5 suggestions for delicious spring dishes
After hibernating in the confines of your home during the cold winter months and bundling up like Eskimos, it’s time to come out, play and eat some more. You can treat yourself a colorful and delicious meal through several following French seasonal dishes.
A famous and common dish in the Alsace region of France, baeckeoffe celebrates the goodness of eating marinated meat. Typically soaked in white wine with some berries, the casserole is incredibly flavorful and unforgettable. Lamb, pork or beef combined some sliced potatoes and onions are also suitable materials.
2. Salade nicoise
Small new potatoes, cherry tomatoes, beets, baby artichokes, add in black Nicoise olives and tuna to the mix and you have a healthy and protein packed salad from Provence.
3. French spring soup
Because spring is asparagus season, one of the best ways to enjoy the vegetable is to include it with other vegetables in the ultimate French spring soup. Made of leeks, potatoes, carrots and a bunch of fresh asparagus, the soup is the perfect remedy for that lingering cold left behind by winter.
4. Buckwheart crepe
Hailing from Brittany, the buckwheat crepes are great with spring’s freshest vegetable. It’s also excellent with your favorite breakfast or main dish fillings.
5. Snapper en papillote
Fish and vegetable dish is baked to perfection using parchment envelopes. Not only does this technique keep the fish moist but it allows the distinctive Provence flavors to meld beautifully.