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Updated on Oct 4, 2019. Posted on Jun 16, 2017

Can You Cook Like A Real French Chef?

Do you know your croissants from your canelés?

  1. What is a beurre blanc?

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    A beurre blanc is a butter sauce made with reduced white wine or vinegar.

    It's typically served with fish, but is good on just about anything. Learn how to make it here.

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  2. Pissaladière is usually topped with caramelized onions, olives, and what?

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    Pissaladière is a pizza-like tart topped with caramelized onions, olives, and anchovies.

    It derives it's name from the anchovy paste (pissala) often used to add a rich depth of flavor. Learn how to make it here.

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  3. Pistou is basically what?

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    Pistou is a pesto-like sauce made from basil, garlic, and olive oil.

    It's similar to an Italian pesto, but it's not always made with cheese and nuts. Learn how to make it here.

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  4. A gougère is basically a fancy what?

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    A gougère is a pastry made from choux dough and cheese.

    Basically, it's the fanciest cheese puff you'll ever eat! Learn how to make them here.

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  5. Salade niçoise typically has tomatoes, eggs, anchovies, and what?

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    A classic salade niçoise has tomatoes, eggs, anchovies, and olives.

    Although in the US, anchovies are often replaced by tuna. Learn how to make the classic variation here.

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  6. Bouillabaisse is a traditional French stew made from what?

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    Bouillabaisse is a traditional seafood stew.

    It's often served with rouille (a sauce made from garlic, olive oil, and bread) and is made with several types of seafood. Learn how to make it here.

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  7. Macarons are made from what type of nut flour?

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    Macarons are made with almond flour.

    Whipped egg whites are folded with powdered sugar and almond flour to create the batter. Learn how to make them here.

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  8. A palmier is sometimes called what?

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    Palmiers are often called elephant ears due to their heart shape that resembles two large ears.

    They are simple cookies made from sugared puff pastry baked into crisps. Learn how to make them here.

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  9. What is pot-au-feu?

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    Pot-au-feu is a typical French stew made from inexpensive cuts of meat.

    It's the ultimate comfort food, perfect for a cold French night. Learn how to make it here.

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  10. What is aligot?

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    Aligot is cheesy mashed potatoes.

    The CHEESIEST mashed potatoes you could ever think of (imagine half cheese, half potatoes). Learn how to make it here.

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  11. Pain au chocolat refers to what?

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    Pain au chocolate is a pastry filled with chocolate.

    Sometimes even ~drizzled~ with chocolate, too! Learn how to make them here.

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