Recipes from France invoke thoughts of Haute Cuisine, dishes which grace the tables of some of the best hotels in the world, but the everyday French dishes are equally delicious and well worth trying. Full of flavour, there is a wealth of dishes to try out at home whether they are starters, main meals or deserts. France is a huge country with a long coast-line producing many fish dishes, forests from which we get rich meats, game, mushrooms and truffles, vast fields producing a great variety of vegetables, grains and cereals and French cuisine makes the best use of all these wonderful foods. Here we bring you a selection of recipes from France but we invite you to send in your own personal favorites to share with others.
French Starters include some of the world’s most delicious recipes which tantalize the palate and leave us waiting for more, there are delicious hearty soups and clear, light consumes, salads dressed in a wonderful variety of dressings with selections of meats, vegetables or fish and all with the unique French twist that make them so special.
France is a huge country therefore the diversity in it’s regional cuisine is also huge.In France fresh produce is very important and therefore the climate will often dictate what will be included in the regional dishes. The traditional recipes which have been handed down through generations also grace the tables of some of the best hotels in France.
Desserts in France have to be one of life’s greatest joys, either sitting in a grand hotel, a seat in the sunshine outside a small French café or a visit to a boulangerie, it is impossible to resist, or to choose which to have, the vast array of crisp, flaky pastries, chocolate filled croissants, rich, ornately decorated gateaux or creamy, light puddings.
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