La Fête nationale, or more commonly known as Bastille Day by English-speaking countries, is the national day of France. Commemorated each year on 14 July (le 14 Juillet) it is the anniversary of a major turning point of the French Revolution in the late 1700s, the Storming of the Bastille. Celebrations are held across France and throughout the world.
So why not mark the occassion by adding a little French to your food? Have a croissant for breakfast, baguette for lunch. Or if you're feeling a little bit fancy, 'asperges saupoudrées d'avocat et d'oeufs pochés'. Translated that's 'asparagus salad with avocado and poached egg' - a delicious, light meal you can enjoy for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Chef Ford has more than 30 years of experience in the food service industry. He’s a professional chef, published author, and leading vocational teacher. Passionate about food, he is also heavily involved in his industry and local community.