French fries are one of the most popular foods in the world. There is almost no restaurant serving Western food that does not offer French fries as a supplement.
The history of French fries
In a handwriting of a family from a small village in Belgium in 1781, one can find a story about making fries. They used to cut the potatoes in the form of fish, fry them and serve them as a replacement for the fish, when the rivers froze and it was impossible to fish.
So why call french fries if they are originally from Belgium? The reason is that in World War I, soldiers arrived in Belgium and met the Belgian fries. Because the official language of the Belgian army was French, they attributed the French fries to France and called them "fried French". In this part of the world the fries are now called "Flemish fried" and are so beloved that they have even become the national snack of the Netherlands.
How to celebrate French Fries Day?
You can have a party where the main course is french fries, and in different styles. You can eat potato chips, classic fries, French fries like McDonald's, Zig Zag french fries, and more. You can add ketchup, mayonnaise, chopped onion, a thousand island sauce, cheese, cream or whatever you like.
You can eat fried or baked fries, in the oven or in the microwave, as you like.
So eat lots of French fries and have a happy French Fries day!