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An eclectic collection of recipes, new and traditional, showcasing the products found in the Burgundy region of France.

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Tajine Roasted Veal

Finally getting caught up getting my meals out of the camera and onto the blog.  Well yes, I’ve been spending a lot of time staring into Trotoux’s window, walking in and buying stuff. Of course I wanted this veal roast. I … Continue reading →

Posted on Cooking in Sens on 2015-05-28 08:31:14
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Veal Kidneys in Port Sauce

Something I really missed in the U.S. was “les abats” or the nasty bits.  Offal is so delicate that even if they had been available, I probably wouldn’t have bought any because I don’t trust industrial handling of them. These veal kidneys … Continue reading →

Posted on Cooking in Sens on 2015-05-26 04:41:10
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Cake

Everyone who has been following the blog for a while knows that I rarely make desserts and I never make cake.  There are two reasons for this:  1)  I don’t really like sweets,  2) Cake and pastry making is an exact … Continue reading →

Posted on Cooking in Sens on 2015-05-25 05:20:40
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Petit Sale with Puy Lentils

Someone gave M. Parret a good quality, smoked morteau sausage but he wasn’t quite sure how to prepare it.  I thought it would be a good idea to cook it in a casserole with lentils.  I took the above photo before the … Continue reading →

Posted on Cooking in Sens on 2015-05-24 06:11:07
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Regime

After several weeks of rampant excess, I suggested to my co-revellers that because we were going to have petit sale, a porky lentil dish, for lunch tomorrow that we should have a light dinner with refreshing glasses of water as … Continue reading →

Posted on Cooking in Sens on 2015-05-19 15:51:02
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Potage Frigidaire

I had 4 small, grumpy looking turnips in the refrigerator and thought it would be best to do something with them today.  How right I was because when I peeled and diced them, they had a sort of woody texture … Continue reading →

Posted on Cooking in Sens on 2015-05-18 08:20:56
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Les Bonnottes de Noirmoutier

A few days ago I was at someone’s house and accidentally looked at French TV.  There was a news special about France’s most expensive potato at 6.50 Euro per kilo,  Les Bonnottes de Noirmoutier.  They only cultivate 100 tons per year. Okay, … Continue reading →

Posted on Cooking in Sens on 2015-05-15 14:51:15
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Ma Cour

Our house in Sens is the last house on a dead end street.  When we first bought the house, seekers of free parking used to park right up against our door.  After M. Parret remonstrated with the Mayor’s office, the city … Continue reading →

Posted on Cooking in Sens on 2015-05-14 11:00:51
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Cassoulet Portuguese

This is not really a Portuguese cassoulet or, maybe it is.  I don’t really know, I just made it up because I wanted to make something for my neighbor Tonio to thank him for all the help he has provided … Continue reading →

Posted on Cooking in Sens on 2015-05-13 04:50:49
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M. Parret?s Pork Roast

I was doing so much whining about the flavor and quality of food in the U.S. that I thought that maybe I was exaggerating.  No, I was right :)  There is more “natural” flavor in the meat, vegetables, eggs and especially … Continue reading →

Posted on Cooking in Sens on 2015-05-12 09:50:49

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