In this French salad, wonderfully earthy tasting goat cheese mixes beautifully with really fresh salad leaves, crunchy walnuts, and good, spicy olives.
This cassoulet is filled with plenty of white beans, called flageolet, pork sausage, and duck confit. It’s a hearty cassoulet fit for winter dining.
Profiteroles make a rich, elegant dessert. Light puff pastry is filled with vanilla bean ice cream and melted chocolate sauce is drizzled over top.
The full-flavored saltiness of anchovies and the earthy meatiness of oil-packed black olives play off the carmel sweetness of onions in this famous French tart.
Lacy crepes, French pancakes, are filled with a creamy bittersweet chocolate sauce and topped with toasted coconut curls and softly mounded whipped cream.
A slightly heretical take on a French classic, this riff involves slicing, sautéing, and, the laying on of cheese, yes, but not as you’ve experienced before.
Sliced papaya and mango are coated in a rich caramel sauce then rolled in lacy crepes. The dish is topped with a powered sugar and a sprig of zippy mint.
There’s a double whammy of chocolate in these sweet treats: chocolate cookies studded with chunks of chocolate and sprinkled with sea salt.
A Zuni Cafe specialty, these little cheese puff sandwiches are filled with bacon, tender baby greens, and peppery pickled onions. Perfect as an hors d’oeuvre.
Buttery, cake-y, crisp at the edges, and with a slight lilt of lemon, this cookie launched a thousand memories—and a literary masterpiece—for Marcel Proust.
This French classic exhibits all the custardy creaminess you’d expect. Typically made with cherries but quite nice with other stone fruits, evidenced here.
A daube is simply a Provencal-style beef stew, chockablock with beef, carrots, onion, mushrooms, and olives in red-wine sauce. See? You’re fluent in French.
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