Tips & Tricks (TNT)

TNT: Vol-au-Vent

Happy New Year, dear cooks! We hope your holidays were full of sweet time with family, friends, and wonderful new memories.

Welcome to 2016 at Weekends In a French Kitchen! This year you can expect more of the same from us here at the site, beginning with the classic French dish Vol-au-Vent (page 236). Aren’t these winter recipes sounding divine? I’m LOVING Mimi’s introduction to this recipe in the cookbook. She readily espouses interpretation, which is a beautiful thing to be welcomed into as a home cook (and such a relief for those of us even marginally leery of sweetbreads, or at least trying them for the first time when they haven’t been cooked by a professional…more information on the specifics of sweetbreads here).

Have you made the Vol-au-Vent yet? Did you switch it up at all? We’d love to hear from you!


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