Month: March 2015

Swiss Meringue
Dessert, Parve, Passover

Swiss Meringue

  There are basically three different methods to prepare meringue: French, Swiss and Italian. Up until last week, I had been making French Meringues as beautifully explained by Jacques Pepin in his book La Technique. I ‘ve been making meringue kisses, meringue mushrooms and meringue baskets (vacherins) using this method […]

Coq Au Vin
Entree, French, Poultry

Coq Au Vin

The exact translation of Coq au Vin is chicken in wine; but it is so much more. There are so many layers of flavor built up in this recipe inspired by Julia Child. The mushrooms are quartered rather than sliced; so they have a more toothsome feel in your mouth. […]

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Passover Link List

It’s hard to believe that Passover is almost upon us. People who are staying home have begun their cleaning so that they can be ready to cook for the holidays. Everyone who observes is beginning to eat from their cupboards thereby reducing the amount of Chametz they have to throw […]