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.

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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.