French culinary world has been a major investor for the growth of the world of food. They have finessed how we see, cook and eat food. It is no wonder why people would prefer to go there, especially chefs and foodies just to experience the heavenly goodness of French delicacies.
A crepe is essentially a pancake that went on a diet. This thin piece of heaven is perfect with anything, either sweet or savory. Countries have adopted this treat and made their own rendition. But, unfortunately, the French way of making them is the best one, making them addictive to anyone who gets to eat it
Nothing can beat the sensation you feel when you are able to see, touch, hear and smell a freshly made batch of baguette. The taste of the freshly baked bread is a whole new level and calling it as simple as normal bread should be punishable by crime.
8. Café au Lait
Traditionally served in a bowl name after the concoction, the café au lait if made in France cannot be compared to other coffee drinks. With every sip, your body feels that type of warmth you could only get when you are in love.
In some cultures, eating escargot, which is snails, can be treated as truly off putting. But France, throughout the years, has such an affinity with it that it converts critics to patrons. The best way to get your first taste is to eat them prepared with garlic and butter.
With hundred varieties of it, the fromage, French for cheese, is a unique item in its own. France has produced cheeses that could either put someone in a trance or dare them with bold flavors. Either way, French cheese is a sumptuous treat, especially with French wine.
The whole world has its own rendition of this rich fish stew. This is usually served boiling accompanied with ingredients that can be dipped or soaked in the stew. The fish is served separate to avoid overcooking it.
If you decided to go out and explore France at night, then Gaufres will be the best company for you. Similar to Belgian waffles, the streetwise treat is paired with numerous combinations of chocolate, fruits etc. It’s perfect to sweeten up a chilly night.
3. Foie Grois
A true French classic delicacy, a piece of perfectly cooked goose liver is already perfect meal itself even without so much fuss. With every bite, the rich flavor and texture will coat your mouth and bring your sense to heaven.
The first food you should try after you arrive in France, even before you check-in, is the croissant. The light, flaky, buttery baked goodness will welcome you to France with open arms.
1. Pain Au Chocolat
A croissant is good, but a croissant filled with rich, luscious and decadent chocolate is, if not better, the best. Be sure to drop by a bakery and get yourselves some before they run out.