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Provençal Tian

Provençal Tian

I am going to introduce you to my version of a Provençal Tian. I knew you would be impressed!  So, if you are suspecting there might be something FRENCH in the name, you would be absolutely correct. But what exactly is a tian?  The word itself […]

Quick and Easy Appetizers Part One

Quick and Easy Appetizers Part One

Cocktail Hour – the best bit! Personally, I love the drinks and appetizers part of the evening. The bit before dinner, when everyone is arriving and mingling.  In our house, cocktail hour tends to be a relaxed, drawn out affair, leaving some guests a little […]

Salad Niçoise with Roasted Salmon

Salad Niçoise with Roasted Salmon

Salad Niçoise – Classic French Dish Salad Niçoise is a classic French dish. I switch it up slightly and use fresh roasted salmon instead of the traditional tinned tuna. With a lemon dressing, the combination of salmon, baby new potatoes, French green beans and locally […]

Pesto, Goat Cheese and Tomato Hearts

Pesto, Goat Cheese and Tomato Hearts

I love these little heart shaped tarts. I make them as an Amuse Bouche for for my Afternoon Teas at the Darien Community Association ( DCA). They are a perfect size and super cute, a fancy vol-au-vent, that retro party favorite. I have just made a video […]