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LOURDES You will find many traditional French dishes in Lourdes. It's no secret that the real cult of food has been maintained for many centuries in France. Local residents try to get the most pleasure in life. This rule also applies to meals. The elegance of the serving, the nuances of taste, even the color of the plate – everything matters here. Therefore, you should not be surprised if the portion of the ordered dish is small.
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It is also interesting that citizens often eat not meat or fish with a side dish but soup for dinner. Cooking soup was a real test of the cook's patience a few centuries ago. Hundreds of ingredients were included in many varieties of this dish. Of course, such difficulties have faded into the background today. However, the soup is still cooked with great care in Lourdes. You should taste, for example, julienne soup with meat or fish broth. You should not think that you will certainly find mushrooms in this dish. "Julienne" in the French is a certain way of slicing ingredients, no more. Fish fans should taste Bouillabaisse. Several varieties of fish are included in it. Do you want something simpler? You should taste the vegetable soup Pistou, Panade bread soup or a thick soup of lentils Conti. Don't be surprised if you see "Eclair" as the first course on the menu. This is a vermicelli soup with milk, egg yolk, and parmesan. Meat stew with vegetables is served in special pots. Dubarry with milk and cauliflower and Potage de melon from melon are even more exotic. You should also taste onion soup with croutons and cheese. Almost all citizens regardless of the level of income regularly eat this simple and at the same time hearty dish.
The variety of meat dishes in Lourdes will amaze you. It is worth noting that fried frog legs, snails, and foie gras are not part of the daily diet of citizens. Moreover, many residents are skeptical about these dishes that have made French cooking famous. However, you must decide on your own whether you want to taste these delicacies. Frog legs, by the way, taste like chicken. You should definitely taste rooster in wine. This dish is called "Kok-o-Vin". Veal stew with egg, mushrooms, egg, onion, and spices is also interesting. It's called Blunketta. You should also taste the beef roast Rôti. Lung de Buf of beef tongue deserves attention. Copyright
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If you want more unusual dishes, then you should pay attention to the Bouchee a la Reine. This is the pancreas of a bird with seasonings. La Mod de Ca is also an unusual dish. This is a rumen with white wine. Cervelle is an even more original dish. This is the brain of a lamb cooked in a special way.
It's hard to find places for a quick snack in the town. The French don't like to rush into something as important as eating. Even croke-mon-cher - a sandwich with ham and melted cheese, served slowly and on a beautiful plate here. The locals love croissants. You can find them with or without fillings. It is better to buy this type of baking in the morning.
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You can find fish dishes in Lourdes restaurants. Fine oysters with wine, halibut, cod, pike, lobster, shrimp, and scallops are served here. You should definitely taste the vegetable Ratatouille made of pepper, zucchini, and eggplant. Cheese and chocolate fondue are also popular. The locals love cheese. The choice is huge here. You can find Roquefort, brie, Camembert, and tomme in Lourdes. It is better to order a cheese platter. Truffle dishes are also interesting. It's not a cheap treat but its taste is great.
You should definitely taste the local creme brulee. It is made great in Lourdes. You should also taste profiteroles, eclairs, and meringues. Petit fours and macaron are well suited as a souvenir. Small pancakes called "crepes" also deserve attention. They can be either stuffed or not. The choice of desserts is huge here. You can find blancmange, mousse, grillage, canelé, clafoutis, madeleine, parfait, and soufflé here. You can wash it all down with glacé. This is a regular black coffee. Lemonade, fruit juice, and hot chocolate are also popular soft drinks. The locals are also fond of sweet syrups. They are often diluted with water here. The locals almost don’t drink tea. In addition to the excellent wine, you can taste local beer, apple cider, calvados, Armagnac, and vermouth.
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♥   Restaurant 'Alexandra' Lourdes. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Des Petits Pois Sont Rouges' Argelès-Gazost. Type - Modern cuisine. 11.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Aragon' Tarbes. Type - Modern cuisine. 12.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Auberge Le Cabaliros' Arcizans-Avant. Type - Traditional cuisine. 13 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Viscos' St-Savin. Type - Modern cuisine. 13.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Jardin des Brouches' Bagnères-de-Bigorre. Type - Modern cuisine. 16.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Empreinte' Tarbes. Type - Modern cuisine. 17.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Agora' Tarbes. Type - Classic cuisine. 17.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Fil à la Patte' Tarbes. Type - Traditional cuisine. 18.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Arpège' Tarbes. Type - Creative. 18.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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