Elevating the Simplest of DishesA sauce is capable of changing a relatively simple dish into a culinary wonder. This is especially true in French cooking. There are numerous sauces central to the cuisine and you can learn all about them in our guides.
Master of Sauces – Georges Auguste Escoffier
Georges Auguste Escoffier (1846 – 1917) is known as the ‘master of sauces’. His love and passion for cooking and food took him to different places in his life and made him an authority on sauces. He travelled the length and breadth of…181
Vinaigrettes and Dressings Used in French Cooking
Sauces and dressings play a big role in French food. In fact, French cuisine is more than just good meals; it’s also good table manners. When you sit down to a French meal, you also have to sit down with the right outfit. For example, while…157
What are Hollandaise and Béarnaise sauces?
Hollandaise sauce and béarnaise sauce are two of the world’s most popular and delicious sauces for eggs. They both have a sweet-tart flavor that compliments delicate eggs perfectly. They go well with many different kinds of foods. You can…146
The Basic Sauces Used in French Cuisine
French cuisine is known for its amazing sauces. It is said that French chefs have developed more than 4,000 different sauces throughout history. The French have enjoyed their sauces as much as the rest of the world has. Aside from being…167
What are the Most Useful French Sauces?
Did you know that there are an impressive 243 French sauces? That’s more than two for every week of the year! But what does that mean for you? Well, that means that there’s a lot you can learn about French cuisine if you start playing around…156
Brown and White Roux Explained – The Differences and Uses
A Roux is a mixture of fat and liquid that is used in cooking to thicken sauces and soups. It also helps bind ingredients into a sauce. Brown and white Roux are two different types of Roux. These two types of Roux have different properties. They…224