The French tradition of having loooong dinners means that you need a way to break up the meal. And thus was born the entrée, plat, dessert (starter, main, dessert).
Eating slowly, gradually building up the flavors, and tantalizing the tastebuds, all the while enjoying the company of family and friends, this is what we like to think French dining is all about. (On the other hand, it could just be a way to get everyone to eat small portions of everything and finish their plate, for all those picky eaters out there!)
Nevertheless, without further ado, here are a few typical French starters that are will start off your meal with a bang.
If you enjoyed that, check out our other easy French recipes that are classic and easy to prepare. Bon appétit and à bientôt !
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