Markt Tour in Versailles: Chef Patricia Boussaroque Introduces Us to Her Boucherie and Annalee Begins a Love Affair with Comte (no, that’s not the name of a chic, pate-eating Frenchman)
Fromage at the Versailles Market
I hide my face behind my hands when I tell my fellow culinary travelers that I don’t like cheese. “Why did you come to France?!” If you have been following my blog, you know that I am a loyal fan of Reggiano Parmigiano in all its rustic beauty, but I have never been one for soft cheeses, or any other cheese for that matter. That is until Patricia, owner of the Versailles cooking school Atelier Cuisine de Patricia, introduced me to Comte. Oh la la. I now like deux cheeses.
Un femme ever so carefully slicing Comte cheese in Versailles
Tasting Comte cheese in Versailles
Le Gall Fromager at the famous Versailles Market
Poulet at the Versailles market
Fresh Fish at the Versailles Market
Shrimp at the Versailles Market
Vegetables at the Versailles Market
Butcher at the Market in Versailles
The world renowned Versailles Market
Now let us change courses. We’ve had our fromage, our poulet, and our poisson. On to the corner boulangerie for dessert.
French Pastries in Versailles
Apple tarts at a Versailles boulangerie
What I can only assume to be Fig Tarts at a Versailles boulangerie
Variations of eclairs, the femme fatale of the Parisian pastries
More stunning fruit tarts at my favorite Versailles boulangerie
The choices are endless at this Versailles boulangerie
The reason why every Parisian frequents the boulangerie everyday: French bread. Also known as God’s greatest gift.
Pain des Gaults