9 03, 2013

Fromage Fort

By | 2018-03-29T16:58:57+00:00 March 9th, 2013|Food and Drink, Nancys Food, Paris|

I revisited one of my favorite food items today...fromage fort. I have concocted this in the past, but have let it sort of fall by the wayside in recent years. I was walking through the local market this afternoon looking for some lunch when I stumbled upon a vendor with a huge vat of this amazing stuff. I didn't get a picture of usual I was so excited about the food I forgot to document it. But I bought a (relatively) small amount to bring home and enjoy with some baguette. Being the cheese freak that I am, this is just heaven on a baguette. Every fromage fort is different. This one [...]

22 02, 2013

Paris Par Cuisine – Part 1

By | 2013-02-22T15:19:19+00:00 February 22nd, 2013|Food and Drink, Nancys Food, Paris|

A big part of my visit to Paris is about the food. I'm sort of a foodie freak anyway, and a lot of the traditional French foods are tops on my list. In no particular order here are some of them: Un croissant. Flaky, buttery, slightly crispy on the outside, melt-in-your-mouth on the inside. Is there anything more French than a croissant?  Soupe à l'oignon gratinée. Warm, savory and topped with croutons and melted cheese. If they try to serve it to you any other way, be disappointed. Goes perfectly with une verre de vin rouge. Un crepe avec jambon et fromage. Ham and and melted cheese folded inside a thin pancake. The perfect takeaway lunch. [...]