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.

Ham and Leek Quiche

French food is all about simplicity, which is why we love Jacques Pépin’s super easy take on the quiche. Premade puff pastry makes it stress-free—just mix up the egg-based filling and you’re halfway there. To get the recipe, click here.


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

—Susie Foresman