Royale With Cheese

A croque monsieur was the first thing I made in Bistro/International Cooking class. It wasn’t as creative as this, and I regret that. If I can find the photo of it (which I did take), I can show you why, so stay tuned.


Rantings of an Amateur Chef

A little dialogue from the movie Pulp Fiction:

Vincent: And in Paris, you can buy a beer at McDonald’s. And you know what they call a Quarter Pounder with Cheese in Paris?

Jules: They don’t call it a Quarter Pounder with Cheese?

Vincent: Nah, man, they got the metric system. They wouldn’t know what the **** a Quarter Pounder is.

Jules: What do they call it?

Vincent: They call it a “Royale with Cheese.”

Jules: “Royale with Cheese.”

Vincent: That’s right.

Jules: What do they call a Big Mac?

Vincent: A Big Mac’s a Big Mac, but they call it “Le Big Mac.”

Food can go by many different names. Some fancy, some less so. As Big Bill Shakespeare said, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” and a toasted ham and cheese sandwich by any…

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