Bastille Day dishes

Bastille Day dishesGetty

Sunday 14 July is Bastille Day, France’s national day. In honour of the occasion, we've rounded up some of our favourite French dishes.

The country has given the world some truly iconic dishes - from the light-as-air soufflés and delicious crème brûlée to the quintessential onion soup and a host of classic meat dishes to enjoy with family.

Whether you're looking for sweet or savoury, add a little French cuisine to your weekend - bon appétit!


A lighter take on the French staple, this recipe uses half-milk and half-water for a light, thin batter.

Classic Cheese Soufflé

A true French classic, this version from Michelle Jordan is worth mastering.

Espresso Coffee Crème Brûlée

Edward Hayden’s invigoration twist on the much-loved crème brûlée just might be the perfect dessert.

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Coq au Vin with Parsley and Lemon Quinoa

The iconic French dish is teamed here by Eunice Power with tasty quinoa for a lighter, healthier variation.

French Onion Soup

Chef's Jean-Christophe Novelli offers a simple take on the classic soup.