French Cuisine

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French Ingredients

The inventors of fancy ‘Haute Cuisine’ but also home to wonderfully rustic country cooking. Tends to focus on fancy time, consuming techniques and sauces rather than simplicity.

  • garlic
  • butter
  • anchovies
  • foie gras
  • tarragon
  • red & white wine
  • mushrooms
  • lentils
  • cheese, cheese, cheese!
  • baguettes, crusty bread
  • croissants
  • prunes
  • dark chocolate

Instant ‘French’: Toss in some garlic, loads of sweet butter and a splash or two of wine.

French Flavour Combinations

  • Beets & Goats Cheese
  • Mushrooms & Thyme
  • Butter & Garlic
  • Anything & Garlic
  • Lemon & Butter
  • Chicken & Red Wine
  • Beef & Red Wine
  • Blue Cheese & Pear
  • Chocolate & Hazelnut

French Books + Resources

  • Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child
  • Tasting Paris by Clotilde Doussoulier
  • French Bistro by Bertrand Auboyneau
  • The Little Paris Kitchen by Rachel Khoo
  • Chocolate & Zucchini Blog
  • A Year in Paris by Janice MacLeod
  • How to Be Parisian by Sophie Mas et al.
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