Gastronomy

Here is the best of French gastronomy and French cuisine (la cuisine Française). To taste the French gastronomy is to taste “l’art de-vivre à la française”. From Normandy to Provence, from Brittany to Alsace, passing through Burgundy, South West, or Corsica, each region of France invites you to taste their specialties and their cuisine in moments of sharing and conviviality.

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How To Make Authentic French Madeleines

One of France’s most beloved desserts! Madeleines are succulent small sponge cakes with a very distinctive shell shape.

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French Toast Recipe By The Ritz Paris Pastry Chef

Also known as “Pain Perdu” in French, this delicious recipe is easy to make and perfect for breakfast.

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The French Strawberry Tart Recipe (Tarte Aux Fraises)

Discover this delicious French dessert which combines a sandy crust with fresh strawberries arranged on a layer of pastry cream.

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The Traditional French Croque Monsieur Recipe

Discover how to cook this delicious French sandwich that can be found on almost every restaurant menu in Paris.

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The Best French Cookbooks By Actual French Chefs

Here are the best French cookbooks you can use for reference or inspiration but also for step-by-step recipes.

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Classic French Lemon Tart Recipe (Tarte Au Citron)

Read on to recreate this utterly iconic French dessert.

french peasant soup recipe
Easy French Peasant Soup Recipe With Leeks & Potatoes

If you usually don’t like soups I’m sure you’re going to love this one. It’s the perfect stick-to-your-ribs cold-weather meal.

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How To Stock Your Pantry Like A True French

Read on to discover the 20 essentials French people keep in their pantry.

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Philippe Conticini’s Pain d’Épices Recipe

Read on to discover this easy and very tasteful French pain d’épices recipe.

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Cyril Lignac’s French Chocolate Truffles Recipe

Read on to discover this delicious chocolate truffles recipe.

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Christophe Michalak’s Bûche De Noël Recipe

Christmas is almost here, and in France, no Christmas meal is possible without the traditional Yule Log Cake.

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Alain Ducasse’s French Gratin Dauphinois Recipe

Here is one of my favorite recipes for the winter season: le gratin dauphinois (au gratin potatoes in English).