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A Traditional Chateaubriand Recipe
This chateaubriand recipe features beef tenderloin and an easy wine shallot sauce. Chateaubriand. Roasted beef tenderloin with wine sauce.
Impress Your Guests With This Simple French...
This beignets recipe features fried choux fritters and confectioners’ sugar. Classic beignets.
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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.
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.
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.
Chicken Francaise Recipe
This chicken Francaise recipe features sautéed chicken in a homemade lemon and white wine sauce. French lemon chicken recipe.
Simple Roasted Chateau Potatoes
This chateau potatoes recipe features potatoes, butter, and parsley. Chateau potatoes.
Vanilla Souffle: The Everyday Fancy Desert
This vanilla souffle recipe features milk, vanilla, sugar and eggs. Vanilla dessert souffle.
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.
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.
Mardi Gras Recipes
Make these fantastic Cajun, Creole, and French recipes for your Mardi Gras party. Madri Gras recipes from New Orleans.
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.
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.
Make French Beurre Manie to Thicken Soups and...
Learn how to make beurre manie, an easy, lump-free way to thicken sauces and soups.
How to Make the Perfect Spinach Soufflé
Try this spinach soufflé recipe for a delicious, elegant meal. Soufflé with spinach.
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.
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.
Candied Chestnuts Recipe
This candied chestnuts recipe features chestnuts, sugar, and vanilla extract. Marrons glacés recipe.
Mardi Gras Dessert Recipes
Celebrate Fat Tuesday with these Mardi Gras dessert recipes, including chocolate, tarts, coffee, and king cakes. Mardi Gras desserts.
Mother Sauce Recipes
These mother sauce recipes are the foundational sauce recipes in French cooking. Mother sauces of French cuisine.
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.
King Cake Recipe
This king cake recipe features sweet dough, cream cheese filling, and yellow, green, and purple sugar. New Orleans king cake recipe. Kings cake.
25 French Vegetarian Recipes
Try these lacto-ovo vegetarian recipes the next time you're craving light, healthy food. Nutritious, low-fat French vegetarian 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.
French Lent Recipes
French Lenten Recipe Collection French Recipes for Lent fasting appetizers main dishes vegetarian seafood
Light French Madeleine Cakes
This madeleines recipe features a rich butter, egg, and vanilla batter. Classic madeleine cakes.
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.
Classic French Cookies
This photo gallery of classic French cookie recipes features macaroons, lava stones, sables, madeleines, and palmiers. French cookies.
Velvety Almond Cream For Baked Goods: French...
This frangipane recipe features sugar, butter, almond flour, and vanilla. Almond cream recipe.
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.
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.
Classic Ratatouille with Caramelized Onions and...
This ratatouille recipe is a delicious herbed vegetarian entrée from Nice, France. French vegetable stew.
Romance in a Cup: A Perfect French Chocolate...
This chocolate mousse recipe is a classic French dessert. French mousse with chocolate.
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.
Try This Light Chocolate French Crepes Recipe
Try this chocolate crepes recipe for a classic French dessert. Crepe batter with chocolate.
How to Make Galette des Rois (French King Cake)
This Galette des Rois recipe is the traditional French Epiphany cake, made of puff pastry and homemade almond cream filling. French King Cake for Epiphany.
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.
Delectable Fluffy Belgian Waffles
This authentic Belgian waffles dish uses yeast for its incredible texture.
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.
Cornichon Pickles Recipe
This cornichon pickles recipe features cucumbers, onions, garlic, and spices. How to make cornichon pickles.
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.
French Street Foods
Enjoy authentic French street foods in your own home kitchen with these recipes.
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 Crepes Suzette with Grand Marnier Syrup
This easy crepes Suzette recipe features orange crepes with a buttery orange sauce. Original crepes suzette 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.
Traditional Croque Monsieur Recipe
This traditional Croque Monsieur recipe makes a basic French, hot ham and cheese sandwich. This is the original, early 1900’s version.
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.
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.
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.
Traditional French Breakfast Cafe au Lait
This mellow cafe au lait recipe features milk and coffee. It is a popular choice in French cafes.
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.
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.
Dress Up Your Dinner With This French...
This bordelaise sauce recipe features red wine, shallots, herbs, and beef stock. Red wine sauce recipes.
Your Introduction to French Cuisine and Cooking
Learn the background and ingredients of the French kitchen. French food history and trivia.
History of French Food
Learn how political and social upheavals shaped the history of French food. French food timeline.
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.
Brioche Doughnuts Recipe
This brioche doughnut recipe features sweet, buttery dough, baked into doughnuts. Brioche doughnut recipe.
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.
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.
5 Ways to Serve Ratatouille
Try these creative ratatouille serving suggestions for your next meal. Ratatouille recipes with serving suggestions.
The Quintessential French Lemon Tart Recipe
This easy lemon tart recipe features lemons, crème fraiche, and sweet pastry. Tarte au citron.
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.
Your Illustrated Guide to Making Basic French...
Learn how to make versatile French crepes.
French Comfort Foods
This French comfort food recipes collection features the creamiest, most indulgent dishes in French cuisine. French comfort foods.
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.
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?
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.
Classic Cajun Chicken Sausage Gumbo with Rice
This chicken and smoked sausage gumbo recipe, served over hot rice, is a classic Cajun dish that is a delicious, hearty meal in itself.
White Chocolate Souffle Recipe
This white chocolate soufflé recipe features white chocolate, whipped eggs, and a dusting of sugar.
Flavored Creme Brulee Recipes
These flavored creme brulee recipes feature different combinations of lemon, orange, coffee, vanilla, and lavender flavors.
Aligot Recipe
This aligot recipe features potatoes, crème fraiche, and Cantal cheese whipped into a silky puree. Potato and cheese puree.
Sponge Cake Recipe
This sponge cake recipe features whipped eggs, sugar, flour, and a touch of vanilla. Biscuit de Savoie recipe.
What are the Basic Methods of French Cooking?
Learn about the basic cooking methods used in French kitchens.
Gougeres Recipe
This Gougeres recipe, French cheese puffs, is a perfect appetizer course for any meal.
Cheese Soufflé Recipe
This cheese soufflé recipe features cheese, eggs, flour, butter, and milk. Gruyère soufflé. Comté soufflé.
Hollandaise Sauce Recipe
This hollandaise sauce recipe features egg yolks, butter, and lemon juice. Classic hollandaise sauce recipe.
Potato Leek Soup Recipe
This potato leek soup features leeks, herbs, potatoes, and a touch of cream. Potato-leek soup recipe.
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.
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.
Balsamic Roasted Vegetables with Herbs
This balsamic roasted vegetables recipe features herbs, vegetables, and balsamic vinegar. Balsamic roasted vegetables.
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.
French Regional Recipes
Learn how to cook French regional recipes. French regional specialties and foods.
Parisian Potatoes Recipe
This Parisian potatoes recipe features potatoes and butter or duck fat. Parisian potato recipe.
Meringue Recipe
This meringue recipe features egg whites, cream of tartar, and sugar. Classic meringue recipe.
French Food and Wine Pairing for Beginners
Learn the basics of French food and wine pairing for beginners. Food and wine pairing.
Dress Up Your Dinner with Sage Brown Butter...
This sage brown butter sauce recipe features butter, garlic, and sage. Sage browned butter sauce recipe.
Make a Hearty Country-Style Coq au Vin
Try this coq au vin recipe for a hearty dinner. Chicken stewed in wine.
French Canadian Crepes Recipe
This basic French Canadian crepes recipe make very thin pancakes that can be filled with versatile ingredients. They are traditionally served as a dessert. Basic crepe recipe from Canada. French crepe batter.
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.
Deliciously Rich French Chocolate Tart
This easy chocolate tart recipe features cream, semi-sweet chocolate, and sweet pastry. Tarte au chocolat.
Classic Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe
This chicken cordon bleu recipe features chicken, prosciutto ham, and Gruyere cheese, along with an explanation of the origin of the dish.
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.
Basil Palmiers Recipe
This basil palmiers recipe features fresh basil, garlic, olive oil, and puff pastry. The savory cookies make a great appetizer. Palmiers au basilic.
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.
Banana Tarte Tatin Recipe
This banana tarte tatin recipe is a tropical taste sensation. Banana tarte tatin from Martinique. Banana tart 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.
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.
Almond Macaroons
This photo gallery of classic French cookie recipes features macaroons, lava stones, sables, madeleines, and palmiers. French cookies.
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.
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 Tourtiere, the Classic French...
This tourtiere recipe features ground beef, ground pork, Cognac, herbs, and spices. French Canadian meat pie recipe.
Rich Gateau Au Chocolat (That's French for...
This rich chocolate gateau recipe features semi-sweet chocolate, cocoa, and espresso powder. French chocolate cake.
Roasted Cauliflower Recipe
Try this easy roasted cauliflower recipe for a quick side dish. Just toss a few ingredients together and roast for a nutritious meal accompaniment. French roasted cauliflower.
Simple Cognac Shrimp with Beurre Blanc Sauce
This Cognac shrimp with beurre blanc sauce recipe is an easy French main course, perfect for quick weeknight preparation. Shrimp with Cognac and beurre blanc sauce.
Classic French Omelette with Gruyere and Chives
This basic French omelet features eggs, butter, cheese, and herbs. Classic French omelette recipe.
Pork Medallions and Caramelized Onions and...
This pork medallions and caramelized onion and apples recipe features pork tenderloin, herbs, onions, and apples. Pork with apples and onions.
Oyster Stew Recipe
This oyster stew recipe features fresh oysters, milk, onion, celery, and herbs. French oyster stew.
Espagnole Sauce Recipe
This espagnole sauce recipe features carrots, onions, celery, beef stock, tomato puree, and seasonings. Brown sauce recipe. Sauce brune.
Fresh Fig Spread Recipe
This fresh fig spread recipe features fresh figs, lemon juice, brown sugar, and vanilla. Fresh fig jam recipe.
Fondue Savoyarde Recipe
This fondue Savoyarde recipe features white wine, Comte cheese, Emmenthal cheese, Gruyere cheese, and Kirsch. French alpine fondue recipe.
Simple Flemish Beef Stew with Beer and Beef Stock
This hearty Flemish beef stew recipe is the Belgian national dish. Carbonnades Flamandes.
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.
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.
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.
Pissaladière Recipe
This pissaladière recipe features onion confit, anchovies, olives, and fresh thyme. Provencal onion tart recipe.
Crisp and Chewy French Almond Macarons
This almond macarons recipe features ground almonds, sugar, and egg whites. French macaroons recipe.
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.
Balsamic Peppers Recipe
This balsamic peppers recipe is easy and delicious. Sweet peppers tossed with a healthy, tangy balsamic vinegar sauce make a flavorsome French side dish.
Celeriac Parsnip Soup Recipe
This celeriac parsnip soup recipe features roasted celeriac and parsnips. Roasted celeriac parsnip soup recipe.
Avocado and Romaine Salad Recipe
This lovely avocado and romaine salad recipe makes a wonderful salad course or a simple accompaniment to a seafood-based soup. French salad with avocado and romaine.
Learn to Make This Classic French Entree: Steak...
This steak au poivre recipe is simply an entree of steak, seasoned with black pepper and adorned with a brandy and cream reduction. It is an amazingly elegant way to impress guests for dinner. French pepper steak recipe.
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.
Honeyed Fruit Salad Recipe
Celebrate Bastille Day like you're in France with this fresh honeyed fruit salad recipe. French salad with honey and fruit.
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.
Brandade de Morue: Creamy Salt Cod and Potato...
Salt cod and potatoes are pureed in this smooth, flavorful Brandade de Morue recipe. French appetizer dip with salt cod.
Lobster Bisque Recipe
Bisque recipes are traditionally thickened with cream. This elegant, smooth French lobster bisque recipe is a sophisticated starter or a meal in itself. French soup with lobster.
Basic Crudites Appetizer: French Marinated...
Crudites are a popular French appetizer. This basic crudités recipe allows raw vegetables to marinate overnight for a zesty, effortless hors d'oeuvre. French crudités appetizer.
Basic Choux Pastry Dough Recipe
This basic choux dough recipe is the basis for dozens of French pastry recipes. French pastry dough.
Chicken and Sausage Cassoulet with White Beans
This chicken and sausage cassoulet features chicken, sausage, white beans, herbs, and tomatoes. Cassoulet with chicken and sausage.
Easy Basque Piperade: Spicy French Tomato and...
This recipe from the Basque region of France is full of onions, peppers, tomatoes and spices. It is often used for stewing or to garnish a finished dish.
Coffee Mousse Recipe
This coffee mousse recipe features coffee, sugar, heavy cream, and egg yolks. Mousse with coffee.
Herb Marinated Venison and Vegetable Stew with...
This easy venison stew recipe features vegetables, beef stock, red wine, and herbs. Marinated venison stew recipe.
Chicken in Cream Sauce Recipe
This chicken in cream sauce recipe features chicken browned in butter and then braised with wine, thyme, and crème fraiche. Poulet a la crème. Volaille a la crème.
Classic Croque Madame with Ham, Cheese, and...
The Croque Madame is an easy to make, crunchy cheese sandwich with an egg and Béchamel sauce on top. French hot ham and cheese sandwich with fried egg.
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.
Countryside Pear Jam Recipe
This countryside pear jam recipe features pears, sugar and spices. Countryside pear preserves recipe.
Cabbage Soup Recipe
This cabbage soup recipe features bacon, onions, carrots, turnips, leeks, thyme, and Gruyere cheese. Cabbage vegetable soup recipe.
How To Make Ganache
Creamy, decadent chocolate ganache easily rolls into truffles, enrobes tortes, or spreads between cookie layers.
Marseille Bouillabaisse: French Fisherman's...
This bouillabaisse recipe features Mediterranean seafood, onions, garlic, saffron, potatoes, and tomatoes. Marseille bouillabaisse recipe.
Orangettes Recipe - Candied Orange Peel Dipped...
This orangettes recipe features homemade candied orange peel dipped in dark chocolate. Orangette recipe.
Herbed White Bean Soup Recipe
This herbed white bean soup recipe features white beans, garlic, sage, parsley, rosemary, basil, and potatoes. White bean soup with Provencal herbs.
Buckwheat Crepes Recipe
This buckwheat crepes recipe is the classic Breton crepe, made to be filled with savories. Breton crepes recipe.
10 Things To Do With Cheese
Rich and creamy cheese is not just for adding to macaroni. Learn creative recipes and uses for cheese that will have you declaring it your new favorite food. French cheese recipes.
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.
Vanilla Sables Recipe
This vanilla sables recipe is the traditional butter cookie dough from Normandy, France. Vanilla sables cookie recipe. Vanilla butter cookie recipe.
Almond Croissants Recipe
This almond croissants recipe features classic pastry dough made with butter, flour, sugar, and milk and then baked with sweet almond filling and sliced almonds. Almond croissants recipe.
Roasted Lemon Rosemary Chicken Recipe
Try this roasted lemon rosemary chicken recipe for a delicious French main course. Roasted chicken with lemon and rosemary.
Oyster Soup Recipe
Small, tender oysters are the focus of this flavorful French oyster soup recipe. Creamy and not overpowering, it is sure to be loved by all oyster enthusiasts. French soup with oysters.

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