October 17th, 2013 by Abbey
France is known for its culinary delights and travellers visiting the country on
cheap ferries will be spoilt for choice in terms of what they can eat and drink. Be it the Baguette with Brie or Camembert cheese, richly flavoured sausages, seafood stew sprinkled with sauces such as cream or wine, Mousse au chocolate, Croissants or steak and French fries there are many restaurants, cafes, grills, bakeries, butcher shops and wineries in every nook and corner of the country to satisfy your craving for a variety of tastes. Most French food include some really exquisite ingredients and rich flavours. Some of the must-taste French foods are -
Baguette – This is a popular variety of bread and is long skinny loaf with a crispy crust that is served with the entrée. Baguettes are a significant part of the French breakfast.
Gougères – These are cheese puffs made from choux pastry.
Crepes – This famous French pancake can be filled with anything from fruit, jams, honey and sugar to cheese, mushrooms, asparagus, ham and meats.
Blanquette de Veau – This is a famous French dish of beef cooked with vegetables like carrots and onions and served with a white cream sauce.
Cassoulet- This famous French food originated in the south west area of France. Its a slow cooked dish of white beans and various meats.
Bouillabaisse – A rich seafood stew made with olive oil and many kinds of fresh fish. A variety of herbs and spices are used to add flavour.
Ratatouille- This is a traditional vegetable dish generally served as a side dish but can also be served as a complete dish in its own.
Tartiflette – A tasty dish made with potatoes, bacon, white wine and reblochon cheese.
Salade Niçoise – This dish can be enjoyed as a main meal and made with tuna, tomatoes, peppers and anchovies, and lots of olive oil.
Chocolate Mousse – A very delicious and famous dessert made from egg and cream.
Éclair – The Éclair is a long and thin shaped delicious pastry with generous icing and is filled with cream. It’s usually topped with chocolate.