Liyna Boucher Discusses the Origins of French Cuisine

Quality wines are staples of the French cuisine

Liyna Boucher from Vancouver, British Columbia, on French Wine

A large variety of cheeses can be traced to a rich history

Aside from wine, the French people are also known for their cheeses. The history of Roquefort, Camembert, and Brie cheese dates as far back as when the French monasteries created these delightful varieties.

Monarchy and fine living paved the way to serving French pastries and desserts

Liyna Boucher from Vancouver, British Columbia, on French Desserts

Peasant food turning into traditional food

Interestingly, French cuisine does not only borrow influences from the nobles. The traditional meal called Boeuf Bourguignon traces its roots back as a form of peasant food. As a slow-cooked beef stew, it is perfect for the cold winter months and can be served on its own or with other side dishes.

Appreciating French Cuisine: Education Through History

It’s always a wonderful thing when we educate ourselves in the history of international cuisine. Chef Liyna Boucher hopes that through these interesting aspects of traditional French food, one can have a deeper appreciation of France’s culinary history.

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Liyna Boucher

Liyna Boucher

Based out of Vancouver, British Columbia, Liyna Boucher is a successful restaurateur and French chef.