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Salade nicoise (Nicoise salad)

Salade nicoise (Nicoise salad)

Niçoise salad is a specialty of the Cote d'Azur) region of France, originating in and named for the city of Nice. The salad or “salade” is displayed on a flat plate or platter and arranged on a bed of lettuce The vegetables are individually prepared,...

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Taboule (French Tabbouleh)

Taboule (French Tabbouleh)

Taboule is traditionally a dish from the Eastern Mediterranean, it has become one of the most popular Middle Eastern salads. In France this recipe is made with more bulgur than herbs, and the primary ingredients are bulgur, tomatoes, onions, green and...

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Salade grecque (Greek salad)

Salade grecque (Greek salad)

Greek salad is a common component of a Greek meal. In France this salad is served with lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, cucumber, black olives and feta cheese. This very healthy dish could be served as an appetizer, or as an accompaniment to a grilled meat....

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Salade de lentilles (Lentils salad)

Salade de lentilles (Lentils salad)

Lentils salad is a traditional dish simultaneously unsual and rustic, dietetic and hearty. Enjoy the french use of lentils, filling as mashed potatoes but far more virtuous. This salad is served with ham or bacon and could be dressed with a traditional...

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Quiche Lorraine

Quiche Lorraine

In French cuisine, a quiche is a baked dish that is based on a custard made from eggs and milk or cream in a pastry crust. Quiche is now a classic dish of French cuisine. Quiche actually originated in Germany, which the French later renamed Lorraine....

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Gratin Dauphinois (Potatoes au gratin)

Gratin Dauphinois (Potatoes au gratin)

The name gratin dauphinois refers to the Dauphine region of France, where this method of preparing potatoes is a specialty. The ingredients composing a typical gratin dauphinois are thinly sliced and layered potatoes and cream cooked in a buttered dish...

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Ratatouille (French vegetables stew)

Ratatouille (French vegetables stew)

Ratatouille is a traditional French Provencal stewed vegetables dish, originating from Nice, France. The full name of the dish is ratatouille nicoise. Ratatouille is usually served as a side dish, but also may be served as a meal on its own (accompanied...

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