Originating from the Burgundy region of France, this hearty stew features cheaper cuts of meat cooked in red wine.
A classic nicoise salad combines tomatoes, tuna, eggs, olives and anchovies - which is great to make as long as you don't have fussy kids wanting to pick out the 'black things'. So try this pared-back version that will make everyone very happy indeed.
Scalloped potatoes is a dish made of layers of thin slices of potatoes covered with cheese and milk before it's put in the oven to bake. Something you can't tackle without loads of planning? Wrong! Try this cheat version and you'll have it on the table in 30 minutes.
This classic French beef bourguignon is a wonderful winter warmer. It's worth taking the extra time to prepare and brown the ingredients before adding them to the slow cooker, but once it's bubbling away, you can forget about it and look forward to dinner time.