Try your hand at classic—cassoulet, coq au vin, pot-au-feu, and a true French omelette—or not-so-traditional recipes inspired by French ingredients and methods.

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A golden brown potato pancake sits on a plate. It is round, thick, and is made up of clearly defined potato strands.
Pommes Darphin (French Potato Pancake) Recipe
A cast iron skillet full to the brim with melted and browned soft-rind cheese.
A trio of profiteroles being doused in chocolate sauce
Overhead view of a sliced gateau basque cake with a hand reaching in for a slice
Gâteau Basque
A large savory cheese souffle with someone holding a spoon of souffle above the casserole.
Savory Cheese Soufflé Recipe
Soufflé omelette on a black plate with mixed green salad on the side.
Soufflé Omelette With Cheese Recipe
French cassoulet served out of a Dutch oven and onto a plate.
Traditional French Cassoulet
Two quarter-folded filled crepes garnished with chopped herbs on a plate
Basic Crepe Batter Recipe
Béarnaise sauce being scooped out of a small cast iron pot with a wooden spoon
Foolproof Béarnaise Sauce Recipe
A plate of steak au poivre with french fries.
Classic Steak au Poivre Recipe
A bowl of moules marinières with a piece of bread in it.
The Best Moules Marinières (Sailor-Style Mussels) Recipe
Classic Mornay Sauce (Cheesy White Sauce) Recipe
Hollandaise sauce served with asparagus
Quick Immersion Blender Hollandaise Recipe
A classic French omelette on an elegant white plate.
Classic French Omelette Recipe
Re-Introducing Soubise: The Classic Three Ingredient Onion Sauce That Deserves a Comeback
Spoon pulling out a bite of cheese-topped French onion soup from red bowl.
French Onion Soup (Soupe à l'Oignon Gratinée) Recipe
How to Make Classic Duck Confit (and Give It a Koji Twist)
Duck à l'Orange
Duck à l'Orange Recipe
Overhead of a richly-golden French onion soup tarte tatin
French Onion Soup Tarte Tatin Recipe
Black Olive Tapenade With Garlic, Capers, and Anchovies Recipe
French Omelette With Cheese Recipe
A small dish of cooked basic French green lentils.
Basic French Lentils Recipe | Cook the Book
A spoonful of stretchy and richy pommes aligot
Pommes Aligot (Cheesy Mashed Potatoes) Recipe
Classic Pot-au-Feu (French Boiled Beef and Vegetables) Recipe
creamed leeks in a bowl
French in a Flash: Creamed Leeks Recipe
The Soufflé Omelette: Light, Fluffy, and Fun to Eat
French-Style Brown Butter New Potatoes Recipe
Foie Gras Torchon Recipe
Soft scrambled eggs on 6 pieces of bit sized toast
Custardy French-Style Soft Scrambled Eggs Recipe
Pistachio Frosting Recipe
A bowl of Boeuf Bourguignon and noodles next to the pot
Boeuf Bourguignon (Beef Stew With Red Wine, Mushrooms, and Bacon) Recipe
Choucroute Garnie à l'Alsacienne (Alsatian Braised Sauerkraut With Mixed Meats and Sausages) Recipe
serving up a slice of scalloped potatoes gratin
Classic Rich and Silky Potato Gratin (Scalloped Potatoes) Recipe
Charred Asparagus With Miso Béarnaise Sauce Recipe
A slice of finely-layered apple custard cake known as Gâteau invisible aux pommes
Gâteau Invisible (Invisible Apple Cake) Recipe
Close-up of yolk running out of poached egg in pool of red wine sauce with carrots, pearl onions, and bacon
Eggs en Meurette (Poached Eggs in Red Wine Sauce) Recipe
Asparagus Goes Deluxe With Miso Béarnaise
Real Bouillabaisse (Bouillabaisse Marseillaise) Recipe
Freshly baked choux pastry puffs on a parchment lined baking sheet.
How to Make Choux Pastry (Pâte à Choux) Recipe
Easy Pork Rillettes (Slow-Cooked Pork Spread) Recipe
Lavender, Lemon, and Honey Spatchcocked Roast Chicken Recipe
Pot-au-Feu: The Dish That Made Boiled Beef a French Classic
Lobster Bisque Recipe
A plate of rich coq au vin with buttered potatoes and a glass of red wine
Coq au Vin (Chicken Braised in Red Wine) Recipe
French Crepes With Spinach and Feta Recipe
Classic Mignonette Recipe
The composed green beans on a blue ceramic plate.
Haricots Verts Amandine (French-Style Green Beans With Almonds) Recipe
A plate of gougères.
Gougères (Choux Pastry Cheese Puffs) Recipe
Choron Sauce (Tomato-Spiked Béarnaise Sauce) Recipe
Artichokes à la Barigoule: A Simple French Dish With a Twisted History
Easy Pan-Roasted Chicken Breasts With White Wine and Fines Herbes Pan Sauce Recipe
Classic Tarte Flambée (Alsatian Pizza With Fresh Cheese, Onions, and Bacon) Recipe
a close-up of Potatoes Sarladaises
Potatoes Sarladaises Recipe
A bowl of parsnip puree with olive oil and sage.
French in a Flash: Parsnip Purée with Olive Oil and Sage Recipe
Sweet-Tart Duck Breasts With Fresh Cherry Sauce Recipe
Pissaladiere with onions, olives, and fresh thyme
Pissaladière Recipe
A slice of cherry clafoutis on a speckled ceramic plate on the left side of the image. On the right side is the remaining clafoutis, showing a slice has been removed.
Classic Cherry Clafoutis Recipe
Classic Artichokes à la Barigoule (French Braised Artichokes With White Wine) Recipe