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The French have been synonymous with great cuisine for decades if not centuries. Learn why they have this reputation with a little history on the Cordon Bleu or a look at the history of French cheese. We have links to the history and culture of France, French food references such as the French Food Dictionary, information on French cheeses, and tons of French recipes. Have fun exploring our section on French cuisine.
The History of French Food
Historical Origins of French Cuisine
This article gives an overview of the culinary arts as they have evolved in France.
Source: Paul V. Hartman
A Brief History of The Cordon Bleu
Learn about this world-famous cooking school founded in 1896 by Charles Driessens. Over the years the Cordon Bleu has become known for their 5-star chefs and their amazing recipes.
A History of Le Cordon Bleu
The name Cordon Bleu meaning blue ribbon, is rich in history and heritage. It has been synonymous with excellence since the 16th century when King Henry III of France created the l'Ordre des Chevaliers du Saint Esprit or Order of the Knights of the Holy Spirit in 1578.
Source: Culinary Arts Schools Worldwide
Heres a brief overview of the French and their cuisine.
Source: Diners Digest
Culture of French Food
This overview of the French and their culture as it revolves around food is an excellent look at both everyday life, and historical influences on cooking in France.
Source: French Property, Services, and Information Ltd.
A look at French cooking today and an explanation of some of the common ingredients used in French cuisine.
French Food References
French Menu/Food Glossary
Do you want to know what agneau de lait means? This glossary will make it easy as pie to navigate your way through french menus and recipes.
Source: slowtravel France
French Food Dictionary
Look up foods in English or French and learn their correct counterpart in the alternate language. Special mini dictionaries on Seafood, Vegetarian Dishes, Herbs, Recipes and Special Dishes make it a snap to learn more about the foods of France.
Source: France Beyond
Cows milk cheeses, ewes milk cheeses and goats milk cheeses... this site has them all with excellent explanations and images. This is an excellent resource for any French cheese lovers.
A-Z French Cheese
With over 500 French cheeses available in a delicious range of flavours - from the very mild to the quite powerful - there's an almost endless variety to choose from. ... French cheeses may be the ultimate quick food and the key ingredient to transform your quick recipe into a feast, but they take time and care to make. Although modern technology is used throughout France to produce cheese, French cheese makers have retained their skills and craft.
Bastille Day Recipes
Explore French cuisine on this special French holiday celebrated on July 14th, or forget the holiday and just celebrate with French cooking.
This great site gives you suggested menus and recipes to complete them. You can pick from classic, super easy, super light, express, or vegetarian menus.
Also try: French Desserts
Source: The French Food and Cook
Enjoy French Bistro-style food without all of the heavy butter and cream. Many restaurants are now offering French cuisine that is innovatively prepared with the freshest local produce, and leaving out the heavier ingredients that have traditionally been used.
2006 by Classbrain.com
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