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French Recipes

A collection of traditional recipes from France


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Below are some authentic French recipes for you to try. We hope you enjoy them. Don’t forget to take a look at the French Main page which gives lots of information about French food, the French Speciality Dish and the French Featured Ingredient sections.


Happy Cooking!


Key:-   Veg = Vegetarian     HT = Hot      CD = Cold      SP = Soup      HD = Starter      MC = Main Course       ACC = Accompaniment      DP = Dessert/Pudding     CBF = Cakes/Baked Fayre


Hors d'oeuvre and Soups

Fried Camembert     Veg   HT  HD  French  10mins

Escargots de Bourgogne    HT   HD   French  20mins

Cousinette     Veg   HT   SP   French   30mins

Pamplemousse au Crabe    CD   HD  French   30mins

Carrot Domes with Gruyere    Veg   HT   HD   French   45mins

Onion Soup with Wine    Veg   HT  French   45mins


Main Courses and Soups

Kidneys a la Jardiniere    HT  MC   French 30mins

Tournedos Rossini     HT   MC   French   40mins

Calamares a la Provencale    HT   French   60mins

Creamed Roquefort Quiche     Veg   HT   CD French   60mins

Grenouilles au Riz      HT  MC   French  60mins

Agneau Champvallon     HT  MC   French   70mins

Chicken with Truffles     HT   MC  French  90mins

Chicken in Muscadet    HT  MC  French   110mins

Boeuf Bourguignon     HT  MC   French   180mins plus marinating

Duck or Goose Confit       HT  CD  MC  French  130mins plus marinating and cooling

Cassoulet         HT   MC  French   4 hours plus soaking



Homemade Tapenade    CD  ACC  French  5mins

Clamart Purée     HT   ACC   French   35mins 

Topinambours en Daube    Veg   HT   ACC   French   45mins 

Potatoes a l'alsacienne   HT   ACC   French   45mins 

Aubergines a la Bordelaise   Veg   HT   ACC   French   60mins 

Lyonnaise Butter Beans   Veg   HT   ACC   French   60mins

Dauphinois Potatoes   Veg   HT   ACC   French   105mins 



Desserts and Baked Fayre

Congolais    Veg   CD  HT  DP  CBF  French  25mins

Brioches    Veg   CD   CBF   French   30mins 

Savoury Brioches      Veg HT CD CBF French 30mins

Langues de Chat    Veg   CD   CBF   French   35mins 

Pear Flan    Veg   HT   DP   French   55mins

Fresh Berry Clafoutis    Veg   HT   DP   French  60mins

Sultana and Apple Clafoutis    Veg   HT  DP  French   60mins

Profiteroles au Chocolat    Veg   CD   DP   French   65mins plus cooling

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