Shallot

5 French Recipes with Shallot

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.Provençal Rack of Lamb with Ratatouille by Michel Roux Jr.
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1. Provençal Rack of Lamb with Ratatouille
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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 wonderful rack of lamb is flavored with delicious garlic, 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.
2. Vegetarian Chickpea Cassoulet
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Who said vegetarian cooking needs to be boring? Chef Brett MacDonald shows us how to make a delicious Vegetarian Chickpea Cassoulet dish using chickpeas, hazelnuts, tomato marmalade, garlic, shallots and various spices.
3. 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.
4. Lobster Bisque
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French Lobster Bisque made easy by Michelin Award Winning Chef Roland Passot. Learn why female lobsters are better than males, and how to tell them apart. This Grokker premium video has all you need to show you how to make the perfect velvety bisque. So grab your lobster, cayenne pepper, a little bit of brandy, and cream, and join Chef and Owner of La Folie, Roland Passot as he shares his recipe for Lobster Bisque.
5. 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!
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