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Veau braisé aux épices

My friend Vera, a superlative cook, served this spicy slow-cooked veal dish on the occasion of her husband’s birthday last year. It was summer, and the birthday dinner was in the garden of their country house in Provence. There were … Continue reading

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Tagine de veau aux petits pois et citron

This Moroccan dish is unusual in that it uses fresh lemons, which marry perfectly with veal and first-of-the-season peas to create a zingy blend of flavors. The tartness of the lemon juice is softened by honey and cilantro, and the … Continue reading

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Blanquette de veau

This most classic of French veal dishes got its name from it’s light-colored creamy sauce. The sauce is more or less white (blanc), and the dish could translate as ‘little white veal stew.’ Ah oui, mes amis, but let’s not … Continue reading

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Saltimbocca à la romaine

For the many years I’ve been making this Roman dish of veal and proscuitto rolled up tightly with garlic and fresh herbs, I’ve always assumed it took its name from the shape of the rolls when they’re sliced after cooking. … Continue reading

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Escalopes de veau à la crème, salade mâche-betterave

A friend from England is coming for lunch en route to his Eurostar home. He expects a good meal and you don’t want to disappoint him. But you’ve been working at your computer all morning and now he’s about to … Continue reading

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