What’s even better than a classic French bechamel? When you add cheese to it and make a creamy mornay sauce instead. Super simple with a smooth, velvety texture, it’s perfect for a plethora of different serving ideas from pasta to seafood, and can even be used in baking. Learn to make this staple recipe now.
For an elegant, satisfying French meal without any fuss, this fricassee is a winner-winner chicken-= dinner. In this one-pot dish, tender chicken thighs are seared and braised in white wine, alongside earthy mushrooms and leeks. The sauce is finished with a swirl of cream, and the crowd goes wild. Get the recipe now.
Jazz up your meals with a whole new category of carb perfection. In this tian recipe, the potato sidecar becomes the star. Thin, starchy slices are tangled with savory aromatics, sprinkled with salty Pecorino cheese, and baked until bubbly. Read on to add this simple, yet impressive recipe to your repertoire.
Forget spending a ton of time building flavor – you can make the ultimate bowl of French onion soup with a little help from your Instant Pot. In a little over an hour, you’ll be sitting down to a deep, rich, and comforting bowlful, with the classic crisp and cheesy bread on top. Get the recipe now on Foodal.
A lightened up take on the French classic Coq au Vin, this Instant Pot white wine braised chicken will become your new favorite dinner, and it’s ready in under an hour. Made with hearty vegetables and a delicious sauce, it’s easy to let your pressure cooker do the difficult work for you. Get the recipe now on Foodal.
Fougasse is a beautiful French flatbread that is similar to Italian focaccia. Typically shaped and designed to look like a rustic leaf, it’s perfect served warm from the oven, torn into pieces, and eaten with oil and vinegar. Try Foodal’s version, mixed with fresh rosemary and thyme. Learn how to make it now.
Forgot about that bag of spinach in your fridge? It’s not too late to make a velvety cream of spinach soup. It’s simply flavored with onions and vegetable stock, and thickened with egg yolks, cream, and flour. With a silky finish of just a little butter, you’ll love eating your greens. Get the recipe on Foodal.
Hearty and savory, this classic stew is anything but ordinary. With our slow cooker method, you can enjoy beef bourguignon any night of the week. Paired with crusty bread and a good glass of wine, you’ll swear you’ve been transported to the French countryside. Fire up your Instant Pot and get the recipe now on Foodal.
Need something special to serve for dessert? We have the perfect recipe for you! This classic French pastry is made from a unique dough translated as “cabbage paste.” When baked, it becomes light, crispy, and airy. Filled with sweetened whipped cream, sprinkled with powdered sugar, and served with berries, it’s absolutely divine. Read more on Foodal to get this heavenly party treat.
Learn to make the classic French dessert, a super creamy creme brulee with a perfectly caramelized sugar topping. Our vanilla bean recipe is simple, but there are plenty of ways to mix up the flavors. From dark chocolate to coffee and earl grey tea, the options are nearly limitless. Get the recipe now on Foodal and give it a try at home!
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!
Anyone can shape their own baguettes at home. With just a few quick steps, you can have this iconic French loaf on your dinner table tonight! Serve with a steaming hot pot of soup or alongside a cheese board. Whether using sourdough or a dough made with fast rising yeast, it’s simple to form the long, thin loaf. Read more now on Foodal!