The Most Classic French Dishes of All Time

When it comes to satisfying sandwiches, the croque monsier reigns supreme. Think of it as an upgraded ham and cheese with brioche, sprinkled gruyere, and layered with buttery Béchamel sauce. The sandwich is also baked or fried for crispy, oily perfection and many times topped with a fried egg to form an equally coveted croque madame.