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favourite dish

France has so many classic dishes to choose from, but the
public have decided on a favourite, with the winner being a dish which is
enjoyed not only in France but all over the world.

According to a survey carried out by OpinionWay, boeuf
bourguignon, chunks of beef cooked in Burgundy wine, is France’s favourite
dish, beating out blanquette de veau, veal cooked in a cream sauce, by just one

Both have been established classics of French cooking, taking
around 31 percent of the vote each. Following them in third and fourth place
were two more hearty dishes: la chocroute, a dish originating from eastern
France, made from pickled cabbage and sausages or other salted meats, and
cassoulet, a slow-cooked casserole consisting of different kinds of meat and
beans, originating from the south of France.

The survey made sure to ask a good cross section of people,
from young to old, men to women and across a range of social classes, meaning
these four dishes are truly the favourite dishes of the French people.

All four of these classic French dishes can be enjoyed when you
book your French chateau holidays with Quality Villas, made at a wealth of
French restaurants according to traditional recipes and using fresh, local

Learn how to make cassoulet with our recipe here:

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