"The wonderful world of French food!" France Favorite Tip by reon80

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Favorite thing: I have to say one of my favorite things about France is the food!! Crepes filled with chocolate or sugar; beignet chocolat (the only thing I know how to order), which is an absolutely delicious chocolate-filled fried donut, and the fantastic wines! The worldwide fame of French food is well-deserved, especially for a chocolate-lover like me;)!!
Also, something we tried in both France and the French-speaking part of Switzerland was a meal where everyone heats chunks of cheese on little paddles resting on a hot griddle and dribbles it over boiled potatoes. This is usually served with other small dishes you can add to your potato, like pickles, onions, or bits of meat. We were served this in three houses, each family telling us it is a French traditional dinner. I thoroughly enjoy it, and hope that someone will read this tip and please let me know what this melted cheese and potato meal is called?

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  • Written Dec 28, 2003
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