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Bonjour! The French cuisine has been considered gourmet for centuries. Each dish is created with time, love, and a lot of patience. In the preparation of each plate, French chefs use pinpoint accuracy to subtly balance the flavors between dishes. Known for more than simply bouillabaisse, escargot, and fondue, France holds the key to many mouthwatering dishes.

  • A Slice of Flammekueche

    Traditional Flammekueche (Tarte Flambée)

    Tuesday, 27th February 2018Tyler

    Flammekueche (in Alsatian, tarte flambée in French, and flammkuchen in German) literally translates to “flame cake.” Flammekueche is probably one of the most bizarre pizza-esk dish you’ll ever come across. I mean, just look at the wide variety of names! But, “a rose by any other name would smell as sweet” (William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet). How the name came about is beyond me. I Googled around and couldn’t find anything definitive. But, if you know its history please let me know! I’d really like to find out! What I can tell you about the history of flammekueche has been pieced together from tons of web browsing! Tarte flambée was originally a peasant’s dish (interesting how the poor man’s dishes are so popular nowadays). Farmers from Alsace, Baden or the Palatinate would…

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  • A French Salade Landaise Recipe

    Salade Landaise

    Thursday, 22nd February 2018Tyler

    Quick shameless plug, I made salade landaise as a second course after eating poulet vallée d’Auge (French Chicken with Apples) and it went together beautifully 🙂 Honest to goodness, this is the best salad…

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  • How to Make Poulet Vallée d’Auge (Creamy French Chicken with Apples) Recipe

    Poulet Vallée d’Auge (Creamy French Chicken with Apples)

    Tuesday, 20th February 2018Tyler

    Poulet Vallée d’Auge (French chicken with apples) is the official chicken dish of Normandy. Its creamy sauce keeps the chicken moist during the entire cooking process. The flavor speaks of…

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  • The City of Brest's Best Crepes: An Easy and Quick Recipe

    The City of Brest’s Best Crepes

    Wednesday, 14th February 2018Tyler

    Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope you are celebrating today (being Valentine’s Day and the 14th day of French February) as I am with a bite of something delicious! (Crepes are…

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  • Recipe for Homemade French Onion Soup

    French Onion Soup

    Tuesday, 13th February 2018Tyler

    ‘French onion soup, that sounds wonderful!’ ← One of the first thoughts I had this morning after waking up. Well, I had to fulfill that thought! Right? I mean how often…

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  • Quick Homemade Crouton Recipe

    Quick Homemade Croutons

    Saturday, 10th February 2018Tyler

    While preparing my French onion soup recipe the other day, I decided to put croutons in my soup (tons of croutons instead of tons of cheese :). And I thought,…

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  • Poulet à la moutarde (French Chicken with Mustard Sauce) Recipe

    Poulet à la Moutarde (French Chicken with Mustard)

    Thursday, 8th February 2018Tyler

    Poulet à la moutarde (French chicken with mustard sauce) is by far one of the most delicious meals I’ve had the privilege to have in the past week. When I first…

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  • How to Make Homemade Sourdough Croissants, A Delicious Recipe

    Homemade Sourdough Croissants

    Tuesday, 6th February 2018Tyler

    Happy French February! Today I was inspired to make these homemade sourdough croissants. I hope you like them! It’s a funny story about why I decided to make them… BUT…

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  • How to Make Homemade Cream of Fennel Soup, Recipe

    Cream of Fennel Soup

    Thursday, 1st February 2018Tyler

    Hey! Welcome to the first ever French February! To kick off this annual celebration, we’ll take a big hearty scoop of Cream of Fennel Soup. Now, this stuff is amazing.…

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  • A French Pissaladiere Recipe

    French Pissaladiere

    Thursday, 18th January 2018Tyler

    Yesterday, my brother got engaged! It was really exciting! He asked me to be chauffeur (he wanted a limo-like ride in my Grandpa Car – 1994 Lincoln Town Car), cameraman,…

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