The name French Fries is a shortened version of french-fried potatoes. French-frying is a cooking technique, and does not refer to the national origin of the food, which is originally from Belgium.
French fries are served hot, either soft or crispy, and generally eaten as part of
lunch .... In Belgium, fries are sold in shops called friteries (French), frietkot/frituur
... incomparable fried potatoes and called them "French fries", French for the
language spoken by the inhabitants and fries because of the way they were
Sep 23, 2010 ... Once discovered/invented French fries became extremely popular in .... The fries
were called “Les frites” (which is French) by the Belgians and ...
The origins of the french fry have been traced back to Belgium, where historians
claim potatoes ... American soldiers stationed in Belgium were first introduced to
french fries during World War I. As the .... Why Are They Called Tennis Shoes?
Oct 23, 2008 ... I know that they were made in Belgium, but why are they called "french" fries?
"French" refers to the way the potatoes are cut--just like "French-cut" green beans
. So, the fries that are cut into wedges or circles are not "French" ...
When indeed they are from Belgium ? ... Usage. In the regions where the word "
chips" is in more common usage, the term "French fries" is usually ...
Jun 22, 2013 ... American chips are what we British call crisps, while our British chips are usually
shorter and more chunky than the sort called French fries; ...
If you're like most Americans, when you think French fries, you think McDonald's.
... variety of specialized fries shops, called, in Belgium "frietkots" or "fritures".