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...]