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: quiche
Quiche with spinach
There is a good idea for a quickly prepared impromptu lunch. Pretty much your regular “quiche lorraine” recipe with added spinach. We had that today with a fresh beet salad on the side. It was a perfect winter lunch. For … Continue reading
Posted in Lunch, Starter Tagged beets, quiche, spinach quiche, verygoodrecipe 3 Comments
The green vegetarian quiche
This is a smooth quiche and it does turn out a nice green colour. All the ingredients can be stored in advance which is nice if you are renting a place which is far from grocery stores. This is also a … Continue reading
Posted in Lunch, Main Course, Vegetarian Tagged artichoke quiche, food, leftover salmon, quiche, recipes, salmon quiche, spinach quiche, vegetarian quiche 1 Comment
I have been picking again last week-end and found a few chanterelles. It was too dry up until now and they were small and scarce, the good thing being that the flavor is very intense. I decided to make a … Continue reading
Posted in Lunch, Main Course Tagged chanterelle quiche, chanterelles, food, quiche, quiche aux chanterelles, recipe, recipes 3 Comments
The tomatoes are starting to have taste and it is going to get even better with the sun coming out for summer. This pie is a very good recipe for very ripe or even over-ripe tomatoes. First, drop 5 tomatoes … Continue reading
Posted in Starter Tagged food, kalamata olives, quiche, recipe, recipes, sun-dried tomatoes, Tomato pie, tomatoes 1 Comment
Tarte aux poireaux
Leeks are so tasty and so healthy that, in France, cooks almost always add one or more leeks to vegetable soup. As a filling for the tart, they have an intense flavor and are a nice way to get all … Continue reading
Onion Quiche (really tarte à l’oignon)
I got help today. When my husband makes apple pie, there is always enough pastry left for a small quiche for lunch the next day. The dish is only 8 inches in diameter and the amounts given below for the … Continue reading
Posted in Lunch Tagged cooking, food, lunch, onion, onion quiche, onion tart, quiche, recipe, recipes, tarte a l oignon Leave a comment
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