Potatoes are thinly sliced and deep-fried till crispy to create french fries. Depending on the maker’s preference, they can have a soft or crispy consistency and are often served hot with seasonings or condiments.
French fries are frequently consumed for lunch, dinner, or as a midday snack.
Standard cut, crinkle cut, potato wedges, curly fries, steak fries, waffle fries, shoestring fries, cottage fries, and more types are among the different French fry varieties.
Despite the word “French” appearing in the dish’s name, some nations assert that they invented fries. The “La Cuisinière Républicaine” cookbook by Madame Mérigot, which is also known as “The Republican Cook,” published the first french fry recipe in 1795.
In the 18th and 19th centuries, french fries were a common street dish in Paris, according to a 2019 story from Le Figaro, a French morning newspaper. On the other hand, some people in Belgium believe that fries originated in the Battlefield of Europe at the same time. Belgian fries, sometimes referred to as frites, are a favorite festival snack during the summer.
The National Day Calendar is being petitioned by the fast food chains Checkers and Rally’s to relocate National French Fry Day to the second Friday in July so that it can always be celebrated on a Friday. Do you think it should?
What is your favorite place to get french fries? What styles do you like best?