Bon Appétit! Simple French Recipes for Little Gourmets, with French Nanny London Agency.

Introducing children to the flavors and delights of French cuisine can be an exciting culinary journey. French food is renowned for its delicious simplicity and rich flavors, making it a perfect introduction to diverse tastes. Here are a few easy and child-friendly recipes (Approved by the French Nanny London team!).

1. Crêpes


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • Pinch of salt
  • Toppings: Nutella, fresh fruits, whipped cream


  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour and eggs.
  2. Gradually add the milk and melted butter while whisking continuously until the batter is smooth.
  3. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Pour a small ladleful of batter into the pan, swirling it to create a thin, even layer.
  4. Cook for about 1-2 minutes until the edges start to lift. Flip and cook the other side for another minute.
  5. Serve with Nutella, fruits, or whipped cream for a delightful treat.

2. Quiche Lorraine


  • 1 pre-made pie crust
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup shredded Gruyère cheese
  • 6 slices cooked bacon, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Place the pie crust in a pie dish and crimp the edges.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Sprinkle the shredded cheese and chopped bacon evenly over the pie crust.
  5. Pour the egg mixture over the cheese and bacon.
  6. Bake for 35-40 minutes until the quiche is set and golden brown.

3. Ratatouille


  • 1 aubergine, diced
  • 1 courgette, diced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Herbs (thyme, basil) and salt to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Sauté the onion and garlic until fragrant.
  2. Add the diced vegetables and cook until they start to soften.
  3. Pour in the tomato sauce and add herbs and salt. Simmer for 20-25 minutes until the vegetables are tender.
  4. Serve as a colorful and nutritious side dish.

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