French starter recipes (90)

Looking for starter recipes that have that French je ne sais quoi? From easy canapés and foie gras mousse to Provençal pizza, we have loads of easy French starter recipes to get your party started!

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Choux pastries made in the shape of small fishes are filled with a light mousse of both fresh and smoked salmon.

Recipe by: christlor

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This brilliant cheese soufflé is a lot easier to make than you think and calls for just a handful of ingredients. Comté cheese is used here for authentic French flavour, but you could use another cheese, like Cheddar.

Recipe by: matoutina

7 reviews

This is a rich and decadent chicken liver pate recipe, which is perfect for special occasions and parties.

Recipe by: P. Travisano

6 reviews

An original French recipe my mum used to bake. Great to eat with a salad during summer or even winter. Absolutely delicious!!! Can be prepared the day before and served as a starter or main dish. Can substitute Emmental for Gruyere cheese.

Recipe by: plume d'argent

5 reviews

This elegant make-ahead salmon starter requires a bit of time, but is actually rather easy. You'll need a terrine. Great to make ahead for dinner parties!

Recipe by: Swiss Phil

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