Easter is a time for celebration and delicious food, and what better way to celebrate than with a traditional French breakfast or brunch? From sweet to savoury, there are a variety of dishes that are perfect for Easter. Here are some ideas for a delicious Easter brunch inspired by French cuisine:
Pain perdu (French toast)
Pain Perdu, or “lost bread,” is a classic French breakfast dish that is perfect for Easter brunch. It’s made by dipping slices of stale bread in a mixture of eggs, milk, and sugar, then frying until golden brown. Serve with fresh fruit, whipped cream, or maple syrup for a sweet and satisfying brunch.
Omelette aux fines herbes (herb omelette)
A classic French omelette is a delicious and simple way to start your Easter brunch. Add fresh herbs like chives, parsley, and tarragon to the eggs to give it a burst of flavor. Serve with a side salad or roasted vegetables for a balanced meal.
If you’re looking for something a bit more indulgent, a Croque Madame is the perfect choice. This French sandwich is made with ham, cheese, and béchamel sauce, then topped with a fried egg. It’s rich and satisfying, and perfect for a special occasion like Easter.
Quiche Lorraine is a classic French dish that is perfect for brunch. It’s a savory pie made with eggs, cream, and bacon, and it can be served hot or cold. Add some fresh herbs like thyme or rosemary for an extra burst of flavor.
Pain au chocolat (chocolate croissants)
For a sweet treat, you can’t go wrong with Pain au chocolat. These buttery croissants are filled with rich chocolate and make the perfect addition to any Easter brunch. Serve with a cup of coffee or tea for a delicious and indulgent breakfast.
Crêpes are a classic French dish that can be served sweet or savoury. For Easter brunch, try serving them with fresh fruit and whipped cream for a sweet treat, or fill them with ham and cheese for a savoury option. You can also try making them with buckwheat flour for a gluten-free option, or plant-based milk and oil for a vegan option.
There are plenty of delicious French dishes that are perfect for Easter brunch. Whether you’re in the mood for something sweet or savoury, there’s a dish that will satisfy your cravings. Will you be trying one of these traditional French brunch dishes this Easter? Let us know in the comments section below!