Never experimented with fleur de sel, herbes de Provence, or French lentils? That's OK, because we're going to share our favorite products to bring that much-needed je nais se quoi to your table. For those not too familiar with French cuisine, it relies heavily on ingredients like butter, fresh fines herbes (translation: fine herbs), and citrus like lemon, but despite the use of predominantly perishable items, there are a number of pantry staples each Francophile should keep in the kitchen. Store the best of France in your cupboard with these 10 essentials.
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