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6 French Recipes with Bay Leaf

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.Jamie's Quick Potato Dauphinoise
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1. Jamie's Quick Potato Dauphinoise
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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
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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.
3. Caesar Duck Confit Lettuce Wraps with Anchovy Cream Sauce
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French classic and deliciously cooked duck with fresh thyme, bay leaves, and garlic. Watch this video to learn a simple way to learn how to cook a caesar duck confit.
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. Best French Onion Soup Recipe
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French Onion Soup is a far cry from the Lipton onion soup packet, but it's not much harder to make. Watch as BC Hoffman and Judith Jones make delicious, deceptively easy onion soup recipes from culinary legend Julia Child and Recipe Wars favorite Tyler Florence. Learn all the tips and tricks that go into making this classic French recipe a perfect, hearty, flavorful winter comfort food and find out whose French Onion Soup Recipe was the best.
6. 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.
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