French Food and Cooking Questions and Answers
Can I substitute truffles in recipes?
Truffles are a delicious ingredient frequently used in French cuisine. Are they necessary? Learn how to save money if truffles are too expensive for you.
Favorite French Cooking Style
What kind of French cooking style best represents France to you? Do you prefer country cooking or haute cuisine?
How Do I Prepare Leeks For A Recipe?
Learn how to wash and prepare leeks for use in French recipes.
What are the Basic Methods of French Cooking?
Learn about the basic cooking methods used in French kitchens.
What is a Marcona Almond?
Learn more about Marcona almonds. What are Marcona almonds? What does a Marcona almond taste like? How to store Marcona almonds.
What is Mirepoix?
Learn about mirepoix, a classic French vegetable combination. Answers to common French food and cooking questions.
What Is the difference Between Bittersweet and Semisweet Chocolate?
Chocolate is a rich ingredient in French recipes. Read about the difference between bittersweet and semisweet chocolates, and how to make them taste great in French cuisine.
What is the Trinity in Cajun Cooking?
Learn about the trinity, a classic Cajun vegetable combination. Answers to common French food and cooking questions.
Why Do Eggplants Sometimes Taste Bitter?
French food often calls for eggplants. Learning how to buy one that is not bitter will improve the taste of your French recipes.