Raise a glass: Champagne pairs best with French fries

Forget oysters and caviar, champagne with hot chips is the unlikely coupling that will change your life. Pop a bottle and pre-heat your oven, here are our favourite chip recipes to try with bubbles tonight.

In an interview with The Drinks Business earlier this month, Moët & Chandon’s wine quality and communications manager Marie-Christine Osselin proclaimed that the best food to match with your bubbles is in fact, French fries or hot chips. 

According to Marie-Christine, the saltiness and crunchiness of french fries are the perfect complement to champagne’s fine bubbles and zesty acidity. And, it's best to stick to simple recipes too. “Champagne is a wine that asks for simple ingredients, no more than three,” she said.

In honour of this perfect high-low pairing, we've pieced together a few of our best hot chip recipes and meals to set you on your way to real champagne bliss. We will toast to that! 

 

Want more? We thought you might like this video.

 
 

Sign Out

Join the Conversation

Please note, LifeStyle cannot respond to all comments posted in our comments feed. If you have a comment or query you would like LifeStyle to respond to, please use our feedback form.

0 comments