I am having a lot of fun working on this list of French ingredients and you can expect it to grow. Just
having all of these wonderful ingredients in one place can give you ideas for dinner tonight. Plus you get
the bonus of working on your French food vocabulary at the same time!
Here we go and in no particular order are some French ingredients - that is, ingredients that are
used by home cooks in France.
(There are several French ingredients which you may be unable to find an exact equivalent. Crème fraîche and fromage blanc are two such products. Here's a creme fraiche recipe if you are interested in making your own.)
With over three hundred types of cheese to their name, the French have a lot to choose from. Here is a selection of some of the more common ones that might be used to cook with, and since they require no translation, you can quickly expand your French food vocabulary.