Use an entre-deux-mers or other dry white wine for this dish.
Around Arcachon, grated gruyère is often substituted for garlic in this dish.
This recipe is a delicious fennel-scented court bouillon flecked with ham.
Oysters on the half shell are a French tradition, of course, but dishes like this one, from À Sousceyrac, are classically French, too.
Simple but decadent, this lobster dish is easy to prepare at home.