Holidays & Entertaining

Roasted Leg of Lamb

Recipe: Roast Leg of Lamb with Red Wine Sauce

This is a great holiday or entertaining recipe. There are lots of moving parts to it but if you follow the recipe without shortcuts, you won’t be disappointed. But more importantly, your guests will be in awe of your cooking! 🍷 Wine Pairing: A Cabernet Sauvignon, a good Red Blend or a Robust Merlot will …

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Roasted Goose with Crispy Skin

Recipe: Roasted Goose with Crispy Skin

Christmas goose is a tradition in many parts of Europe, especially Germany, where I had it for the first time many years ago. It doesn’t need to be a holiday celebration to enjoy this delicious Jacques PĂ©pin recipe. Serves at least 6 and up to 8 people. 🍷 Wine Pairing: A full-bodied Pinot Noir pairs …

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Sliced Duck

Recipe: Sautéed or Grilled Duck Breast

We owe today’s sautĂ©ed duck breast to Andre Daquin the famous chef and owner of the Hotel de France in Auch (Southwest France). Daquin first served the magret de Canard in 1965. Now it is served in most French restaurants from haut cuisine to the simple bistro and has become a classic way to prepare …

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