French cuisine is known for some of the most famous dishes in the world. In France, cooking is a sport! Food is one of the most important parts of French culture and society. In this workshop 3 of those famous dishes.
Chicken Chasseur; the word Chasseur is the French word for hunter. This dish was traditionally paired with game meats, and when returning from the hunt the men would gather mushrooms and fresh herbs to be used in the sauce.
Onion Soup; French onion soup is usually based on meat stock and onions, and often served gratinéed with croutons or a larger piece of bread covered with cheese floating on top. Already a long time a French favourite, it became more famous outside of France in the 1960s.
Tarte Tatin, named after the Tatin sisters who created this tart. A pastry in which the fruit, in most cases apples, is caramelised in butter and sugar before the tart is baked upside down. It originated in French Val de Loire but has spread to other countries over the years. Besides fruit, it can also be made with a savoury filling.