Cuisines: French

Apricot Cake Provençal – Simple Elegance

July 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

A moist summer cake that’s delicate but flavourful and yet, deeply satisfying and so dam easy to make Apricot Cake Provençal is a real show stopper. Building on a theme, another easy, delicious recipe, using...

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Four Ingredient Mustard Vinaigrette

Classic Mustard Vinaigrette

July 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Salad days are here and thank the Gods, because it’s time to shed the pounds of the pandemic! Back to healthy, back to light and back to FRESH with this easy, four ingredient Classic Mustard...

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Ratatouille, Lead - Food Gypsy

Ratatouille – Rustic French Vegetable Stew

September 27, 2015 | 8 Comments

Packed with fresh, late summer vegetables Ratatouille takes advantage of a bountiful garden in a classic Provencal stew, a staple of French country cooking.  Roma tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant, peppers, onions, garlic, parsley, thyme, bay and...

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Straight from the French countryside, the classic Tartiflette uses all of my favorite ingredients, potatoes, onions, bacon, cream and & Reblochon cheese, to stunning effect.  Creamy, melted ripe cheese, smoky bacon, starchy sustenance, Tartiflette is...

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Green peas.  Was there ever a more humble vegetable?  Trust the French to take this little green gem and make it a masterpiece in the classic Petit Pois a la Francaise.  Or as I like...

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Tomato Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette - Food Gypsy

Tomato Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette

July 13, 2015 | 5 Comments

This is an everyday salad at Chez Gypsy. A staple of French country cooking, Tomato Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette is the perfect cold side on a hot summer day. Cooking on long, hot days of summer. Ripe...

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Poulet Sauté Chasseur – Hunter’s Chicken

November 18, 2012 | 9 Comments

Poulet Sauté Chasseur, or Hunter's Chicken, crisp sauteed chicken served with a hearty sauce made with tomatoes, mushrooms a splash of white wine and brandy, flavoured with tarragon, this is a French classic, with...

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