Made at home

You will need

Before starting your class, prepare the following ingredients and utensils.

  • 2shallots
  • -butter
  • 100 grMartell XO Cognac
  • 1 tbspMeaux mustard
  • 50 clveal stock
  • 25 clfresh cream
  • 1 pinchsalt
  • 50 grcrushed black pepper
  • 4beef filet mignon or tenderloin (rare)

For this episode

Martell XO Cognac

With its bold design and intense taste, Martell XO is an expression of the audacious spirit of Maison Martell

馬爹利 Martell Cognac XO
馬爹利 Martell Cognac XO


What cognac to use for cooking?

Each Martell cognac has its specific flavour, style and character that should be considered when cooking with cognac. Martell VS cognac and Martell VSOP cognac are especially versatile for use in cuisine.

Discover our recipes using cognac, including pasta in cognac cream sauce with Martell VSSD, chocolate cognac glaze with Martell Chanteloup XXO cognac, farmhouse chicken breast with mushroom sauce using Martell VSSD, or beef filet mignon and cognac peppercorn sauce with Cognac Martell XO.

Which recipes using cognac are best?

Cognac makes for a delicious and elegant addition to even the simplest of recipes. From pasta in cognac cream sauce, plump farmhouse chicken breast with cognac mushroom sauce, or a dessert of chocolate and cognac sauce over poached pears, cooking with Martell cognac elevates any cuisine. Discover our recipes using cognac.

What is the best cognac pasta sauce?

Cognac cream sauce with fresh pasta is one of the most popular recipes using cognac. This delicious cognac food pairing can be made in less than 10 minutes. Discover our recipe for pasta in cognac cream sauce using Martell VSSD cognac.

What cognac for beef cream sauce?

Cognac sauce for steak with black pepper is an easy yet elegant addition to any beef filet dish. This cognac peppercorn recipe is made with Martell XO cognac and uses Meaux mustard and fresh cream.

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