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French recipe for potato soup

Great French recipe for potato soup – a  lovely classic dish and it’s so simple to make you’ll wonder why you ever bothered to buy ready …

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Beer Soup

Beer soup – another unusual soup from the Alsace region of  France.  Potage à la bierre is an authentic old recipe that you probably won’t come …

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My French Cuisine: Toasted flour soup – Potage à la farine grillée

This is a really unusual recipe straight from the French cuisine books of olden days, but very simple.  The recipe for toasted flour soup  (potage …

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Chicken with champagne sauce

Chicken with champagne sauce – sounds impressive, looks impressive and tastes fabulous – but it is actually a very simple dish to make. If you …

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French Pancake recipe

  A French pancake recipe for a Buckwheat pancake known as a galette in France and a speciality of the region of Brittany (Bretagne). Savoury pancakes made with …

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Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourgignon or Boeuf Bourgignone – this is one recipe that everyone knows perfectly reflects the cuisine of Bourgogne, better known to English speaking countries …

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Garbure

Garbure refers to a soup from Aquitaine in the south-west of France containing cabbage, pork or duck, seasonal or dried beans, a feast of vegetables …

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Flammekueche

  Flammekueche or Tarte flambée is a well-known speciality of the north of France.   It’s a thin crust pizza baked in a very hot oven made …

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French Onion Soup

A fabulously authentic, easy and traditional recipe for French onion soup or soupe a l’oignon gratinée as the French call it. This recipe was given …

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Duck a l’orange

French cuisine made its debut in America thanks in part to the famous duck a l’orange recipe.  The seared duck breast glazed with sweet orange …

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