French Cooking Academy: 100 Essential Recipes for the Home Cook (Hardcover)

French Cooking Academy: 100 Essential Recipes for the Home Cook By Stephane Nguyen, Kate Blenkiron Cover Image

French Cooking Academy: 100 Essential Recipes for the Home Cook (Hardcover)


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Discover the Best Culinary Delights of France

With 100 showstopping recipes, Stephane Nguyen takes you on a tour of the best France has to offer, prepared in the simplest way possible. Filled with all the sweet and savory classics you’ve always wanted to make, as well as some lesser-known regional delicacies, this book will be your guide to mastering classic French cuisine. Through helpful tips on efficient mise en place and tried-and-true culinary techniques aimed at budding home cooks, Stephane shows you that delicious food can be accessible to all and that French cooking doesn’t have to be difficult.

The recipes are presented in an authentic bistro-style menu, with dishes ranging from small bites and appetizers all the way to delectable mains—and let us not forget the legendary French desserts. Ideal for gatherings and even weeknight meals, feature recipes include:

Creamy Ham and Cheese Feuilleté
French Onion Soup with Port W ine
Slow Cooked Beef in Dark Belgian Beer
Steak au Poivre
Braised Chicken in Tarragon Sauce
Normandy Apple Tart with Calvados
Petit Raspberry Mille-Feuille

French cooking will be a breeze with this mouthwatering variety of recipes that are guaranteed to elevate every culinary experience.

Stephane is an acclaimed French cooking instructor who, together with partner Kate, founded the French Cooking Academy, a YouTube channel, online resource on French cuisine and cooking school for beginners. French Cooking Academy has been featured in France-Ameriques, enRoute and My French Country Home Magazine. Stephane and Kate live in regional Victoria, Australia.
Product Details ISBN: 9781645679790
ISBN-10: 1645679799
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Publication Date: November 21st, 2023
Pages: 224
Language: English

“Stephane Nguyen excels at sharing his great knowledge of traditional French cuisine on YouTube and online. We can now rejoice with the publishing of his first cookbook full of delicious and simple dishes. Bravo Stephane!”
—Gabriel Gaté, French celebrity chef and author

“For anyone interested in French cuisine, French Cooking Academy is the perfect place to start. This handy reference book will guide you to culinary success!”
—David Lebovitz, author of My Paris Kitchen and Drinking French

“Stephane brings a fresh approach to traditional French cuisine. Written with knowledge, love and huge enthusiasm, this approachable book opens up the world of traditional French cuisine.”
—Belinda Jeffery, author and award-winning TV food presenter

“Unpretentious, inspired and invigorating, this is exactly what many of us have been waiting for in a French cookbook for home cooks.”
—Nellie Kerrison, founder of Relish Mama and author of the Relish Mama cookbooks

“We found these classical French recipes perfect for hosting your next gathering with family and friends. They’re easy to follow along, with great tips and advice! We highly recommend it.”
—Ryan and Kirstyn Sessions, founders of Two-hatted restaurant Fen

French Cooking Academy is a must-have cookbook for anyone who wants to enjoy French cuisine without feeling intimidated. With step-by-step instructions, beautiful photography, and a focus on accessible ingredients, this cookbook is perfect for both beginner and experienced cooks who want to bring a taste of France into their homes.”
—Betty Hung, author of French Pastry 101 and owner of Beaucoup Bakery

“Stephane and Kate have created a must-have cookbook filled with amazing recipes, photographs, and most importantly, their passion for food and the art of making it special.”
—Chef Mark Perlioni and Angela Persicke authors of Mangiamo and creators of Cooking with Wine

"If no-fuss delicious French cooking is what you are looking for, this book is perfect for you! The recipes are utterly delicious, well photographed, with well-written straightforward instructions. I particularly loved the tips on variations and prep sprinkled throughout like a well seasoned dish. The mise en place section for each recipe gives great advice for tools needed for the recipe and things you can do in advance to make it even easier. I can't wait to dive in more and make absolutely everything! BRAVO!"
—Molly Wilkinson, author of French Pastry Made Simple

"French Cooking Academy yields some of the best classic French recipes that you'll return to over and over again. Along with accessible directions, the recipes cover useful tips and tricks that'll also take your cooking skills to new heights."
—Audrey Le Goff, author of Rustic French Cooking Made Easy