French Food

There are over 17000 French entries in the entire dictionary, however food words form a large portion of these words are related to food. Perhaps the most famous words are indeed French words.

bouillon (\ˈbü(l)-ˌyän, ˈb(l)-;ˈbl-yən; ˈbü-ˌyōⁿ\)- A bouillon is a broth made by slow boiling meat in a soup. This word is relation to the English word “boil” as is evident in the spelling.

Neufchatel (\¦n(y)üshə¦tel, ¦nə(r)sh-, ¦nə̄sh-\) – Neufchatel comes from a region in France where this specific cheese was  created.

bourguignonne- Bourguignonne is an adjective meaning “made in the style of Burgundy.”

abaisse (\ə-ˈbās\)- An abaisse is the lower crust of a pastry. Abaisse is also related to the word ‘abase’ since it means to lower something.

Aligote (\älēgōˈtā\ )- An Aligote is a kind of white wine also from Burgundy.

 

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