Road Trips

3 French Recipes for Road Trips

Drew Glover • March 17, 2015
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.How to Make Creamy Potatoes Au Gratin
1. How to Make Creamy Potatoes Au Gratin
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.
2. Make it your own - Pan Fried Duck
Pan Fried Duck
This delicious pan fried duck 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'.
3. Cinnamon-Poached Pear & Sweet Almond Tart
Pear & Almond Tart
Welcome to Michel Roux's Easy French Cooking, where he will teach you some of his favorite traditional French dishes. This delicious French dessert is packed with the flavor of cinnamon and vanilla, sweet almond cream, and a hint of rum. Join our Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux in this Grokker Premium video, and learn the secrets to making a lovely, crunchy, delicate sweet pastry with perfectly cooked pears.
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