Meet the Chef: Norman Van Aken

At D’Artagnan we proudly work with chefs across the country, providing them with quality ingredients to express their creativity in the kitchen. Some we have decades-long relationships with, and others are new to the family. The chef we interviewed for this blog post falls in the former camp. Chef Norman Van Aken is a highly decorated veteran of many kitchens who has been described as “legendary, visionary and a trailblazer” as well as “the culinary Titan of Florida.” Read on for more about Chef Norman.

These Chef Dishes from Instagram will Make You Crave Duck

We love looking at food. If you’re like us and want to see beautiful plates created by chefs, Instagram is the place to be. Read on for some highlights of what our chefs are posting – using D’Artagnan products, of course – to whet your appetite. Join us on Instagram for a view into the many professional and home kitchens that serve D’Artagnan. Fair warning: these pictures will make you hungry.

The Best Recipes for Your Game of Thrones Finale Feast

Are you obsessed with Game of Thrones? It seems like everyone is watching the final season. Throughout the reign of GOT people have talked about the sumptuous food on the show. We’ve spotted all kinds of GOT dishes on social media, though often made with substitute proteins. Sadly, chicken does not replace squab. D’Artagnan can supply you with the unusual ingredients needed to cook in the style of the Seven Kingdoms, just in time for the finale. Read on for the details. 

7 of the Best Recipes for the Perfect Mother’s Day Brunch

Are you celebrating Mother’s Day at home? Plan the perfect brunch for the mom in your life with one of our recipes. From eggy concoctions like shakshuka and Spanish tortilla to classic bistro sandwiches, there’s something savory she’s sure to love. Mix up a Mimosa, Bloody Mary, or maybe pop open a bottle of bubbly and lavish mom with attention on her day. Read on for the recipes for a perfect Sunday brunch. 

Meet the Chef: Charlie Mitchell of Villanelle in NYC

At D’Artagnan we proudly work with chefs across the country, providing them with quality ingredients to express their creativity in the kitchen. In this blog post, we introduce you to Chef Charlie Mitchell, who leads the kitchen at Villanelle in New York City.  Read on for more about this exciting young chef who started his career in an unusual way.

The Cutest Easter Eggs You’ve Ever Seen: 3 Holiday Recipes

Are you looking for a fun way to serve eggs at Easter? Try one of our Easter egg recipes for grownups. They’re not the usual chocolate or dyed eggs, but rather delightful morsels made with diminutive quail eggs. Good things come in small shells, and that’s proven by our easy quail egg recipes.

Here are 5 Great Ways to Roast Pork for Easter

Go beyond serving plain old pork, and choose Berkshire pork or our exclusive milk-fed porcelet for the perfect Easter dinner. Our pork is raised right to taste better. The results are meltingly tender, spectacular in flavor and nothing like the pale, commodity pork so common on today’s market. Read on for 5 show-stopping pork roast recipes from a super-simple rack to succulent porchetta.

Do You Know Which Lamb to Serve on Easter?

There’s nothing better than a roasted leg of lamb on the table. We have several choices of lamb for your Easter dinner; grass-fed leg of lamb, available both bone-in or boneless, a sizeable bone-in Rocky Mountain leg of lamb, and a bone-in leg of our exclusive Salt Meadow Lamb. Read on to learn more about what makes this lamb so special, and get an easy recipe for roasting it.

5 Recipes that will Absolutely Make Your Easter Brunch

Just right for Easter brunch, these recipes bring eggs, ham, lamb, and chicken to the table in unexpected ways. Perfect for serving a holiday gathering, they are equally suited to brunch throughout the year. Read on for the recipes and find your new favorite. 

Your 3 Exclusive Chef Recipes from Butter, Love & Cream

We just profiled Chef Jeanie Roland on the blog, and she generously allowed us to share some of her fantastic recipes with you. Her new cookbook, Butter, Cream, & Love, features many D’Artagnan products, as well as a foreword by Ariane Daguin, our founder and owner. Read on for 3 of Jeanie’s favorite recipes featuring chicken, steak, duck.

Meet the Chef: Jeanie Roland of The Perfect Caper & Ella’s Food & Drink

At D’Artagnan we proudly work with chefs across the country, providing them with quality ingredients to express their creativity in the kitchen. In this blog post, we want to introduce a special chef who has been using D’Artagnan products for decades. Way back when D’Artagnan was young, Chef Jeanie Roland insisted on procuring the best quality, even though we weren’t really serving the Florida market at the time. Read on for the conversation with Chef Jeanie and learn about her restaurants, new cookbook and what happened after she beat Bobby Flay.