August 20, 2011

Moules frites

Only in Belgium... (do they taste like this...)

14 comments:

  1. Bonjour Anni, ma anche in Francia si trova questo piatto. E' vero che come si fanno le patate fritte da voi non è facile rifarle. Una volta in, campeggio, avevamo fatto amicizia con una coppia di belgi e facevamo delle scorpacciate di "frites". In compenso io facevo loro gustare le ricette veneziane. Buona serata.

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  2. This post must be for me as you know how crazy I am for moules frites. I really should go to the source of these delights for an authentic taste!

    Bises,
    Genie

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  3. Altijd lekker, Anni !
    Lie(f)s.

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  4. You must have them in Paris next week and compare. I prefer the creamier sauce ( not a good description) to the tomato one. Maybe someone can improve on my sauces! :) And the frites, well I never met one I didn't love, here or there!
    V

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  5. Here we go. I went to Lapin Agile who hosts the great food/French blog Auberge Chez Richard this am.
    http://aubergechezrichard.blogspot.com/

    Here is what he had to say:Moules Mariniere is made with cream garlic and parsley
    Moules Provencal is made with tomatoes, herbs and garlic the more traditional way I believe (at least my favorite) is moules au vin blanc made with white wine, butter garlic - the Auberge would recommend a good muscadet.

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  6. For Virginia : Moules Marinières, just onions, a stick of celery, some butter, pepper. That's all, really. Bon appétit.

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  7. yes, and unfortunately only in Belgium they are that expensive!

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  8. Surtout les frites sont bonnes en Belgique. Les moules sont aussi délicieuses en Normandie, à la terrasse d’un café sur le port….

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  9. there are a few delicious belgian restaurants here in the city and every time we go I have the moules frites! of course:) delicious!!

    ps--yes! I felt the earthquake...I left you a comment response back on my blog:) x

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  10. Thank you all for your comments
    Grazie anche a te, Elio!

    Virginia, you wen through a lot of trouble. I can assure you that my friend Françoise gives the best advice.. she is a great chef and has a wonderful blog : Saveurs Croisées. Check it out, hope you 'll like it. I would like do a posting on her very soon.

    Tout à fait d'accord, Vagabonde!

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  11. Great site! I haved been hooked on moules and frites since a child. Some years ago I returned to Antwerp and sat at a little resto off the grand platz and dove into my moules and frites and a tall beer. It was a Proustian moment.

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