The French are renown for their love of food and Christmas is not an exception. This joyous time of year is the perfect excuse to indulge on decadent foods like foie gras and the traditional Bûche de Noël, not to mention loads of wine and champagne.
Of course, each family has their own way of celebrating Christmas but there are a few recipes and ingredients that seem to always find their way into the grand holiday feast.
If you would like to celebrate Christmas with a French touch then keep the following recipes in mind. Bon appetit!
Christmas Recipes for a French Christmas
Chilled oysters are a Parisian favorite at Christmas time. This appetizer can be as simple as serving oysters on the half shell over ice with lemon wedges on the side.
Or you can get fancy with a classic French sauce like mignonette - made with red wine vinegar, chopped shallots and black pepper. Here is how to make it: