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4 Not so Fancy But Equally Delicious French Recipes

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4 Not so Fancy But Equally Delicious French Recipes
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French cooking is not all about gourmet cuisine. In fact many French cuisine recipes have peasant roots and are an ideal way to cook tasty inexpensive fare with some French flair.

We have selected four, not so fancy, but simply delicious French classics perfectly suited to a hearty dinner on a brisk winter’s day or even for entertaining.

From coq au vin to cassoulet, these are robust French cuisine recipes, simple to make, packed with flavour, plentiful and definite crowd pleasers.

Bon appetit!


This famous winter dish hails from the South Western French city of Toulouse. Combining slow cooked beans, pork skin and sausages the famous french dish will satisfy the heartiest of appetites.


It has been suggested that this unusual chicken casserole was enjoyed by Napoleon after the battle of Marengo. The chicken is topped off with prawns and a fried egg.

Coq Au Vin

This classic French casserole of chicken, shallots, carrots and red wine is packed with flavour and great for dinner party entertaining.


This Provencale dish elevates simple salted cod and potatoes to new heights. As simple as it is satisfying set in a silky sauce and topped off with a gratin this is an inexpensive and delicious way to enjoy fish.


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