Brioche

Mmm…buttery brioche. It isn’t just for breakfast. And it’s a heck of a lot easier to make than you may think.

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  • 40 M
  • 3 H, 15 M
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Far Breton | French Custard Cake Recipe

Far Breton | French Custard Cake

Far Breton, a specialty of Brittany, France, is a custardy cake similar to a clafouti filled with rum-soaked prunes. Far Breton is great with tea.

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
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Ladyfingers Chocolate Mousse Cake Recipe

Ladyfingers Mousse Cake

Layers of delicate ladyfingers alternate with espresso-and-liqueur laced chocolate mousse. Drizzled over scoops of the cake is a lovely vanilla custard cream.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H
  • 2
Chocolate-Rum Savarin Recipe

Chocolate-Rum Savarin

Rich and tender, this yeast leavened cake is moistened by a good soaking of rum syrup and frosted with gianduja cream. No savarin mold? A Bundt pan will do.

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  • 45 M
  • 4 H
  • 2
Chocolate French Silk Cake Recipe

Chocolate French Mousse Cake

This fudge-like mousse cake pushes the opulence barometer right to the edge. A cinnamon nut crust holds a 1 1/2 pounds of bittersweet chocolate mousse.

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  • 30 M
  • 4 H
  • 2
Kugelhopf Recipe from Dorie Greenspan

Kugelhopf

Part bread, part cake, kugelhopf is made like brioche, but not as rich. This one is studded with raisins and brushed with a butter and dusted with sugar.

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  • 35 M
  • 7 H, 35 M
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Squab Salmi

The definition of salmi? Easy. It’s a French stew in which poultry is partially roasted, then slowly simmered in a sauce before being served in regal fashion.

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  • 2 H
  • 4 H, 30 M
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Fines Herbes Pesto Rub

French fines herbes goes something like thyme, rosemary, oregano, and parsley. A taste of Provence, not Simon & Garfunkel.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
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Richard Olney’s Soupe au Pistou

Pistou, similar to pesto but without the pine nuts, elevates this simple French vegetable soup. Let the season be your guide when choosing your vegetables.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
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Snails with Walnuts

Toasted walnuts, seasoned butter, and crème fraîche or cream accompany snails in this rich, comforting French recipe from the southwest of France.

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  • 35 M
  • 3 H, 35 M
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Onion Marmalade

Thick, sweet caramelized onions flavored with grenadine and tangy sherry vinegar make a savory marmalade. Serve at lunch on bread with a green salad.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
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