Cottage Cheese Souffle with Raisins

Cottage Cheese Souffle With Raisins

Now there is a classy classic. Or at least it used to be classy, but it’s still classic, no matter what. Anyway, we couldn’t say no to this delicious egg-based sweet dessert inspired by the French cuisine: a puffy and creamy delight made with cottage cheese and sour cream. Topping it with raisins seemed to be the right thing to do. And let the record show that we baked it in style.

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Vanilla Coconut Macarons

Vanilla Coconut Macaroons

These sweet bites come straight from the French cuisine, but with a twist. You don’t have to use egg whites, just settle instead for whipped cream and condensed milk. Mix these with coconut flakes to get that special texture and coconutty aroma. Enrich this with vanilla flavor and lemon juice.

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Classic Eclairs

Classic Eclairs

Everybody heard about the celebrated eclairs, right? Don’t you think it’s pretty much the time to try making your own? Follow the steps to see how you make your own “choux” pastry, a must in the case of an authentic eclair. Then prepare the vanilla-flavored filling. You need mainly eggs, milk and flour to concoct these. Bon Appetit!

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Crepes Suzette

Crepes Suzette

This French sweet treat can be seen as crepes on steroids. Whoever Suzette was, this is going to be a real treat for your sweet tooth. It’s the sauce that makes this so special. The caramelized sugar gets some serious improvement by means of butter and mildly sour orange.

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Cream Puffs

Cream Puffs

Also known as “choux a la crème” or “profiterole” this comes straight from the French cuisine to enchant your sweet tooth. The simple but even tastier choux pastry will hold some classic and appetizing vanilla-flavored whipped cream and you’ll want more.

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Gruyere and Parmesan Souffle

Gruyere and Parmesan Souffle

Be it salty or sweet, the souffle has come to us from before the French Revolution. Basically, you need to prepare a nutmeg-flavored custard from flour, milk, whipped egg whites, and yolks. Make it slightly hot with paprika. Go for the cheesy tang and gooey texture with Gruyere and Parmesan.

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Coq au Vin

Coq Au Vin

Welcome to the celebrated coq au vin where it’s all about braising. First, sear the chicken legs in butter and flambé them with cognac. Cook them in wine, and flavor them with thyme, bay leaf, garlic, and tomato sauce. Enrich them with mushrooms cooked in butter.

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Confit de Canard

Confit De Canard

This will take some time to prepare a la carte so, be prepared. It’s mainly about getting the duck meat ready by flavoring it with thyme, garlic, shallot, and plenty of salt, then refrigerating for 1-2 days. Then it’s all about slow cooking in duck fat. Serve the savory tender meat with some veggies on the side.

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Halibut Meuniere

Halibut Meuniere

Be ready for a paragon of fast and simple cooking. In fact, the “meuniere” part of the name amounts to this same idea within French cooking. We do this here with halibut. Further, enrich the taste of fried fish by serving it with lemon and parsley. Got 10 minutes?

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