Breton Far

Breton Far, a tart come flan was always a firm family favourite when we were on holiday in Brittany. The nearest thing I can liken it to is clafoutis, which

Tarte aux Myrtilles

The Auvergne is one of the smallest regions in France. It comprises the four departments of Allier, Puy de Dome,  Cantal and Haute Loire, so the modern region of Auvergne


We thought we would start introducing you all to dishes associated with specific regions in France. Historically, Picardy stretched from north of Noyon to Calais, via the whole of the

Steak Tartare

The first time I tried steak tartare was at the Beach Plaza hotel in Monte-Carlo. I was twenty-one and I was having a brunch meeting with a very charismatic French

A Potted History of Parmentier : Végétarienne Hachis Parmentier

        We thought we’d make a small change today, and introduce dishes through the man they are named for. Potage Parmentier is a pureed leek and potato

Gougères Au Fromage

We were delighted to welcome Gemma Thomas of Band of Bakers and various other guises along with her family back to La Petite Bouchee for Moules Frites recently. As usual

Pipérade à L’Oeuf

   I love Pipérade, I love it in its traditional state. No messing, straight up, however, add a baked egg, and a bit of Piment d’Espelette and you have a dish

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