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Leeks Vinaigrette, an Elegant Start to a Spring Meal

Leeks Vinaigrette, an Elegant Start to a Spring Meal

BY AUDREY LE GOFF Leeks vinaigrette, or poireaux vinaigrette, is a timeless French classic. Starring tender poached leeks in a bold, tangy dressing, the dish is a delicious, affordable, and uncomplicated but elegant starter to make at home.  It also gives these seasonal alliums, often thought of as a supporting player, a well-deserved moment to shine.    The leeks […]

RECIPE | This Elegant French Lemon Tart Is a Sweet Slice of Sunshine

RECIPE | This Elegant French Lemon Tart Is a Sweet Slice of Sunshine

BY AUDREY LE GOFF This time of year, you’ll find sunny lemon tarts on display at every bakery in France. The tarte au citron, a combination of a buttery, delicately crisp crust encasing a sweet-tart, lemony filling, is one of France’s favorite desserts—especially in the thick of citrus season. At once rich with butter and bright with seasonal citrus, […]

Aïgo Boulido, Garlic Soup for the Soul

Aïgo Boulido, Garlic Soup for the Soul

BY AUDREY LE GOFF Translated from the Provencal dialect as “boiled water,” aïgo boulido is an unassuming broth of garlic and sage, enriched with eggs. But don’t be fooled by its simplicity: “Aïgo bouildo sauvo la vido”—“boiled water saves your life”—as the popular Provençal folk saying goes.  The simple, delicately aromatic soup has long been believed to have powerful curative properties. […]

How to Make The Perfect Bûche de Noël

How to Make The Perfect Bûche de Noël

BY AUDREY LE GOFF   In France, a proper Christmas dinner wouldn’t be complete without the bûche de Nöel. This wooden log look-a-like cake, traditionally made of a rolled genoise cake filled and frosted with buttercream, is part of the official conclusion to a Christmas feast.  It’s a holiday ritual no one would pass on—even with an overfilled belly.  […]