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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.
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.
Grilled Watermelon Recipe
This grilled watermelon recipe features fresh watermelon, salt, and olive oil. How to grill watermelon.
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.
Roasted Cod with Wine and Herb Butter Recipe
This roasted cod with Montpellier butter recipe features cod, a wine reduction, butter, spinach, parsley, chervil, and garlic.
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.
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.
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.
Vanilla Souffle: The Everyday Fancy Desert
This vanilla souffle recipe features milk, vanilla, sugar and eggs. Vanilla dessert souffle.
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.
Velvety Almond Cream For Baked Goods: French...
This frangipane recipe features sugar, butter, almond flour, and vanilla. Almond cream recipe.
Chicken Francaise Recipe
This chicken Francaise recipe features sautéed chicken in a homemade lemon and white wine sauce. French lemon chicken 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Country-Style Brioche Bread Pudding with...
This brioche bread pudding features vanilla custard, brioche, and sweet spices. Bread pudding with brioche.
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.
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.
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.
How to Make the Perfect Spinach Soufflé
Try this spinach soufflé recipe for a delicious, elegant meal. Soufflé with spinach.
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 French Cookies
This photo gallery of classic French cookie recipes features macaroons, lava stones, sables, madeleines, and palmiers. French cookies.
Simple Roasted Chateau Potatoes
This chateau potatoes recipe features potatoes, butter, and parsley. Chateau potatoes.
Mother Sauce Recipes
These mother sauce recipes are the foundational sauce recipes in French cooking. Mother sauces of French cuisine.
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.
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.
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.
Romance in a Cup: A Perfect French Chocolate...
This chocolate mousse recipe is a classic French dessert. French mousse with chocolate.
Pate Sablee Pastry Dough Recipe
This pate sablee pastry dough recipe, a sweet, crumbly crust, is the foundation of many great pie and tart recipes. French pastry dough. Pie crust.
Dress Up Your Dinner With This French...
This bordelaise sauce recipe features red wine, shallots, herbs, and beef stock. Red wine sauce recipes.
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 Street Foods
Enjoy authentic French street foods in your own home kitchen with these 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.
Light French Madeleine Cakes
This madeleines recipe features a rich butter, egg, and vanilla batter. Classic madeleine cakes.
Candied Chestnuts Recipe
This candied chestnuts recipe features chestnuts, sugar, and vanilla extract. Marrons glacés recipe.
Grilled Romaine Hearts Recipe
This grilled romaine hearts recipe features romaine lettuce, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and Parmesan cheese. How to grill romaine lettuce.
Lemon Cake with Strawberries
This lemon olive oil cake with strawberries recipe makes a treat that's full of light, lemony flavor, airy texture, and juicy strawberries. French olive oil cake 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.
Macerated Strawberries Recipe
This macerated strawberries recipe features a special blend of strawberries, sugar, and lemon. Fresh strawberry sauce recipe.
Classic French Omelette with Gruyere and Chives
This basic French omelet features eggs, butter, cheese, and herbs. Classic French omelette recipe.
Your Introduction to French Cuisine and Cooking
Learn the background and ingredients of the French kitchen. French food history and trivia.
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.
Aligot Recipe
This aligot recipe features potatoes, crème fraiche, and Cantal cheese whipped into a silky puree. Potato and cheese puree.
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.
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.
Delectable Fluffy Belgian Waffles
This authentic Belgian waffles dish uses yeast for its incredible texture.
Make French Beurre Manie to Thicken Soups and...
Learn how to make beurre manie, an easy, lump-free way to thicken sauces and soups.
Flavored Creme Brulee Recipes
These flavored creme brulee recipes feature different combinations of lemon, orange, coffee, vanilla, and lavender flavors.
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.
Traditional French Breakfast Cafe au Lait
This mellow cafe au lait recipe features milk and coffee. It is a popular choice in French cafes.
Rich Gateau Au Chocolat (That's French for...
This rich chocolate gateau recipe features semi-sweet chocolate, cocoa, and espresso powder. French chocolate cake.
The Quintessential French Lemon Tart Recipe
This easy lemon tart recipe features lemons, crème fraiche, and sweet pastry. Tarte au citron.
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.
History of French Food
Learn how political and social upheavals shaped the history of French food. French food timeline.
Dress Up Your Dinner with Sage Brown Butter...
This sage brown butter sauce recipe features butter, garlic, and sage. Sage browned butter sauce recipe.
Brioche Doughnuts Recipe
This brioche doughnut recipe features sweet, buttery dough, baked into doughnuts. Brioche doughnut recipe.
Crepes with Salted Butter Caramel Recipe
This crepes with salted butter caramel recipe features easy crepes filled with homemade salted butter caramel. Salted butter caramel crepes recipe.
Balsamic Roasted Vegetables with Herbs
This balsamic roasted vegetables recipe features herbs, vegetables, and balsamic vinegar. Balsamic roasted vegetables.
Pain au Raisin: French Pastry with Sweet Almond...
This pain au raisin recipe features classic pastry dough made with butter, flour, sugar, and milk and then baked with sweet almond filling and hydrated raisins. Pains au raisin recipe.
Try This Light Chocolate French Crepes Recipe
Try this chocolate crepes recipe for a classic French dessert. Crepe batter with chocolate.
Classic Ratatouille with Caramelized Onions and...
This ratatouille recipe is a delicious herbed vegetarian entrée from Nice, France. French vegetable stew.
Pissaladière Recipe
This pissaladière recipe features onion confit, anchovies, olives, and fresh thyme. Provencal onion tart recipe.
Deliciously Rich French Chocolate Tart
This easy chocolate tart recipe features cream, semi-sweet chocolate, and sweet pastry. Tarte au chocolat.
Watermelon Smoothie Recipe
This watermelon smoothie recipe features watermelon, lime juice, and a touch of salt. Watermelon lime smoothie 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.
Lemon Crepes Recipe
This lemon crepes recipe tastes wonderful stuffed with fresh fruit. Crepe batter with lemon.
5 Ways to Serve Ratatouille
Try these creative ratatouille serving suggestions for your next meal. Ratatouille recipes with serving suggestions.
Cornichon Pickles Recipe
This cornichon pickles recipe features cucumbers, onions, garlic, and spices. How to make cornichon pickles.
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.
What are the Basic Methods of French Cooking?
Learn about the basic cooking methods used in French kitchens.
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.
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 Chocolate Eclairs Like a French...
This chocolate éclairs recipe features basic choux pastry, vanilla pastry cream, and semisweet chocolate glaze. Eclair au chocolat.
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.
French Regional Recipes
Learn how to cook French regional recipes. French regional specialties and foods.
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.
Lavender Honey Ice Cream Recipe
Cream and honey make any recipe richer, more luscious. This lavender honey ice cream recipe features milk, cream, honey, and culinary lavender.
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.
Coffee Mousse Recipe
This coffee mousse recipe features coffee, sugar, heavy cream, and egg yolks. Mousse with coffee.
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.
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.
Basics of French Cooking
Read about the basics of French cooking and learn the key methods to cooking like an authentic French chef. How to cook French food.
Calissons Recipe
This calissons recipe features the classic Provencal flavor combination of almond and fruit paste. Calissons d'Aix.
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.
Classic Crepes Suzette with Grand Marnier Syrup
This easy crepes Suzette recipe features orange crepes with a buttery orange sauce. Original crepes suzette recipe.
Simple Flemish Beef Stew with Beer and Beef Stock
This hearty Flemish beef stew recipe is the Belgian national dish. Carbonnades Flamandes.
Marseille Bouillabaisse: French Fisherman's...
This bouillabaisse recipe features Mediterranean seafood, onions, garlic, saffron, potatoes, and tomatoes. Marseille bouillabaisse 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.
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.
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.
Cherry Clafouti: Traditional French Puffed...
This cherry clafouti recipe features homemade vanilla almond custard dotted with fresh dark cherries. Cherry custard cake recipe. Clafouti aux cerises.
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.
Easy French Picnic Menu
Get out into the fresh air and enjoy this authentic easy French picnic menu. French picnic recipes.
French Toast Recipe
This French toast recipe features thick slices of bread dipped in a vanilla egg custard. Pain perdu recipe. Lost bread.
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.
Gougeres Recipe
This Gougeres recipe, French cheese puffs, is a perfect appetizer course for any meal.
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.
Basic Choux Pastry Dough Recipe
This basic choux dough recipe is the basis for dozens of French pastry recipes. French pastry dough.
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?
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.
Mixed Berry Soup
This healthy mixed berry soup recipe features blueberries, strawberries, sugar, yogurt, and a touch of spice.
Roasted Asparagus Recipe
This roasted asparagus recipe features fresh asparagus, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar. Roasted asparagus with balsamic vinegar.
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.
Fondue Savoyarde Recipe
This fondue Savoyarde recipe features white wine, Comte cheese, Emmenthal cheese, Gruyere cheese, and Kirsch. French alpine fondue recipe.
Refreshing and Healthy Strawberry Water
This strawberry water recipe features fresh strawberries, or mixed berries, water, and ice. Strawberry spa water.
French Potato Salad with Dill and Olive Oil
This easy dill potato salad recipe features Yukon potatoes, olive oil, onions, and dill. French potato salad with dill.
Orangettes Recipe - Candied Orange Peel Dipped...
This orangettes recipe features homemade candied orange peel dipped in dark chocolate. Orangette recipe.
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.
Favorite French Dessert Recipes
We all have our favorite, go-to dessert recipes for different occasions. Here is a delicious collection of tradition French dessert recipes.
A French Bistro Classic: Crème au Caramel
This crème au caramel recipe features vanilla custard and homemade caramel sauce. Crème caramel 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.
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.
Make Your Own Herbes de Provence Blend
This herbes de Provence recipe, featuring oregano, thyme, savory, lavender, basil, sage, and rosemary, is very versatile and used in many French recipes.
Buckwheat Crepes Recipe
This buckwheat crepes recipe is the classic Breton crepe, made to be filled with savories. Breton crepes recipe.
Lemon Pressé Recipe
This lemon pressé recipe, made with fresh lemon juice, is a popular French beverage commonly served in cafés. Citron Pressé.
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.
Cheese Croissants Recipe
This croissant recipe features the classic pastry made with camembert cheese, butter, flour, sugar, and milk. Cheese croissant roll recipe.
Your Illustrated Guide to Making Basic French...
Learn how to make versatile French crepes.
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.
Potato Leek Soup Recipe
This potato leek soup features leeks, herbs, potatoes, and a touch of cream. Potato-leek soup recipe.
Countryside Pear Jam Recipe
This countryside pear jam recipe features pears, sugar and spices. Countryside pear preserves recipe.
Roasted Potato Salad Recipe
This roasted potato salad recipe features new potatoes, herbs, garlic, onions, and mustard. Herb roasted potato salad.
Banana Tarte Tatin Recipe
This banana tarte tatin recipe is a tropical taste sensation. Banana tarte tatin from Martinique. Banana tart recipe.
This Overnight Daube de Boeuf Provencal Recipe...
This daube de boeuf Provencal recipe features beef, vegetables, herbs, orange zest, olives, and wine. Provencal beef stew.
Rum Baba Recipe
This rum baba recipe features sweet, citrus-scented cakes soaked in vanilla rum syrup. Babas au rhum recipe.
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.
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.
Make a Hearty Country-Style Coq au Vin
Try this coq au vin recipe for a hearty dinner. Chicken stewed in wine.
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.
Almond Macaroons
This photo gallery of classic French cookie recipes features macaroons, lava stones, sables, madeleines, and palmiers. French cookies.
Host a French Cocktail Party
Learn how easy it is to throw a cocktail party with authentic French hors d’oeuvres and drinks. How to host a French cocktail party.
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.
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.
Nectarine Tart Recipe
This nectarine tart recipe features pastry, vanilla custard, and fresh nectarines. Fresh nectarine tart with custard.
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.
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.
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.
Gratin Dauphinois: Potatoes in Gruyere Cream...
This gratin Dauphinois recipe features potatoes, heavy cream, crème fraiche, and Gruyere cheese. Potatoes au gratin recipe.
Espagnole Sauce Recipe
This espagnole sauce recipe features carrots, onions, celery, beef stock, tomato puree, and seasonings. Brown sauce recipe. Sauce brune.
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.
Crisp and Chewy French Almond Macarons
This almond macarons recipe features ground almonds, sugar, and egg whites. French macaroons 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.
Almond Pastry Cream Recipe
This rich almond pastry cream recipe features milk, egg yolks, and almond extract. Crème patisserie 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.
Vanilla Sables Recipe
This vanilla sables recipe is the traditional butter cookie dough from Normandy, France. Vanilla sables cookie recipe. Vanilla butter cookie recipe.

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