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FRENCH FOOD

Post by alittlebitmorefrench » Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:19 pm

Time for a debate :D

Is French food as good as the French think it is ?

Here is a Guardian article about such matters...

https://www.theguardian.com/food/2019/j ... ch-cuisine

It is very long and boring. I got past three sentences. :lol:

When a Jambon beurre was the most popular sandwich and now beaten by a Mcdos, you kinda think that French cuisine is past its sell by date.

We eat salads during the summer and soups in the winter. That is about it.

I personally would not move to France for the food.

Feel free to debate this very important issue of the day.

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Re: FRENCH FOOD

Post by mysty » Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:31 pm

I would still have a jambon buerre before a mcdoos.
McDonald's coffee is normally good.
If your one of my many followers on the cooking section
My cooking is fairly bland.
Nothing wrong with French food though.
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Re: FRENCH FOOD

Post by alittlebitmorefrench » Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:41 pm

mysty wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:31 pm

Nothing wrong with French food though.
For the benefit of the people reading this thread who have never been to France or thinking of moving to France, can you please explain what French food is exactly.

I bet you struggle :D
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Re: FRENCH FOOD

Post by FrenchForumSurvivor » Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:47 pm

alittlebitmorefrench wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:19 pm
Time for a debate :D

Is French food as good as the French think it is ?

Here is a Guardian article about such matters...

https://www.theguardian.com/food/2019/j ... ch-cuisine

It is very long and boring. I got past three sentences. :lol:
That's why you should stick to the Daily Mail and Sky. :good:
"I am a man of fixed and unbending principles, the first of which is to be flexible at all times." - Everett Dirksen

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Re: FRENCH FOOD

Post by alittlebitmorefrench » Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:55 pm

FrenchForumSurvivor wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:47 pm
alittlebitmorefrench wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:19 pm
Time for a debate :D

Is French food as good as the French think it is ?

Here is a Guardian article about such matters...

https://www.theguardian.com/food/2019/j ... ch-cuisine

It is very long and boring. I got past three sentences. :lol:
That's why you should stick to the Daily Mail and Sky. :good:
I read more Le Parisien and the Washington Post.

But anyway...back to French food.

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Post by FrenchForumSurvivor » Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:00 pm

To be fair, though, the article is in a section called "The long read", and long it was.
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Re: FRENCH FOOD

Post by After the Storm » Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:01 pm

I agree with the last bit of the article, eating out isn’t all just about the food. I enjoy eating out in France in the UK but have very little experience of Michelin starred restaurants and probably would say I enjoy eating out more in France if au had to choose.
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Re: FRENCH FOOD

Post by tim17 » Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:11 pm

The French do simple food well and often very cheaply (where else can you get a three course meal with a glass of wine for 15 euros or less), beyond that though you're struggling, if I fancied a decent steak for a special occasion there's literally nowhere to go. One of the things I do miss about the UK is the variety of cuisine that's easily available but the French are very traditional so the choice is often limited.

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Re: FRENCH FOOD

Post by mysty » Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:12 pm

After the Storm wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:01 pm
I agree with the last bit of the article, eating out isn’t all just about the food. I enjoy eating out in France in the UK but have very little experience of Michelin starred restaurants and probably would say I enjoy eating out more in France if au had to choose.
We did a Michelin one at least once with that pompus English car importer :lol:
Done loads of different mcdoos though 8-)
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Re: FRENCH FOOD

Post by mysty » Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:13 pm

tim17 wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:11 pm
The French do simple food well and often very cheaply (where else can you get a three course meal with a glass of wine for 15 euros or less), beyond that though you're struggling, if I fancied a decent steak for a special occasion there's literally nowhere to go. One of the things I do miss about the UK is the variety of cuisine that's easily available but the French are very traditional so the choice is often limited.
Flinch do steak and chips
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