Tag Archives: safran


This is one of those knock-your-socks-off openings to a meal that will have your guests begging for the recipe. I served it on two occasions in the past couple of weeks and both friends said it was so delic… (oops, … Continue reading

Posted in 1. Starters | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Soupe aux artichauts safranée

I grow artichokes in my garden in Burgundy. This spring I’ll have to start over because a wild boar trampled my two artichoke plants last autumn. Which means I’ll be lucky if I get a single artichoke by September. Happily … Continue reading

Posted in 2. Soups | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Soupe de moules au safran

I never tasted mussels before arriving in Paris as a young woman. They just weren’t available far from the sea in the American Midwest, where I grew up. But even though Paris is about two hours by road from the … Continue reading

Posted in 2. Soups | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment