Cuisine: French

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

This recipe is a classic for a reason. Find some onions and forget about everything while enjoying one of the most comforting dishes ever devised.

Parmesan Gougères

Parmesan Gougères (Choux Pastry)

Why make a croquembouche when you can have Gougères? This was the first thing I ever made with choux pastry and it's easier than you may think.

Salad Niçoise

Salad Nicoise

This famous Salad Nicoise from Provence celebrates all things fresh and vibrant. You can substitute almost anything to hand with near guaranteed success.

Mignonette Dressing (Red Wine And Shallot)

Mignonette Dressing (Red Wine and Shallot)

This mignonette dressing is a classic for a reason. Quick and easy to assemble, it adds a pepper kick and acidity to raw oysters and makes an interesting alternative to lemon juice.

Salmon With Caper And Tarragon Pan Sauce

Salmon with Caper and Tarragon Pan Sauce

Crispy skinned salmon is served simply with a pan sauce. The emulsified butter sauce with a kick of lemon, wine and herbs compliment the rich salmon perfectly.

Clams With White Wine Sauce

Clams with White Wine Sauce

I can't think of a more classic way to serve clams. The simplicity of this dish is the real reason it is such a success.