Recettes / recipes

February 2021

Crêpes !


4 eggs, 4 cups milk. pinch of salt, 4 cups of flour

Flour in a large bowl, Beat the eggs, salt, mix slowly, add cold milk slowly, Mix until it is perfectly smooth and let rest about 1h (you can even prepare it  the night before).


Crêpes au saumon fumé

8 slices of smoked salmon, Philadephia cheese (or Sour cream), aneth, onions

Marinated smoked salmon with olive oil, pepper, and dill, salt and pepper, Cayenne, capers. Add vodka.

Make the crepe, spread cheese mixed with dill or sour cream and onions, roll the crepe and serve.


Crêpes au Poulet, champignons et béchamel

8 crepes, 2 chicken breast, 10 large mushrooms, 2 cloves of garlic, olive oil, bechamel, grated cheese, butter, salt, pepper, herbs to marinate chicken

For the béchamel:

100gs butter, 100grs flour, 1 liter of milk, salt, pepper, nutmeg

Marinate the chicken.

Melt butter,add mushrooms cut in pieces, salt and pepper. Take out of pan. Keep cooking liquid if you have some, add butter to the pan, add flour then milk and mushroom cooking liquid, add nutmeg. Make it thicken, stirring all the time, and reserve.

Cook chicken cut in pieces. and reserve. In each crepe, put bechamel, mushrooms and chicken. Roll. spread bechamel on the top of the rolls, grated cheese. In the oven to get golden on top for few minutes.



Crêpes Suzettes


3 cups of flour, 1/2teaspoon salt, 3 eggs, , 2 tablespoons sugar, 3 cups milk, 4 tablespoons of grand Marnier ,1 teaspoon vanilla

oil or butter for cooking.  let rest for 1 hour

Orange Butter

100grs butter, 75 grs powdered sugar, 2 Tablespoons orange juice, 1 tablespoon zest, 1 teaspoon grand Marnier, grand Marnier and Cognac to “flamber”.


in a pan a cup of peach Bellini preserve or orange marmalade. 1 orange juice and zest, Grand Marnier or Cointreau, 2 tablespoons of sugar. Mix and cook.

Making crepes

put flour in a terrine, add liquid, Beat the eggs, salt them, add to mixture, add sugar, vanilla. let rest for 1 h.

Orange Butter

soften butter, add sugar, orange juice, zest, liquor. Roll in foil. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.

Heat crepes in a pan, pour cognac, flamber, spread orange butter over crepe and fold them


Fold crepes in a pan add the orange preparation cook few minutes add grand Marnier and flamber.

Juin 2020

Tarte aux  Poireaux et Feta

Crust : 1 large cup of flour, 1 stick of salted butter, I tablespoon of iced water

Filling : 4 leeks only the white part, 150gr feta cheese, 1 large tablespoon of mustard, 2 tablespoons of butter, 1/2lemon  squeezed, 1 cup of heavy cream, 4 eggs.

Cut the leeks very thinly. Saute in 2 tablespoons of butter. Let cook for 15 minutes very slowly. Add mustard, lemon juice, cream and salt and pepper. Let cook very slowly 10 more minutes.

Whip the eggs add them to the dish.

Pour on the crust. Sprinkle abundantly feta cheese.

Cook in 350 Oven for 30 minutes.

Blanquette de veau a l’ancienne

3 pounds of veal in the shoulder or top of loin, 8 cups off chicken stock, 1 large onion 1 garlic clove ,Thyme,2 shallots, parsley ½ pound of mushrooms 1/3 cup of flour  1 cup and ½ of heavy cream

I egg, ½ lemon squeezed

in a stick of butter saute the veal prealably cut in small pieces, add onion and shallots cut very thinly. Cover with chicken bouillon, ad leeks ( could use the green part), carrots .Add Thyme, salt and pepper.

Cook very slowly for 1 hour.

In a pan, saute mushrooms with butter and garlic, salt and pepper.

Make a roux blanc with butter, flower and the veal bouillon. Transfer the pieces of veal  and the carrots in the sauce, add cream and mushrooms .

Before serving you can add if the sauce looks too liquid 1 egg beaten with cream and a table spoon of lemon and sprinkle fresh parsley.

Some people replace lemon with a tablespoon of Ricard. It is excellent.

Serve with Rice

Mousse au Chocolat et orange

300 g of Chocolate, 1 orange for zest, 120 gr butter ( you can use salted butter)  4 large eggs. 2 tablespoons of grand Marnier,

Melt chocolate with very little water, add the butter and sugar until it is very creamy.

Add the orange zest, Grand Marnier.

Add the yolks.

Whip the whites.

Let cool in refrigerator for at least 2hours ( you can start by ¾ of an hour in freezer.

You can serve whit some fresh quarters of orange.


June 2019 menu

Dos de Cabillaud Roti au Bacon

inspired by Nathalie:

2 courgettes, 2 large Cod Filets, 100 gr  black and green olives, Dried tomatoes, Thyme, pepper, salt, olive oil Cajun Spices or Piment d’Espelette. Bacon

Preheat the oven at 350,RInse and dry the Cod filets,Peel the zucchinis and slice them thinly in long ribbons, cut the dried tomatoes in thin pieces and cut the olives in small pieces,almost as a tapenade.Put one filet in e dish and recover with zucchini, olives and tomatoes, salt, pepper, thyme and Cajun spices or Piment d’Espelette and drizzle olive oil. Cover with 2ndfilet and cover with bacon slices

Tie the fish with a string to maintain it in a similar way than a roast. Drizzle olive oil, and salt and pepper. and spices . You can add some of the zucchinis cut in small pieces. Placein the oven for 25 minutes. You can put the broiler for the last 5 minutes

Gratin de Fenouil, facon crumble avec des tomates cerises inspired by Ottolenghi

2 large fennels , 1 cup of heavy cream, 2 Tablespoons olive oil, 2 garlic cloves, thyme, salt and pepper

1 cup Flour , ¼ cup of sugar, 125g  cold butter, 1111/2 cup parmesan, parsley

I package cherries tomatoes

Oven at 400 F

Cur the fennel bulb in half lengthwise. Cut each half in thin slices,

Place in a bowl with olive oil, salt, pepper garlic, thyme and toss together. Transfer in a ovenproog dish, recover with cream

Make crumble : In your Cuisinart put flour, sugar and butter and mix until it does bread crumb constituency, add the parmesan and scatter evenly on top

Cover the dish with aluminium foil and bake for 45 minutes. Remove the aluminium, dspose tomatoes. Scatter few thyme sprigs. Return to oven and bake for 15 minutes

Sprinkle chopped parsley and serve.

Creamy  Red Pepper Soup

Melt the butter in a large pan. Cut the bell pepper in small pieces ( you can peel the bell pepper if you want)  add with the onion sliced  very  thinly, the  garlic and saute until everything is soft  ( about 10 minutes)  over medium heat.

Pour chicken broth, stir well and simmer for 30 to 45 minutes. Transfer to a blender and puree until it is very smooth.

You can strain it if you desire and add the heavy cream, white ground b pepper and Cajun spices or Piment d’espelette and cook 10 more minutes

You can serve it warm or cold ( one night in refrigerator will intensify the spices mixture taste)

Serve with a drop of olive oil and ground basil

Gateau aux framboises fraîches

1 cup of flour, 1 cup of sugar, 3 eggs, 200g raspberries,  a large splasssssh of raspberries alcool, 1 lemon zest, 75g of butter

Oven at 350, Mix the eggs and sugar , then add flour and lemon zest, add splash of alcool

Butter and sugar a cake dish. Pour the mixture . On top dispose the raspberries. On the top dispose the butter that you have prealably sliced very thinly .

Cook for 25 to 30 minutes

March 2019 menu

Tarte au fromage de chèvre et échalotes pour 6

2 goat cheese logs, cilantro, parsley, basil, eggs, Heavy cream, salt and pepper

flour, salted butter, iced water, shallots

In a food processor place goat cheese, cilantro, basil and parsley and mix for few seconds, add 1 cup heavy cream. 3 eggs, salt pepper and garlic.

Make the dough: 125g salted butter, 250g flour 1 tablespoon iced water (better if it has done earlier).

Roll the dough. Fit in tart pan.

Cut the shallots following length, sauté them in butter until they are golden.

Display them on the crust. Pour the goat cheese mixture. And cook for 35 to 40 minutes in a 350 oven.

Sprinkle herbs before serving.

Rack of Pork with Green peppercorns for 8

1 pork loin with bone, fennel seed, Dijon whole grain Mustard, grape seed oil, garlic, white wine and chicken broth, cognac, flour

In a bowl mix 3 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons of whole grain mustard (Moutarde de Meaux) 2 tablespoons of Dijon mustard, 1 tablespoon of Fennel grains (Grind them) salt, pepper.

Rub the Pork with that mixture and sauté in Grapeseed Oil until the outside is brown. Remove the pork and add onions and garlic thinly cut. Cook until they get trans lucid. Add a cup of chicken broth, and 1 cup of wine and 1 tablespoon of cognac.

Cook the Pork in that mixture in a closed cocotte about 1 hour.

Remove and cut the pork. Keep it warm Mix well; add the leftover of the mixture, and as needed ½ cup of wine and ½ cup of broth and ¼ cup of green peppercorns (In brine).

You can serve it with new potatoes.

Clafoutis de Poire

Pears, Heavy cream, eggs, sugar, flour, calvados or Alcohol de Poires

Peel 2 or 3 pears and cut them in slices. In a pan readably buttered and sprinkled with sugar dispose them in the food processor mix 1cup of cream, ¼ cup of flour, 1/4   cup of sugar, 4 eggs ¼ cup calvados or Alcohol de poires. Pour it over the pear.

Recette du Chef Patrice Rombaut (Breizh Pan Crêpes)


Filet mignon au cidre

1-hour prep and 40 minute cook for the meat


  • 1 filet mignon de 1 kg  /    2 pounds of filet mignons
  • 3 oignons / 3 onions
  • 300g de champignon   /   300 gr of Mushrooms
  • 1 bocal de tomate confites  / 1 jar of sun dry tomatoes
  • 1 pot de crème fraîche   /   heavy cream or crème fraiche trader Joe
  • 1/2bouteille de cidre  / 1 bottle of Apple cider ( trader joe )
  • 60g de beurre / 60 gr of salted butter
  • Sel/poivre        / salt pepper


  • Russel potatoes, olive oil, salt of Guérande (coarse salt)
  • Add oil in a pan and on potatoes , add salt of Guérande on potatoes and bake 400 F during 1h /1.30 ( to depend the potatoes)


Melt the butter in a pan.

As soon as it crackles, add the onions cut in slices. As soon as they begin to brown, add the mushrooms  and reserve the mushrooms

Arrange the filet mignon in the sauté pan and over high heat, brown for about 10 minutes. Salt and pepper.

Add half of the cider, cover and simmer for 40 minutes. Wet occasionally with the rest of the cider and return the filet mignon several times.

At the last moment, add the tomatoes confit previously drained, add the mushrooms, cook for about 5 minutes and add the cream. Adjust seasoning.

Arrange in a deep dish because there is a lot of sauce. Cut the filet mignon into small strips and serve.

Bon Appétit !                                                    By Chef Patrice Rombaut 

August 2018 menu

Flan aux crevettes

18 shrimps, 3 eggs, I bunch of parsley, salt and pepper, 1 cup of heavy cream

Cook the shrimps in salted boiled water in which you have added some Spices ( All Bay) for few minutes and peel them ( after dipping them in iced water).

Reserve 6 tails.  Chop the others in your food processor.

Cut the parsley or Cilantro stems. And cook the leaves in salted boiling water for 5 minutes, and then drain squeezing to eliminate the excess water and chop, add to the shrimps, Break 3 eggs in omelet, add salt and pepper, add them to the shrimp mixture.

Butter the flan dish. Cut the shrimps in two. Dispose them on the bottom of the buttered dish. Pour the mixture in it. Put the dish in double boiler in the oven at 350 for 45 minutes.

Serve unmolded or not with a sauce.

Sauce aux échalotes

1 shallot, I egg, 1 Tablespoon of white vinegar, salt and pepper, 6 Tablespoons of peanut oil

Cook one egg in boiling water for 5 minutes and peel it.

In your blender  put the egg salt and pepper  one sliced and one shallot you had  readably sauté in butter  and combine with 1 Tablespoon of white vinegar, mix and add 6 Tablespoons of peanut oil by small quantity mixing it until it gets creamy texture.

Tagine de Poulet aux abricots et aux raisins de Corinthe

1 chicken cut into 8 pieces, 16 dried apricots, ½ cup of golden raisins. 1 onion. 2 Tablespoons of honey, 1 bunch od cilantro, 2 tablespoons of spices including 1 teaspoon of nutmeg, 1 teaspoon of Ginger, I teaspoon of curcuma, 1 teaspoon of saffron, salt and pepper  2 cups of chicken bouillon.

In a pan with a tablespoon of oil sauté the chicken pieces until they are golden, add sliced onion, spices, salt and pepper and 2 cups of chicken bouillon. When it is boiling add parsley and honey. Cook on medium heat or at 350 in the oven in a closed cocotte.

After 30 minutes add the dried fruits that have been put in warm water.

Cook again for 15 to 20 minutes.

Serve with Couscous

Salade de Pêches

Peel and cut the peaches in half quarters. Squeeze a lemon to avoid that the peaches turn black.

Sprinkle sugar and keep in refrigerator for a couple of hours.

Add 2 cups of white wine such Muscat and a 1 cup of orange liquor.

Keep 1 hour in Refrigerator before serving.

April 2018 menu

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 2018 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 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+