads, food, goat cheese, recipes, salad, verygoodrecipe 2 Comments
French Crêpes are always fun to make!
February 2nd is Chandeleur day in Europe, it is a day of purification after winter when all candles are lit in celebration. It marks the end of winter and was officially the first day of the sowing season. Hence, the … Continue reading
Posted in Baking, Dessert Tagged candelmas, chandeleur, crêpe, crepes, dessert, food, french crepe, verygoodrecipe 6 Comments
Oysters not quite Rockefeller, a nice treat for Mother’s day
Not that we are necessarily poorer up North in Canada, it is just that our local Pacific Fanny Bay oysters are usually sold shucked and not in the shell. So no way to bake them on the half shell. It … Continue reading
Posted in Appetizer, Main Course Tagged fanny bay oysters, food, oysters, oysters rockefeller, recipes, verygoodrecipe 2 Comments
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