Recettes / recipes

April menu

tarte aux légumes
roti porc oranges

Tarte légère aux légumes

1 onion, 1 aubergine, 2 courgettes, ½ pound mushrooms, 4 garlic cloves, basil, herbes de Provence, Olive oil, can of stewed tomatoes, parmesan, salt and pepper you can add red pepper or piment d’espelette

Prepare crust in advance to let it rest : large cup of flour, 1 stick of butter and 1 large tablespoon of iced water:

Prepare tomato sauce : After opening the can of stewed tomatoes pour it in a pan with 2 tablespoons of olive oil,  2 tablespoons of water salt , pepper and basil  . Stir and mix the mixture on low heat to reduce it and have consistency of a sauce

In the mean time dice courgettes and aubergines after been peeled in dices   and saute them slightly in a pan with olive oil , a garlic clove, salt, pepper, herbes de Provence

Slice mushrooms  and saute them separately with garlic, salt and pepper in olive oil

Clean red bell pepper and slice and pierced it let it cook in the oven at 350 for 10 minutes.

Dice your onions

On the crust spread your sauce, then diced onions, layer mushrooms, mixture courgettes and aubergines. Then bell pepper slices, drizzle olive oil and sprinkle parmesan

Cook in 350 degrees oven for 30 minutes at least

Can be eaten at room temperature

Rôti de Porc a la moutarde et a l’orange

Pork roast in the loin, 2 shallots, 1 onions,1 orange,4or 5 garlic, thyme, 1 Tbsp cognac, 1/2cup of wine, 1 cup fond de veau, salt and pepper, 2 Tbsp orange jam, 2 Tbsp mustard and 1/2 cup of cream

Marinate your porc  after introducing little slices of garlic in it,with olive oil  and thyme and pepper, 

IN 2 tablespoons of olive oil brown the pork all over, then add minced shallots, onions,  and garlic. Then flambe with cognac.  Take the roast out .Add zest of orange, 1 glass of white wine and 1 cup of fond de veau or chicken broth and salt. Let reduce. Put the roast and add juice of orange and the orange cut in quarters

Let cook  at medium heat verifying often  the level of liquid for 1hour at least

After removing the roast to slice it ,add mustard and orange preserve, and cream and cook few minutes

Pour the sauce over the slices of pork and serve

Chocolate cake inspired by Robuchon

For 8 to 12

130g  of flour, 100g dark chocolate at 65%, 130 g butter, 130 g almond meal, 1 tablespoon of flour, 6 eggs

Melt chocolate ino 2 tablespoons of water, Add the soft butter.

Mix with a whip yolks, sugar, then almond meal and flour, add chocolate and butter

Whip the whites until they peak with a Tbsp pf sugar powder

Incorporate to the whites

In a butter pan pour the mixture without breaking the whites

In a 400 degrees oven for 20 minutes



1 container Black Olives, olive oil, thyme powder,2 garlic cloves, 2 Tbsp Bourbon or Scotch, capers. Anchovies( facultative) salt  and pepper

In your blender all the ingredients but olive oil , then add olive oil slowly  as you would do for a mayonnaise. You can blend as fine as your taste . (I like to keep it not to thin)

March menu 


Tarte à l'oignon 

Tarte Alsacienne a l’oignon on a Pate brisee

4 bacon slices, 2pounds of onions, 1 cup of cream, 5 eggs. 1 cup of grated cheese, salt and pepper and nutmeg 

Place bacon in a skillet and cook over medium heat, Remove and  drain . Or use Pancetta cut in small pieces

In a skillet with bacon fat add sliced onions, ¾ teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon of pepper> Cook 5 minutes and cover skillet with lid and cook until onions are very soft and pale golden.

Whisk together cream, eggs, nutmeg, salt and pepper

On tart shell spread onions, then bacon or pancetta, then creamy mixture. Sprinkle with gruyere and bake for 40 minutes


Tarte a l’ oignon Provencale on a pizza crust

2 pounds of onions, 6 Tablespoons of olive oil. 1 can of anchovies, black olives, salt and pepper

Peel onions, slice them thinly. IN a pan heat olive oil and sir in onions, After they are golden  colored add 3 Tablespoons of water, salt, pepper an 1 tablespoons of sugar. Cook for about 40 minutes covered. Then open to evaporate juice

Spread mixture on Pizza crust, add onions, sprinkle thyme, dispose anchovies, black olives and some olive oil

In the oven for 30 minutes

soupe poisson

Soupe de Poisson

2 small onions. 4 garlic cloves. 2 leeks, 1 fennel bulb thinly sliced

1 large can of plum tomatoes

1 fish with bones and head, 2pounds of fish

6 cups of fish broth, ½ bottle of clam juice

Saffron, red pepper, salt and pepper I ounce of Pernod

Croutons rubbed with garlic and olive oil+

Grated Cheese

In a large pot heat olive oil. Add onions sliced thinly and  fennel and leeks until they get transslucid. Add garlic.Then tomatoes and Fish  ( with head and bones). Cook for 20 minutes and add 6 cups of fish broth, clam juice, thyme, bay leaves, saffron, salt and pepper. Then Pernod. Lower the heat and cook for 1 hour.

Remove from Head. Crush vegetables and fish . Remove the bones and the head. Strain or pass through a food mill.

Return on heat and add  fish pieces. Let cook for 15 minutes

Serve with croutons, rouille and grated cheese

La Rouille

2 yolks,with pressed garlic, RedPepper, saffron and salt, Add ¼ of liter of oil very slowly,Add Paprika

You can serve with potatoes  cooked in ½ soupe and ½ water


Flan au caramel

1 cup of sugar,2 ½ cups of whole milk,5 eggs, vanilla, 1/4cup of water

In the baking flan pan stir ½ cup of sugar and ¼ cup of water over low heat to dissolve sugar then increase heat and cook without stiring until syrup is dark amber color. Then swirl pan to cover the sides with caramel

Stir 2 cup 1/2 of milk and 1/2 cup of sugar and vanilla . Heat until sugar dissolves

Whisk eggs in a bowl, and slowly wisk in milk mixture. Pour in baking flan pan

Cook in 350 degrees oven in double boiler for 45 minutes

Loosen sides when flan cools down and turn out in serving plate+