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Salade de l’ambassadeur

Late summer, when fruit is bountiful and ripely delicious, is the best time to make this salad of tender greens topped by fresh figs, pears, mushrooms, pine nuts and bresaola (Italian dried beef). The unusual combination is the brainchild of … Continue reading

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Fricassée de poulet aux figues

Figs, apples and pomegranates have been much on my mind lately — partly because they are at their ripest and most delicious in the autumn, and partly for other (historical, anecdotal) reasons. One consequence is the creation in my kitchen … Continue reading

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Pêches caramélisées aux figues et pignons de pin

Peaches and fresh figs are piled irresistibly on market stands at this time of year. So I didn’t resist … and combined them to create a late summer dessert. What makes it special is that the peaches are caramelized before … Continue reading

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Jambon de pays aux figues, salade tomates-mozzarella-basilic

It’s been rather warm in Paris recently so when my friend Martine stopped by à l’improviste for dinner last night I opted for a couple of starters — proscuitto with fresh figs and tomatoes with mozzarella. Okay, purists might say … Continue reading

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