At the center of fine dining, French cuisine is known for its beautiful preparation and presentation. If you're looking to impress your loved one or guests, the sophisticated French approach to cooking will set the mood.Jamie's Quick Potato Dauphinoise
1. Jamie's Quick Potato Dauphinoise
This super-speedy potato dauphinoise recipe is a great idea if you're short on time but still want great flavour. Creamy, cheesy and delicious. Jamie shows you his clever cheats and takes you through every step of the way.
2. Provençal Rack of Lamb with Ratatouille
Welcome to Michel Roux's Easy French Cooking, where he will teach you some of his favourite traditional French dishes. This wonderful rack of lamb is flavored with deliciousgarlic, thyme, and shallot, and is served alongside a traditional ratatouille with aubergine, courgette, red pepper, and tomato, making this the perfect sunday lunch. So join two Michelin starred chef Michel Roux in this Grokker Premium video, and learn the secrets to great French cooking at home.
3. Make it your own - Pan Fried Duck
This deliciouspan friedduck was inspired by Sage's trip to Toulouse, and uses cape gooseberries to complement the richness of the duck breast. This duck is wonderfully easy to make, and bound to impress your friends. Watch Sage Russell make classic recipes from around the world his own in this Grokker Premium video. Enjoy Sage's Make it your own series and remember to add your own inspiration, and share your photos by posting an 'I Did This'.
4. Crispy Homemade Croutons
Golden brown and crispy on the outside but slightly soft in the middle, these croutons are perfect for a soup, salad or just as a mid day snack. Join our expert Sage Russell in this Grokker Premium video as he shows you the perfect tips and techniques to perfect your croutons.
5. Ratatouille and Tapenade Chicken
Olives, parmesan, basil, tomato and Mediteranean vegetables... classic flavours that work so well together. Add that to some chicken with an olive tapenade, and you're on to a winner!This colourful dish will excite your tastebuds and is surprisingly easy to make, cutting back on stacks of washing up.
6. Cherry Galette
Why am I calling this a cherry folditup, and not a cherry galette, its correct culinary name? Because one sounds like something that's easy to make, and one doesn't. This is very simple and easy to make with delicious cherry!
7. Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic
Here's a simple way to turn roast chicken into a special dish: Give it a French twist. Instead of making your standard roast-chicken recipe, why not try this iconic Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic. (Yes, 40 cloves. Really!) The super-short ingredient list will give you an idea of how easy it is to make. The chicken browns beautifully and the mingling juices and the butter mellow the garlic (we like to roast it in a cast-iron skillet), making a truly impressive dish that takes almost no effort at all.
8. Ratatouille: Meatless Monday Earth Day Recipe
Squash, zucchinis, bell peppers, eggplants, and tomato sauce come together in this French classic Ratatouille for a veggie packed dish. Try this recipe out for your next veggie dish.
9. Homemade Ratatouille
Sweet and delicious version of the French classic "Ratatouille". Beautiful colors with vegetables like tomatoes, eggplants, zucchini, and bell peppers. Finished off with fresh herbs for an aromatic flavor.
10. How to Make Creamy Potatoes Au Gratin
Try this creamy cheese sauce and the tender potatoes in this classic French dish combine to make a deliciously addictive experience. It's a great side dish with a roast pork loin or beef tenderloin. Add a green salad and French bread, and you have found the magic path to a man's heart. To avoid lumps in your sauce, add the milk just a little at a time as you stir the flour and butter.