Here is an incomplete list of recipes from France featured in Chef Wars and their ingredients.

You may find more recipes at the Category Page here.

French cooking is a personal preference for Anna Wintourmelon.

Name English Name Type Tags Ingredients Description
Andouillette French Pig Intestine Sausage Meat Meaty, Earthy, Hearty Offal, Onion, Pork, Sausage, Wine This coarse-grained sausage is made with tripe, pork, onion and other seasonings. It's served with onions in a red wine sauce.
Baeckeoffe Alsatian Meat Stew Stew Winter, Meaty, Fusion Mutton, Juniper Berry, Wine, Beef, Pork Both German and French, this Alsatian dish mixes potatoes, onions and cubed meats in a casserole. It's marinated overnight in white wine and juniper berries!
Blanquette De Veau French Veal Ragout Meat Creamy, Aromatic, Earthy Veal, Celery, Cream, Onion, Carrot Blanquette is a French technique of stewing meat in stock and aromatic flavors. This dish mixes veal and cream and a mirepoix of roughly cut veggies!
Boeuf Bourguignon Beef Bourguignon Meat Earthy, Home, Meaty Beef, Mushroom, Onion, Wine, Thyme One of the most classic French stews, wine from France's Burgundy region infuses the beef with a deep, earthy flavor.
Boudin Noir Aux Pommes Blood Sausage with Apples Meat Fruity, Meaty, Hearty Apple, Blood Sausage, Potato, Butter This French blood sausage has a rich, meaty flavor and a sanguine tang. Best served with sauteed apples to cut through the richness.
Bouillabaisse Provencal Fish Soup Soup Sea, Luxury, Mediterranean Fish, Lobster, Saffron, Thyme, Mayonnaise In this classic soup, at least three kinds of fish are cooked with shellfish, herbs and vegetables. Slices of country bread with saffron-garlic mayonnaise are floated on top.
Bûche de Noël Yule Log Cake Sweet, Festive, Winter Egg, Sugar, Cream, Butter, Chocolate This Christmas dessert is enjoyed in French-speaking regions! It's a genoise or sponge cake with choco buttercream, made to resemble a Yule log!
Cassoulet French Meat and Bean Casserole Stew Meaty, Hearty, Winter Duck, Sausage, Beans, Pork, Thyme This ultra-rich, slow-cooked casserole from the south of France combines various meats with haricot blancs or white beans.
Cheese Soufflé Cake Breakfast, Luxury, Cheesy Flour, Egg, Milk, Butter, Cheese Meaning 'to breathe', souffles are lightly baked cakes invented in early 18th-century France. This savory one is made of cheese.
Chocolate Éclair Pastry Creamy, Sweet, Romantic Chocolate, Flour, Custard, Sugar In this popular pastry, choux dough is piped with luxurious chocolate custard and topped with icing.
Chocolate Soufflé Chocolate Souffle Cake Luxury, Sweet, Romantic Flour, Egg, Milk, Sugar, Chocolate Meaning 'to breathe', souffles are lightly baked cakes invented in early 18th-century France, This luscious one is made of chocolate.
Choucroute Garnie Alsatian Sausage and Sauerkraut Meat Winter, Hearty, Sour Sausage, Pork, Sauerkraut, Wine, Juniper Berry Often eaten during the winter time, this rustic Alsatian dish combines sauerkraut, sausage, charcuterie, and potatoes.
Clafoutis French Cherry Flan Dessert Cherry, Custard, Sugar, Vanilla Some say it's a flan, others, a thick crepe-like batter. Whatever it is, this delicate French cherry batter cake is a delight for the senses!
Coquilles Saint-Jacques Gratinéed Scallops Seafood Sea, Cheesy, Pub Grub Scallops, Mushroom, Wine, Cheese, Cream Scallops are poached in white wine, placed atop a purée of mushrooms, covered with a creamy cheese sauce, and finally gratinéed. Whew!
Clapassade Clapassade of Lamb Meat Earthy, Meaty, Aromatic Lamb, Honey, Olive, Anise, Onion This aromatic lamb stew originates from Montpellier, where it is cooked with licorice and honey. The taste is both sweet and savory.
Confit de Canard Duck Confit Meat Meaty, Greasy, Romantic Animal Fat, Apple, Cabbage, Duck, Wine Duck legs are cured in herb-laced salt, then roasted until crisp. Served with red cabbage braised with apple and wine.
Coq au Vin Chicken Braised in Wine Meat Hearty, Earthy, Aromatic Bacon, Chicken, Mushroom, Thyme, Wine Legends date this dish to Ancient Gaul and Julius Caesar. This French classic braises chicken in Burgundy, lardons and mushrooms.
Crème Brûlée Dessert Custard, Sugar, Vanilla In this classic French dessert, smooth, vanilla-flavored custard is contrasted with a layer of 'burnt' caramel.
Crépe Pancake Tea Time, Sweet, Summer Butter, Egg, Flour, Milk, Sugar These versatile French-style pancakes can be dressed with sweet or savory toppings, and can be enjoyed any time of day!
Crépe Suzette Pancake Fruity, Luxury, Sweet Butter, Orange, Spirit, Sugar, Flour This elevated crepe is Flambéd with sugar, butter, orange juice and Grand Marnier, until the resulting sauce is beautifully caramelized.
Croissants aux Amandes Almond Croissant Pastry Sweet, Breakfast, Nutty Flour, Butter, Milk, Sugar, Almond There's nothing better than a buttery croissant... except one that's been rebaked with frangipane and dusted with confectioner's sugar and almond slices.
Croque-madame French Ham and Cheese Sandwich with Egg Sandwich Cheesy, Luxury, Tea Time Bread, Ham, Cheese, Bechamel, Egg If Croque-monsieur is a leveled up ham and cheese sandwich, the Croque-madame is the final boss! It's Croque-monsieurr with a silky, fried egg!
Croque-monsieur French Ham and Cheese Sandwich Sandwich Cheesy, Street, Tea Time Bread, Cheese, Ham, Bechamel The French know food! This ham and cheese sandwich is made with slightly sugared brioche, then topped with bechamel and more cheese before baked!
Daube Beef Daube


Meaty, Earthy, Home

Beef, Carrot, Orange, Wine, Thyme

This earthy Provençal stew braises prime beef in red wine, vegetables and - in this variant - a bit of orange peel.
Escargot Meat Earthy, Luxury, Romantic Butter, Garlic, Parsley, Snail, Wine Land snails are cooked in garlic butter and white wine before being placed back into their shells for serving.
Flammekueche Cheese, Onion and Bacon Tart Pizza Flour, Sour Cream, Onion, Bacon, Ricotta Translated ' flame cake', this Alsatian crowd pleaser is a thin bread dough covered with white cheese, crème fraîche, onions and lardons.
Flaugnarde French Fruit Flan Dessert Fruity, Creamy, Summer Blueberry, Custard, Apple, Sugar, Pear Fruits such as apples, pears and blueberries are covered in a thick flan-like batter, then dusted with confectioner's sugar.
Foie de Veau à la Lyonnaise Veal Liver and Onions Meat Pub Grub, Meaty, Home Offal, Veal, Butter, Onion, Thyme In this hearty country dish, onions are first sweated with herbs and the caramelized. The mixture is then spooned over seared calf's liver.
Fondue Savoyarde Cheese Luxury, Cheesy, Winter Cheese, Nutmeg, Truffle, Wine, Bread A favorite in France's trendy ski resorts, this fondue combines Gruyere and a dry, Savoyard white wine. This version has been elevated with shaved black truffles.
Fraisier French Strawberry Cake Cake Fruity, Tea Time, Luxury Strawberry, Flour, Almond, Spirit, Cream in this elegant French dessert, kirsch-infused crème mousseline and fresh strawberries are sandwiched between Genoise or almond sponge cakes!
Galette Complète Galette with egg, Ham and Cheese Pancake Cheesy, Meaty, Breakfast Buckwheat, Egg, Ham, Cheese, Butter Galettes are pancakes made of buckwheat. This version includes ham, Emmental, and an egg cooked on the galette.
Galette Saucisse Sausage Galette Pancake Street, Meaty, Breakfast Buckwheat, Egg, Milk, Mustard, Sausage Galettes are pancakes made of buckwheat. This version includes a sausage wrapped inside!
Garbure French Ham and Cabbage Soup Soup Aromatic, Home, Hearty Beans, Cabbage, Ham, Stock, Thyme This hearty soup from southwestern France is loaded with vegetables, sweet Savoy cabbage, haricot blancs and smoky bacon.
Gâteau Basque Basque Cake Pastry Tea Time, Nutty, Fruity Almond, Cherry, Flour, Sugar, Vanilla This traditional tart from the Pays Basque region of France has an almond flour cake base filled with preserved cherries.
Gâteau Opera Opera Cake Cake Sweet, Luxury, Tea Time Chocolate, Flour, Sugar, Almonds, Coffee This complex almond sponge cake is soaked in coffee, layered with mocha buttercream and ganache, and glazed with tempered chocolate,
Gibassier Anise and Orange Loaf Bread Tea Time, Fruity, Aromatic Anise, Orange, Candied Fruits, Flower, Flour It's a traditional Provençal bread made with fruited olive oil and scented with anise and orange peel. Aromatic!
Gigot D'Agneau Pleureur Crying Lamb Meat Aromatic, Hearty, Meaty Garlic, Lamb, Potato, Thyme, Bay Leaf This succulent lamb recipe is cooked on a rack, and as it slowly roasts, the drippings 'weep' onto the potatoes below.
Gougères Choux Pastry with Cheese Pastry Home, Tea Time, Cheesy Flour, Cheese, Butter, Egg These airy French cheese puffs make great snacks. Th cheese is grated Gruyere or Comte, and some variants add ham, mushrooms, or nutmeg.
Gratin Dauphinois Potatoes Luxury, Cheesy, Creamy Cheese, Potato, Sour Cream, Truffle, Butter This comes from the Dauphiné region of France. It's made with thinly sliced potatoes and crème fraîche baked in a buttered dish, elevated with cheese and truffle!
Hachis Parmentier Mashed Potato and Meat Casserole Meat Meaty, Aromatic Beef, Potato, Cheese, Wine, Vinegar In this iconic dish, mashed potato is combined with diced meat and sauce Lyonnaise.
Ham and Cheese Croissant Pastry Greasy, Cheesy, Breakfast Butter, Flour, Milk, Ham, Cheese There's nothing better than a freshly-baked, buttery croissant... except one that's filled with ham and cheese!
Lamprey à la Bordelaise Seafood Aromatic, Earthy, Surf and Turf Eel, Ham, Blood, Spirit, Wine In this dish, lampreys flambéed in cognac are stewed in a wine sauce that includes the fish's own blood. Shallots and lardons are added for an earthier flavor.
Macaron Confection Sweet, Tea Time, Nutty Sugar, Almond, Egg, Butter These colorful, meringue confections are made of egg whites and ground almond, and ganache or flavored cream is sandwiched between two 'cookies'.
Madeleines Cake Sweet, Tea Time, Home Almond, Lemon, Sugar, Egg, Flour These light, tender and buttery genoise cakes are instantly recognizable from their scalloped shells.
Magret de Canard Duck with Honey Orange Meat Romantic, Fruity, Meaty Duck, Honey, Thyme, Orange,Vinegar A specialty of Bordeaux, the duck is basted in honey, thyme, orange juice and balsamic vinegar and baked for about an hour.
Mille-feuille Pastry Sweet, Romantic, Luxury Flour, Custard, Sugar, Almond Literally translated ' a thousand leaves', this classic French dessert has alternating layers of flaky puff pastry and decadent creme patisserie
Moules à la Crème Normande Mussels in Cream Seafood Creamy, Aromatic, Sea Cider, Garlic, Mussels, Parsley, Sour Cream Plump mussels are cooked in Normandy cider, garlic and cream. Mmm... so seafood-creamy!
Navarin D'Agneau Lamb Stew with Spring Vegetables Stew Summer, Aromatic, Mediterranean Carrot, Lamb, Potato, Turnip, Wine This lamb dish celebrates the spring harvest. It combines young, tender lamb with the first of the new season's baby vegetables in a light sauce.
Oeufs en Meurette Poached Eggs in Red Wine Eggs Home, Winter Egg, Wine, Bacon, Onion, Bread Sauce meurette' is one of the grand dames of French cooking - combining burgundy red wine, lardons, onions and vegetables. Eggs are poached in this concoction!
Pain au Chocolat Pastry Sweet, Breakfast, Tea Time Butter, Chocolate, Flour There's nothing better than a freshly-baked buttery croissant... except one that's filled with thin slices of chocolate!
Pan-seared Foie Gras with Figs and Port Meat Earthy, Luxury, Fruity Bread, Fig , Foie Gras, Vinegar, Wine Foie gras medallions on toast are garnished with browned figs, and drizzled with a port wine reduction sauce.
Peach Melba Dessert Fruity, Sweet, Romantic Peach, Raspberry, Ice Cream, Sugar, Almond This dessert of peaches, raspberry sauce and vanilla ice cream is so well-loved! It was invented by French Chef Auguste Escoffier to honor Aussie soprano Nellie Melba!
Piperade Basque Pepper Soup Soup Summer, Aromatic, Vegetarian Onion, Bell Pepper, Tomato, Egg, Paprika This Basque soup is prepared with tomatoes, onions, bell peppers, and piment d'Espelette.
Pissaladière Caramelized Onion Tart Pizza Mediterranean, Surf and Turf, Street Anchovy, Garlic, Olive, Onion, Flour This 'pizza' from Nice is topped with caramelized onions, garlic, olives and a pungent anchovy paste that gives the flatbread its distinct flavor.
Pot-au-feu French Beef Stew Stew Meaty, Home, Aromatic Beef, Marrow Bone, Carrot, Turnip, Thyme Literally called 'Pot on Fire', this is one of the most celebrated beef stews in France. This version includes marrow bone and crisp root vegetables.
Potée Lorraine Pork, Carrot and Turnip Stew Stew Winter, Hearty, Earthy Pork, Carrot, Turnip, Cabbage, Sausage Pork, carrots, turnips, leeks and cabbages are simmered for hours in an earthenware pot, before adding sausages and potatoes.
Poulet a la Comtoise Chicken Comtoise Meat Creamy, Aromatic, Meaty Chicken, Wine, Sour Cream, Flour , Cheese In this French dish, plump chicken is stewed in Comté cheese and Crème fraîche.
Poulet à la Provençale Chicken Provençale Meat Chicken, Bell Pepper, Wine, Tomato, Thyme In this traditional French stew, chicken is cooked with shallots, garlic, tomatoes and bathed in vermouth and herbes de Provence.
Poulet Basquaise Chicken Basquaise Meat Summer, Earthy, Fusion Bell Pepper, Chicken, Garlic, Tomato, Wine This dish comes from the Basque region is Southwestern France. It's made with a rich sauce of bell peppers, onions and tomato.
Poulet Marengo Chicken Marengo Meat Earthy, Meaty, Mediterranean Chicken, Mushroom, Onion Tomato, Wine This chicken dish was named to honor Napoleon's Battle of Marengo. It originally had eggs and crayfish, but in its present form has neither.
Poulet rôti à la provençale Roast Chicken Provencale Meat Aromatic, Hearty, Meaty Chicken, Garlic, Lemon, Onion, Thyme Chicken thighs are dusted in flour and roasted with shallots, garlic, lemon, vermouth and herbes de Provence.
Profiterole Pastry Sweet, Tea Time, Creamy Flour, Cream, Sugar, Vanilla, Chocolate In this delightful dessert, a choux pastry ball is filled with glorious cream, and garnished with chocolate sauce or caramel.
Quenelles de Brochet Pike Quenelles Seafood Sea, Aromatic, Creamy Butter, Egg, Fish, Flour, Milk Poached pike is creamed with a light egg binding put under a broiler, and served with cream sauce. The result is delicate and fragrant!
Quiche Alsacienne Onion Quiche Pastry Creamy, Breakfast, Vegetarian Flour, Egg, Milk, Cream, Onion It's a simple quiche with onions.
Quiche au Fromage Cheese Quiche Pastry Breakfast, Creamy, Cheesy Flour, CheeseEggMilkCream It's a simple quiche with lots of cheese.
Quiche aux Champignons Mushroom Quiche Pastry Earthy, Vegetarian, Breakfast Egg, Cream, Mushroom, Flour, Milk It's a simple quiche with mushrooms.
Quiche Florentine Spinach Quiche Pastry Breakfast, Creamy, Vegetarian Flour, Egg, Milk, Cream, Spinach It's a simple quiche with spinach.
Quiche Lorraine Pastry Creamy, Cheesy, Breakfast Flour, Egg, Milk, Ham, Cheese A specialty of the Lorraine region in France, this rustic quiche has a thick custard base with Gruyere and cubed lardons.
Quiche Provençal Tomato Quiche Pastry Breakfast, Vegetarian, Summer Flour, Egg, Milk, Cream, Tomato It's a simple quiche with tomatoes.
Ratatouille Vegetables Vegetarian, Home, Mediterranean Bell Pepper, Eggplant, Onion, Tomato, Thyme This Provençal stew is a specialty of Nice. Tomatoes, eggplants and garden vegetables are gently cooked over low heat.
Salade Aveyronnaise Aveyronnaise Salad Salad Cheesy, Nutty, Summer Bacon, Blue Cheese, Vinegar, Walnut, Leaf Vegetable This beautiful French Salad has bacon, walnuts and Roquefort cheese, creating a balance of nutty, savory, and creamy!
Salade Niçoise Niçoise Salad Salad Summer, Sea, Mediterranean Anchovy, Egg, Olive, Tomato, Tuna Tuna, tomatoes, hard-boiled eggs, olives, and anchovies are dressed with a light vinaigrette. No cooked vegetables are allowed!
Sole Meunière Seafood Aromatic, Sea, Summer Butter, Fish, Flour, Lemon, Parsley Dover Sole sees a classic French preparation - drizzled with a lemon and brown butter sauce to enhance the taste and texture.
Soupe à l'oignon French Onion Soup Soup Aromatic,

Hearty, Vegetarian

Bread, Cheese, Onion, Wine, Stock This timeless French soup is world-renowned - braised onions, bread, and melted cheese evoke images of Parisian avenues and brasseries.
Soupe au Pistou Provençal Vegetable Soup with Pistou Soup Summer, Aromatic, Vegetarian Basil , Garlic, Olive Oil , Tomato, Beans Pistou is a

Provençal pesto without pine nuts. This vegetable soup is made with beans, summer veggies, and pasta, with the Pistou stirred in the end.

Soupe de poisson a la rouille Fish Soup with Rouille Soup Sea, Mediterranean, Luxury Fish, Tomato, Saffron, Thyme, Mayonnaise This flavorful Provençal soup is loaded with fish, tomatoes, and herbs, then garnished with saffron and garlicky rouille.
Steak Tartare Meat Meaty, Hearty, Aromatic Beef, Onion, Capers, Egg, Worcestershire Sauce First served in French Restaurants in the 20th century, finely chopped raw beef is seasoned with onions, capers, pepper, then topped with a raw egg yolk.
Tarte Tatin French Apple Tart Pastry Sweet, Fruity, Tea Time Apple, Butter, Flour, Sugar This upside-down apple tart was invented by the Tatin sisters south of Paris. Apples are caramelized in butter and sugar then baked over golden puff pastry
Tartiflette Bacon, Potato and Reblochon Gratin Potatoes Greasy, Home, Cheesy Bacon, Cheese, Onion, Potato This potato dish comes straight out of the French Alps. Potatoes are baked with Reblochon cheese, lardons and onions, until the mixture is super creamy.
Teurgoule French Rice Pudding Dessert Winter, Creamy, Sweet Milk, Rice, Sugar, Cinnamon, Nutmeg A favorite family dish in Normandy, rice is cooked in sweetened milk and seasoned with cinnamon and nutmeg.
Tourin French Garlic Soup Soup Home, Aromatic, Healthy Garlic, Onion, Flour, Stock, Egg In this humble French soup, minced garlic is sauteed until soft and tender, then simmered with stock and drizzled with egg whites.
Truffade French Bacon and Potato Cake Potatoes Cheesy, Greasy, Home Potato, Animal Fat, Cheese, Bacon This Auvergne pancake is made with thinly sliced potatoes, tomme fraîche and lardons, then gently cooked on goose fat.