Herb Crêpes With Goat Cheese Filling

Crepes make delicious, easy finger foods. Cut them in half, top with a filling, then fold them in half and again in half, so they’re like little coronets. These thin pancakes are easy to make in today’s heavy nonstick crepe pans. Give the batter plenty of time to rest so that the flour swells and softens; that will make the crepes delicate.

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Quiche with Herbs and Goat Cheese

This green quiche laden with herbs and with thin slices of fresh goat cheese baked on top has a Gallic rusticity. A proper quiche (also known as a tarte salée, or savory open pie) should have really good pastry and contain a soft, tender eggy custard. It should be light enough to serve as a first course, or in larger portions for a simple main course. It ...

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Pasta with Fresh Herbs, Lemon and Peas

If you don’t grow your own herbs, I suggest that you buy a bunch of parsley along with basil or chives to keep on hand in your refrigerator. The herbs will keep for a week if properly stored. Produce departments often use misters, a practice that drives me crazy because leafy greens don’t keep well once wet. So when you get home, spin the herbs in salad ...

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