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This is a warm colorful soup to make this time of year with pumpkins. The “pumpkins” I found in the south of France didn’t quite look like these New England big boys. Around the Nice area where I lived you could find courgettes or courge rouge—which were oblong but had the same yellow...

I found some earthy golden beets at the market this morning. There were only a few, enough I thought to make soup for two. So I scooped them up and headed...

About 12 years ago I spent a day with Chef Raymond Blanc at his Le Manoir Aux Quat’ Saisons in Oxford, England to do research for a book proposal....

        "Take some fish bones, fish heads including the eyes, some conger eel, small fish, green crabs, some onions,...

    It always amazes me how a handful of ingredients can come together in such stunning ways. Take carrots and raw cashews. Who knew? Combining...

    Alchemy is about taking something ugly or considered of little value and making something beautiful or valuable out of it. Consider the...

     "Riding back to Paris in the dead of night, and very hungry, Louis XIV and his party stopped at one of his many...

Cooking with a French accent..