More than just the city of love

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France is renowned as one of world’s most romantic countries with Paris in particular take the number one spot. However, France is also well known for its fabulous food. Everything from patisseries items to the delights of the deli counter and seafood recipes that make your mouth water. France is home to some of the worlds most famous chefs and restaurants which is no great surprise given their passion for food. The restaurant kitchens are beautiful things to behold with the hustle and bustle of activity, the amazing aromas and of course most up to date equipment – as a quick aside if you are looking into stepping foot into the world of food then you need to spend time researching your equipment, whether you are looking for a commercial 4 burner gas oven or other similar appliance you should definitely check out https://www.247cateringsupplies.co.uk/catering-appliances/commercial-ovens-and-ranges/commercial-ranges/lincat-slr6-silverlink-600-4-burner-gas-range-oven

Back to France, what are some of the top loved restaurant dishes in France?

  • Up on the list has to be Les Moules-frites which adorns the menus of many brassieres across France. This Mussels and fries dishes are especially popular in the north and north west areas of the country.
  • A classic French dish which has become just as popular in the UK during the winter as it is in France is that of Le Boeuf Bourguignon – or Beef Burgundy. Beef steak is braised in Burgundy red wine and is served along with its rich gravy with a variety of sides including vegetables, dumplings and mashed potatoes.
  • Coquilles Saint-Jacques is a beautifully created and presented dish. Scallops are served inside their original (carefully cleaned of course) shell. They are poached in a white wine sauce and are usual placed on a layer of mushroom puree.

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  • Salade Lyonnais comes from the Lyon region and is definitely a salad dish to try in the summer months. Tomato, smoked bacon, an egg and crispy crotons are layered on top of leaves of curly lettuce. It certainly beats a bit of lettuce in a bowl!
  • Soupe a L’oignon or to you and I French Onion Soup. For us in the UK we tend to serve this soup straight from a tin into a bowl maybe with a bit of crusty bread on the side. In France this classic dish of a meaty broth enhanced with the flavour of onions in served in a bowl topped with melted grated cheese and large crispy croutons.

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So, now we have made your mouth water, what dish do you fancy trying?


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