French recipes

    Want authentic recipes from France or regional delights from Provence? Looking for a recipe for coq au vin or a rich beef bourguignon, choux pastry, brioche, French apple tart, clafoutis, crème caramel or nicoise salad? We have all these and more.

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    8 reviews
     
    25min

    These are pretty unhealthy, but they're very rich and delicious...So, indulge in one (or two) and don't feel too bad about it;) If you plan on eating these with savoury food, neglect the sugar - it's just too much.

    Recipe by: plum

     
    190 reviews
     
    30min

    Have a go at making these classic French scallop-shaped cakes. They're like a cross between a biscuit and a cake. If you can't find a madeleine mould you can try baking them in mini-muffin pans. Great for gifts, Christmas, Easter or any time that calls for a small, cute cake!

    Recipe by: Judy Farris

     
    22 reviews
     
    40min

    For a gourmet meal this is very easy to prepare. Leftovers reheat well the next day too! Instead of using fresh prawns like the recipe originally called (took too long the first time I did it) we now use frozen, raw, peeled and it tastes the exact same, but with 1/4 of the time! This is great over rice and served with French bread.

    Recipe by: MICHELLE_F

     
    1888 reviews
     
    30min

    Prawns cooked in butter, garlic, lemon juice and parsley are even better with the help of Dijon mustard. Serve with fresh crusty bread.

    Recipe by: Kimber

     
    1 review
     
    1hr20min

    This classic is a rich and creamy - but not too heavy - custard on a layer of caramelised sugar. The secret is long cooking (1 hour) at relatively low temperature and very careful caramelizing of the sugar! Make sure that the melted sugar doesn't burn.

    Recipe by: flor

     
    565 reviews
     
    45min

    Perfect for gluten-free treat for chocolate lovers! Serve warm with ice cream or whipped cream, or simply dusted with icing sugar. I flour the pan using cocoa powder so it won't leave white marks on the cake and keeps it totally gluten free.

    Recipe by: Shana Hillman

     
    50 reviews
     
    23min

    This is a no-fuss, easy recipe. The Hollandaise sauce is simply put together in a blender - no double boiling necessary. Serve the eggs with sauce on hot buttered English muffins or toast. Yum!

    Recipe by: INDRIANI

     
    45 reviews
     
    35min

    Eggs, fresh coriander and cream cheese ...with a bit of technique thrown in. Feel free to use any fresh herbs!

    Recipe by: jen

     
    93 reviews
     
    45min

    This a great dairy-free summer sorbet. Hope you enjoy this as much as my family does.

    Recipe by: MarylandGirl

     
    424 reviews
     
    55min

    This easy seafood quiche makes a wonderful brunch or light dinner.

    Recipe by: Christine Johnson

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