About 3 years ago I decided to go on a journey to rediscover my country own culinary history and its world acclaimed recipes. Armed with French culinary school books and other classics like the guide culinaire from Escoffier, I started to tackle all of the essential French culinary techniques needed , in order to be able to seriously start cooking and explore the world of French cuisine. Learning french cooking is great. I have created this website as I wanted to have a central hub allowing anyone that is interested in learning French cuisine, to have easy access to my content. All of the French recipes on this website and youtube channel will bring you delicious and authentic French flavours. All of the cooking videos I make on my YouTube channel are focused on teaching the following aspect of French cuisine :.
The techniques involved are easy to master. The best thing about financiers is that the reward far outweighs the effort. These small, buttery almond cakes can be made in a pinch and stored overnight in an airtight container. This three-step recipe will have you whipping up steamed mussels in no time. This particular recipe calls for a fried egg and smoked prosciutto, which complements the acidity in the vinaigrette.
French cuisine is a style of cooking derived from the nation of France. It evolved through centuries of social and political change. The Middle Ages heralded in lavish banquets among the upper classes with ornate, heavily seasoned food while the era of the French Revolution saw a move toward fewer spices and a more liberal use of herbs. French cuisine was more fully developed in the late nineteenth century by Georges Auguste Escoffier and became what is now referred to as haute cuisine.
French cuisine is widely held to be the best, most refined food in the world. However, their culinary renown isn't surprising, as the French have spent more than years promoting their grande cuisine -- the first cuisine to focus on the pleasure of eating instead of consumption for nutritional necessity. After the French Revolution, the French middle class, or bourgeoisie, used this radical notion of eating for enjoyment to differentiate themselves from the former aristocracy's focus on presentation over flavor. The world's first restaurants opened in Paris in support of the grande cuisine [source: Kiple ]. Not all French cooking adheres to the mandates of the prestigious grande cuisine, and each region has various culinary tastes and specialties that are celebrated in their own right.