If you’re looking forward to a happy Summer spent in the garden, you’re probably already starting to give some thought to the best foods to enjoy while you soak up the sun. While it would be great to jet off to France to enjoy the best in continental foods, that’s a bit of a stretch for many, which is why it’s so fantastic to either attempt to create the ultimate in French menus yourself or find expert bakers of the best in homemade French delights. Whether you’re getting ready to cook the perfect French menu for your garden party or you’re simply looking for a breakfast with a touch of the “oh là là,” then French cuisine has never been easier to make or buy.
Perfect for the discerning taste buds
It might surprise many to find that when it comes to finding tasty French treats, you can achieve true continental cuisine very easily in the comfort of your own home. No matter what the weathers like, delicious dishes like a fresh, homemade Soupe à L’Oignon (French Onion Soup) can be easy to prepare and even simpler to add your own unique twists too, so don’t feel pressured to be exact. Perfect as a starter or a snack in itself, there’s a reason why Onion Soup is one of the most popular dishes in France!
The lighter snacks
Whether it’s for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, the French have always excelled when it comes to those lighter bites. Macarons that have been lovingly handcrafted can be quite the challenge to perfect, however, so it might be worth looking for an outlet that can make them for you. The success of expert bakers like the Bedford based boulangerie-pâtisserie Délices is already proving to many that you don’t need to travel all the way to Paris to find the best French delights. When it comes to those lighter treats like macarons, meringues, or their stand-out classics like pain aux raisins, you can trust that Géraldine and Diana of Délices have perfected the art of these taste bud treats, and you should find out more about their range of available options.
For special occasions
If you have a special event planned, deciding to have a French theme might be the best idea you’ve had in a long time. Not only does the French menu provide a wide range of options for even the fussiest of eaters, but many of the most popular menu options can also be quite easy to create yourself. For the more challenging foods, consider using those boulangerie-pâtisserie retailers that have been French trained and are experts when it comes to those trickiest of cooking tasks. From business lunches to weddings, having the right ideas about what food to serve can pay off quickly and easily, and from the best in luxurious Gâteauxs or fresh-out-of-the-oven croissants, the sheer range of options available is spectacular, and you’ll probably want to create special occasions as an excuse to eat more food!
The traditional French menu offers a wide range of wonderful and luxurious treats that will have your mouth watering before the food is even on the table. When it comes down to the basics of quality, taste is everything, and from gorgeously textured French pâtés or the dark, flavoursome coffee, one thing’s for sure: your taste buds will thank you.