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
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Pantry: French Essentials

Find the most important ingredients for French cooking.

Most Popular Recipes


Melon with Strawberries and Raspberries


Brie and Butter Baguette Sandwich

Slow-Baked Honey Wine Pears

Almond-Stuffed Bacon-Wrapped Prunes

Almond Meringue Cake with Peaches

Squished Baby Potatoes

Shrimp in Mayonnaise

Fresh Blueberry Tart

Monkfish in Herbes de Provence Marinade

Deep-Fried Zucchini Blossoms

Baby Vegetable Jumble

Pan Bagnat

Chevre and Walnut Tartlets

Baked Stone Fruits

Frenchy Popcorn

Cucumber Roll with Salmon Roe

Baked Onions with Vinaigrette

Fennel and Mushroom Salad

Wine Jelly with Grapes

Nutty Pasta

Basil Beef and Fingerlings with Olive Oil and Coarse Salt

Jennifer Mclagan's Simple Strawberry Ice Cream with Brandy Snaps

Chicken Consomme with Snipped Herbs

Herb-crusted Rack of Lamb

Steak "Fried" on Sea Salt

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.