French food is renowned globally for its flavor and finesse. Traditional French recipes rely entirely on simple combinations that enhance the natural and rich flavors of the ingredients. French chefs have earned international acclaim for transforming French cuisine into haute cuisine which has influenced the gastronomic scene all over the world in a massive manner. Anybody stepping into mastering French cuisine must begin experimentation with diverse wines and cheeses. France is renowned for some of the best cheeses and wine. Many recipes are surprisingly easy to make and not as hard as you think. Here are some French dishes that I cherish that have been accepted universally as a part of national cuisine.
The word souffle is derived from a French word which means to puff or breathe. It is a baked egg dish and it origin can be traced back to early eighth century. Chocolate souffle is eaten as a sweet or savory in France and it is easily found on dessert menus worldwide. The crispy chocolate crust features creamy chocolate center and crust which makes this dessert a sweet surprise.
Flamiche means cake in Flemish and this dish originated in Northern France. It is a puff pastry crust which is filled with vegetables and cheese and resembles a quiche. The French filling comprises of cream and leek. You can add sauted smoked bacon for a delightful twist. Here is my recipe for creating some mouth-watering Flamiche.