How to serve foie gras : tips ans tricks for accompanying your foie gras

What wine should you serve with foie gras?

To accompany foie gras, you should choose wines with rich bouquets and that showcase the full flavor of foie gras. This is an important choice when enjoying foie gras.

The wine that pairs best with it is a sweet white wine, like a Monbazillac, Jurançon or Sauternes. Its aromas provide the perfect backdrop to the creaminess of the foie gras.

If you serve your foie gras as an hors d’oeuvre, you can accompany it with champagne.

Or, for a surprise, you can pair your foie gras with a red wine. Red wines are typically served with warm foie gras or with foie gras that has been refined with truffles, chili peppers or ground pepper.

What bread goes best with foie gras?

When choosing your bread, let your own personal preferences guide you!

Sandwich breads and brioches are perfect for toasting when you serve foie gras as either an hors d’oeuvre or an appetizer.

Farmhouse bread is highly appreciated for its crunchy crust and its dense crumb.

Multi-grain bread showcases the flavors of the foie gras. The combination of its acidity with the sweetness of foie gras makes for a perfect balance on the palate!

Fruit breads also pair well with foie gras. So feel free to serve apricot, raisin or fig bread with it.

A more original option is gingerbread, a must for fans of foie gras.  

Tip from the experts: Don’t hesitate to toast your bread... You will only enjoy your foie gras all the more!

Fruit and foie gras: a tremendous alliance!

In a puree or jelly, the blend of sweet and savory – fruit and foie gras – is a success.

So feel free to serve onion marmalade, fig chutney, apricot puree, applesauce, fig confit or fresh fruits like grapes and redcurrants!


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