What Foods Originated in France?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 4, 2020 6:18:26 PM ET
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Some foods that originated in France include croissants, baguettes, crepes and quiche Lorraine. Some other popular French foods are French onion soup, a melted ham sandwich called a croque-monsieur, éclairs and chocolate mousse. Many fine-dining recipes originated in French kitchens.