Cuisine: French

Leek Quiche
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Leek Quiche

I love Leek Quiche. Leeks have a milder and more mellow flavor than onions. When they’re sautéed, the leeks just seem to melt into the custard filling. Leeks also mix beautifully with other vegetables. I often reduce the amount of leeks by a cup or two and substitute them with […]

Goujons de Sole
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Goujons de Sole

Goujons de Sole are small pieces of Sole that are dipped in fritter batter and fried. The concept of fried fish was originally brought to England by Western Sephardic Jews in the 17th century. What we know as Fish ‘N Chips is made with whole fillets; while this French version […]

Dressings & Sauces, French

Balsamic Vinaigrette

I love this Balsamic Vinaigrette because it has enough body to be a great dipping sauce for artichokes and is light enough to enhance every salad. It is also a terrific marinade for chicken or tofu. If you prefer a mustard flavor, click on the link for Mustard Vinaigrette. Prep […]

French, Parve

All-Purpose Crêpes

Some of my fondest food memories are of savoring Crêpes Suzette being flamed at the table at a wonderful French restaurant. I enjoyed the elegance of the set up: the lightly cooked crêpes, the butter, the fresh orange juice, the orange zest, the sugar and the orange liqueur all lined […]

Apple Tart
Dessert, French, Parve

Apple Tart

This Apple Tart is rich and sweet from the apples sautéed with the seeds from a vanilla bean and topped with apples glazed with orange marmalade and orange liqueur. What a treat and a beautiful way to impress your company! No rolling pin needed! You can press the dough around […]

Apricot-Raspberry Tart
Dessert, French, Parve

Apricot-Raspberry Tart

This Apricot-Raspberry Tart is a prime example of eating with your eyes before you have your first taste. The orange apricots, red raspberries and green pistachios make you feel like you’re jumping into a beautiful painting. These components, nestled in almond cream, give you a taste of tart, sweet, crunchy […]

Salmon Wellington
Entree, Fish, French, Uncategorized

Salmon Wellington

The idea for Salmon Wellington popped into my mind when I was sent some Black Truffle Paté and Truffle Oil by Crafted Kosher- a company that is no longer in business. The term “Wellington” usually connotes tournedos covered with liver paté and puff pastry. I replaced the beef and liver […]