There is no such thing as a French cuisine, but rather a multitude of cuisines which simply add up to make French gastronomy.
France is the country of wine and gastronomy. One is rarely seen without the other. Each region has its own culinary specialties and it will take more than just one trip to explore them all
A Rich Gastronomic Tradition
France is internationally recognised for its gastronomy and way of life. Since 2010, the French gastronomic meal and its rituals have been recognised as an intangible UNESCO cultural heritage. The special attention paid to the pleasures of the table can also be found in everyday life.
There is no such thing as a French cuisine, but rather a multitude of cuisines which simply add up to make French gastronomy. Indeed, one could compare France to a huge buffet featuring a great variety of traditional produce originating from unique “terroirs”. To say the truth, France boasts an unbelievable culinary history coming from every corner of the country.
France's regions have much to offer - but each of them has its own distinctive dishes and culinary history, which we would like to present in this section of our website. To get to know all the details about a region, simply click the picture of the region below.