Compared with other European countries, French cooking uses less milk products. Exceptions are cheeses, famous throughout the world. Dish with cheese and lettuce necessarily served before dessert. France produces no less than 500 varieties of cheese. Maybe more, because almost every French village know their unique recipe for cheese making. Among them are such well-known, like Roquefort, Gruyere, Camembert, etc.
Characteristic of the French cuisine is availability of omelets and cheese soufflé, which is prepared with various condiments and toppings : ham, mushrooms and greens.
French chefs use all kinds of meats : veal, beef, lamb, poultry, game. Very popular dishes from marine and freshwater fish: cod, halibut, pike, carp, as well as seafood such as oysters, shrimp, lobster, scallops. French is considered the inventor of sauces in their cooking and inventing new recipes you will not find them equal in the world.
You can not conceal the posh desserts, in which the French certainly know a lot about. This tart cherry Clafoutis, delicious tarte tatin - open cakes with fruit and of course the famous creme brulee - baked with cream caramel crust - the king and ruler of all desserts. As for me french desserts are the best in the world and I want to go to France for taste everything.
Drinks from the French prefer soki fruit and mineral water. Extremely popular coffee. Everyone thinks that the French can not live a day without a glass of wine. This is true