Favorite French Food

Old Jun 13th, 2001, 08:03 AM
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Favorite French Food

What is your favorite French Food? My favs- 1) French Fries
2) French Toast
3) French's Mustard
 
Old Jun 13th, 2001, 08:27 AM
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French-cut green beans are pretty good.
 
Old Jun 13th, 2001, 08:29 AM
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French bread and those cressent samwhiches.
 
Old Jun 13th, 2001, 09:03 AM
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I like French kissing, myself personally.
 
Old Jun 13th, 2001, 09:08 AM
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Yummy, I dont know how much saliva you are eating but personally I have never counted kissing as an eating experience!!!

I love French cuisine, too numerous to mention all my faves but they include

Pain au Chocolat and Croissants
Chocolate Mousse and Chocolate Fondue
(see a theme)
Steaks (better than in UK)
Duck Liver salads
Garlicy snails
Normandy chicken with cream and cidre
Salad dressing (its ALWAYS great)
Foie Gras (yeah yeah yeah, dont bother with the goose sob story)
Brioche

And LOTS of others

Oh and French sweet cidre (sweet, appley and not too strong)

Also Grenadine cordial (why cant we get that in UK)

Kavey
 
Old Jun 13th, 2001, 09:09 AM
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Canned french fried onions. They great on top of the frozen french cut green bean casserole.
 
Old Jun 13th, 2001, 09:11 AM
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Starters:
- Frisée au lard avec croûtons et
oeuf poché
- foie gras
- Salade avec Chèvre chaud

Main course:
- Lapin à la moutarde
- Coq au vin
- Boeuf bourguignon
- Sole meunière

Desserts:
- Mousse au chocolat
- Iles flottantes
- Glaces Bérthillon
- yes, and French kisses too.

PS: If you do not know what it it, just have a try. All is yummy! ;-)
 
Old Jun 13th, 2001, 09:16 AM
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ROUX ROUX ROUX ROUX !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
Old Jun 13th, 2001, 09:28 AM
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Campbell's French Onion Soup is my favorite. Viva la Canadiens.
 
Old Jun 14th, 2001, 05:58 AM
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French Cruller donuts are a favorite with me.
 
Old Jun 14th, 2001, 08:19 AM
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I remeber a wonderful Cassoulets at a little restaurant within the walls of Carcassonne. But, I return to Boeuf Bourguignon time and time again. My Wife makes a mean one. Just a peasant at heart.
 
Old Jun 14th, 2001, 09:48 AM
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Mayonnaise!

Thanks Pierre
 
Old Jun 14th, 2001, 09:50 AM
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Any bread from any boulangerie but especially Poilane, then just about any one of there hundreds of cheeses..heaven in your hand....and a little Normandy butter doesn't hurt either....
Why can't we have at least 1 bakery where I live to get a loaf even 1/8 as good..
 
Old Jun 14th, 2001, 09:51 AM
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dee
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I love French dressing...especially by Wishbone
 
Old Jun 14th, 2001, 10:58 AM
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W
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Chicken fried steak.
 
Old Jun 14th, 2001, 11:33 AM
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Confit de canard, creme caramel, croissants, and coffee.

I guess my taste in French food is alliterative :~)


 
Old Jun 14th, 2001, 11:41 AM
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Capo: I could add "my" Coq au vin and chèvre chaud (listed above)! ;-)
 
Old Jun 14th, 2001, 11:56 AM
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Merci, Ursula...as I like both of those -- especially chèvre chaud -- as well!

I also second Jody's mention of bread from Poilâne. I wasn't familiar with Poilâne until I read an article about it in Smithsonian magazine a number of years ago. Paid a visit to it in 1996 and fell in love.

Here's an interesting bit from Poilâne's website...

The origin of the name POILÂNE probably dates back to the period when Pierre l'Ermite (1050-1115) was preaching the first crusade across Normandy on the back of a donkey. The local peasants surveyed his arrival and snatched grey hairs from his mount which became religious treasures. Hence, found in this region, were the Trois poils (the three hairs), the Poilgris (grey hairs) and the Poils de l'âne (the donkey's hairs) which apparently became abbreviated to Poilâne.
 
Old Jun 14th, 2001, 03:58 PM
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Berthillion ice cream.
 
Old Jun 14th, 2001, 04:01 PM
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CAPO .. you have italics and "accent a gout" on your keyboard.. how do you do it!!!!!!!!!!!!1
 

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