Authentic French Recipes
We will tell you all there is to know about the why’s and how’s of popular traditional French recipes.
France is divided into very distinct regions, each having a different climate and geography. The products available, and the seasons, have shaped the local foods.
Find here the very traditional French recipes, those that never changed for centuries. Simple, basic, tasty ingredients, combined in a specific way for your pleasure.
The history of the quiche is that of a small and simple dish that defies borders, the name “quiche” (or…
The gougère is a mouthful of cheese choux pastry, round and golden. The recipe is a puff pastry (butter, water,…
Flagship of the culinary heritage of Nice, SALADE NICOISE is present on the tables of restaurants in the five continents,…
We have chosen deliberately to keep the existing names of the recipes presented. While we may provide a translation, for authenticity we think it is more accurate to keep the traditional name.
We will tell you all there is to know about the why’s and how’s of the recipes. However, like in every matter, history is a subject for interpretations and controversy. If you have different opinion, please contact us and discuss them with us.
The best advice we can give is… experiment! People in the old days didn’t read cookbooks, nor had always the proper ingredients, they had to improvise sometimes.Nowadays, with such a huge selection of various kitchen accessories and appliances your experiment may lead to a new recipe discovery with your own twist. So use the past traditions to create and improve!
We have also decided to show photos of the real dish, not a studio shot with raw foods and artificial colors. Being creative with the presentation is up to each of us.