Potato Salad

Potato Salad A classic potato salad, I use creme fraiche in France as it is easier to get than sour cream and we like the added touch of Dijon mustard.12 even-sized potatoes1 egg4 bacon rashers, rind and excess fat trimmed, finely chopped60g  whole-egg mayonnaise40g sour cream or creme fraiche1 small Read more…

Chestnut Crepes with Mushrooms

Crepe Ingredients2 eggs100 g chestnut flour250 ml milk, at room temperature1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley1/4 teaspoon saltPinch of freshly grated nutmeg30 g melted butterMushroom Ingredients3 tablespoons olive oil2 cloves garlic, peeled225 g mushrooms4 sprigs thyme1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper2 tablespoons crème fraîche or whole-milk sour cream1 Read more…

Spicy Baked Cauliflower

Spicy Baked Cauliflower This is one of our favourite cauliflower dishes Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes 2 garlic cloves, crushed Pinch ground turmeric 1 cauliflower  Fresh coriander leaves chopped Juice of 1 lemon  Method Pre – heat the oven to 200 degree c. Drizzle Read more…

La Truffade

Delicious potato cake with cheese and bacon from Auvergne and usually served with sausages. Ingredients 140 grams lardons  2 tablespoons vegetable oil (or duck fat) 900 grams potatoes finely sliced 100 grams cantal or gruyere cheese Method Cook the lardons in a 25 cm non stick frying pan on a Read more…