French Gazpacho Recipe

French immersion teacher Suzanne shares with us her "French" gazpacho recipe. Practice your French with this French recipe translated into English, and enjoy a fresh homemade treat! [Read More...]

Le Gigot d’Agneau – French Roasted Leg of Lamb Recipe

Today, we'll take a look at a very traditional French leg of lamb recipe: le gigot d'agneau Pascal. In case you were wondering, let's be clear: "Agneau Pascal" does NOT mean "Some guy named Pascal's recipe for leg of lamb!" but rather the lamb that is traditionally cooked for Easter (called "Pâques") holiday. [Read More...]

La Bûche de Noël – Christmas Yule Log Recipe & Origins

Like in many countries, "la bûche de Noël", the Yule Log is the ultimate French Christmas dessert. It's easy enough to make, you can cover a non-perfect roll with whipped cream, fruits and Xmassy decorations, and it's tasty, especially if you follow this recipe and make a good filling! Kids will love it!! [Read More...]

Un apéritif dînatoire – A Learn French In Context Easy Story

Notre invitée Jacqueline, étudiante de French Today, a demandé à faire de la cuisine avec moi aujourd’hui. Eh oui, pourquoi pas ? Nous sommes vendredi, et mon mari Peter n’est pas là le vendredi après-midi. Généralement, il considère que la cuisine, c’est son espace à lui. Mais nous pouvons profiter de son absence ! [Read More...]

Easy Chocolate Truffles Recipe

"Les truffes au chocolat", chocolate truffles, have become synonymous with luxury and decadent indulgence. Whole stores are dedicated to them, yet, they are fairly easy to make. Here is my recipe. [Read More...]

Pears Belle Helene Recipe

This pears with a chocolate sauce and ice-cream dessert is a classic French dessert that I love to serve. It's relatively easy to make and I'm sure it will impress your guests tremendously… Go to the end of my article for "twists" to the Belle Hélène French dessert. [Read More...]

The Real Salade Niçoise Recipe

Is there such a thing as the one and only true salade niçoise recipe? Find out in this lively article as you learn this delicious salad recipe from a real Nice inhabitant, and practice your French with this easy bilingual recipe. [Read More...]

Tajine D’agneau au Citron Confit et Olives

"Un Tajine" is a sort of stew from Morocco and is both the name of the dish AND of the particularly shaped pot that you cook/serve it in. Essentially, a Tajine is a stew that can feature any number of vegetables with an any meat that is slowly cooked in a sauce. [Read More...]

Scallops with Truffle & Fresh Pasta in Coral Sauce

This recipe calls for some truffles. These can be hard to find and can be expensive based on the quantity/quality that you are purchasing. We were lucky that a student of Camille offered some to us a few months back (merci Lingzi!) but you can find them in specialty stores and they don't have to cost you an arm and a leg. [Read More...]