Thursday, January 6, 2011

Vacationing in France: what we ate

On top of my mother's home cooking, we had the opportunity to eat out at several local French restaurants in the Alsace region. I'm not a food blogger, so I apologize for the photos, but at the time my mind was on devouring the deliciousness!



"Tarte Flambee"- this is not pizza... it's better! We ordered this one covered in goat cheese, munster cheese, and ham!

Fresh made crepes smothered in Nutella. Bliss!

 "Rosti" - a hashed potato dish served with all kinds of toppings.

"Tartiflette" - a scalloped potato dish served with various toppings.

REAL "pain au chocolat" that leaves your fingers buttery! Yum! 

"Choucroute a l'Alsacienne" - I never thought I liked sauerkraut until it was served hot with meat!

"Profiteroles" - cream puffs stuffed with vanilla ice cream - to die for!

I'm drooling over my memories! Up next: what we saw.

11 comments:

  1. omg! this brings back memories of my summer stay in France when I was 14! that was when I first became aquainted w/ Nutella. Le sigh. And I'd forgotten about the French obsession w/ Orangina (which I didn't and still don't care for). Everything looks divine!

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  2. Ooooh, and forgot to say Pain au Chocolat? One of my favorite things....I really am drooling!

    p.s. officially following you now!

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  3. Fabulous! And perfect timing.... on the day I started my diet :) Having lots of fun catching up on your travels!

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  4. oh man, this makes me want to travel to Europe so bad!!! love all their tasty foods :)

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  5. OMG....yum!
    I'm drooling as I'm reading your post!!

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  6. Yummy! newest follow on GFC, follow back at http://Closertolucy.blogspot.com

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  7. Oh my...what a dream come true.
    It looks like you are having a delish time, in every way.
    I'm so happy for you!

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  8. This post is absolutely delightfully gorgeous. I'm not going to lie- I would have it all in one sitting...

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