While French cuisine can boast a long, long list of classic dishes, some stand out even from that esteemed crowd and when it comes to dessert, few are more instantly recognisable, and adored, than Crêpes Suzette, a dish that blends simplicity with elegance, and more than a little sweet indulgence. When prepared table-side, as is […]Find out more.
The word ‘confit’ comes from the French ‘confire’, meaning to preserve and, when used in relation to duck, goose and pork, describes the way that the meat is salted, softly poached for hours in its own fat, and then placed in a pot covered in the fat, where it can be kept for months and […]Find out more.
In the words of the immortal American food writer, Julia Child, many consider the dessert soufflé to be “the epitome and triumph of the art of French cookery, a glorious and exciting finish to a great meal.” And few of these deliciously airy yet substantial dishes are as celebrated as the Soufflé au Grand Marnier.Find out more
Silky smooth like butter, but rich as cream, foie gras is one of life’s deliciously decadent luxuries, with a subtle, mineral flavour like nothing else in the world.Find out more