Monthly Archives: March 2012

A New Category: Simple Family Fare

Hi everyone. I’ve been trying to figure out a way to include recipes here that are old-timers in my family repertoire, but not ones that  I feel a need to write much about; ones I can just post unaccompanied by … Continue reading

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Back to the Bistro

If you have read the recent post in which I enthuse with abandon on Tante Paulette’s Garlic Salad, you will understand why today I am posting her recipe for the dish that actually catapulted her tiny four-table bistro to worldwide … Continue reading

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We interrupt our regular programming to bring you the following …

recipe … for the carrot cake that brought international acclaim and lunchtime lines a block long to Paris’s tiny Rose Bakery. A funny thing happened to me on the way to finishing up my latest bistro post … I found … Continue reading

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More Wonderful Bistro Fare.

In the world of French bistro cooking there exist limitless versions of potato gratin, each boasting a devoted following. In other words, if every potato gratin in France was laid end to end from Lyon to Paris, you would still … Continue reading

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A Loaf of Bread, a Jug of Wine, and … Hmmmm, Classic Bistro Fare, Anyone?

With spring officially only one day away, it seems the unlikeliest of times to post an homage to bistro cooking. Warm, homey bistro cuisine is famous for asserting its vice-like grip on the comfort-food region of our brains in the … Continue reading

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