• Escargot (edible snail) is a dish made of snail cooked with ginger, vinegar, and sugar. This food contains a lot of protein. The shell contains calcium, and the meat has amino acid, which is good for the body. Many people, both local and foreign, favor escargot.
• Ratatouille is stew with many vegetables, such as tomatoes, onion, zucchini, and bell peppers. People most often eat it with rice, potato, or bread.
• Coq au vin is chicken, usually cooked with wine, lardon, mushrooms, and sometimes with garlic. Although its name translates to “rooster with wine,” recipes usually do not call for a rooster.
• Aligot is are mashed potatoes, made with butter, cream, garlic and one of the many traditional cheeses of France. In Paris, the dish is just as popular as regular mashed potatoes.
• Madeleine is a small cake in France, which has existed since the 19th century. Chef Madeleine Paulmier first made this food. This cake has an interestingly unique shape. Its shape is like a shell, although the texture is soft. You can easily find this cake in both supermarkets and traditional markets of Paris.
• Macaroons are small cakes that are famous not only in France, but also worldwide. This cake has a cute, round shape and it is colorful. The main flavor in macaroons are almond, which are then filled with many flavors, such as raspberry, lemon, pistachio, or orange. The texture is crunchy outside, and soft and slightly chewy inside.
• Pain Aux Raisins is a pastry usually eaten for breakfast in France. As the name would suggest, the pastry has raisins with it, and is frosted, similar to a cinnamon bun in the U.S.
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