One of the best things about learning to speak French is the opportunity to enjoy amazing French food!
Even if you don’t have plans to travel to France anytime soon, you can still take a culinary journey in your own kitchen. These nine French cooking blogs are absolute must-follows for foodie francophiles!
Check out classic French recipes, contemporary takes on traditional flavors, and soak up a bit of French culture.
Everyday French Chef
Think you don’t have time to prepare authentic French recipes?
Think again! The Everyday French Chef can teach you how to make delicious French food without spending all day slaving in the kitchen. Written with normal working people in mind, this fabulous blog simplifies the art of cooking fine French cuisine.
We recommend: Sole Meunière
Thanks to The Everyday French Chef, you can make this classic French dish in just minutes. It’s perfect for a romantic dinner for two.
French Girl Cuisine
The author of French Girl Cuisine is Natacha Gajdoczki, a French girl living and cooking in Switzerland.
Her recipes range from quick and simple for beginning chefs to more challenging dishes for kitchen wizards. She also occasionally mixes in flavors from other neighboring European countries. One thing that all her recipes have in common is how delicious they look!
We recommend: Blueberry Tart
Cook up this fresh and beautiful dessert to impress dinner guests, or keep it for yourself.
French Revolution Food
The author of French Revolution is a native New Yorker who takes inspiration from her French mother’s cooking as well as American cuisine.
Describing her recipes as “French-American Fusion”, she shares recipes that are simple and flavorful, and always come with a fun story to set the scene.
We recommend: Summertime French Country Deviled Eggs
Chocolate and Zucchini
Looking for fresh, modern, and seasonal French recipes?
Written from her Parisian kitchen, Clotilde Dusoulier’s blog Chocolate and Zucchini is precisely what you’ve been searching for. This modern French cooking blog highlights recipes that are both simple and delicious, as well as being great for cooks at all levels.
We recommend: Raw Chocolate Hazelnut Truffles
Who doesn’t love a little sweet treat? Roll up these little truffles by hand to impress your friends or a special someone.
My French Kitchen
My French Kitchen is a beautiful, artistically done French cooking blog that encourages creativity and experimentation in the kitchen.
Based in Touraine, this blog explores traditional French flavors and is sure to inspire you to be freer and more imaginative in your cooking. Along with the beautiful food photography, My French Kitchen also often features lovely watercolor illustrations and photographs of French life.
We recommend: Carrot and Poppyseed Cupcakes
These cupcakes are fresh and sweet, and extra moist because they’re made with yogurt.
French Cooking for Dummies
Who are you calling “dummy”?!?
Actually, appreciating the fantastic ease and simplicity of these French recipes doesn’t make you a dummy at all! Based in Paris, the author of French Cooking for Dummies aims to uncomplicate classic French cooking. With her help, anyone who wishes to try their hand at French cuisine is sure to succeed.
We recommend: Warm Goat Cheese Salad
This classic French bistro salad makes a delicious lunch, taking advantage of the amazing natural flavors of goat cheese and arugula.
On Rue Tatin
Although she is based in France, the author of On Rue Tatin has a worldwide appreciation for both where food comes from and how it is prepared.
If you’re looking for French recipes that are more than just food, this is the blog for you. Explore customs and learn about the meaning of these delicious dishes.
We recommend: Strawberry Shortcake à la Française
In spring when strawberries are fresh, this classic dessert is exceptionally delicious!
The Flo Show
Looking for a globetrotting French chef?
Look no further than The Flo Show! This French native shares her internationally-inspired dishes alongside traditional French favorites. For a French spin on world cuisine, this blog simply can’t be beat.
We recommend: 2-Ingredient Chocolate Mousse
How can something this delicious and fancy have only two ingredients? You won’t believe how simple and delightful this recipe is.
The Vegan Version
In traditional French cooking, vegans have very few options among the meats, cheeses, and cream sauces that make up many French dishes.
Seeking to correct this disparity, the author of The Vegan Version is working her way through Julia Childs’ classic recipes and veganizing them. If you’re vegan, vegetarian, or just adventurous in the kitchen, you’re sure to find intriguing new takes on old French recipes.
We recommend: Bouillabaise
A vegan version of this traditional fish soup is actually possible, and not that complicated to make. You’ll be amazed by the authentic flavor!
What are some of your favorite French recipes? Share them with us in the comments below!