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Frogs’ legs. They taste like chicken. Well…. THEY DO!! My Dad said “Ohhh, don’t tell me…” and I said to reply that ok, the meat is a little smaller. But in essence it’s just white meat really. Except that you fry it in a big pan of oil, garlic & parsley so that they’re practically swimming in it! I think I would eat almost anything drenched in garlic and parsley actually. Perhaps that’s why I love France so much.

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My French friend was determined that I should try them before I leave… just to get the “full” French experience. So we cooked up a big French themed meal as our last afternoon of cooking together this year. For the main dish we made duck & potatoes, which were delicious.

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Afterwards we had “beignets de camembert”… slices of this squidgy cheese, rolled in breadcrumbs and fried. Oooooh yes. With salad of course. We wouldn’t want it to be too unhealthy.

 

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And red wine… that’s good for you too. I think. So all in all a very healthy meal. Ha! And now to squeeze in as many activities for my final weekend here as possible! Just like I managed to squeeze in one last slice of camembert. It was painful though. But very good.
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