French jambon recipes

French style dining experience in Le Restaurant de PAUL, Covent Garden

Manjiri, Tina and Mabintu went for Plateau Charcuterie selection of saucisson, jambon cru, coppa, rosette, terrine, smoked duck breast, pickled baby onions, cornichons – all served with butter and fresh bread straight from bakery our platters were beautifully displayed on jars with pickled vegetables (great idea for food styling in the future
Taxis, Trains and Temptation! 5:2 Diet Fast Day Recipe: Smoky Mexican Stir Fry with Chicken

Taxis, Trains and Temptation! 5:2 Diet Fast Day Recipe: Smoky Mexican Stir Fry with Chicken

Jambon et Beurre (Baguette). 2 Diet “Fast Day”, and whilst wandering around  Lille Flandres station waiting my for my TGV train connection to Angouleme, I happened upon a branch of Pains à la ligne, and there sat in a seductive pile of bready goodness, was the sandwich of my dreams (at that particular time anyway), a Jambon Beurre Baguette……simple, très French and very soon all mine after money changed hands
A Flavour of France II

A Flavour of France II

If you are a long-term reader of Not Just A Pretty Plate you may remember a similar post last year in which I threw a handful of French-inspired recipes into one post

Tarte d'oignon avec fromage

I don't necessarily need to speak French to enjoy some French food and neither need you. Why, I already have tried a few things from the book, like Poireaux vinagrette avec œuf poché et jambon de Bayonne
Le Restaurant de Paul –  Boulangerie transitions into a restaurant

Le Restaurant de Paul – Boulangerie transitions into a restaurant

The restaurant was packed when we arrived and the front of the restaurant which functions as a delicatessen had people queuing up for French bread , coffee and cake at the counters up front when we reached , so we busied ourselves taking pictures of the beautiful baked goodies

France: a stylish break in Albi

very tasty and creamy butternut squash soup topped with jambon, Parmesan shavings and a soft egg and as all good French table a good bread basket was on offerMain

Brasserie Zedel, London

We were handed the all- French menu at first. The Terrine au Jambon was a perfect sized portion, not too big (given the generous size of the mains) and not too small either
Globe-cooking recipe : Gratin dauphinois (France)

Globe-cooking recipe : Gratin dauphinois (France)

How about Choucroute, Breton Crêpes Complètes, Endives au jambon (Cheesy Chicory Bake), French Onion Soup, Galette des Rois (Epiphany Tart), Pain Surprise, Pierrade, Tartiflette, Potjevleesch (Dunkirk recipe) or Raclette
Pipérade à L’Oeuf

Pipérade à L’Oeuf

Pipérade (French and therefore Gascon) or Piperrada (Spanish-influenced and so sometimes Basque), from piper (pepper in Gascon, vs “biper” in Basque) is a typical Basque dish prepared by sautéing onion, green peppers, and tomatoes and flavouring them with red Espelette pepper
Istanbul once again ...

Istanbul once again ...

So clean, so well-cared for, no rubbish at all, not one plastic bag floating on those wonderful French rivers

Paris In The Nearly Spring

Despite the new vulnerability Parisians are still enjoying a late night dessert and digestif protected only by a heater and an awning determined to live life the French way
Croque Madame

Croque Madame

It is particularly suited to fondues, along with Emmental and Vacherin, and is often used in a traditional French Onion soup

Le Croque Monsieur – Le Roi des Sandwichs Jambon

That’s what you need to make this classic French sauce – not too tough, huh. … smear each with a scant coating of French dijon mustard, you know the kind you’d use to open your sinuses if you had a cold…
36 hours in Paris

36 hours in Paris

We spent the evening watching French tv, playing card games and devouring the leftover cheese, ham, pate and a good bottle of white