Miami and Seattle Coming Up

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Here’s a little reminder about French happiness coming your way! I’ll be giving you my French culinary tips and secrets in Miami January 16-18 at the amazing Gastronomicom cooking school, and in Seattle February 8-10 in a beautiful Mercer Island kitchen. There are a few spots available so step right up cookingclasses@onruetatin.com to register. Three days! Authentic French […]

Writing a Recipe

Writing a recipe is like taking a cook’s hand and leading them, simply and directly, through the construction of a puzzle to an impressive (and delicious) result. It involves clear and simple explanations that create visuals in the minds’ eye; the cook must understand and “feel” the right way to proceed. Here are the basic […]

Simple Spring Dish

Rain pounds down outside; flowers and herbs are growing, but haltingly;  it’s the most tumultuous May I can remember in all my time in France.  Farmer’s tear out their hair at the cold night temperatures which stunt growth, yet they’re thankful for the rain after near-drought in early spring. So what about the produce? Well, […]