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Can You Cook Like A Real French Chef?

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  1. What is a beurre blanc?
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    A butter sauce
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    Veal cooked in white wine
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    A sweet custard sauce
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    Seafood cooked in cream sauce
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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.

    A beurre blanc is a butter sauce made with reduced white wine or vinegar.
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  2. Pissaladière is usually topped with caramelized onions, olives, and what?
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    Anchovies
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    Capers
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    Tomato
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    Parmesan cheese
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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.

    Pissaladière is a pizza-like tart topped with caramelized onions, olives, and anchovies.
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  3. Pistou is basically what?
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    Cheese sauce
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    Gravy
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    Pesto
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    Pea soup
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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.

    Pistou is a pesto-like sauce made from basil, garlic, and olive oil.
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  4. A gougère is basically a fancy what?
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    French fry
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    Cheese puff
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    Waffle fry
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    Crouton
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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.

    A gougère is a pastry made from choux dough and cheese.
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  5. Salade niçoise typically has tomatoes, eggs, anchovies, and what?
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    Olives
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    Cheese
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    Red onion
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    Torn bread
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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.

    A classic salade niçoise has tomatoes, eggs, anchovies, and olives.
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  6. Bouillabaisse is a traditional French stew made from what?
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    Veal
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    Beef
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    Seafood
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    Poultry
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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.

    Bouillabaisse is a traditional seafood stew.
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  7. Macarons are made from what type of nut flour?
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    Walnut
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    Hazelnut
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    Pistachio
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    Almond
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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.

    Macarons are made with almond flour.
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  8. A palmier is sometimes called what?
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    A bear claw
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    Elephant ears
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    A lobster tail
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    Snail shells
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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.

    Palmiers are often called elephant ears due to their heart shape that resembles two large ears.
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  9. What is pot-au-feu?
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    Chocolate pudding
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    Beef stew
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    Potatoes with cheese
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    Baked custard
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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.

    Pot-au-feu is a typical French stew made from inexpensive cuts of meat.
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  10. What is aligot?
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    Braised veal
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    Cooked snails
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    A type of French wine
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    Cheesy mashed potatoes
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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.

    Aligot is cheesy mashed potatoes.
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  11. Pain au chocolat refers to what?
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    A chocolate pastry
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    Melted chocolate
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    Chocolate pudding
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    A brick of chocolate used in baking
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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.

    Pain au chocolate is a pastry filled with chocolate.
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