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French Food: Most Popular Articles

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French Christmas Recipes
These French Christmas recipes, including main courses and desserts, are the only dishes you need to celebrate a traditional French holiday. French Christmas food.
How to Make Truffle Fries at Home
This homemade truffled Fries Recipe is a deliciously easy addition to any meal. Truffle fries recipe. How to make your own truffled French fries.
Candied Chestnuts Recipe
This candied chestnuts recipe features chestnuts, sugar, and vanilla extract. Marrons glacés recipe.
A Traditional Chateaubriand Recipe
This chateaubriand recipe features beef tenderloin and an easy wine shallot sauce. Chateaubriand. Roasted beef tenderloin with wine sauce.
13 Desserts of Christmas
The 13 desserts of Christmas in Provence features the fruit, nuts, and dessert recipes traditionally served after gros souper. 13 desserts de Noel. Les treize.
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Impress Your Guests with a Towering Opera Cake
This opera cake recipe features layers of almond sponge cake soaked in espresso syrup, coffee buttercream, and chocolate ganache. Original opera cake recipe.
How to Make the Perfect Spinach Soufflé
Try this spinach soufflé recipe for a delicious, elegant meal. Soufflé with spinach.
French Hot Spiced Wine Perfect For a Winter...
Vin Chaud is a beverage typically enjoyed on special occasions. Mildly spicy and warming, with just a little splash of Cognac.
Spiced Pumpkin Mousse with Shaved White Chocolate
This pumpkin mousse recipe is a classic French dessert. French mousse with pumpkin.
Meringue Recipe
This meringue recipe features egg whites, cream of tartar, and sugar. Classic meringue recipe.
Maple-Roasted Squash Recipe
This maple-roasted squash recipe features butternut squash and maple syrup. Maple roasted squash recipe.
The 6 Must-Have Courses of a Formal French Meal
Learn about the different foods and courses of a traditional French meal. Order of courses in a formal French meal.
Eat Like the French with Traditional Palate...
A look at the foods and beverages the French use as a refreshing break between courses during a meal. Le troy Normand (the Norman break) is an apple brandy.
Cranberry Orange Relish Recipe
This cranberry orange relish recipe features dried cranberries, orange juice, orange zest, and Grand Marnier. Cranberry orange sauce recipe.
How to Make Tourtiere, the Classic French...
This tourtiere recipe features ground beef, ground pork, Cognac, herbs, and spices. French Canadian meat pie recipe.
French Duck a l'Orange Dinner for Two
French cuisine made its debut in America thanks in part to this famous duck a l'orange recipe for seared duck breast glazed with sweet orange sauce. French duck with orange sauce.
Aligot Recipe
This aligot recipe features potatoes, crème fraiche, and Cantal cheese whipped into a silky puree. Potato and cheese puree.
Chocolate Buche de Noel Recipe
This chocolate buche de Noel recipe showcases a light, airy vanilla sponge cake spiral filled and frosted with rich chocolate buttercream. Classic Christmas dessert, chocolate yule log recipe.
Maple Cinnamon Whipped Cream Recipe
This maple cinnamon whipped cream recipe features heavy cream, maple syrup, cinnamon, and vanilla extract. Maple cinnamon whipped cream.
Perfect French Vanilla Creme Chantilly
This vanilla Chantilly cream recipe is a versatile way to fill classic French pastry and cakes. Crème Chantilly recipe. French Chantilly cream with vanilla.
Savory Honey Lacquered Duck Breast with Chopped...
This honey lacquered duck breast recipe features seared duck breasts glazed with a seasoned honey pan sauce. Seared duck breasts with honey glaze.
Simple Roasted Chateau Potatoes
This chateau potatoes recipe features potatoes, butter, and parsley. Chateau potatoes.
What You Should Know About Marcona Almonds
Learn more about Marcona almonds. What are Marcona almonds? What does a Marcona almond taste like? How to store Marcona almonds.
Chicken Francaise Recipe
This chicken Francaise recipe features sautéed chicken in a homemade lemon and white wine sauce. French lemon chicken recipe.
Baked Apple Brie
This baked apple Brie recipe features bubbly hot cheese and baked apples with brown sugar and seasonings. Baked apples and Brie recipe.
Roasted Maple Orange Glazed Turkey with Herbs...
This roasted maple orange glazed turkey recipe from Canada is perfect for a large family get-together. Roasted turkey with maple and orange glaze.
Your Baked Goods Need This French Vanilla...
This rich vanilla pastry cream recipe is a perfect, versatile accompaniment to French desserts. Crème patisserie recipe. Pastry cream with vanilla.
Make French Beurre Manie to Thicken Soups and...
Learn how to make beurre manie, an easy, lump-free way to thicken sauces and soups.
Impress Your Guests With This Simple French...
This beignets recipe features fried choux fritters and confectioners’ sugar. Classic beignets.
Velvety Almond Cream For Baked Goods: French...
This frangipane recipe features sugar, butter, almond flour, and vanilla. Almond cream recipe.
Cinnamon Squash Recipe
This cinnamon squash recipe features butternut squash and cinnamon. Cinnamon roasted squash recipe.
Pumpkin Pastry Cream Recipe
This rich pumpkin pastry cream recipe is a perfect, versatile accompaniment to French desserts. Crème patisserie recipe. Pastry cream with pumpkin.
Here's What You Need to Make a Basic French Crepe
This basic crepes recipe is a delicious, versatile French dessert tradition. French crepe batter.
Mother Sauce Recipes
These mother sauce recipes are the foundational sauce recipes in French cooking. Mother sauces of French cuisine.
Vanilla Souffle: The Everyday Fancy Desert
This vanilla souffle recipe features milk, vanilla, sugar and eggs. Vanilla dessert souffle.
Perfect Caramelized Apples with Cinnamon and...
Try this caramelized apples recipe next time you need a fantastic French dessert in a hurry. Easy French caramelized apples.
Classic French Cookies
This photo gallery of classic French cookie recipes features macaroons, lava stones, sables, madeleines, and palmiers. French cookies.
How to Make a Classic French Carrot Salad in 5...
This carrot salad recipe features fresh, shredded carrots and a homemade lemon mustard dressing. French carrot salad recipe.
5 Decadent French Breakfast Recipes
Few things are as relaxing and romantic as a lazy morning, complete with breakfast in bed, steaming coffee, and the newspaper. Try this French breakfast menu, full of easy recipes, next time you want a treat.
French Christmas Cookie Recipes
Celebrate the winter holidays with this French Christmas cookie recipes collection including sables, madeleines, palmiers, macarons, icebox and waffle cookies. French Christmas cookies.
Savory Sweet Potato Souffle with Gruyere and...
Try this savory sweet potato soufflé recipe for a delicious, elegant side dish. This soufflé recipe uses sweet potato puree, Gruyere cheese, and thyme for a fresh flavor. Soufflé with sweet potatoes.
Light French Madeleine Cakes
This madeleines recipe features a rich butter, egg, and vanilla batter. Classic madeleine cakes.
Persimmon Tart Recipe
This persimmon tart recipe features a pastry shell, vanilla custard, and fresh persimmon. Persimmon custard tart with cinnamon ginger honey.
Balsamic Roasted Vegetables with Herbs
This balsamic roasted vegetables recipe features herbs, vegetables, and balsamic vinegar. Balsamic roasted vegetables.
Dress Up Your Dinner with Sage Brown Butter...
This sage brown butter sauce recipe features butter, garlic, and sage. Sage browned butter sauce recipe.
Traditional Slow-Cooked Boeuf Bourguignon
This traditional beef Burgundy recipe features red wine, Cognac, vegetables, herbs, and a pearl onion and mushroom garnish. Boeuf Bourguignon recipe.
Try Lemon Beurre Blanc Sauce with Chicken or Fish
This lemon beurre blanc sauce recipe features lemon juice, shallots, butter, white wine, and creme fraiche and is perfect for grilled salmon or chicken.
Browned Garlic Brussels Sprouts Recipe
This browned garlic Brussels sprouts recipe features sautéed garlic, caramelized Brussels sprouts, and seasonings. Browned Brussels sprouts with garlic recipe.
Traditional French Creme Brulee with a Hint of...
The combination of hard, caramelized sugar atop velvety-smooth, chilled custard is the undeniable draw to this traditional crème brulee recipe.
Romance in a Cup: A Perfect French Chocolate...
This chocolate mousse recipe is a classic French dessert. French mousse with chocolate.
Perfect Brunch Quiche Lorraine with Bacon and...
Cheesy egg pie filled with crumbled bacon and just a touch of grated nutmeg is the heirloom quiche recipe from the Lorraine region. French quiche from Lorraine.
Pate Brisee Pastry Dough Recipe
This pate brisee pastry dough recipe is the versatile foundation of many great pie and tart recipes. French pastry dough. Pie crust.
Baked Honey Brie Recipe
This baked honey Brie recipe features bubbly hot cheese with a generous drizzle of honey. Baked honey Brie with nuts recipe.
French Canadian Thanksgiving Menu
This French Canadian Thanksgiving menu celebrates the autumn harvest with seasonal recipes. French winter holiday recipes.
Your Introduction to French Cuisine and Cooking
Learn the background and ingredients of the French kitchen. French food history and trivia.
Butternut Squash Bisque Recipe
This butternut squash bisque recipe features butternut squash, onions, celery, herbs, and heavy cream. Butternut squash bisque with herbs.
Oyster Stew Recipe
This oyster stew recipe features fresh oysters, milk, onion, celery, and herbs. French oyster stew.
Famous Julia Child Recipes
These famous Julia Child recipes are how much of the culinary world was introduced to French food. Favorite Julia Chilc recipes.
Poached Pears in White Wine Recipe
This poached pears in white wine recipe features fresh pears, white wine, sugar, and spices. Poached pears in spiced wine syrup.
Apple Glazed Carrots Recipe
This apple glazed carrots recipe works well with roasted poultry dishes. Glazed apples and carrots side dish.
Spinach Gratin Recipe
This spinach gratin recipe features spinach, onions, cream, and bread crumbs. Spinach au gratin.
Parmesan Truffle Fries Recipe
This homemade Parmesan truffled Fries Recipe is a deliciously easy addition to any meal. Truffle fries recipe. How to make your own truffled French fries.
Classic Ratatouille with Caramelized Onions and...
This ratatouille recipe is a delicious herbed vegetarian entrée from Nice, France. French vegetable stew.
Mousseline Sauce: A Rich French Sauce with...
This mousseline sauce recipe features egg yolks, butter, lemon juice, and whipped cream. Classic mousseline sauce recipe. Sauce Chantilly.
Dress Up Your Dinner With This French...
This bordelaise sauce recipe features red wine, shallots, herbs, and beef stock. Red wine sauce recipes.
Make Coquilles Saint-Jacques: Creamy Saut&eacut...
Try this Coquilles Saint-Jacques recipe next time you have guests coming for dinner. It features scallops and mushrooms, made rich with a Gruyere and breadcumb topping. Sautéed scallops with spices.
Forget Potato Gratin, Try This Cauliflower...
Creamy and comforting, this cauliflower gratin recipe features a classic Béchamel sauce punched up by just a little bit of fresh thyme.
Baked Ham with Spiced Apples and Pears Recipe
This baked ham with spiced apples and pears recipe features smoked ham, a spiced maple glaze, apples and pears. Baked maple ham and spiced fruit recipe.
How to Make Flavorful Beef Burgundy in Less Time
This beef Burgundy recipe features mirepoix, beef, red wine, and herbs. Easy beef Burgundy. Easy beef Bourguignon.
How to Make French Hot Chocolate with Whipped...
Try this chocolat chaud recipe, also known as French hot chocolate next time you need a delicious warm-up. Chocolat chaud recipe with melted chocolate, water, milk, and whipped cream.
Cherry Cranberry Sauce Recipe
This cherry cranberry sauce recipe features fresh cranberries and cherries. Cranberry cherry relish recipe.
Traditional French Breakfast Cafe au Lait
This mellow cafe au lait recipe features milk and coffee. It is a popular choice in French cafes.
Gougeres Recipe
This Gougeres recipe, French cheese puffs, is a perfect appetizer course for any meal.
History of French Food
Learn how political and social upheavals shaped the history of French food. French food timeline.
Treat Yourself with French Pain au Chocolat...
This pain au chocolat recipe features classic pastry dough made with butter, flour, sugar, and milk and then baked with dark chocolate. Pain au chocolate recipe.
French Comfort Foods
This French comfort food recipes collection features the creamiest, most indulgent dishes in French cuisine. French comfort foods.
Flavored Creme Brulee Recipes
These flavored creme brulee recipes feature different combinations of lemon, orange, coffee, vanilla, and lavender flavors.
How to Make an Traditional French Wedding Cake
This croquembouche recipe for a traditional French wedding cake features vanilla cream-filled profiteroles dipped in handmade caramel. Learn how to make croquembouche.
Cook for Provencal Christmas Eve
Gros souper is the traditional Provencal family meal held before midnight mass on Christmas Eve. Celebrate with these meatless courses. Gros Souper Menu. Provencal Christmas Eve Menu.
The Quintessential French Lemon Tart Recipe
This easy lemon tart recipe features lemons, crème fraiche, and sweet pastry. Tarte au citron.
Belgian Gaulettes: Vanilla and Brown Sugar...
This gaulettes cookie recipe features butter, brown sugar, and vanilla dough cooked on a waffle iron. Gullets recipe. French Belgian waffle cookies.
Roasted Sunchokes Recipe
This roasted sunchokes recipe features sunchokes, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Roasted Jerusalem artichokes recipe.
French Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
This French macaroni and cheese recipe features macaroni, crème fraiche, and Gruyere, Cantal, or cheddar cheese. French-style macaroni and cheese.
Classic Escargot Stuffed Mushroom Appetizer
This easy escargot stuffed mushrooms recipe is a wonderful appetizer to pop in the oven at the last minute for an impressive dish. Mushrooms with snails recipe.
Veloute Sauce Recipe
This veloute sauce recipe a traditional French mother sauce, meaning that it is a foundational sauce that can be spiced up and used as a base.
Crisp and Chewy French Almond Macarons
This almond macarons recipe features ground almonds, sugar, and egg whites. French macaroons recipe.
How to Make Chocolate Eclairs Like a French...
This chocolate éclairs recipe features basic choux pastry, vanilla pastry cream, and semisweet chocolate glaze. Eclair au chocolat.
Orangettes Recipe - Candied Orange Peel Dipped...
This orangettes recipe features homemade candied orange peel dipped in dark chocolate. Orangette recipe.
Broccoli Gratin Recipe
This broccoli gratin recipe features sage with its traditional cheese and broccoli and is a versatile side dish that fits in well with many menus.
How to Make Chocolate Pastry Cream
This chocolate pastry cream recipe tastes delicious as the focal point of a recipe and also pairs nicely with fresh berries. Crème patisserie recipe. French pastry cream with chocolate.
Delectable Fluffy Belgian Waffles
This authentic Belgian waffles dish uses yeast for its incredible texture.
French Holiday Dessert Recipes
These French holiday dessert recipes feature cake, cookies, creme brulee, candy, tarts, and other sweets perfect for Christmas, Canadian Thanksgiving, and other winter holidays. Favorite holiday desserts.
French Street Foods
Enjoy authentic French street foods in your own home kitchen with these recipes.
Venison Tourtiere Recipe
This tourtiere recipe features venison, ground pork, vegetables, Cognac, herbs, and spices. Venison meat pie recipe.
How to Make a Simple French Brioche Loaf
Make this simple brioche loaf recipe an aromatic, elegant addition to your morning bread selection. Easy French brioche loaf.
Slow Baked Rice Pudding with Vanilla and Cinnamon
This slow baked rice pudding recipe features rice, vanilla, cinnamon, sugar, and milk. Baked rice pudding recipe.
French Regional Recipes
Learn how to cook French regional recipes. French regional specialties and foods.
Spiced Cranberry Relish Recipe
This spiced cranberry relish recipe features oranges, sweet spices, and fresh cranberries. Cranberry sauce recipe.
Your Illustrated Guide to Making Basic French...
Learn how to make versatile French crepes.
Try This Dark Chocolate Truffle Recipe
This dark chocolate truffles recipe is an indulgent - and necessary - addition to the French kitchen. French chocolate truffles recipe.
Gratin Dauphinois: Potatoes in Gruyere Cream...
This gratin Dauphinois recipe features potatoes, heavy cream, crème fraiche, and Gruyere cheese. Potatoes au gratin recipe.
Coffee Mousse Recipe
This coffee mousse recipe features coffee, sugar, heavy cream, and egg yolks. Mousse with coffee.
Raspberry Brie en Croute Recipe
This raspberry Brie en croute recipe features Brie, puff pastry, and raspberry jam. Raspberry Brie recipe.
Classic Crepes Suzette with Grand Marnier Syrup
This easy crepes Suzette recipe features orange crepes with a buttery orange sauce. Original crepes suzette recipe.
Sweetened Chestnut Puree Recipe
This sweetened chestnut puree recipe features chestnuts, sugar, and vanilla. Chestnut spread recipe. Chestnut puree recipe.
How to Make Individual Chocolate Souffles
Although individual souffles have the reputation of being hard to work with, this French chocolate souffle recipe is easy enough for a beginner. Serve this impressive French dessert at a dinner party. Individual chocolate souffles.
Celeriac Parsnip Soup Recipe
This celeriac parsnip soup recipe features roasted celeriac and parsnips. Roasted celeriac parsnip soup recipe.
Countryside Pear Jam Recipe
This countryside pear jam recipe features pears, sugar and spices. Countryside pear preserves recipe.
Almond Macaroons
This photo gallery of classic French cookie recipes features macaroons, lava stones, sables, madeleines, and palmiers. French cookies.
Country-Style Brioche Bread Pudding with...
This brioche bread pudding features vanilla custard, brioche, and sweet spices. Bread pudding with brioche.
Rich Gateau Au Chocolat (That's French for...
This rich chocolate gateau recipe features semi-sweet chocolate, cocoa, and espresso powder. French chocolate cake.
Deliciously Rich French Chocolate Tart
This easy chocolate tart recipe features cream, semi-sweet chocolate, and sweet pastry. Tarte au chocolat.
Bacon Mushroom Stuffing Recipe
This bacon mushroom stuffing recipe features bacon, shallots, onions, garlic, mushrooms, and herbs. Bacon mushroom dressing recipe.
Classic French Omelette with Gruyere and Chives
This basic French omelet features eggs, butter, cheese, and herbs. Classic French omelette recipe.
5 Reasons to Avoid Foie Gras
Explore the reasons to avoid foie gras, from risking disease to fat and calorie content. Is eating foie gras unhealthy?
Potato Leek Soup Recipe
This potato leek soup features leeks, herbs, potatoes, and a touch of cream. Potato-leek soup recipe.
Mulled Apple Cider Recipe
This mulled apple cider recipe features orange zest, cinnamon, sweet spices, and cranberries. Spiced cider recipe.
Chicken a la Maryland Recipe
This chicken a la Maryland recipe for butter-fried chicken with Béchamel and sautéed bananas is an adapted version of Escoffier's in Ma Cuisine, what was served on the last day of the Titanic's voyage. Chicken Maryland recipe.
Beef Tourtiere Recipe
This tourtiere recipe features ground beef, vegetables, red wine, herbs, and spices. Christmas meat pie recipe.
Parisian Potatoes Recipe
This Parisian potatoes recipe features potatoes and butter or duck fat. Parisian potato recipe.
A French Bistro Classic: Crème au Caramel
This crème au caramel recipe features vanilla custard and homemade caramel sauce. Crème caramel recipe.
Deliciously Creamy Pureed Cream of Broccoli Soup
This cream of broccoli soup recipe features fresh broccoli, onions, chicken stock and cream. Cream of broccoli. Pureed broccoli soup.
Béchamel Sauce Recipe
This creamy Béchamel sauce recipe, featuring butter, milk, and a touch of nutmeg, is a versatile addition to many authentic French recipes. French white sauce recipe.
Basic Choux Pastry Dough Recipe
This basic choux dough recipe is the basis for dozens of French pastry recipes. French pastry dough.
Perfectly Seasoned 7-Hour Roast Leg of Lamb
This seven-hour roast leg of lamb recipe features leg of lamb, herbs, white wine, and root vegetables. Roast leg of lamb. Roasted leg of lamb.
Vanilla Sables Recipe
This vanilla sables recipe is the traditional butter cookie dough from Normandy, France. Vanilla sables cookie recipe. Vanilla butter cookie recipe.
The Only Grilled Cheese Recipes You'll Ever Need
Enjoy this list of Croque Monsieur recipes for French hot ham and cheese sandwiches. History and culture of the Croque Monsieur.
Brioche Recipe
This easy brioche recipe features sweet, buttery dough, baked into a big loaf or smaller rolls. Brioche rolls recipe.
Flavorful French Beef Consomme
Consommé is much heartier than a basic beef broth. This beef consommé recipe calls for ground beef, eggs and eggshells. It’s a bit unorthodox to those unfamiliar with French cuisine, but well worth the effort. French soup with beef.
How To Make Ganache
Creamy, decadent chocolate ganache easily rolls into truffles, enrobes tortes, or spreads between cookie layers.
Simple Flemish Beef Stew with Beer and Beef Stock
This hearty Flemish beef stew recipe is the Belgian national dish. Carbonnades Flamandes.
5 Ways to Serve Ratatouille
Try these creative ratatouille serving suggestions for your next meal. Ratatouille recipes with serving suggestions.
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.
How to Make Spinach and Kale au Gratin
This spinach and kale gratin recipe features spinach, baby kale, onions, cream, and bread crumbs. Spinach and kale au gratin.
Try This Light Chocolate French Crepes Recipe
Try this chocolate crepes recipe for a classic French dessert. Crepe batter with chocolate.
Rum Baba Recipe
This rum baba recipe features sweet, citrus-scented cakes soaked in vanilla rum syrup. Babas au rhum recipe.
Hollandaise Sauce Recipe
This hollandaise sauce recipe features egg yolks, butter, and lemon juice. Classic hollandaise sauce recipe.
Pate Sucree Pastry Dough Recipe
This pate sucree pastry dough recipe, a slightly sweet crust, is the foundation of many great pie and tart recipes. French pastry dough. Pie crust.
Brioche Doughnuts Recipe
This brioche doughnut recipe features sweet, buttery dough, baked into doughnuts. Brioche doughnut recipe.
Easy French Lentil Soup in Less Than 1 Hour
This French lentil soup recipe features mirepoix, vegetable or chicken stock, lentils, and tomatoes. Vegan French lentil soup.
Maple Sugar Pie Recipe
This Canadian maple sugar pie recipe features cream, maple syrup, and sugar baked into a tart. Sugar pie recipe.
Quick Onion Confit Recipe
Sweet and tart caramelized onions seasoned with herbs and balsamic vinegar make a terrific quick onion confit recipe. Spread it on bread or serve over steak and potatoes. French confit with onions.
Lemon Pastry Cream Recipe
This lemon pastry cream recipe is a versatile way to fill classic French pastry and cakes. Crème patisserie recipe. French pastry cream with lemon.
Sponge Cake Recipe
This sponge cake recipe features whipped eggs, sugar, flour, and a touch of vanilla. Biscuit de Savoie recipe.
Apple and Calvados Sorbet Recipe
This unique Apple and Calvados sorbet recipe has just the right amount of tart apple accented with a hint of lemon zest and Calvados from Normandy and Brittany.
Quatre Épices Recipe
This quatre épices recipe, featuring white pepper, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves, is very versatile and used in many French recipes. French four spices seasoning mixture.
Chestnut Soup with Crème Fraiche Recipe
This refined recipe for chestnut soup with crème fraiche is a perfect choice for a dinner party. Cream of chestnut soup.
Lime Sorbet Recipe
This pure lime sorbet recipe – not too sweet, not too tart - has the clean flavor of refreshing lime juice mixed with sweet lime zest. Sorbet with lime.
Apple Clafouti Recipe
This apple clafouti recipe features homemade vanilla custard dotted with fresh apples, lemon zest, and cinnamon. Apple custard cake recipe. Clafouti aux pommes recipe.

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