French Cooking Techniques & Tutorials
Blanch ingredients for a quick way to brighten color and slip off hard to peel skins.
Cooking with Lavender
Learn the tricks to cooking with lavender, including flavor pairing with sweet and savory ingredients and delicious lavender recipes. How to cook with lavender.
Glace de Viande
Glace de viande is a method of "glazing the meat." Making this rich sauce is a cornerstone of mastering the French kitchen.
How to Cook a Steak
How to cook a steak to perfection using timing, texture, and appearance. Steak doneness times.
How To Brunoise
Brunoised vegetables are the tiniest of cuts. The formal-looking little squares add color and elegance to dishes.
How To Julienne
The French method of julienne creates fine, matchstick vegetables.
How To Make Ganache
Creamy, decadent chocolate ganache easily rolls into truffles, enrobes tortes, or spreads between cookie layers.
How To Roll Truffles
Chocolate truffles are easy to make and delicious.
How To Make Crepes
Learn how to make versatile French crepes.
Make a Beurre Manie
Learn how to make beurre manie, an easy, lump-free way to thicken sauces and soups.
Make a Frosted Lemon Spiral
Lemon spirals are beautiful decorations to classic French dishes. Learn how to make the elegant garnish.