French cooking has a well-deserved reputation of producing exquisite flavors, with delightful sauces, puffy pastries, and rich ingredients. But it doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming. Join us for a look at some of the basic techniques that will help you to save time in the kitchen – they’re simple to learn and easy to apply for delicious meals any night of the week!
French crepes provide a satisfying meal any time of the day. Making crepes is easy, and you can change it up by trying out different fillings to make both savory and sweet variations. Get the recipe here!
For those not in the know, crème brûlée is a French vanilla custard dessert, topped with a crispy caramelized sugar crust. Want to know how to make your own simple version? It’s not that hard. By using a kitchen torch, this dish can be made by anybody. Read our easy-to-follow instructions, and make your own now.
This hearty fisherman’s stew is fragrant and sumptuous, with the rich, garlicky overtones of its Mediterranean roots – an ideal combination of fish, shellfish and root vegetables including oysters, mussels, and shrimp as well as lobster. Read more now.
Looking for a great French inspired cheese soufflé recipe? Look no further than this one. Light and flaky and can be made in either individual ramekins or in a large serving dish, these will definitely satisfy your Parisian cravings.
Escargot is often served as an appetizer in Spain & France and it is easy to make at home. Butter and fresh herbs serve to make this a tasty dish. A simple recipe for Escargots de Bourgogne is included. Learn more about preparing these tasty shelled invertebrates now.
If you are searching for a wonderful and special pastry for your upcoming special event, then take a look at this tasty recipe. Stuffed with cream and berries, cream puffs incorporate pretty much everything a fantastic dessert needs. And if you want a savory tart instead of something too sugary, the unsweetened dough allows you to use the basic ingrediants as the foundation for the perfect appetizer.
French breakfasts are normally simple as well as a bit sweet. They are truly are a fantastic way to begin your day. There is nothing that can match a piece of “Gâteau au yaourt” or homemade yogurt cake – accompanied by a piping-hot cup of café au lait. Yogurt cake is among the simplest French recipes to make and can be whipped up in a hurry.
A café au lait is a type of coffee-milk mix which is generally found in the European homes and cafes. The coffee and milk combo is traditionally French in style and preparation and is a French version of the Italian cafe latte. Read more now about how this drink is prepared.
This great French inspired salad that consists of recipes within recipes. Read our take on how to build from the basics to make a dish that tastes incredible. Separate recipes for the main salad, a potato addition, and the oil and lemon dressing.