Cooking with kids recipes from a specific country can help them understand the culture and mindset of this country. Today we will list 5 French recipes you can cook and eat with your children.
5 French Recipes to Cook with Kids
As French cooking is VERY diverse, I would like to introduce you to different French regions and some local delicious dishes.
We will start with the QUICHE.
Annabelle from The Piri-Piri Lexicon has the typical recipe for this savoury pie made of ham or bacon and cheese.
Then, you can cook an omelette.
It’s a dish made of eggs essentially. Some add crème fraîche or a bit of milk… But I do mine mostly like this:
For 4 people: 2 eggs/pers + 1, a bit of salt, a bit of pepper. Then I beat the eggs with a fork. When they are smoothly creamy, I can add whatever I want: ham, or some parsley, mushrooms (cooked in a pan), even tomatoes, or spinach.
French love their salads:
They can be different type of salad leaves with a vinaigrette or a rice salad, or a pasta salad… It’s always something fresh and nice as a side dish… or even a main dish for the most gourmet ones!
One of the most famous French salad is the Salade Niçoise, as described by Phoebe in her guest-post on Bod for tea about 8 Provençal dishes you have to try. Easy to do with kids and so delicious!!!
Boles de Picolat
Welcome to North-Catalunya with these yummy meat balls. I wrote down the recipe a while ago on my blog.
How could I not talk about a favourite of the French kids??? Crêpes! Here in this post, you will have several recipes for your crêpes.
Bonus: Enjoy this French Menu from Sasha Martin, on her blog Global table Adventure.
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My Favorite Latvian Childhood Dessert – Let the Journey Begin
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