Travelers who visit Paris in winter should not forget to try the traditional winter delight – roasted chestnuts. In winter, small street vendors always cook them in the Latin Quarter. Besides that, roasted chestnuts are sold in Montmartre. Confit with duck legs is a historical dish that is very popular in Paris. It has become a true classic of the French cuisine. The main peculiarity of this dish is that it is absolutely not fatty despite the famous specificity of duck meat. As a rule, Confit is served together with fresh vegetables. The legendary dish is available in virtually all French cuisine restaurants and bistros.
Croissants are one more undying symbol of Paris. Hundreds of cafes and bakeries make fresh croissants every day. High-quality butter that is added to flaky dough is the main secret of baking delicious croissants. Thanks to the butter, croissants get a slightly sweet taste. A special baking method is the secret of the delicious crispy crust that croissants are famous for.
Paris residents are among the world’s leaders in terms of consuming oysters. In many national cuisine restaurants, oysters have become a mandatory dish in the menu. Quite an interesting fact – in the past, oysters were food for poor people and riches neglected them. Nowadays, oysters have become one of the most unforgettable and precious national delicacies. In Paris restaurants, oysters are served while they are still alive together with various sauces and lemon slices. There are also various soups with oysters and such dishes as marinated or grilled oysters.