Breakfast & Brunch

Quiche au Chou Romanesco (Romanesco and Mushroom Quiche)

Ingredients 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed 1 cup Romanesco cauliflower florets 1 ½ tablespoons butter 1 ½ cups sliced fresh mushrooms 1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves salt and ground black pepper to taste 2 tablespoons water(Optional) 3eggs ½ cup milk 2 tablespoons milk ½ cup heavy whipping cream 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream ¾ cup shredded […]

Slow Cooker

Coq Au Vin Broth Fondue

Ingredients 3 ½ cups vegetable stock ½ cup dry red wine ½ cup sliced fresh mushrooms 2green onions, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced Directions Step 1 Heat vegetable stock in a saucepan over medium heat or a fondue pot until simmering; add red wine, mushrooms, green onions, and garlic. Simmer until broth is aromatic, about 15 […]

Everyday Meals

What Does 'Au Gratin' Actually Mean?

Which sounds fancier: Potatoes—or au gratin potatoes? One is something you eat with bacon and sour cream in front of the TV, the other is something you order from a waiter wearing a waistcoat to go with your filet mignon.  Tacking a French phrase onto anything makes it sound 10x classier. That’s just a fact.  […]


Zucchini Au Gratin

Ingredients 1 zucchini 1/4 cup butter 7-8 cloves garlic 3 tbsp minced onion 1 tbsp Italian season 3-4 tbsp Flour 1 3/4 cup milk Salt Pepper 1/2 cup Parm cheese Steps Chop zucchini in 1/4 inch thick half moon pieces. Place in a deep, greased, oven safe pan. Preheat oven to 350 In a sauce […]


Apple, pear and brown sugar crumble

Preparation time: 25 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour 5 minutes Total time: 1 hour 30 minutes Serves:8 Ingredients 3 bramley apples, peeled, cored and cut into chunks3 seasonal eating apples such as early windsor, worcester or estivale (or use jazz or braeburn later in the year), peeled, cored and cut into chunks2 tbsp cornflour50g light […]