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[Video Q & A] How to Make French Cuisine Halal

Q & A Video French Cuisine Halal | My Halal Kitchen

One of my favorite types of food hails from French cuisine. I’ve traveled all over France and had the real deal from Paris to Provence- many years ago- but that means I can recognize the depth of flavor that comes from the authentic flavors of cooking with bones, butter, animal fat and so on. I don’t advocate cooking with substitutes for ... Read More »

French Onion Soup with a Halal Substitute for Red Wine

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Just as I’m a huge fan of many French dishes (particularly the peasant food from the south), I’ve also always loved the very classic French Onion Soup, or “Soupe a l’Oignon”, as the French say it. My mom made it at home a couple times but we mostly enjoyed it at some of the great restaurants where I grew up eating out ... Read More »

Chocolate Faucets and French Pastry School

Few of us have ever experienced the sublimity of being near a fountain of flowing chocolate, never mind a kitchen faucet that brings forth silky milk chocolate at one’s disposal. Even fewer of us have the opportunity to work for a living with the most beloved baking ingredient in the world…chocolate.  If you’ve ever dreamed of being as close to ... Read More »

Keeping Warm, French Style: My Favorite Recipes for French Onion Soup

What Julia Child taught me this winter.... Read More »