Sodium in French Food Not rated
We will be traveling to France mid-June. I'm on a very low sodium diet, almost no salt. Is French cuisine heavily salted? Are French ...
Mirepoix Pronunciation Not rated
Question: How do I pronounce the combination celery/onion/carrot in French? Thank you.
Answer: Hi Pat,
Thanks for writing in with your question....
Chocolate in Crepes Not rated
Question: What kind of chocolate is spread in the crepes with strawberries and whipped cream at the vendors down by the Eiffel Tower?
Answer: Just ...
French Cream Style Eggs Not rated
Question: I have a French friend...and his grandmother used to make a breakfast dish.....with a white cream and scrambled eggs....I wonder if this was ...
Pineapple and French Cooking? Not rated
Question : Hi, I need an original recipe created by me and I am thinking about using a sauce with red wine and pineapple on meat. But I am not sure,...
Serving French Guests in America Not rated
Question: Hi, My husband has a young, French co-worker that just moved to the area a few weeks ago. He went to college here and I think this is his ...
Cake with Strawberries Not rated
Do you know the name of the layer cake that has sliced strawberries in it with Triple Sec liqueur and crème anglaise (I think). It has the chantilly ...
Moelleux au Chocolat Not rated
I have a question about the recipe, I thought it was delicious when I finished cooking it, but I was just curious and was wondering what region or city ...
Pan Fried Potatoes Not rated yet
Question: What is the tastiest cooking oil for pan-fried French fries?
I think in general when frying foods you don't want the oil ...
Storing Red Wine Sauce Not rated
Question: How many days ahead can I make a cabernet reduction wine sauce and can it be frozen? Thank you.
Answer: Bonjour. Thanks for visiting EFF....
Madeleines Not rated yet
Question: Why is
it when I bake my madeleines in the proper pan, the ridges never show. I really would like to see the ridges.
Response: Hi Connie,...
French Tea Time Not rated yet
Question: What do French people eat and drink for their tea time? And when is the general tea time?
Answer: Most children in France will have a ...
Table Etiquette in France Not rated
Question: Can you tell me why the French keep their hands above the table? and do not let them slip into their laps?
Answer: Hi Owen, Sorry to ...
French Snail Dish Not rated yet
Question: One time I was at a French restaurant and they served, as an appetizer, snails over puff pastry with a sauce. Do you have any idea what I ...
Fleur de Provence Not rated yet
Question: I work on an herb farm in Maryland. Recently, a customer asked if we knew what "Fleur de Provence" was. We were all baffled.
The closest ...
French Lemonade Not rated yet
Question: How do you say lemonade in French? Not Limonade , but the drink were you mix water with lemon juice and sugar?
Answer: I believe most ...
My First French Dish! Not rated
I love to cook, but have never taken a cooking course or really done anything too exciting. I now have a friend who might be going to France next year ...
Savarin Cake Not rated yet
Have you ever heard of a cake called severain? I am looking for the recipe for a friend.
Answer: Hi Sandra, Thanks for writing in with ...
French Pantry Not rated yet
What are the common ingredients that are found in hand in a French kitchen and pantry?
Answer: Hi Jessica, Thanks for stopping by and ...
Cooking With Wines Not rated yet
Question: I am a novice when it comes to cooking with wines. I was wondering if all of the alcohol is removed from a wine when it is cooked slowly ...
Bain Marie Not rated yet
cooking an egg dish in a bain marie should I preheat the bain marie before adding the egg/veggie terrine?
Answer: Unless a recipe ...
Reheat Bearnaise Sauce Not rated
Question: Good afternoon - Your wonderful Bernaise sauce requires that it is best made just before serving.
I am giving a dinner party for 14 next ...
French Breakfast Food Not rated
Question: Recently on a trip to France, I ate something for breakfast that the waitress said was sounded like "Jewel" au lait. Do you know what it ...
Baguette Sandwich Not rated yet
Question: What goes in a Parisian baguette sandwich? What is a good French cookbook to have in my library? I was thinking Mastering the Art of French ...
Replacement of Alcohol in Food Preparation Not rated
Question: Due to religious reasons, I do not take alcohol. In some of your recipes, alcohols are used such as rum, wine, beer in stews, cakes etc. What ...
Soupe de Chapelure Not rated yet
Question: I see "soupe de chapelure" in French recipes. Is this "breadcrumb soup"? Do you know where I could find a recipe for this? Or is it just another ...
Profiteroles Not rated yet
Hi. I recently had a French dessert at my French friend's house. It was something like vanilla ice cream in a bun and hot chocolate over ...
Mignardise Not rated yet
Question: I need
to find out how to spell this word properly. It means dessert served before or with the bill. migurgese?
Answer: That would ...
Poutine Not rated yet
Question: Is poutine
popular in France or only in Canada?
Answer: Hi Ryan, Thanks for writing to me with your question.
Poutine is most definitely ...
Strawberry Tarts Not rated yet
Question: My parents recently went to France. I was told to make my dad's dream dessert as his birthday present, which is a strawberry tart sold at vendors ...
Mise en Bouche Not rated yet
Question: I would love more information about the 'little something' first course of a French meal. What is served/how it is served/how it is chosen ...
French Breakfast Food Not rated
Question: What are five food items French people eat for breakfast?
Answer: Well, I hope I'm not answering your homework question, but here goes ...
Entrees for a French Meal Not rated
Question: What are some normal 'entrees' served at French family meals (say Sunday with the relatives) and how much time passes between the entree and ...
Cream Puff Shells Not rated yet
Question: How far in advance can I make cream puff shells?
I am going on a short journey and have been asked to bring an appetizer, I would like ...
French Cheesecake Not rated yet
Question: Do you have a French recipe for cheese cake? If I am correct, they are much more creamy and smooth than other types for example New York ...
Chocolate Bouillie Recipe Not rated
Question: I am looking for a chocolate bouillie recipe. Please advise me on quantities and method.
Answer: Chocolate bouillie is just a simple ...
Magnifique! Not rated yet
I was invited
for thanksgiving to have lunch with my french friend,Michele,and two of her french friends,a couple.
It was a wonderful experience,as ...
Parsnip Recipe Not rated yet
simple parsnip recipe that you may like to try. A reader wrote wondering what this vegetable is called in French.
Grow Your ...
French Snails Not rated yet
what French snails you might find on your dinner plate in the answer to a reader's question on this subject.
Question : What type of snails ...
French Cream Puff Cake - Croquembouche Not rated
This fabulous, towering French cream puff cake is called a croquembouche - as delicious as it is gorgeous. Just right for your next celebration?
Famous French Chefs Not rated
Who are some of the famous French chefs of today?
Beginning in the middle ages with Guillaume Tirel, alias Taillevent (1310 ...