Sunday, November 30, 2014

Dreaming of France -- Food!

Hope everyone in the States had a terrific Thanksgiving. My house has just cleared out with all three kids going back to college, although Spencer brought two friends home with him, so the house was even more crowded than usual.
Thanksgiving got me thinking about some of the delicious meals I've eaten in France, and they usually had nothing to do with turkey.
When Earl and I were wandering around Rue Mouffetarde, debating whether we should eat dinner, a restaurant employee lured us over. He promised us a free aperitif if we'd sit down outside. In addition to wanting our business, I think the idea is that the more people who sit down, the more people who feel comfortable coming there to eat.
So we sat down and had this lovely meal, starting with a salad with goat cheese.

Here's another meal on a different day of a galette, which is a savory crepe made with buckwheat, and filled with just about anything  you can imagine. Mine was probably ham and cheese.

And in France, I never forego dessert. Here's a lovely chocolate crepe for dessert. 

Just looking at these pictures is making me hungry. What delicious meals have you eaten in France?
Thanks for playing along. I'd love it if you'd leave a comment and visit each other's blogs.


Louise said...

Oh my- I've eaten some of the best meals of my life in France, and treats, and snacks... I had a galette last trip which was lovely, and warm goats cheese salad is one of my cafe favourites. I'm very likely to order it. I have two posts this week as I've been thinking about France quite a lot.

Sim Carter said...

A jambon sans beurre?
LOL! Not much of a foodie but your plates do look relish!

For my Dreaming of France contribution I'm sharing a trailer for The Imitation Game in French. Nothing like hearing Benedict Cumberbatch speaking en francais!

Jacqui Brown said...

I've just started an advent countdown with a French food theme. Every day until Christmas I will be posting about French food and drink.

Alexa said...

I'm remembering an incredible meal at a Michelin-3-star restaurant—but also a crunchy baguette and good French salted butter!

Sally Tharpe Rowles said...

Sorry I missed participating this week, but it looks like you were having some delicious dreams of France.

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