Saturday, August 5, 2017


A favorite of Lille's late and great native son, Charles de Gaulle, the fine and crispy waffle filled with vanilla cream from la maison Meert is the reference for Flemish waffles. Meert is the most famous salon de thé in the north of France. 

une gauffre: a waffle
équivoque:  ambiguity
tergiverser: to waffle, to flip-flop, to shilly shally
fouré(e):  stuffed or filled

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