When cold weather hits we count the days to our first cassoulet of the season! This one-pot comfort food is simpler than it looks to prepare; it just takes time for all the flavors to mingle.
Tag: french cooking
10 Ways to Make Comfort Food with a French Accent
Parlez-vous cassoulet? With these recipes, you’ll get fluent in French comfort food, from simple lentil soup to classic cassoulet. There’s something for every taste with chicken and duck confit to veal and beef short ribs. Read on for the recipes.
This Classic French Recipe Will Make You Love Chicken Again
This chicken dish is rustic comfort cooking at its best, and a great addition to your cooking repertoire. With crushed tomatoes, mushrooms and white wine contributing to a tasty sauce, easy-to-make chicken chasseur is a good choice for simple fall meals – even on a busy weeknight. Read on for the recipe.
A Simple & Tasty Way to Eat Like the French
Learn to make this classic dish and you’ll always be ready for a party. Quiche is a favorite for entertaining, serving at brunch, or for a light dinner with a salad – hot or cold. Valued for its versatility, quiche Lorraine is a must in your repertoire of French cuisine basics. Read on for the history and our recipe.
You Can Perfect this Easy Paillard Technique
What is paillard? It’s the French culinary term that refers to a thin piece of meat made flat by pounding. Any type of deboned meat can become a paillard, but it often refers to veal or chicken. Once you master this straightforward technique, you’ll have delicious weeknight dinners on the table in no time flat. Read on to learn the method.
You’ll Love this Super-Easy 5-Minute Hollandaise Sauce
Our easy Hollandaise sauce has a secret ingredient. Black truffle butter imparts rich, earthy flavor making this 5-minute sauce worthy of any special occasion. Just for the record, this blender Hollandaise recipe is one of our favorite kitchen hacks. Read on to get the recipe.
This Easy Mushroom Tarte Tatin is Everything
The delicious tradition of tarte Tatin may have begun with apples and pasty, but it’s evolved to include many savory options. Our rustic mushroom tarte Tatin is super easy to make and great for brunch or a party. In this recipe, mushrooms and sweet shallots are wrapped in buttery puff pastry with a little goat cheese for a tart bite….
How to Cook with Duck Confit
Duck leg confit is a signature D’Artagnan product, and a vital ingredient in our cassoulet recipe kit. But there are so many other ways to eat and enjoy this fully cooked charcuterie – which we think of as the original fast food. Read on for inspiration.
A Cassoulet Day Giveaway
January 9th is Cassoulet Day … and we are partnering with our friends at Languedoc Wines to give away 2 Cassoulet Recipe Kits this month. Click here for details and to enter the giveaway. For those who simply cannot wait, cassoulet is 20% off right now at dartagnan.com in honor of Cassoulet Day! The Languedoc region (click here…
What Does Mise en Place Mean?
Mise en place (pronounced meez ahn plas) is a French cooking term that literally translates to “put in place.” Often referred to as simply “meez” by the pros. Mise en place allows you to cook in the most efficient way, without having to stop. All necessary ingredients are chopped and ready to go, spices are measured,…