French Food at Home invites you to share in a lifestyle that brings the magic of contemporary French food home. Witty and charming host Laura Calder makes cooking French easy, from bistro desserts to savory tarts to scrumptious sautes. Laura's enthusiasm inspires viewers to make simple and irresistible dishes like herb-crusted leg of lamb, smooth and smoky squash soup and light-as-a-cloud chocolate orange mousse.



Petite pastry tarts topped with goat cheese and fig start off dinner beautifully.
Chevre and Walnut Tartlets


Coconut, rum and lime come together for an unforgettable dessert.
Laura’s Coconut Flan
Read about Pantry: French Essentials
Read about Pantry: French Essentials

Pantry: French Essentials

Find the most important ingredients for French cooking.

Most Popular Recipes

Roasted Squash

French Potato Puree

Pan-Fried Sea Bass with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce and Broccoli Puree

Vegetable Terrine

Craggy Chocolate Cake

Rolled Pork Florentine

Boiled Parslied Potatoes

Maitre d'Hotel Butter

Souffleed Spinach Omelet

Fish Mousseline with Sauce Nantua

Fresh Blueberry Tart

Parsley and Parmesan Petal Salad

Squished Baby Potatoes

Shrimp in Mayonnaise

Chris Mooney's Sardine Tartines Platter

Salad with Nasturtiums and Raspberry Vinaigrette

Pan-Fried Fennel

Strawberry Galette

Beef Bourguignon

Asparagus with Orange Sauce

Pork Chops with Red Onion Confit

Cherry Tart

Beef au Bleu

Oysters with Pickled Shallot

Frenchy Popcorn

Cucumber Roll with Salmon Roe

Fennel and Mushroom Salad

About the Host

Laura Calder

Meet Laura Calder, host of French Food at Home, and discover her simple recipes, bistro classics and French favorites like leg of lamb and chocolate mousse.