Delight Your Senses with the French Cuisine

France has always been a major attraction point for tourists all around the world. Amazing landscapes, the eternal ‘City of Love’- Paris, designer shops and famous perfumes, plus a sinfully delicious cuisine. All this has made France a welcoming travel destination.

French people know how to exploit their talents. And if they’re good at one thing then food is their specialty. Internationally known for their decadent and extravagant dishes, French chefs are constantly inventing and reinventing food that can make you mouth water instantly.

Considered to be one of the most romantic cuisine in the entire world with dishes that delight your aphrodisiac senses, the French gastronomy has some hot spot foods that can’t be left out when travelling to France. If you’re planning to spend some time in France in the near future, look for accommodation especially in the regions that are famous for their cuisine. If you have timeshare ownership obligations, services like Right Choice Transfer can help you get rid of your stress in no time.

You’ll find below the top 5 specialties that will literally melt in your mouth leaving you with some extra pounds of happiness.

Local cheeses

Well, France is indeed famous for its cheese. Some people say there is a kind of cheese for each day of the year; regardless of their opinions, France is a master of cheese and their taste is unique! The variations of cheese flavor and textures are so wide that it will take you a lifetime to get to know all of them! Don’t loose faith, try to taste as much cheese as you can and it’s better to ask the locals for explanations. They can guide you through the world of cheese! Brie has a creamy taste and a subtle nutty flavor, while Camembert, the Normandy’s pride, is made from cow milk and is best served at room temperature because of its creamy texture. Another amazing cheese is Roquefort, world’s finest blue cheese. It’s cultivated with a special fungus and left to mature, which gives it a strong flavor.

French cheese ( creative commons)

French cheese ( creative commons)


Another famous French dish is chouquettes. This crispy snack is very similar to cream puffs, kind of a light dough, hollow inside with extra sugar encrusted on top. The taste fills your heart with joy and keeps away hunger between meals.


Bouillabaisse is a very common dish in Provence, usually served with a slice of bread or baguette on the side. It is made from a combination of tomatoes, onions and saffron spiced with lots of herbs like thyme and sage that enhance the flavours of seafood and fish. Marseille is actually well known for its divine bouillabaisse.

Boudin Noir

Boudin Noir with Caramelized Apples and Sauerkraut

Boudin Noir with Caramelized Apples and Sauerkraut

Boudin Noir is a delicious product of France’s culinary traditions. It’s made from pork fat and pig’s blood. This black sausage is best served with mashed potatoes and a seasoned salad. Boudin Noir is best tested in Normandy and if you really want to get a genuine taste of this fascinating dish then you should make an appearance at the Black Pudding Festival, in Morgane-au-Perch in March.

Apple Tart from Normandy

And of course, can’t skip the dessert. Tarte Normande or apple tart is a specialty in Normandy, made of sweet pastry dough filled with thin slices of apple, cream and almonds. Bon appetite!



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