NATIONAL JULIENNE FRIES DAY
Each year, August 12th in the United States celebrates National Julienne Fries Day.
To julienne fries is to cut the potatoes into long thin strips, similar to matchsticks. Julienne fries are also sometimes called “shoestring fries”.
Although the origin of the julienne cut is uncertain, the oldest known print is in the 1722 edition of Francois Massialot’s Le Cuisinier Royal et Bourgeois.
Happy Julienne Fries Day!
Grab some julienne fries and use #JulienneFriesDay to post on social media.
Within our research, we were unable to find the creator of National Julienne Fries Day, an “unofficial” national holiday.