If you've never been to the beautiful city of Paris before, you can bring Paris to you. All you have to do is put on some fitting music while you sit down with a meal that the French love. If you're not sure what to whip up, here are a few french foods that you can make in your very own kitchen today:
This recipe isn't difficult, but it does take a while to complete it. That's why you should make sure you have enough free time before you enter your kitchen. You're going to start by making the dough, and then you're going to cut and roll that dough into the correct shapes. After that's finished, it's time to actually bake it!
2. French Macaron
This is the perfect snack to make for your boyfriend when you want to be romantic. These cookies contain 3 egg whites, ¼ cup white sugar, 2 cups confectioners sugar, 1 cup almond flour, a pinch of salt, and ¼ tsp cream of tartar. Then, for the raspberry buttercream, you're going to need 1/2 cup salted butter, 3/4 cup powdered sugar, 1 cup fresh raspberries, and 3 tbsp of juice.
3. French Crepes
For this recipe, you're going to need 1 cup of all purpose flour, 3 eggs, 2 cups of milk, 1 teaspoon of white sugar, 1/4 teaspoon of salt, and 2 tablespoons of melted butter. Of course, you can always add raspberries or bananas to the inside of the crepe. Get creative!
4. Chocolate Eclair
This recipe requires you to cook first and then bake. You're also going to need quite a lot of ingredients in order to create it, so make sure you have them all together before you start baking. The woman in the video will tell you all about the things that you need.
5. Snail Less Cargo
Everybody knows that escargot is popular in France. Of course, if the idea of eating snails disgusts you, you can try eating this snack instead. It's escargot without the snail. To make it, you'll need 20 large brown mushrooms, 3 cups of water, a few pieces of nori seaweed, 1 teaspoon of miso, 1 tablespoon of soy sauce, salt, and 40 extra-large escargot shells.
6. Grand Marnier Souffle
For this recipe, you're going to need 2 large eggs, 1 tablespoon of melted butter, 1 tablespoon of all-purpose flour, 1/4 cup cold milk, 1 teaspoon of freshly grated orange zest, 1 tablespoon of Grand Marnier, 1/8 teaspoon of vanilla extract, 1/4 cup of white sugar, and powdered sugar. By the time you're finished baking your soufflé, you'll have a dessert that can seduce any man.
7. Creme Brûlée
For this recipe, you're going to need 1 and 1/3 cups of heavy whipping cream, 1 vanilla bean, 4 large egg yolks, 1/4 cup of granulated white sugar, and about 4 tablespoons of superfine white sugar. As long as you have all of those ingredients and the correct pans, you shouldn't have any trouble creating this dessert. It's much easier than it looks.
You don't have to travel overseas in order to feel like you're in Paris. You can eat their favorite foods right in your own kitchen. What's your favorite food on this list?