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

Baked Onions with Vinaigrette

Steak "Fried" on Sea Salt

Slow Lamb with Baked Provencal Tomatoes

Boeuf en Croute

Wine Jelly with Grapes

Nutty Pasta

Shrimp with Garlic and Basil Oil

Sausage with Apple and Sage

Roasted Red Pepper Mousse

Carrot and Carrot Juice Soup

Brandade Cakes with Caramelized Peppers and Tomatoes

Beef in Beer

Salade Nicoise

Aubergine and Cumin Charlottes with Tomato and Coriander Salad

Olive Oil and Red Grape Cake

Monkfish in Herbes de Provence Marinade

Deep-Fried Zucchini Blossoms

Easy Pastry Shop Apple Tart


Frenchy Popcorn

Cucumber Roll with Salmon Roe

Fennel and Mushroom Salad

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

Pan Bagnat

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.