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Recipe for classic Salmon en Papillote

A simple to make but delish fish dish. A taste of classic French cuisine you can make in minutes. Cooking papillote, which means paper envelope, …

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Easy recipe for raclette, alpine classic

Raclette is one of those tasty dishes that’s comforting and hearty, delicious and filling, cheesy, meaty and tasty. This easy recipe for raclette is perfect …

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Recipe for French Cheese Soufflé

Le Soufflé is considered a culinary masterpiece in France. The word soufflé comes from souffler – to breathe or to puff, and this dish takes …

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How to make classic French Sole Meunière

When the great American cook Julia Child first came to France – she wasn’t a cook. She was a curious visitor keen to sample all …

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Recipe for Pissaladière

This delicious Provencal version of pizza is a firm favourite in Nice and the French Riviera.  It’s easy to make at home, is great for …

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Classic Coq au vin recipe

There’s a legend in France that the Coq au Vin recipe goes back to the Romans. The story goes that in 52 BC Julius Caesar …

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How to make Tarte Flambée – Flammekueche

Tarte flambée literally translates as ‘toasted tart or fired tart’ – but it’s not a tart, and it’s not toasted, and neither is it flambeed! …

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Easy Cassoulet recipe with chicken and sausages

In parts of the south and southwest France, people are crazy about Cassoulet. It’s a rustic and robust French country stew that typically includes white …

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How to make French Quiche Lorraine

Quiche Lorraine originated from the German “kuchen” meaning cake, and it’s the grandmother of all savoury pies. Quiche Lorraine originated in Lorraine in the north …

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French Ratatouille Tart

Fall, when the markets are overflowing with produce, is probably every cooks favourite season. This recipe, a variation of the traditional ratatouille is a delicious …

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