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

Salt and Savory Biscuits

Vegetable Terrine

Fish en Papillote

Rolled Pork Florentine

Brie and Butter Baguette Sandwich

Petits Pois a la Francaise

Craggy Chocolate Cake

Milk Pork

Fish Mousseline with Sauce Nantua

Vol au Vents

Souffleed Spinach Omelet

Watercress Salad

Beef Bourguignon

Tarragon Chicken

Boeuf en Croute

Salmon en Croute

The Miracle Boule

Pork Belly with Lentils

Cherry Tart

Pistou Soup

Strawberries in Orange Juice

Green Beans in Hazelnuts and Creme Fraiche

Tarragon Chicken

Boiled Parslied Potatoes

Braised Quails with Wild Mushrooms

Squished Baby Potatoes

Shrimp in Mayonnaise

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.