Celebrate Bastille Day as the French would, with a menu that’s sure to delight. Bon Appètit! On July 14, French citizens across the world will come together to celebrate La Fête Nationale – a day of celebration marking the 1789 storming of the Bastille which resulted the downfall of the monarchy and the birth of modern France. From Croque Monsieur Slice to Tarte Tatin, we’ve comprised our favourite French recipes to commemorate Bastille Day and help you inject some nourriture délicieuse into your celebrations.
MiNDFOOD’s Bastille Day Menu
A classic choux pastry filled to the brim with delicious vanilla Crème Pâtissière and lathered with a sticky toffee and toasted almonds.
Pithiviers are French pies made my baking two disks of puff pastry together with filling stuffed in between. Our version uses a delicious duck & potato filling.
Add lime to this French fluffy dessert to give it a fresh slightly tangy flavour. Don’t forget, a souffle is the very definition on “serve immediately”.
Bouillabaisse is a traditional Provencal dish hailing from the sea-side city of Marseilles. It was created by fisherman who used it to make a meal from their fresh catch.
Treat the family on Saturday morning with a batch of moreish pecan and banana french toast. Drizzle with maple syrup and serve with hot coffee then idle over the weekend paper. Bliss.
Caramelised onions give this French Onion Soup a rich flavour and, served with melted gruyere cheese and toasted baguette, this recipe makes for a filling winter lunch.
For a delicious and simple baking recipe try these classic French baked treats.
With pancetta, gruyère cheese and fresh herbs this Croque Monsieur Slice is the perfect afternoon tea dish.
So loved by one Chinese emperor that he referred to them as the ‘nectar of the gods’, nectarines are the quintessential summertime fruit.