French Breakfast Gets a Hearty Update

Maisie Wilhelm

“A typical breakfast in France would be bread—either fresh baguette or toasted from the night before—butter and jam, tea, coffee, juice,” says French/British chef Alice Quillet. “On weekends, people go out and buy croissants, pain au chocolat, brioche. Yogurt is also popular—you see hundreds of options in the grocery aisle.” But the one thing you won’t see on a classic French menu, says Quillet, is a savory breakfast. Quillet...