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Classic French Bistro Cooking

Pierre Koffmann

Classic French Bistro Cooking

Bring French brasserie cooking into your kitchen with the three-starred Michelin chef.

This course includes:

25 lessons

5.5 hours

24 recipes

What you'll learn

Join Pierre as he teaches you the fundamentals of French cuisine – just like he did Marco Pierrre White, Gordon Ramsay and many more of the world’s top chefs.

  • Create Michelin star meals at home
  • Learn to adapt recipes and get creative
  • Make your own staple sauces and stock
  • Cook fish and meat to perfection
  • Make mouth-watering desserts
  • Perfect for dinner parties

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Pierre Koffmann came to the UK from France as a young man in the early 1970s. In 1977 he opened his London restaurant, La Tante Claire, and was awarded the maximum three Michelin stars. La Tante Claire became the hub of British gastronomy and Pierre, its greatest teacher. The number of top chefs who have trained under Pierre Koffmann is truly astonishing – Gordon Ramsay, Marco Pierre White, Marcus Wareing, Bruno Loubet, Tom Kitchin, Tom Aikens, Jason Atherton, to name but a few. Pierre’s protégés have now amassed more than 20 Michelin stars between them. Who knows where his course will take you…

Lesson plan (25)

  1. 01

    Classic French Bistro Cooking Introduction


  2. 02

    Coq au vin


  3. 03

    Veal stock


  4. 04

    Chicken stock


  5. 05

    Fish stock


  6. 06

    Bordelaise sauce with fillet steak


  7. 07

    Hollandaise & bearnaise sauce


  8. 08

    Steak tartare


  9. 09

    Scallops with squid ink sauce


  10. 10

    Venison with chocolate & raspberry sauce


  11. 11

    Boiled artichokes


  12. 12

    Squid bolognese


  13. 13

    Whole baked sea bass


  14. 14

    Fish soup


  15. 15

    Quiche lorraine


  16. 16



  17. 17

    Mashed potatoes


  18. 18

    Stuffed pigs' trotters


  19. 19

    Liver & lime sauce


  20. 20

    Spring lamb stew


  21. 21

    Duck confit


  22. 22

    Confit of salmon


  23. 23

    Civet de lapin


  24. 24

    Chocolate sauce


  25. 25

    Pistachio soufflé


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