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Famous Food in France

Updated: Jun 21, 2021


There are many dishes that are considered part of French national cuisine today.
A meal often consists of three courses, hors d'œuvre or entrée (introductory course, sometimes soup), plat principal (main course), fromage (cheese course) or dessert, sometimes with a salad offered before the cheese or dessert.



Baguette

The French bread loaf is long and thin, mainly it is made with white wheat flour but now there are also baguettes made out of rye flour or whole wheat flour.

baguette

Brioche

Brioche is a type of bread made from egg and butter.

The bread is puffy in nature, because of using a large quantity of egg and butter.

Sometimes, brandy and sugar are also added to the mixture.

It is, usually eaten for breakfast, or as a dessert, and can also be served with a Fillet of Beef.

brioche-loaf

Croissants

Croissants are typically used for breakfast, it is a buttery, flaky, pastry.

It is made of layered yeast-leavened dough. The dough is layered with butter, rolled, and folded several times in succession.

It can be eaten filled with ham and cheese or jam.

Croissants are a common part of a continental breakfast in France.

They are now more often found in straight than curved shapes.

croissants