By Rebecca Franklin, About.com Guide
History and Background
The French kitchen has a precise order to it that has evolved over centuries of ethnic, cultural, and political influences. Learn the basic history and philosophies behind the structure and art of modern French cuisine.
Learn the basic cooking techniques and traditions of the French kitchen. Tutorials on French food will guide you as you learn how to master French recipes in your kitchen.
- Basics of French Cooking
- Courses of a French Meal
- Basic Techniques
- Common Mistakes and Problems
- Glossary of French Cooking Terms and Ingredients
The French have great cardiovascular health and stay slender despite rich foods and lavish meals. Find out how you can celebrate and stay in shape with traditional French food and special menus.
- Eat Like the French and Lose Weight
- Healthy Alsacienne Dinner Menu
- High Fiber French Cuisine
- Low Fat Sorbet Recipes
- Vegetarian Recipes
Holiday Recipes and Traditions
Special occasions are a large part of French cuisine. Learn the backgrounds and recipes of French festivals and holidays.
- Bastille Day Picnic Menu
- Buche de Noel Recipe
- Cafe Brulot Recipe
- Chocolat Chaud Recipe
- Creole Reveillon Recipes
- Croquembouche Recipe
- Festive Tips for the Holiday Table