Master French Cuisine with These Classic Recipes

1. Boeuf Bourguignon:Sear beef in bacon fat, then simmer with red wine, onions, carrots, and garlic.

1. Coq au Vin:Sauté chicken in butter, simmer with red wine, mushrooms, onions, and thyme.

1. Quiche Lorraine:Combine eggs, cream, bacon, and cheese in a pastry shell, then bake until set.

1. Ratatouille:Sauté eggplant, zucchini, bell peppers, onions, and tomatoes with garlic and herbs.

1. Bouillabaisse:Simmer fish, shellfish, tomatoes, saffron, and herbs in a rich fish stock.

1. Salade Niçoise:Arrange tuna, hard-boiled eggs, tomatoes, olives, and anchovies on a bed of lettuce.

1. Duck à l'Orange:Roast duck and serve with a sauce of orange juice, zest, and Grand Marnier.

1. Potage Parmentier:Simmer leeks, potatoes, and stock, then purée until smooth for a delicious soup.

1. Crepes Suzette:Make thin pancakes, fold and flambe them with orange, sugar, and Grand Marnier.