Tag: Passover

Swiss Meringue Vacherins
Dessert, Parve, Passover

Swiss Meringue Vacherins

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 very successfully. […]

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. […]