You must be aware of the famous quote, “There is no sincere love than the love of food.” It indeed is rightly said. The most intimating when it comes to food has to be the Haute Cuisine. The French are celebrated for the Eiffel Tower, its art galleries, cheese, wine, bread, croissants and so much more.
Not to forget, the French Cuisine is filled with flavors and has some amazing dishes stored in. Some are even well known worldwide and people tend to enjoy these with their friends and family. You might have difficulty pronouncing the name of dishes but the flavors will not compromise in any way.
The city of love will have your heart with its fine cuisine. The traditional food of France includes elementary combinations but the taste is finger-licking. Nonetheless, these dishes appear to be mouth-watering and will leave you wanting more every time. We have brought to you some in-demand and desired French dishes you should definitely try if you haven’t already. These will prove to be your unforgettable culinary experience so don’t want any more, Prendre Une bouchée!
- Croque Madame
Well, the names of certain dishes are totally captivating, like this one! You will not find a more elementary dish with such a blissful taste. This France-based dish is a sandwich made with cheese, ham, and a fried egg.
This particular dish dates back to 1960 and is adored by many across the world. With the two most fancy ingredients, ham and cheese in a crispy bread can give you a vibe of French cuisine at the comfort of your home. The bread is first dipped in beaten egg and topped with grated cheese. You can also add your favorite sauce to make it extra creamy and flavorful. To make it as classy as the French have it, you can use baked or boiled ham and Emmental or Gruyère cheese.
Some speculations believe it is called Croque Madame as the egg on top of the sandwich indicates a women’s hat. To surprise you, even more, you can also prepare another well-known dish Croque Monsieur by just removing the egg from the top.
- Gratin Dauphinois
With this dish, you can expect a luxurious mouth experience. Also known as Potatoes Dauphinois, Gratin Dauphinois has been a classic French dish and eaten around the world since its birth in 1788. As for its name, it is derived from a region of France, DauphinÃ©, a mountain-style cooking region.
Speaking of which, the ingredients in this one are again basic. This dish is a combination of potatoes soaked in garlic-infused cream, slow-cooked, and melted to perfection that is later topped with cheese and baked. It’s a delicious and super creamy dish that satisfies your taste buds immensely.
Do remember, the creaminess is what the dish is all about so don’t skip using heavy cream. The garlicky flavor is also a prime factor in this dish making it satisfactory. For French people, this dish is comfort food and a yummy proof of how French food is the least complicated.
- Coq au Vin
Coq au Vin in English means Rooster cooked with wine. Sounds strange right? Well, trust me it’s the most luscious dish you will ever have. A dish perfect for a dinner date or brunch with friends in the city of love will make you feel on top of the world.
Coq au Vin is a famous dish that originated from the Burgundy region of France and is a hearty French stew that people enjoy often. A dish with layers of flavors that requires ingredients such as chicken braised in red wine with mushrooms, crispy pancetta, and garlic if you like. You can also add vegetables of your choice.
The beauty of this one lies in the marination. When chicken is marinated in the wine, it adds ample flavor and makes it a rustic dish. A dark tang flavor with aromatic richness this one is definitely a must-have Haute dish.
- France will give you “Crepes”!
French Cuisine is incomplete without crepes. You will find this gorgeous-looking delish dish everywhere in France. Crepes originated way back in the 13th century in Brittany, France.
A super-thin pancake that comes in sweet and savory will have your heart in just a bite. What’s enthralling as these can be included as main dishes, sides, or desserts. Just like a pancake, you can make crepes with a variety of toppings starting from simple sugar, to chocolate syrup, strawberries, blueberries, and more.
Making crepes at home can be quite a task. But we believe you can only enjoy crepes while wandering the streets of Paris and taking in the view of the Eiffel Tower with your loved ones!