French Breakfast Vocabulary

On this page you will find a list of French breakfast vocabulary words. While most of these words are unique to the French language some have been borrowed directly from English. The French people tend to have a light breakfast consisting of baguette bread with butter coupled with a small bowl of hot chocolate or coffee.

le petit déjeuner breakfast les céréals cereal le lait milk
le buffet du petit déjeuner breakfast buffet la table du petit jéjeuner breakfast table la confiture jam/jelly
le jambon ham le fromage cheese le biscuit scandinave crispbread
les fruits secs dried fruit la confiture d’oranges marmalade le pâté pâté
le beurre butter le jus de fruits fruit juice le café coffee
le croissant croissant le chocolat chaud hot chocolate le thé tea
les boissons drinks/beverages la brioche brioche le pain bread
le petit déjeuner anglais English breakfast l’œuf sur plat fried egg le toast toast
la tomate tomato le boudin black pudding la saucisse sausage
le bacon bacon les kippers kippers le pain perdu French toast
l’œuf à coque  boiled egg les œufs brouillés scrambled eggs
la yaourt aux fruits fruit yoghurt
les crêpes crêpes les gauffres waffles le porridge porridge
les fruits fruits l’omelette omelette la baguette baguette

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