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  • Beef Bourguignon

    Beef Bourguignon

    TOTAL TIME: 3 hr 10 min Prep: 20 min Inactive Prep: 20 min Cook: 2 hr 30 min Serves:8 Ingredients For the stew 4 pounds boneless stew beef, such as chuck or sirloin tip, cut into large chunks 2 tablespoons pork fat or olive oil, plus more if needed 2 carrots, peeled and halved 2 onions, peeled and halved 4 cloves garlic, just crushed 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 (750ml) bottle red wine 4 cups beef stock 1 bouquet garni (made from bay leaf, parsley stems, and thyme sprigs)   For the garnish 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more if needed 6 to 8 slices bacon, cut into lardons 40 baby onions, peeled 16 ounces mushrooms Directions Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Remove the meat from the refrigerator and bring to room temperature, about 20 minutes. Heat the oil in a large…

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  • Omelette aux fines herbes

    Omelette aux fines herbes

    “The original, and best, simple Sunday supper for one. ” Serves 1 Cooks In 10 minutes Difficulty Super easy Ingredients 2 large free-range eggs , at room temperature a few sprigs of mixed herbs, such as chives, tarragon, chervil and parsley 1 large knob of butter Method Break the eggs into a bowl and whisk lightly with a fork. Chop and add the herbs and season with sea salt and black pepper. Heat the butter in a 23cm non-stick or cast-iron pan over a medium-high heat until foaming. Once the foam dies down, pour in the egg mixture and gently shake the pan to distribute. Cook for 20 seconds or so, until it begins to bubble, then draw it into the centre with a wooden spoon and shake the pan again to redistribute the uncooked egg. Cook the omelette until the base is…

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  • The Top 10 Most Popular French Dishes

    The Top 10 Most Popular French Dishes

    In France, good food still means authentic cooking by using natural products from diverse regions. This is how we celebrate human being by offering the best food to all our senses. Cooking home-made food and eating at the table make your appetite grow stronger. The challenge is to combine ingredients together to get the best taste out of them. However anyone from anywhere can explore the world of french cooking. To start with, let’s find out what french people enjoy to eat. Here are the top 10 most popular recipes in France: Roast Chicken Indeed roast chicken is not a notorious french recipe but cooked everywhere around the world from Asia and Africa to America. However it is the most popular french dish. Roast chicken is not stuffed inside. The secret is to baste the poultry…

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