French Theme Summer BBQ- Recipes Sought
- phelana Jul 6, 2012 10:18 AM
I am hosting a bon voyage party for my daughter who is moving to Paris to study. I will serve French wines and cheese and seek easy but amazing recipes. The setting will be our summer patio on Cape Cod. Thanks in advance!
IMHO, you can't go wrong with quiche, especially if you offer several different kinds. It can be served hot or cold.
Accompany with croissants and/or genuine French bread (if you can find it -- here in North Florida the "French Bread" is actually closer to a big hoagie roll, while "Cuban Bread" is FAR more like New Orleans style French Bread).
And fine desserts, naturally -- French pastries and/or petit fours.
Just promise you won't invite the mimes (or Jerry Lewis). :)
Not food, but a non-alcoholic drink: Citron presse -- i.e., French style lemonade, in which you offer separately squeezed lemon juice, chlled water, and fine sugar, which are mixed by the individual drinkers to taste.