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Veal Parmentier

  I’ve always been fascinated with the life of Antoine Augustin Parmentier who introduced potatoes into the cuisine of France.  Click the link above to see more about his life and his tombstone in the famous Pere Lachaise Cemetery in … Continue reading

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Cabillaud and Cauliflower Parmentier

As you might recall, cabillaud is cod and in February’s French issue of Saveurs magazine I found a fantastic recipe for a gratin of cod and cauliflower.  I don’t know whether the English version is the same but it’s worth … Continue reading

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Boudin Noir Parmentier with Peas

Frugal will like this.   I had some leftover mashed potatoes and peas from the meatloaf dinner  on Sunday and decided to use them for a boudin noir parmentier.   https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/02/28/parmentier-de-boudin-noir-aux-deux-pommes/.   The boudin noir was steamed by the traiteur and … Continue reading

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Veal Kidneys Parmentier with Port and Mushrooms

Where would French cuisine be today without the influence of Antoine-Augustin Parmentier?   Probably potato-less and less imaginative.   There are a plethora of dishes in France prepared “Parmentier”;  boudin, cabillaud, shrimp, ground beef, ground pork, sausages, etc.   Thanks … Continue reading

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Thai, Peking Duck and Parmentier

This weekend Jade and I were in Paris for a visit with her brother.   It’s 53 minutes from our town to Paris by the TGV train.  We spent Friday at the hair salon and met the son and a … Continue reading

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