Café Gourmand – A French Speciality

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My monthly contribution to My French Life, the global community of French and francophiles connecting like-minded people in English & French has just been published, this time in the Gastronomie section.

One of the best inventions in French cuisine in recent years, in my opinion, is the café gourmand.

I’m not big on desserts. Also I think that the best and most inventive dishes in French restaurants are the entrées. By the time dessert comes, I’ve usually had enough to eat. What I really prefer is a cup of coffee with a little tidbit on the side. And that is exactly what a café gourmand is, except that there are usually three or four different little tidbits. Read more

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8 Responses to Café Gourmand – A French Speciality

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  2. Cyndie says:

    I love Café gourmand, pity we don’t have it in Australia! Food is so overpriced here, especially in Sydney.

    • Rosemary Kneipp says:

      Yes, we noticed the high price of eating out in Sydney when we were there last year. Unfortunately, my nutritionist tells me that café gourmand have the highest calories. Sigh.

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