What are appetizers in French?

Is a French word for appetizer?

appetizer → apéritif, entrée, amuse-gueules, savouries, garniture d’apéritif, amuse-bouche, amuse-gueule, hors-d’œuvre.

What are starters in France?

In France, the modern meaning of “entrée” on a restaurant menu is the small course that precedes the main course in a three-course meal, i.e., the course which in British usage is often called the “starter” and in American usage the “appetizer”.

What is another name for appetizers?

Synonyms of appetizer

  • canapé,
  • hors d’oeuvre.

What is the most popular appetizer in France?

French Appetizers

  • Escargots a la Bourguignonne (Snails in Garlic-Herb Butter) …
  • Provençal Stuffed Squid. …
  • Duck Pâté en Croûte. …
  • Black Olive Tapenade. …
  • Tartare de Filet de Boeuf (Steak Tartare) …
  • Deviled Eggs With Crab. …
  • Pissaladière. …
  • Gougères.

What is meaning of hors d oeuvres?

English Language Learners Definition of hors d’oeuvre

: a food served in small portions before the main part of a meal.

Why are they called appetizers?

You can also call an appetizer an hors d’oeuvre. An appetizer is meant to stimulate your appetite, making you extra hungry for your meal. This is where the word comes from, literally meaning “something to whet the appetite” or “something to appetize.”

What is finger food called?

What is another word for finger food?

hors d’oeuvre appetiserUK
nibbles starter
antipasto canape
dip finger sandwich
aperitif cocktail
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