Posts tagged French

Lulu’s Baked Halibut with Mushrooms and Cream

Some days you see a recipe and weather be damned.  That’s what happened to me when I was flipping through Richard Olney’s homage to Lulu Peyraud, Lulu’s Provencal Table and saw: “Baked Halibut with Mushrooms and Cream” Yes, I’m a sucker for breadcrumbs. I cooked the dish that very night to bid adieu to L’s… Continue reading

Potatoes In Beer

This is a simple yet surprisingly sophisticated dish from Richard Olney’s Simple French Food. I’ve long been a fan of making scalloped potatoes with milk and/or cream. The use of beer makes the dish a little less rich, which can be a good thing, yet still flavorful, and the onions add a sophistication that I… Continue reading