01 of 09
Alsace and Lorraine Recipes
From the high mountains of Alsace and Lorraine to the sun-drenched countryside of Provence, France is widely varied in culinary traditions. Learn more about the foods, ingredients, and recipes of each region.
Germany and France alternated ruling the area of Alsace-Lorraine, in northeastern France, for several centuries. Over time, Germany’s influence on traditional French dishes became apparent. Alsatians and Lorrainers have become masters of pickling, smoking meats, and packing sausages. They place a high importance on the impeccable quality of their rustic food products.
02 of 09
Cajun and Creole Recipes
Cajun and Creole recipes come from a wide swath of geography that encompasses Canada from the Gulf of Saint Lawrence in Northeastern Canada down to areas of Lousiana in the United States. A rich blended heritage of French, Spanish, African, and Caribbean cultures have contributed to flavorful Cajun and Creole food.
03 of 09
Foods of Belgium
Belgium borders northeast France and takes its cuisine from a tumultuous history of invasions and reign by the Romans, Vikings, Germans, Austrians, French, German, Spanish, and Dutch. Belgian recipes are famous for having the quality and finesse of French cuisine while being served in the big portions by which German cuisine is known.
04 of 09
Foods of Brittany
Situated at the northwestern tip of France, Brittany juts out into the sea, making seafood its prime cuisine. Recipes from Brittany are filled with fresh fish, apples, and famous buckwheat crepes.Continue to 5 of 9 below.
05 of 09
Foods of Burgundy
Recipes from Burgundy borrow heavily from its Germanic heritage. They often feature – and always complement - the world-renowned wines made in the region.
06 of 09
Foods of French Canada
Consisting mainly of Quebec and eastern Canada, French Canadian recipes combine French culinary techniques with local North American ingredients. The resulting food is deliciously homestyle with incredible French panache.
- Apple Glazed Carrots Recipe
- Blueberry Port-Style Wine Recipe
- Blueberry Wine Coulis Recipe
- Chocolate Torte with Blueberry Wine Coulis Recipe
- Cranberry Quatre Quarts Cake Recipe
- Maple Walnut Vinaigrette Recipe
- Pomegranate Cranberry Sorbet Recipe
- Pumpkin Mousse Recipe
- Roasted Maple Orange Glazed Turkey Recipe
07 of 09
Foods of Gascony and Basque Country
Food from Basque country and Gascony is traditionally hearty fare for the weathered workers of the rural, mountainous area. The wholesome, often spicy recipes come from a blended heritage of Viking invasions, and French and Spanish culture.
08 of 09
Foods of Normandy
Normandy is beautiful farm country by the sea. The resulting cuisine is rich with dairy products, orchard fruit, and fresh-from-the-water seafood.Continue to 9 of 9 below.
09 of 09
Foods of Provence
Recipes from Provence are full of fresh fruits and vegetables thanks to the temperate, sunny climate and carefully tended farmland.