Condiments are easily one of the most accessible flavor enhancers at our disposal. No matter what you’re cooking and how much time you have to spare, there is most likely a dip, a paste, or a sauce that can bring your meal to a whole new level. And while making food from scratch might be too much hustle at times, condiments are always there to provide you with a quick fix.
So with this selection of some of the best French condiments, you now have a way of instantly adding some French flair to even the most mundane meals!
Is it a particularly cooking-free day when every meal is either a sandwich, a takeout, or a packaged snack? Well, how about bumping up the enjoyability of all of those options by simply adding a bit of French mayo as a sauce or a dip on the side? From classic to more versatile flavors, we’ve got something for every taste! Are you up for something luxurious and aromatic? How about some French truffle mayonnaise? Or maybe you would prefer a zingier twist of delicious lime mayo? Doesn’t get much better, does it? Well, actually it might, since we have the option of French aioli - and we all know there’s no defeating garlic!
Although if you’re also looking for a bit of a tangy kick and tart flavors, mustard is your go-to! And well, is there a better option than authentic French Dijon? Maybe you would like something more unusual, like mustard with figs, or with a bit of honey? And for those days when you do feel like cooking a bit, our French wholegrain mustard with cider vinegar is incredible for marinades!
Have you got a few extra crackers or some cut-up veggies lying around? They’ll be gone in a blink of an eye if you just pair them with our artichoke pesto or the most decadent French mushroom and truffle spread!
If you do decide to cook up a quick meal, after all, there are quite a few bits here that can help you out! Making an easy bowl of pasta? Add our French tomato pasta sauce! Maybe you’re up for some meatier dishes? Pair them with this incredible burgundy sauce! Something creamier? No problem at all! From Bearnaise to instant bechamel and some hollandaise sauce for your eggs benedict - we’ve got it all!
You’re almost all set! There is just one little detail left. No matter what you decide to cook up - a simple salad or a decadent, saucy pasta - you’re going to need something to finish it off with. It just so happens that we’ve got some beautiful French extra virgin olive oils for you! And as for all of your salad dressings, there are more than enough French vinegar options to choose from! Either classic or flavored varieties like mango, blackcurrant, red pepper, and even fig vinegar - the possibilities are endless!