Snack Time

4 French Recipes for Snack Time

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.Gougères (Cheese Puffs) by Roland Passot
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1. Gougères (Cheese Puffs)
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These hot and crispy cheese-filled pastry puffs are a must for your next cocktail party. Chef Roland Passot, Owner of La Folie Restaurant in San Francisco and his Chef De Cuisine, Michael Hung, show you how to prepare this typical French finger food. Paired with wine these savory nibbles will have you hooked but be forewarned, you won't be able to stop at just one! For more, see Chef Roland's Profile page where you'll find all his Grokker Premium videos on French Cuisine.
2. French Fusion Scallops
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Lemongrass, ginger and shallots create the base for this Asian-inspired Scallop appetizer made famous at Restaurant La Folie in San Francisco. A French and Thai fusion sauce with cilantro foam and coconut broth elevate the dish to perfection. Join the inspiring duo of Chef de Cuisine Michael Hung and Chef and Owner Roland Passot in this Grokker premium video.
3. Bacon-Wrapped Terrine with Apricot
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This recipe is for a bacon-wrapped terrine with a line of fruit running through it, it is a stunning starter. You will learn how to create your own gelatin-free pâté made from chicken liver, pork belly, and veal, with an exotic spice blend of nutmeg, allspice, juniper berries, and orange peel in this Grokker Premium video. This recipe from Chef Sam Bond can be served as an appetizer, with red currant jam and some salad leaves on the side.
4. Salad Lyonnaise
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Welcome to Michel Roux's Easy French Cooking, where he will teach you some of his favourite traditional French dishes. This hot salad originates from from the city of Lyon in the South of France. It combines the delicious bitter flavor of dandelion leaves, mixed with salty streaky bacon, and a perfectly runny poached egg, making this the perfect light, healthy lunch. So join two Michelin starred chef Michel Roux in this Grokker Premium video, and learn the secrets to great French cooking at home.
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