Sunday, June 29, 2008

Dessert

French dessert: chou = cabbage


This was the birthday cake we had yesterday. Before the party I heard that the dessert of the night would be something called "chou" = cabbage in English. I told myself that the French are so creative that they managed to make a dessert out of cabbage and was expecting to see something green. Then I discovered this is "chou", that has nothing to do with cabbage. I had it before but just couldn't recall the name. People told me that there is one kind of dessert that is named "religieuse" = religious but it has nothing to do with religion.

One of hubby favorite desserts: religieus = religious


I like fruit tarts but don't appreciate desserts that are coated with sugar or caramel or cream. For me, after eating a heavy meal, I prefer to eat something digestive so usually I take some fruits. Luckily hubby doesn't have sweet tooth too so I hardly have to prepare any dessert for him. :-)

4 comments:

  1. i believe that pretty dessert called 'chou' is stand for 'cute'
    that's what my lecturer used tp praised us " chou chou" , hehe~~

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  2. My hubby love Paris Brest and religieus. I find Paris Brest very disgusting because it's nothing but creme au beurre.

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  3. sasa,

    Chou has many meaning in French. It could be used as an affection term for kids. Haha I'm not sure my professors will call us chou though.

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  4. I'm going through your blog and am getting hungry off all the food pictures. They are great!

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