French words for how food is prepared
Want to know how that meat is cooked? This handy list should be of use.
Baked with cheese and breadcrumbs
À votre goût
To your liking.
Cooked in a covered baking dish
Cooked in fat (either its own or the fat of something else)
Wrapped in pastry
Literally “enveloped in paper”, often fish is wrapped in paper and steamed; we have a delicious recipe for salmon en papillote.
Cooked with tomatoes, anchovies and olives.
À la vapeur
Keep reading to learn about the rest of the popular French menu words and phrases people often encounter…