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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Read about Pantry: French Essentials

Pantry: French Essentials

Find the most important ingredients for French cooking.

Most Popular Recipes

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

Easy Pastry Shop Apple Tart

Souffleed Spinach Omelet

Green Beans in Hazelnuts and Creme Fraiche

Chevre and Walnut Tartlets


Potatoes Anna

Maitre d'Hotel Butter

Craggy Chocolate Cake

Better Than Citron Presse

Strawberries in Orange Juice

Greek Salad

Nutty Pasta

Savoy Cabbage Ribbons

Chocolate Framboise

Fresh Blueberry Tart

Boiled Parslied Potatoes

Petits Pois a la Francaise

Boeuf en Croute

Shrimp and Zucchini Skewers

Cherry Tart

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.