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!
Tag Archives: pine mushroom
Flu remedy: Chicken noodle soup with ginger or Matsutake
This is a pressure cooker recipe if you have one, otherwise a Le Creuset large stock pot will be more than fine, so long as you are patient (double the times). I always break in half and freeze … Continue reading
Posted in Soup Tagged chicken noodle, chicken noodle soup, food, matsutake, pine mushroom, recipe, recipes 1 Comment
Pine Mushroom scalloped potatoes
October 16th was Pine mushroom day in my family. The weather was perfect Indian summer and there were more than a dozen cars parked at or near my secret mushroom picking spot on Vancouver Island. It did not bode well, … Continue reading
Posted in Side Tagged cooking, food, matsutake, mushroom, pine mushroom, pine mushroom scallopped potatoes, recipe, recipes 2 Comments
Canada duck with cherry jus
The simple way to make duck is to roast it in the oven exactly like the roast chicken from May 27th, except longer, much longer… and even then my last duck was not tender. So unless you are cooking magrets … Continue reading
Posted in Main Course Tagged cooking, duck, duck fat, food, jus, matsutake, pine mushroom, recipe, recipes 2 Comments
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