The Famous Foods of France

By Christine, USA, February 2013

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France is one of those destinations where the visitor’s list of things to eat is often just as long as the list of things to see. French cuisine is known worldwide; in fact, most modern Western cooking has France to thank for cooking techniques as well as many of its recipes. If you’re looking to get your eat on while visiting France, this is a list of must-try foods that made France famous. Put your eating pants on!


All French cheeses rightly deserve recognition, but it is this creamy, pungent little star that really puts it on the map. It’s a versatile cheese, served in both sweet and savory dishes, in a sandwich (often with walnuts), baked in its balsa container and used as a dip for bread, or just on its own on a plate after dinner.

Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our France Things to Do blog. Visit the original post to continue reading the full post and to learn more about things to do in France.

Photo courtesy of Louis Beche via Flickr.

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