When it comes to food, the French have it down! From roast chicken to tarte tatin, there are so many French dishes that look impressive but are surprisingly easy to make. Take a cue from our friends across the pond and make a French-inspired meal to celebrate Bastille Day. Just click through the slideshow to get your next foodie fix.

Poulet Roti

For a simple dinner, make Mon Petit Four’s delicious poulet roti, aka roast chicken. A Provence-inspired mix of herbs, garlic and lemon takes it a step above the premade ones you’d find at the grocery store. To get the full recipe, click here.

photo: Mon Petit Four

Have you tried any French-inspired cuisine with your family? Share your kids’ reactions in the comments below.

—Susie Foresman