French Cuisine

5 French Recipes with Beef

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.Billy P's Beef Wellington by Billy Parisi
1. Beef Wellington with Crispy Pancetta
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This is an old school traditional dish with a Grokker twist from Chef Billy Parisi. Dijon mustard and Pancetta are incorporated into the tenderest cut of beef. Amazing, flavorful 100% grass fed meat from 4505 Meats in San Francisco is made into a perfect Beef Wellington in this Grokker Premium video. Learn all about meat by watching the videos in Billy's Prime Cut series.
2. New York Strip Steak in Cognac & Fresh Pepper
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The New York Strip: it's perfectly lean with perfect fat, and has amazing marbling. This is one of the easiest and most flavorful dishes you can make when you have guests over. Chef Billy Parisi shares this delicious recipe, made with peppercorns and a Cognac sauce, in this Grokker Premium video. Watch all of Billy's videos in the Prime Cut series.
3. French Onion Soup Recipe
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Sweet onions, thyme, beef stock, sherry, crusty bread, and grated cheddar. What more can you ask for in a classic french soup?
4. Beef Bourguignon
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Watch this cooking video to see how to make one of our most popular beef bourguignon recipes. Just make sure you get two bottles of red - one for the stew, and one to serve it with! This beef bourguignon is embellished with shallots and slow cooked for loads of flavour. Use beef stewing steak for a shortcut, or dice a beef joint yourself for a special occasion. Looking for a make ahead dinner party recipe? This beef bourguignon is your answer! It tastes even better made a day ahead, so all you have to do is reheat it on the hob the day of your dinner party. Serve with salad and crusty bread, and you're sorted!
5. Pan-Fried Veal with Peppers & Tarragon Aioli
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This straightforward veal recipe is a provencal-inspiried dish, perfect for a summer lunch. The veal filet is served on a bed of caramelized bell pepper and leek in balsamic sauce, and accompanied by ailoi made with tarragon, white pepper, and caper vinegar. Grokker Premium video in the Simple and Delicious series by Chef Geoff Rigby.
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