Top 15 Most Delicious Typical Foods in France

France is a country known for its romantic and elegant nuances, starting from tourist attractions such as the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, and Arc de Triomphe, to the fashion culture that is actually the main highlight in the world. But, there is also a French thing that is actually very interesting to be reviewed, it's the typical foods in France. Besides explaining those foods, we're also going to explain the traditional French food culture. Hmm, are you starting to be curious about what are those delicious French typical foods? Here are the top 15 most delicious typical foods in France:


Crepes - Delicious Typical Foods in France
Let's start our journey of exploring tasty French typical foods with Crepes. Basically, Crepes is the French typical thin pancake. These foods can be given any toppings such as cream, strawberries, ham, and cheese. Although these foods are now easy to find anywhere, crepes are one of the foods that must be tried when you are on vacation or just visiting France. Crepes have a delicious and edible flavor for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


Baguette - Delicious Typical Foods in France
For French people, the most delicious food is Baguette which just comes out of the oven. Baguette is one of the most popular types of French bread in the world. This bread has a long size and the texture is very crisp. The standard diameter of Baguette is approximately 5 or 6 cm. The longest Baguette can reach 1 meter. The world record of longest Baguette measures 122.40 m (401 ft 7 in)! You can read it more here. When you are in France, you will see many French people carrying this bread on various occasions. Oui!

Café au lait

Café au lait - Delicious Typical Foods in France
One of the most famous types of French coffee is Café au lait. The popularity of coffee is very high and can easily get this coffee in various cafes around the world. Café au lait is made by mixing thick black coffee with hot milk. The ratio of milk and coffee in Café au lait is 1: 1 so the taste of coffee is not too bitter.

The appearance of Café au lait is almost the same as Caffé latte, the difference is that Café au lait does not use espresso mixes but black coffee. Actually, there's an article that explains the differences between Café au lait with Cappuccino, Latte, and Machiatto. Café au lait is processed by filtering ground coffee together with chicory, a plant whose roots can be burned. After that, coffee is filtered with cotton cloth, then mixed with milk. Usually, French people drink Café au lait at breakfast.


Escargot - Delicious Typical Foods in France
Escargot is a famous French food that uses snail base ingredients. Snails may not be a delicious food for many people, but if cooked properly, snails can be cooked into a very delicious food. Do you know that snail meat is very rich in protein, vitamin B2, and contains amino acids that are good for your body? Snail meat has been widely consumed in various countries such as Japan and China, they use to cook it with ginger, vinegar, and soy sauce. Escargot is usually cooked with butter and garlic which makes it taste really good. Wanna try this cooked snail?

Click here for Escargot recipe.


Fromage - Delicious Typical Foods in France
Fromage, in French means cheese. France has hundreds of different types of cheese with different flavors. You can experiment with ordering various types of French cheese to find what really suits your taste. Cheese in France is usually served after the main course. In general, French cheese consists of hard-pressed cheese, soft cheese, and blue cheese. Usually, Fromage is enjoyed with a glass of wine so that its delicacy will be much better. Classy, isn't it?


Bouillabaisse - Delicious Typical Foods in France
Bouillabaisse is a typical French food with basic ingredients of fish served with soup. This food originally came from ancient Greece. Bouillabaisse was first consumed by anglers in Goudes, in the city of Marseille. This food is one of the most typical French food sought by fans of traditional culinary in France. Fish which is usually served separately along with rouille sauce and toast can be added to the soup so that it can add to the taste of Bouillabaisse. Wanna try to make one? Read about Bouillabaisse recipe here.


Gaufres with Fruit - Delicious Typical Foods in France
Gaufres is one of the most popular street food in France. This food is similar to Belgian waffles served with chocolate jam and powdered sugar as a topping. Gaufres prices are very affordable and easily found on the streets of various cities in France. Eating Gaufres while walking in France under the moonlight with your beloved one can be a romantic memory in your life.

Foie gras

Foie gras - Delicious Typical Foods in France
Foie gras is made from the liver of a duck or goose and is one of the most delicious foods in France ever. Foie gras may not be very popular in your country, but, this food has an important role in European culinary history and French food culture, especially in France, Bulgaria, and Hungary. Foie gras is the oldest food in Europe. Bulgarians have been cooking it since 2000 years ago. Foie gras is a food that you must try if you are in a French restaurant even though its price is quite expensive.

Pain au chocolat

Pain au chocolat - Delicious Typical Foods in France
Pain au chocolat is the next food in our most delicious typical foods in French list. If you like chocolate, butter, and croissants, Pain au chocolat is a French food that suits you. Pain au chocolat is a sweet roll bread consisting of layers of yeast dough with one or two pieces of chocolate in the middle. Pain au chocolat is made from a layered dough that is similar to a croissant. These foods are usually sold while warm from the oven and sold with croissants in various shops in France.


Croissant - Delicious Typical Foods in France
Croissants are one of the most popular French bread in the world. The word "Croissant" in French means the crescent, according to the form of this bread. Croissant bread can be obtained easily at bakeries, supermarkets, and star hotels. This type of bread is very diverse such as cheese croissants, chocolate croissants, almond croissants, and sandwich croissants. Croissants are also very easy to find in other countries, but original French croissants have a distinctive taste with very tasty butter.

Soupe à l'oignon

Soupe à l'oignon - Delicious Typical Foods in France
Soupe à l'oignon, which in French means French onion soup, is a traditional French food in the form of soup made from onions and beef broth. This food is usually served with croutons and cheese on top. Soupe à l'oignon began to be cooked since Roman times and was very popular for serving French noble families in the 18th century. The extraordinary taste of this soup arises because of the caramelization process.


Wine - Delicious Typical Foods in France
France is a country that is very rich in natural products in the form of wine so that wine production in this country is very high. In France, there are various types of wine such as red wine, white wine, and champagne. Wine is usually enjoyed with cheese and can enrich the taste of the cuisine that is being enjoyed. Wine can make your body temperature warmer in cold weather.

Boeuf Bourguignon

Boeuf Bourguignon - Delicious Typical Foods in France
Boeuf Bourguignon is a tasty traditional French food in the form of soup made from boiled beef in red wine and beef broth. This food is cooked with garlic, onions, fresh herbs, and mushrooms. Boeuf Bourguignon is one of the traditional French dishes that you must try. Wanna try to make it yourself? Follow this recipe.


Flamiche - Delicious Typical Foods in France
Flamiche is a traditional cake from Northern France near the Belgian border. Basically, Flamiche is a pie filled with cheese and vegetables. According to classic recipes in France, stuffing pies are made from leeks.

Confit de Canard

Confit de Canard (Duck feet) - Delicious Typical Foods in France
Confit de Canard is delicious French food with the main ingredients of duck feet. The process of cooking the meat can reach 36 hours. The way to cook Confit de Canard is to mix duck meat with salt, garlic, and thyme which is marinated for more than one day so the aroma can absorb into the meat. After that, duck meat is usually fried or baked until cooked. Confit de Canard is served with roasted potatoes and garlic by its side. If you're in France, you can eat Confit de Canard in here.

These delicious French typical foods are very interesting to try, before reading this article, you may not know that one of those dishes is made from a snail and duck feet, France has its own uniqueness in cuisine and culinary things. You probably should save this food list so you can eat all of them when you're in France. Au revoir!
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