Basic recipes

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Cakes and pastries

Biscuit de Savoie sponge cake 
Génoise (Genoa sponge) Dur
  

Pastries

Almond dacquoise 
Brioche dough Dur
Buckwheat pancakes 
Choux pastry (pâte à choux) 
Coconut paste 
Marzipan (almond paste) 
Muffin dough 
Pancake batter 
Pistachio powder or paste 
Pizza dough 
Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée) Dur
Shortcrust pastry (pâte brisée) 
Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée) 
Walnut paste 
  

Aromatic preparations

Bouquet garni 
Feta in olive oil with herbs 
Herb olive oil 
Herb salad 
Pickled gherkins 
Praline 
Preserved lemons 
Vanilla sugar 
Vegetable stock 
   

Creams and foams

Almond cream or frangipane 
Apple confectioner's custard Video
Butter cream 
Chantilly cream Video
Chocolate Chantilly  
Chocolate ganache 
Confectioner's custard (Crème pâtissière, or French pastry cream) Video
Foie gras Chantilly  
Italian Meringue Dur
Lemon Confectioner's Custard Video
Lime (or lemon) curd 
Panna cotta 
Pear compote  
Pistachio cream 
Real custard sauce (crème anglaise) 
Royal icing 
Stewed apple (compote) Video
Stewed apricots 
Stewed plums 
Stewed rhubarb 
Swiss meringues 
   

Sauces

Béarnaise sauce 
Bechamel sauce 
Beurre blanc sauce 
Chocolate sauce 
Cocktail sauce 
French dressing (vinaigrette) Video
Green parsley sauce 
Hollandaise sauce Dur
How to succeed in making sabayon (syllabub) Dur
Lemon Mayonnaise 
Light herb sauce 
Marchand de vin sauce 
Mayonnaise Video
Pesto 
Rémoulade dressing 
Roquefort sauce 
Sauce Normande (for fish) 
Tapenade 
Tomato pesto 
Tomato sauce for pizzas 

Syrups and coulis

Blackcurrant coulis 
Fruit coulis (fruit purée) 
Poaching syrup 
Sugar syrup 

How to...

How to cook potato grenaille  
Vol-au-vent cases Dur
  

Work on/prepare an ingredient

Lettuce "chiffonade" 
   

Meat

Meatballs 
Sausagemeat 
  

Pasta and rice

Fresh pasta dough 
Pilau rice 
  

Gratins

Polenta 
   

Vegetables

Caramelized Onions 
Macédoine of vegetables 
Pan-fried potatoes 
Potato purée  

Confectionery

Nougatine Dur
   

Miscellanous

Caramelised walnuts 
Citrus crunch 
Clarified butter 
Poached eggs Dur
Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) purée 
Scrambled eggs (Oeufs brouillés) Dur
Toasted flaked almonds 

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