Recipes from Dinner in French

Dinner in French Cookbook

The beloved author of Dinner in an Instant breaks down the new French classics with 150 recipes that reflect a modern yet distinctly French sensibility.
Melissa updates classic French techniques and dishes to reflect how we cook, shop, and eat today.

Floral pasta bowl, filled with crab pasta, sprinkled with parsley and Parmesan. A cheese grater and larger bowl in the background.

Buttery Crab Pasta

Seafood pasta is always a little luxurious—even on Wednesday night, and even when the pasta in question is ready in half an hour.

A carved grilled leg of lamb on a wooden cutting board with a knife resting beside it.

Grilled Leg of Lamb

A leg of lamb that’s been slathered in French flavors. We’re swooning over how cultured—and sated—it makes us feel.