Posts tagged potatoes


Gratin with a twist not Dauphinois! – Potato, zucchini and roquefort gratin

Gratin fantaisie et pas Dauphinois! – Gratin de pommes de terre, courgettes et roquefort There is the traditional gratin Dauphinois (from the Dauphiné region) where the potatoes are cooked in milk, then placed in the oven with butter (NO cheese) the real gratin Dauphinois has no cheese! Even [...]

No soup for the holidays – Soup of cauliflower, chickpeas and quadretti

Zuppa con cavolfiore, ceci e quadretti I heard California got a lot of rain this season, all the news talked about it when I was in France and I heard it from my neighbors when I got back. The good things is that it’s clearing up. Eventhough France was very cold with -10C temperatures some days, [...]

A soup for my new cocotte! – Brussels sprouts, potatoes and mushroom velouté

Une soupe pour ma nouvelle cocotte! – Velouté de choux de Bruxelles, pommes de terre et champignons I have already made Brussels sprouts soup with cannelli beans a while ago, this is another version that is as good as the other one, just a little greener. I prefer Brussels sprouts in soups than as [...]

Salmon swim – Salmon "en nage" with saffron, with fava beans and potatoes

La nage du saumon – Pavé de saumon en nage safranée aux fèves et pommes de terre That might not be that original but it is so good that I had to put it up. I don’t know why but I am a little tired of seeing fish served with potato purée,  not sure either why almost all restaurants do that, but [...]

One unexpected gratin – Gratin with spaghetti squash, potatoes, tomatoes, gruyère, parmesan and basil

Un gratin inattendu – gratin de courge spaghetti, tomates, pommes de terre, gruyère, parmesan et basilic Now I know that this might be a little too much of spaghetti squash in just a couple of days. I was not planning on writing a blog about it, I took the pictures, just in case…then after eating [...]

A cozy nest – quail eggs in purple potato nest with smoked salmon, chive sauce on a bed of lemon greens

Un nid bien douillet – oeufs de caille en nid de vitelotte et saumon fumé, sauce ciboulette sur verdures melangées au citron Quail eggs…have you ever seen something cuter? They’re very popular in France to add to any appetizer but unfortunately they are not available everywhere in the US. Whole [...]
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